Bradley Memorial Trophy

George Bradley Memorial Trophy

The George Bradley Memorial Trophy, named for the first major league pitcher on record to lead the league in earned run average (for the St Louis Brown Stockings of the National League in 1876), is awarded to the SP78 pitcher with the lowest ERA for the month in both the NL and AL. The pitcher must have the minimum required innings pitched to qualify for the award, which is equal to or greater than the number of team games played in that month.

April – National League

Terry Forster, Los Angeles Dodgers
0.00 earned run average
(0 ER over 21.2 innings pitched)

April – American League

Kip Young, Detroit Tigers
0.00 earned run average
(0 ER over 21.1 innings pitched)

May – National League

J.R. Richard, Houston Astros
1.34 earned run average
(7 ER over 47.0 innings pitched)

May – American League

Ron Guidry, New York Yankees
1.00 earned run average
(6 ER over 54.0 innings pitched)

June – National League

Doug Rau, Los Angeles Dodgers
0.92 earned run average
(4 ER over 39.0 innings pitched)

June – American League

Ron Guidry, New York Yankees
0.59 earned run average
(3 ER over 46.0 innings pitched)

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