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1988 American League Batting Leaders

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Rk Name Age Tm Lev Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Wade Boggs 30 BOS MLB BOS 155 719 584 128 214 45 6 5 58 2 3 125 34 .366 .476 .490 .965 286 23 3 0 7 18
2 Kirby Puckett 28 MIN MLB MIN 158 691 657 109 234 42 5 24 121 6 7 23 83 .356 .375 .545 .920 358 17 2 0 9 4
3 Mike Greenwell 24 BOS MLB BOS 158 693 590 86 192 39 8 22 119 16 8 87 38 .325 .416 .531 .946 313 11 9 0 7 18
4 Dave Winfield 36 NYA MLB NYY 149 631 559 96 180 37 2 25 107 9 4 69 88 .322 .398 .530 .927 296 19 2 0 1 10
5 John Moses* 30 MIN MLB MIN 105 225 206 33 65 10 3 2 12 11 6 15 21 .316 .366 .422 .788 87 4 2 1 1 2
6 Kent Hrbek 28 MIN MLB MIN 143 586 510 75 159 31 0 25 76 0 3 67 54 .312 .387 .520 .907 265 9 0 2 7 7
7 Paul Molitor 31 MIL MLB MIL 154 690 609 115 190 34 6 13 60 41 10 71 54 .312 .384 .452 .836 275 10 2 5 3 8
8 Terry Francona* 29 CLE MLB CLE 62 221 212 24 66 8 0 1 12 0 0 5 18 .311 .324 .363 .687 77 4 0 2 2 1
9 Don Mattingly* 27 NYA MLB NYY 144 651 599 94 186 37 0 18 88 1 0 41 29 .311 .353 .462 .816 277 13 3 0 8 14
10 Alan Trammell 30 DET MLB DET 128 523 466 73 145 24 1 15 69 7 4 46 46 .311 .373 .464 .836 216 14 4 0 7 8
11 Claudell Washington* 33 NYA MLB NYY 126 485 455 62 140 22 3 11 64 15 6 24 74 .308 .342 .442 .784 201 7 2 0 4 2
12 Jose Canseco 23 OAK MLB OAK 158 705 610 120 187 34 0 42 124 40 16 78 128 .307 .391 .569 .959 347 15 10 1 6 10
13 George Brett 35 KCA MLB KCR 157 681 589 90 180 42 3 24 103 14 3 82 51 .306 .389 .509 .898 300 15 3 0 7 15
14 Johnny Ray 31 CAL MLB CAL 153 659 602 75 184 42 7 6 83 4 1 36 38 .306 .345 .429 .773 258 10 4 9 8 2
15 Robin Yount 32 MIL MLB MIL 162 696 621 92 190 38 11 13 91 22 4 63 63 .306 .369 .465 .834 289 21 3 2 7 10
16 Rickey Henderson* 29 NYA MLB NYY 140 647 554 118 169 30 2 6 50 93 13 82 54 .305 .394 .399 .793 221 6 3 2 6 1
17 Dave Henderson 29 OAK MLB OAK 146 570 507 100 154 38 1 24 94 2 4 47 92 .304 .363 .525 .887 266 14 4 5 7 1
18 Kevin Seitzer 26 KCA MLB KCR 149 643 559 90 170 32 5 5 60 10 8 72 64 .304 .388 .406 .794 227 15 6 3 3 4
19 Julio Franco 29 CLE MLB CLE 152 676 613 88 186 23 6 10 54 25 11 56 72 .303 .361 .409 .771 251 17 2 1 4 4
20 Dave Gallagher 27 CHA MLB CHW 101 384 347 59 105 15 3 5 31 5 4 29 40 .303 .354 .406 .761 141 8 0 6 2 3
21 Gary Gaetti 29 MIN MLB MIN 133 516 468 66 141 29 2 28 88 7 4 36 85 .301 .353 .551 .905 258 10 5 1 6 5
22 Rance Mulliniks 32 TOR MLB TOR 119 399 337 49 101 21 1 12 48 1 0 56 57 .300 .395 .475 .870 160 10 0 2 4 3
23 Bob Boone 40 CAL MLB CAL 122 392 352 38 104 17 0 5 39 2 2 29 26 .295 .352 .386 .739 136 9 2 9 0 2
24 Alvin Davis 27 SEA MLB SEA 140 582 478 67 141 24 1 18 69 1 1 95 53 .295 .412 .462 .875 221 14 4 0 5 13
25 Brian Harper 28 MIN MLB MIN 60 182 166 15 49 11 1 3 20 0 3 10 12 .295 .344 .428 .772 71 12 3 2 1 1
26 Wally Joyner* 26 CAL MLB CAL 158 663 597 81 176 31 2 13 85 8 2 55 51 .295 .356 .419 .775 250 16 5 0 6 14
27 Dave Bergman* 35 DET MLB DET 116 333 289 37 85 14 0 5 35 0 2 38 34 .294 .372 .394 .766 114 7 0 2 4 2
28 Ellis Burks 23 BOS MLB BOS 144 615 540 93 159 37 5 18 92 25 9 62 89 .294 .367 .481 .848 260 8 3 4 6 1
29 Dwight Evans 36 BOS MLB BOS 149 645 559 96 164 31 7 21 111 5 1 76 99 .293 .375 .487 .861 272 16 1 2 7 3
30 Jody Reed 25 BOS MLB BOS 109 400 338 60 99 23 1 1 28 1 3 45 21 .293 .380 .376 .756 127 5 4 11 2 1
31 Curt Wilkerson 27 TEX MLB TEX 117 371 338 41 99 12 5 0 28 9 4 26 43 .293 .345 .358 .703 121 7 2 3 2 3
32 Darnell Coles 26 SEA MLB SEA 55 221 195 32 57 10 1 10 34 3 2 17 26 .292 .356 .508 .864 99 5 4 2 3 0
33 Luis Polonia* 24 OAK MLB OAK 84 313 288 51 84 11 4 2 27 24 9 21 40 .292 .338 .378 .716 109 3 0 2 2 0
34 Manuel Lee 23 TOR MLB TOR 116 415 381 38 111 16 3 2 38 3 3 26 64 .291 .333 .365 .698 139 13 0 4 4 1
35 Joe Orsulak* 26 BAL MLB BAL 125 416 379 48 109 21 3 8 27 9 8 23 30 .288 .331 .422 .753 160 7 3 8 3 2
36 Tony Fernandez 26 TOR MLB TOR 154 704 648 76 186 41 4 5 70 15 5 45 65 .287 .335 .386 .721 250 9 4 3 4 3
37 Eddie Murray 32 BAL MLB BAL 161 681 603 75 171 27 2 28 84 5 2 75 78 .284 .361 .474 .836 286 20 0 0 3 8
38 Marty Barrett 30 BOS MLB BOS 150 687 612 83 173 28 1 1 65 7 3 40 35 .283 .330 .337 .666 206 16 7 20 8 1
39 Harold Reynolds 27 SEA MLB SEA 158 663 598 61 169 26 11 4 41 35 29 51 51 .283 .340 .383 .723 229 9 2 10 2 1
40 Don Slaught 29 NYA MLB NYY 97 358 322 33 91 25 1 9 43 1 0 24 54 .283 .334 .450 .785 145 10 3 5 4 3
41 Fred McGriff* 24 TOR MLB TOR 154 623 536 100 151 35 4 34 82 6 1 79 149 .282 .376 .552 .928 296 15 4 0 4 3
42 Geno Petralli 28 TEX MLB TEX 129 400 351 35 99 14 2 7 36 0 1 41 52 .282 .356 .393 .749 138 12 2 1 5 5
43 Mel Hall* 27 CLE MLB CLE 150 553 515 69 144 32 4 6 71 7 3 28 50 .280 .312 .392 .704 202 8 0 2 8 12
44 Carney Lansford 31 OAK MLB OAK 150 607 556 80 155 20 2 7 57 29 8 35 35 .279 .327 .360 .687 200 17 7 5 4 4
45 Kelly Gruber 26 TOR MLB TOR 158 623 569 75 158 33 5 16 81 23 5 38 92 .278 .328 .438 .766 249 20 7 5 4 1
46 Harold Baines* 29 CHA MLB CHW 158 674 599 55 166 39 1 13 81 0 0 67 109 .277 .347 .411 .758 246 21 1 0 7 14
47 Carlton Fisk 40 CHA MLB CHW 76 298 253 37 70 8 1 19 50 0 0 37 40 .277 .377 .542 .919 137 6 5 1 2 9
48 Scott Fletcher 29 TEX MLB TEX 140 609 515 59 142 19 4 0 47 8 5 62 34 .276 .364 .328 .692 169 13 12 15 5 1
49 Jim Gantner 35 MIL MLB MIL 155 596 539 67 149 28 2 0 47 20 8 34 50 .276 .322 .336 .658 181 9 3 18 2 1
50 Rick Leach* 31 TOR MLB TOR 87 217 199 21 55 13 1 0 23 0 1 18 27 .276 .336 .352 .688 70 8 0 0 0 3
51 Lou Whitaker 31 DET MLB DET 115 477 403 54 111 18 2 12 55 2 0 66 61 .275 .376 .419 .795 169 8 0 6 2 5
52 Danny Tartabull 25 KCA MLB KCR 146 593 507 80 139 38 3 26 102 8 5 76 119 .274 .369 .515 .884 261 10 4 0 6 4
53 Carmelo Castillo 30 CLE MLB CLE 66 182 176 12 48 8 0 4 14 6 2 5 31 .273 .297 .386 .683 68 4 1 0 0 1
54 Tony Armas 34 CAL MLB CAL 120 393 368 42 100 20 2 13 49 1 3 22 87 .272 .311 .443 .754 163 13 0 1 2 0
55 Pete O'Brien* 30 TEX MLB TEX 156 628 547 57 149 24 1 16 71 1 4 72 73 .272 .352 .408 .760 223 12 0 1 8 9
56 Cory Snyder 25 CLE MLB CLE 142 558 511 71 139 24 3 26 75 5 1 42 101 .272 .326 .483 .810 247 12 1 0 4 7
57 Joe Carter 28 CLE MLB CLE 157 670 621 85 168 36 6 27 98 27 5 35 82 .271 .314 .478 .792 297 6 7 1 6 6
58 Luis Salazar 32 DET MLB DET 130 489 452 61 122 14 1 12 62 6 0 21 70 .270 .305 .385 .690 174 13 3 10 3 2
59 George Bell 28 TOR MLB TOR 156 657 614 78 165 27 5 24 97 4 2 34 66 .269 .304 .446 .751 274 21 1 0 8 5
60 Rick Cerone 34 BOS MLB BOS 84 289 264 31 71 13 1 3 27 0 0 20 32 .269 .326 .360 .686 95 6 3 1 1 0
61 Dan Gladden 30 MIN MLB MIN 141 633 576 91 155 32 6 11 62 28 8 46 74 .269 .325 .403 .728 232 9 4 2 5 4
62 Steve Lyons 28 CHA MLB CHW 146 526 472 59 127 28 3 5 45 1 2 32 59 .269 .313 .373 .686 176 6 1 15 6 1
63 Chili Davis 28 CAL MLB CAL 158 667 600 81 161 29 3 21 93 9 10 56 118 .268 .326 .432 .757 259 13 0 1 10 14
64 Gene Larkin 25 MIN MLB MIN 149 594 505 56 135 30 2 8 70 3 2 68 55 .267 .368 .382 .750 193 12 15 1 5 8
65 Mike Macfarlane 24 KCA MLB KCR 70 236 211 25 56 15 0 4 26 0 0 21 37 .265 .332 .393 .725 83 5 1 1 2 2
66 Terry Steinbach 26 OAK MLB OAK 104 398 351 42 93 19 1 9 51 3 0 33 47 .265 .334 .402 .736 141 13 6 3 5 2
67 Chet Lemon 33 DET MLB DET 144 582 512 67 135 29 4 17 64 1 2 59 65 .264 .346 .436 .782 223 18 7 1 3 6
68 Nelson Liriano 24 TOR MLB TOR 99 295 276 36 73 6 2 3 23 12 5 11 40 .264 .297 .333 .630 92 4 2 5 1 0
69 Jim Rice 35 BOS MLB BOS 135 542 485 57 128 18 3 15 72 1 1 48 89 .264 .330 .406 .736 197 18 3 0 6 2
70 Cal Ripken 27 BAL MLB BAL 161 689 575 87 152 25 1 23 81 2 2 102 69 .264 .372 .431 .803 248 10 2 0 10 7
71 Andy Allanson 26 CLE MLB CLE 133 474 434 44 114 11 0 5 50 5 9 25 63 .263 .305 .323 .627 140 6 3 8 4 2
72 Mickey Brantley 27 SEA MLB SEA 149 614 577 76 152 25 4 15 56 18 7 26 64 .263 .296 .399 .694 230 12 2 5 4 0
73 Tom Herr 32 MIN MLB MIN 86 345 304 42 80 16 0 1 21 10 3 40 47 .263 .349 .326 .674 99 9 0 1 0 1
74 Joey Meyer 26 MIL MLB MIL 103 352 327 22 86 18 0 11 45 0 1 23 88 .263 .313 .419 .731 137 9 1 0 1 2
75 Gary Redus 31 CHA MLB CHW 77 304 262 42 69 10 4 6 34 26 2 33 52 .263 .342 .401 .743 105 5 2 0 7 1
76 Willie Wilson 32 KCA MLB KCR 147 628 591 81 155 17 11 1 37 35 7 22 106 .262 .289 .333 .622 197 5 2 8 5 1
77 Glenn Braggs 25 MIL MLB MIL 72 294 272 30 71 14 0 10 42 6 4 14 60 .261 .307 .423 .730 115 6 5 1 2 0
78 Randy Bush* 29 MIN MLB MIN 136 466 394 51 103 20 3 14 51 8 6 58 49 .261 .365 .434 .799 171 8 9 0 5 14
79 Ozzie Guillen 24 CHA MLB CHW 156 606 566 58 148 16 7 0 39 25 13 25 40 .261 .294 .314 .608 178 14 2 10 3 3
80 Mickey Tettleton 27 BAL MLB BAL 86 316 283 31 74 11 1 11 37 0 1 28 70 .261 .330 .424 .754 120 9 2 1 2 2
81 Mark McGwire 24 OAK MLB OAK 155 635 550 87 143 22 1 32 99 0 0 76 117 .260 .352 .478 .830 263 15 4 1 4 4
82 Henry Cotto 27 SEA MLB SEA 133 418 386 50 100 18 1 8 33 27 3 23 53 .259 .302 .373 .675 144 8 2 4 3 0
83 Devon White 25 CAL MLB CAL 122 486 455 76 118 22 2 11 51 17 8 23 84 .259 .297 .389 .686 177 5 2 5 1 1
84 Ron Kittle 30 CLE MLB CLE 75 254 225 31 58 8 0 18 43 0 0 16 65 .258 .323 .533 .856 120 0 8 0 5 1
85 Scott Bradley 28 SEA MLB SEA 103 359 335 45 86 17 1 4 33 1 1 17 16 .257 .295 .349 .644 117 11 2 3 2 1
86 Ron Hassey 35 OAK MLB OAK 107 365 323 32 83 15 0 7 45 2 0 30 42 .257 .323 .368 .692 119 9 4 3 5 1
87 Stan Javier 24 OAK MLB OAK 125 440 397 49 102 13 3 2 35 20 1 32 63 .257 .313 .320 .633 127 13 2 6 3 1
88 Dave Parker 37 OAK MLB OAK 101 411 377 43 97 18 1 12 55 0 1 32 70 .257 .314 .406 .720 153 3 0 0 2 2
89 Rick Schu 26 BAL MLB BAL 89 294 270 22 69 9 4 4 20 6 4 21 49 .256 .316 .363 .679 98 7 3 0 0 0
90 Ron Washington 36 CLE MLB CLE 69 241 223 30 57 14 2 2 21 3 3 9 35 .256 .298 .363 .662 81 2 5 3 1 0
91 Glenn Hubbard 30 OAK MLB OAK 105 342 294 35 75 12 2 3 33 1 3 33 50 .255 .334 .340 .674 100 9 3 10 2 0
92 Todd Benzinger 25 BOS MLB BOS 120 436 405 47 103 28 1 13 70 2 3 22 80 .254 .293 .425 .718 172 8 1 6 2 4
93 Jack Howell 26 CAL MLB CAL 154 558 500 59 127 32 2 16 63 2 6 46 130 .254 .323 .422 .745 211 8 6 4 2 8
94 Pat Sheridan 30 DET MLB DET 127 402 347 47 88 9 5 11 47 8 6 44 64 .254 .339 .403 .743 140 6 2 7 2 4
95 Ruben Sierra 22 TEX MLB TEX 156 668 615 77 156 32 2 23 91 18 4 44 91 .254 .301 .424 .725 261 15 1 0 8 10
96 Rob Deer 27 MIL MLB MIL 135 555 492 71 124 24 0 23 85 9 5 51 153 .252 .328 .441 .769 217 4 7 0 5 4
97 Tim Laudner 30 MIN MLB MIN 117 418 375 38 94 18 1 13 54 0 0 36 89 .251 .316 .408 .724 153 14 1 3 3 0
98 Matt Nokes 24 DET MLB DET 122 425 382 53 96 18 0 16 53 0 1 34 58 .251 .313 .424 .737 162 11 1 6 2 3
99 Kurt Stillwell 23 KCA MLB KCR 128 518 459 63 115 28 5 10 53 6 5 47 76 .251 .322 .399 .721 183 7 3 6 3 0
100 Ernie Whitt 36 TOR MLB TOR 127 468 398 63 100 11 2 16 70 4 2 61 38 .251 .348 .410 .757 163 9 1 2 6 4

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