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1979 Southern 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 Joe Charboneau 24 CNG AA CLE 109 427 372 70 131 24 2 21 78 6 1 47 49 .352 .422 .597 1.019 222 1 3 4
2 Rick Colzie 27 CNG AA CLE 48 198 172 36 58 11 0 0 19 15 6 23 13 .337 .416 .401 .817 69 1 1 1
3 Rufino Linares 28 SAV AA ATL 53 229 198 35 65 11 1 8 37 11 3 24 13 .328 .402 .515 .917 102 3 0 4
4 Danny Heep* 21 CBS AA HOU 138 581 523 103 171 30 5 21 84 7 3 49 32 .327 .385 .524 .909 274 3 2 4
5 Tim Wallach 21 MEM AA MON 75 304 257 50 84 16 4 18 51 0 2 37 53 .327 .417 .630 1.048 162 5 2 3
6 Sal Rende* 23 CNG AA CLE 71 281 233 53 75 11 1 20 56 3 0 44 40 .322 .432 .635 1.067 148 2 1 1
7 Darrell Parker 23 JCK AA KCR 79 313 282 42 90 22 2 8 56 5 2 23 31 .319 .368 .496 .864 140 1 3 4
8 Leo Sutherland* 21 KNX AA CHW 124 498 452 65 144 14 7 1 38 30 8 37 61 .319 .372 .387 .759 175 2 6 1
9 Rafael Santo Domingo 23 NVL AA CIN 108 372 322 38 101 24 7 3 49 11 2 35 45 .314 .387 .460 .847 148 6 5 4
10 Vassie Gardner 23 CNG AA CLE 53 212 186 31 58 8 1 7 25 16 4 25 37 .312 .393 .478 .872 89 0 1 0
11 Chris Nyman 24 KNX AA CHW 86 358 302 59 93 20 2 18 67 8 7 47 38 .308 .402 .566 .968 171 4 0 5
12 Marty Castillo 22 MTG AA DET 74 313 274 47 84 17 1 9 47 1 1 30 45 .307 .380 .474 .854 130 3 5 1
13 Duane Walker* 22 NVL AA CIN 143 641 545 97 165 28 15 9 57 46 10 89 67 .303 .401 .459 .860 250 2 3 2
14 Dennis Webb 23 JCK AA KCR 126 526 438 65 132 7 1 0 19 30 7 76 36 .301 .407 .322 .728 141 3 7 2
15 Jim Wessinger 23 SAV AA ATL 83 381 335 49 100 16 1 4 37 7 2 34 31 .299 .371 .388 .759 130 6 4 2
16 Andy Pasillas 24 KNX AA CHW 114 428 386 43 115 21 1 8 61 2 1 29 49 .298 .354 .420 .773 162 6 4 3
17 George Gross 23 CBS AA HOU 129 523 464 75 138 29 4 10 76 15 6 40 56 .297 .355 .442 .796 205 5 7 7
18 Gene Menees 26 NVL AA CIN 145 627 553 84 164 18 4 5 54 6 3 46 43 .297 .355 .371 .725 205 6 18 4
19 Lance Hallberg 22 ORL AA MIN 90 358 315 45 93 13 3 7 44 4 2 37 44 .295 .371 .422 .793 133 2 2 2
20 Mark Naehring 23 KNX AA CHW 128 516 402 67 118 13 5 9 71 7 1 99 75 .294 .433 .418 .851 168 3 8 4
21 Gary Rajsich* 24 CBS AA HOU 66 264 232 43 68 25 4 14 53 6 6 23 33 .293 .357 .616 .974 143 3 1 5
22 Tony Johnson 23 MEM AA MON 141 588 504 82 147 28 9 14 85 25 6 78 115 .292 .388 .466 .854 235 3 0 3
23 Bobby Bonner 22 CHR AA BAL 119 489 460 55 134 29 3 7 67 3 1 20 43 .291 .322 .413 .735 190 3 1 5
24 Albert Rausch 24 CNG AA CLE 133 520 464 72 135 19 2 12 73 14 5 43 52 .291 .351 .418 .769 194 2 7 4
25 Jim Eschen 29 JCK AA KCR 115 448 372 58 108 14 2 8 71 10 4 69 27 .290 .398 .403 .801 150 1 1 5
26 Tim Raines 19 MEM AA MON 145 650 552 104 160 25 10 5 50 59 12 90 51 .290 .390 .399 .789 220 3 2 3
27 Doc Estes* 25 ORL AA MIN 46 197 166 23 48 9 1 0 24 4 2 27 17 .289 .385 .355 .740 59 0 2 2
28 Danny Garcia* 25 JCK AA KCR 136 554 440 70 127 19 3 0 41 36 8 100 52 .289 .422 .345 .767 152 3 9 2
29 Alan Knicely 24 CBS AA HOU 120 494 422 77 122 12 3 33 76 2 1 61 77 .289 .383 .566 .950 239 4 6 1
30 Rick Duncan 25 NVL AA CIN 97 325 268 30 76 14 2 2 36 1 1 46 25 .284 .385 .373 .758 100 2 3 6
31 Dave Van Gorder 22 NVL AA CIN 137 533 461 58 131 27 1 6 64 0 1 62 66 .284 .367 .386 .753 178 2 2 6
32 Ray Crowley* 26 MEM AA MON 66 292 226 57 64 13 2 11 43 2 2 63 43 .283 .436 .504 .941 114 0 1 2
33 John Hanley 21 KNX AA CHW 69 264 233 28 66 8 1 3 34 0 2 24 54 .283 .347 .365 .712 85 1 2 4
34 Paul Householder 20 NVL AA CIN 142 586 488 93 138 24 7 20 95 21 12 84 63 .283 .389 .484 .873 236 5 3 6
35 Joe Pittman 26 CBS AA HOU 100 425 382 56 108 13 2 5 27 15 6 29 36 .283 .341 .366 .708 140 5 9 0
36 Dan Logan* 22 CHR AA BAL 136 559 485 83 137 19 2 21 79 0 1 64 77 .282 .360 .460 .820 223 0 1 9
37 Tony Phillips 20 MEM AA MON 52 180 156 31 44 4 2 3 11 3 2 19 13 .282 .362 .391 .753 61 1 3 1
38 Steve Hammond 22 SAV AA ATL 61 248 218 30 61 15 2 2 40 1 0 24 16 .280 .354 .394 .748 86 2 2 2
39 Bill Haslerig 24 SAV AA ATL 130 510 457 62 127 22 3 9 61 19 7 49 60 .278 .349 .398 .747 182 2 0 2
40 Francis McCann 25 JCK AA KCR 127 517 460 50 128 25 3 10 84 16 5 40 80 .278 .336 .411 .747 189 3 8 6
41 Steve Douglas 22 ORL AA MIN 112 467 430 54 119 21 7 7 43 4 4 23 58 .277 .315 .407 .722 175 2 10 2
42 Les Filkins* 22 MTG AA DET 109 406 357 51 99 17 1 9 43 7 4 39 51 .277 .351 .406 .758 145 4 2 4
43 Dallas Williams* 21 CHR AA BAL 133 568 519 68 144 25 2 12 52 15 8 38 51 .277 .325 .403 .728 209 0 8 3
44 Tom Eaton 24 CHR AA BAL 105 406 341 49 94 16 1 0 33 25 13 54 23 .276 .378 .328 .706 112 3 6 2
45 A.J. Hill 20 KNX AA CHW 95 391 359 54 99 20 3 0 23 29 13 23 57 .276 .319 .348 .668 125 1 6 2
46 Ron Kittle 21 KNX AA CHW 53 174 157 28 43 9 1 6 26 0 1 12 47 .274 .339 .459 .798 72 4 0 1
47 Juan Bonilla 23 CNG AA CLE 138 597 550 80 150 26 0 5 59 3 5 34 39 .273 .314 .347 .661 191 2 5 6
48 Kelly Heath 21 JCK AA KCR 129 492 422 67 115 26 3 7 61 8 9 58 52 .273 .358 .398 .756 168 1 6 5
49 Vern Thomas 22 CHR AA BAL 126 510 450 65 123 22 2 14 69 29 10 52 93 .273 .350 .424 .775 191 3 2 3
50 Todd Ervin 23 MTG AA DET 104 424 343 41 93 10 3 1 37 2 3 66 21 .271 .390 .327 .716 112 2 11 2
51 Lenny Faedo 19 ORL AA MIN 103 378 336 35 91 13 3 3 34 2 0 29 22 .271 .327 .354 .681 119 0 11 2
52 Dave Hostetler 23 MEM AA MON 145 628 548 77 148 28 4 20 114 2 1 70 110 .270 .357 .445 .802 244 6 0 4
53 Ronald Martinez 23 MTG AA DET 126 509 450 54 121 20 0 6 43 17 9 47 66 .269 .347 .353 .701 159 7 5 0
54 Scott Ullger 24 ORL AA MIN 126 501 412 66 111 21 4 8 50 7 4 69 73 .269 .376 .398 .774 164 6 6 8
55 Phil Westendorf 24 JCK AA KCR 141 557 472 72 127 24 3 9 63 3 0 68 100 .269 .361 .390 .751 184 4 6 7
56 Fran Mullins 22 KNX AA CHW 53 183 164 21 44 5 1 4 22 1 1 14 26 .268 .330 .384 .714 63 2 1 2
57 Kevin Rhomberg 23 CNG AA CLE 132 534 440 84 118 21 6 9 53 36 8 81 93 .268 .380 .405 .785 178 1 8 4
58 Jeff Smith 23 CBS AA HOU 99 364 314 39 84 11 2 6 38 3 1 44 39 .268 .353 .373 .725 117 0 1 5
59 Rod Allen 19 KNX AA CHW 86 309 281 32 75 12 2 6 45 5 2 20 58 .267 .311 .388 .699 109 1 0 7
60 Raphael Hampton 21 MTG AA DET 139 591 495 74 132 28 3 8 44 31 11 79 69 .267 .372 .384 .756 190 5 10 2
61 Skeeter Barnes 22 NVL AA CIN 145 542 500 54 133 19 4 12 77 5 3 27 64 .266 .305 .392 .697 196 4 4 7
62 Randall Schafer 25 MEM AA MON 94 353 327 43 87 11 3 20 66 1 1 20 66 .266 .311 .502 .812 164 2 2 2
63 Reggie Waller 24 CBS AA HOU 65 230 207 25 55 11 2 7 24 6 0 21 42 .266 .330 .440 .770 91 0 0 2
64 Tom Wiedenbauer 20 CBS AA HOU 141 596 554 68 147 31 4 3 64 12 8 33 74 .265 .314 .352 .666 195 6 3 0
65 Luis DeLeon 23 CNG AA CLE 93 333 288 40 76 9 3 3 30 14 5 26 40 .264 .333 .347 .681 100 5 12 2
66 Vern Followell 21 MTG AA DET 43 180 148 11 39 5 0 0 19 3 1 24 17 .264 .367 .297 .665 44 2 3 3
67 LaMart Harris 23 JCK AA KCR 124 512 445 71 117 13 0 3 28 68 14 52 61 .263 .342 .312 .654 139 2 12 1
68 Eddie Milner* 24 NVL AA CIN 104 425 369 70 97 12 12 11 51 35 2 48 39 .263 .351 .450 .801 166 3 3 2
69 Jim Pankovits 23 CBS AA HOU 92 386 346 53 91 10 3 10 45 2 3 28 40 .263 .313 .396 .709 137 0 6 6
70 John Buszka* 25 CNG AA CLE 97 325 257 41 67 12 0 2 30 2 2 58 25 .261 .396 .331 .726 85 2 4 4
71 Glenn Gulliver 24 MTG AA DET 75 309 226 45 59 15 2 8 30 5 5 76 17 .261 .450 .451 .901 102 3 2 2
72 Ted Dasen 24 MTG AA DET 133 536 457 57 118 16 1 19 77 6 4 67 76 .258 .352 .422 .774 193 3 2 7
73 Bob Porter* 19 SAV AA ATL 143 631 555 80 143 19 6 13 49 11 6 64 100 .258 .339 .384 .723 213 7 0 5
74 Douglas Stokke 23 CBS AA HOU 142 542 497 71 128 21 3 10 69 2 2 23 21 .258 .287 .372 .659 185 2 9 11
75 Darrell Brown 23 MTG AA DET 95 410 384 40 98 17 2 4 32 30 11 15 24 .255 .283 .341 .624 131 2 3 6
76 Randy Bush* 20 ORL AA MIN 76 304 243 33 62 12 2 6 34 1 1 50 50 .255 .396 .395 .791 96 8 1 2
77 Clayton Elliott 23 SAV AA ATL 120 484 419 59 107 26 3 16 74 3 4 57 88 .255 .343 .446 .789 187 2 0 6
78 Brian Snitker 23 SAV AA ATL 75 273 259 26 66 10 1 8 30 1 1 12 50 .255 .288 .394 .682 102 0 2 0
79 Philip Klimas 23 CBS AA HOU 122 454 386 54 98 19 2 13 59 0 1 59 60 .254 .357 .415 .771 160 4 3 2
80 Tom Spencer 28 KNX AA CHW 78 304 272 37 69 16 3 3 35 7 3 25 27 .254 .312 .368 .680 100 0 3 4
81 Lorenzo Gray 21 KNX AA CHW 116 475 402 68 101 12 2 5 32 22 9 60 61 .251 .357 .328 .685 132 7 4 2
82 Dave Hogg 22 JCK AA KCR 109 404 334 40 84 12 1 9 49 3 0 58 59 .251 .362 .374 .736 125 2 6 4
83 Pat Rooney 21 MEM AA MON 125 507 458 52 115 18 5 16 69 4 2 44 118 .251 .315 .417 .732 191 0 2 3
84 Ken Smith 21 SAV AA ATL 141 558 449 71 112 12 4 10 51 18 7 102 101 .249 .391 .361 .752 162 4 1 2
85 Grayling Tobias* 23 MEM AA MON 81 362 317 50 79 11 4 0 24 5 4 39 30 .249 .331 .309 .641 98 1 3 2
86 Frank Lucy 24 MTG AA DET 60 224 210 22 52 6 1 5 22 0 2 9 44 .248 .291 .357 .649 75 4 1 0
87 Angelo LoGrande 21 CNG AA CLE 127 485 439 60 108 20 1 20 76 4 3 39 128 .246 .313 .433 .745 190 4 2 1
88 Steve Herz 22 ORL AA MIN 82 300 261 34 64 9 0 4 20 1 1 28 24 .245 .330 .326 .656 85 5 6 0
89 Steven Greene 26 CHR AA BAL 98 430 362 63 88 12 6 0 27 49 19 64 58 .243 .356 .309 .665 112 0 3 1
90 Tim Derryberry 21 CHR AA BAL 56 209 182 28 44 8 0 7 29 1 0 23 38 .242 .335 .401 .736 73 3 0 1
91 Dom Fucci* 22 KNX AA CHW 66 239 194 25 47 8 2 2 20 10 6 38 45 .242 .373 .335 .708 65 3 3 1
92 Steve Benson 22 ORL AA MIN 121 514 448 67 108 15 4 5 38 20 5 53 54 .241 .321 .326 .647 146 2 7 4
93 Russell Brett 24 CHR AA BAL 115 452 409 51 97 21 2 7 48 11 1 34 111 .237 .298 .350 .648 143 3 3 3
94 Kevin McWhirter 23 ORL AA MIN 96 382 341 51 80 11 2 14 52 8 2 35 49 .235 .306 .402 .708 137 1 3 2
95 Mike Miller 22 SAV AA ATL 97 348 289 30 68 6 1 2 26 6 4 47 71 .235 .342 .284 .626 82 2 6 4
96 Johnny Pittman 23 ORL AA MIN 114 460 389 64 91 17 5 15 51 2 0 63 80 .234 .341 .419 .760 163 2 3 3
97 John Scoras 25 MEM AA MON 121 463 393 58 92 17 6 5 46 1 4 54 73 .234 .326 .346 .672 136 3 6 7
98 Jeffrey Tomski 22 CNG AA CLE 105 364 275 39 64 13 0 7 36 1 1 80 50 .233 .407 .356 .763 98 2 5 2
99 William Yarbrough 22 JCK AA KCR 111 392 352 47 82 13 3 8 42 10 2 31 43 .233 .295 .355 .650 125 1 6 2
100 Gary Cooper 22 SAV AA ATL 107 460 390 49 90 8 2 2 32 19 9 62 81 .231 .339 .277 .616 108 2 6 0

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