In 1968 Lou Brock led the N.L. in stolen bases again with 62. He also came in 6th place in MVP voting. He was behind 2 of his teammates, Curt Flood (4th) and Bob Gibson (1st). In all, 6 different player from the NL Champion Cardinals received MVP votes in 1968.
In 1968 Maury Wills returned to the lead-off position in the batting order. As a result his stolen base total went from 29 in 1967 to 52. The Dodgers' center fielder, Willie Davis came in 3rd with 36 stolen bases.