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1983 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 25 BOS MLB BOS 153 685 582 100 210 44 7 5 74 3 3 92 36 .361 .444 .486 .931 283 15 1 3 7 2
2 Rod Carew 37 CAL MLB CAL 129 536 472 66 160 24 2 2 44 6 7 57 48 .339 .409 .411 .820 194 15 1 3 3 9
3 Lou Whitaker 26 DET MLB DET 161 720 643 94 206 40 6 12 72 17 10 67 70 .320 .380 .457 .837 294 9 0 2 8 8
4 Alan Trammell 25 DET MLB DET 142 581 505 83 161 31 2 14 66 30 10 57 64 .319 .385 .471 .856 238 7 0 15 4 2
5 Barry Bonnell 29 TOR MLB TOR 121 417 377 49 120 21 3 10 54 10 7 33 52 .318 .369 .469 .838 177 8 0 2 5 5
6 Cal Ripken 22 BAL MLB BAL 162 726 663 121 211 47 2 27 102 0 4 58 97 .318 .371 .517 .888 343 24 0 0 5 0
7 Mickey Hatcher 28 MIN MLB MIN 106 395 375 50 119 15 3 9 47 2 0 14 19 .317 .342 .445 .787 167 12 1 3 2 0
8 Lloyd Moseby 23 TOR MLB TOR 151 604 539 104 170 31 7 18 81 27 8 51 85 .315 .376 .499 .875 269 10 5 3 6 4
9 Don Slaught 24 KCA MLB KCR 83 290 276 21 86 13 4 0 28 3 1 11 27 .312 .336 .388 .723 107 8 0 1 2 0
10 Enos Cabell 33 DET MLB DET 121 420 392 62 122 23 5 5 46 4 8 16 41 .311 .335 .434 .769 170 14 1 5 6 2
11 Hal McRae 37 KCA MLB KCR 157 654 589 84 183 41 6 12 82 2 3 50 68 .311 .372 .462 .833 272 18 10 0 5 7
12 George Brett 30 KCA MLB KCR 123 525 464 90 144 38 2 25 93 0 1 57 39 .310 .385 .563 .947 261 9 1 0 3 13
13 Bill Stein 36 TEX MLB TEX 78 242 232 21 72 15 1 2 33 2 3 8 31 .310 .331 .409 .740 95 5 0 0 2 0
14 Carney Lansford 26 OAK MLB OAK 80 328 299 43 92 16 2 10 45 3 8 22 33 .308 .357 .475 .832 142 8 3 0 4 4
15 Ted Simmons 33 MIL MLB MIL 153 650 600 76 185 39 3 13 108 4 2 41 51 .308 .351 .448 .799 269 23 2 0 7 6
16 Robin Yount 27 MIL MLB MIL 149 662 578 102 178 42 10 17 80 12 5 72 58 .308 .383 .503 .886 291 11 3 1 8 6
17 Cecil Cooper* 33 MIL MLB MIL 160 710 661 106 203 37 3 30 126 2 1 37 63 .307 .341 .508 .849 336 17 1 3 8 7
18 Damaso Garcia 26 TOR MLB TOR 131 561 525 84 161 23 6 3 38 31 17 24 34 .307 .336 .390 .727 205 10 2 5 5 3
19 Tom Paciorek 36 CHA MLB CHW 115 456 420 65 129 32 3 9 63 6 1 25 58 .307 .347 .462 .809 194 9 3 4 4 4
20 Ken Griffey* 33 NYA MLB NYY 118 499 458 60 140 21 3 11 46 6 1 34 45 .306 .355 .437 .792 200 3 2 3 2 3
21 Eddie Murray 27 BAL MLB BAL 156 680 582 115 178 30 3 33 111 5 1 86 90 .306 .393 .538 .930 313 13 3 0 9 13
22 Willie Upshaw* 26 TOR MLB TOR 160 655 579 99 177 26 7 27 104 10 7 61 98 .306 .373 .515 .887 298 8 5 3 7 8
23 Juan Beniquez 33 CAL MLB CAL 92 341 315 44 96 15 0 3 34 4 2 15 29 .305 .343 .381 .724 120 10 4 6 1 0
24 Dave Engle 26 MIN MLB MIN 120 408 374 46 114 22 4 8 43 2 1 28 39 .305 .350 .449 .800 168 13 1 0 5 1
25 Jim Rice 30 BOS MLB BOS 155 689 626 90 191 34 1 39 126 0 2 52 102 .305 .361 .550 .911 344 31 6 0 5 10
26 Don Baylor 34 NYA MLB NYY 144 597 534 82 162 33 3 21 85 17 7 40 53 .303 .361 .494 .856 264 10 13 2 8 11
27 Willie Aikens 28 KCA MLB KCR 125 458 410 49 124 26 1 23 72 0 0 45 75 .302 .373 .539 .912 221 16 2 0 1 9
28 Larry Herndon 29 DET MLB DET 153 658 603 88 182 28 9 20 92 9 3 46 95 .302 .351 .478 .829 288 20 3 0 6 6
29 Kent Hrbek 23 MIN MLB MIN 141 582 515 75 153 41 5 16 84 4 6 57 71 .297 .366 .489 .855 252 12 3 0 7 5
30 Butch Wynegar 27 NYA MLB NYY 94 357 301 40 89 18 2 6 42 1 1 52 29 .296 .399 .429 .827 129 7 1 1 2 1
31 Rich Gedman 23 BOS MLB BOS 81 223 204 21 60 16 1 2 18 0 1 15 37 .294 .345 .412 .757 84 4 1 3 0 6
32 Steve Henderson 30 SEA MLB SEA 121 484 436 50 128 32 3 10 54 10 14 44 82 .294 .356 .450 .806 196 9 0 1 3 2
33 Bobby Grich 34 CAL MLB CAL 120 477 387 65 113 17 0 16 62 2 4 76 62 .292 .414 .460 .874 178 11 7 4 3 2
34 Rickey Henderson* 24 OAK MLB OAK 145 622 513 105 150 25 7 9 48 108 19 103 80 .292 .414 .421 .835 216 11 4 1 1 8
35 Bake McBride 34 CLE MLB CLE 70 243 230 21 67 8 1 1 18 8 2 9 26 .291 .318 .348 .666 80 9 1 1 2 2
36 Pat Tabler 25 CLE MLB CLE 124 492 430 56 125 23 5 6 65 2 4 56 63 .291 .370 .409 .779 176 18 1 0 5 1
37 Carlton Fisk 35 CHA MLB CHW 138 545 488 85 141 26 4 26 86 9 6 46 88 .289 .355 .518 .874 253 8 6 2 3 3
38 Rick Peters 27 OAK MLB OAK 55 198 178 20 51 7 0 0 20 4 9 12 21 .287 .327 .326 .652 58 2 1 2 5 0
39 Jim Dwyer* 33 BAL MLB BAL 100 229 196 37 56 17 1 8 38 1 1 31 29 .286 .382 .505 .887 99 3 0 1 1 3
40 Mike Hargrove* 33 CLE MLB CLE 134 566 469 57 134 21 4 3 57 0 6 78 40 .286 .388 .367 .755 172 11 5 7 7 5
41 Rick Miller* 35 BOS MLB BOS 104 293 262 41 75 10 2 2 21 3 3 28 30 .286 .356 .363 .719 95 6 1 1 1 1
42 Reid Nichols 24 BOS MLB BOS 100 307 274 35 78 22 1 6 22 7 5 26 36 .285 .352 .438 .790 120 5 3 3 1 2
43 Mickey Rivers* 34 TEX MLB TEX 96 329 309 37 88 17 0 1 20 9 4 11 21 .285 .309 .350 .658 108 1 1 5 3 0
44 Charlie Moore 30 MIL MLB MIL 151 605 529 65 150 27 6 2 49 11 4 55 42 .284 .354 .369 .722 195 14 4 14 3 5
45 Rudy Law* 26 CHA MLB CHW 141 551 501 95 142 20 7 3 34 77 12 42 36 .283 .340 .369 .709 185 4 2 4 2 2
46 Don Mattingly* 22 NYA MLB NYY 91 305 279 34 79 15 4 4 32 0 0 21 31 .283 .333 .409 .742 114 8 1 2 2 5
47 Dave Winfield 31 NYA MLB NYY 152 664 598 99 169 26 8 32 116 15 6 58 77 .283 .345 .513 .858 307 30 2 0 6 2
48 Jim Gantner 30 MIL MLB MIL 161 662 603 85 170 23 8 11 74 5 6 38 46 .282 .329 .401 .730 242 10 6 11 4 5
49 Doug DeCinces 32 CAL MLB CAL 95 411 370 49 104 19 3 18 65 2 0 32 56 .281 .332 .495 .826 183 13 0 1 8 2
50 Mike Heath 28 OAK MLB OAK 96 366 345 45 97 17 0 6 33 3 4 18 59 .281 .318 .383 .700 132 9 1 1 1 4
51 John Lowenstein 36 BAL MLB BAL 122 366 310 52 87 13 2 15 60 2 1 49 55 .281 .374 .481 .855 149 2 1 0 6 1
52 Andre Thornton 33 CLE MLB CLE 141 605 508 78 143 27 1 17 77 4 2 87 72 .281 .383 .439 .822 223 10 2 0 8 14
53 Harold Baines* 24 CHA MLB CHW 156 655 596 76 167 33 2 20 99 7 5 49 85 .280 .333 .443 .776 264 15 1 3 6 13
54 Dan Ford 31 BAL MLB BAL 103 448 407 63 114 30 4 9 55 9 2 29 55 .280 .328 .440 .768 179 9 3 3 6 1
55 Ben Oglivie* 34 MIL MLB MIL 125 483 411 49 115 19 3 13 66 4 6 60 64 .280 .371 .436 .806 179 9 4 0 8 12
56 Willie Randolph 28 NYA MLB NYY 104 477 420 73 117 21 1 2 38 12 4 53 32 .279 .361 .348 .708 146 11 1 3 0 0
57 Roy Howell 29 MIL MLB MIL 69 211 194 23 54 9 6 4 25 1 3 15 29 .278 .330 .448 .779 87 4 0 2 0 0
58 Gary Ward 29 MIN MLB MIN 157 676 623 76 173 34 5 19 88 8 1 44 98 .278 .326 .440 .766 274 24 3 1 5 2
59 Buddy Bell 31 TEX MLB TEX 156 678 618 75 171 35 3 14 66 3 5 50 48 .277 .332 .411 .743 254 24 4 0 6 5
60 John Castino 28 MIN MLB MIN 142 640 563 83 156 30 4 11 57 4 2 62 54 .277 .348 .403 .751 227 11 1 10 4 1
61 Lenny Faedo 23 MIN MLB MIN 51 182 173 16 48 7 0 1 18 0 0 4 19 .277 .291 .335 .626 58 4 0 3 2 1
62 Davey Lopes 38 OAK MLB OAK 147 561 494 64 137 13 4 17 67 22 4 51 61 .277 .341 .423 .764 209 9 2 4 10 7
63 Joe Nolan 32 BAL MLB BAL 73 202 184 25 51 11 1 5 24 0 0 16 31 .277 .342 .429 .771 79 5 2 0 0 1
64 Mark Brouhard 27 MIL MLB MIL 56 198 185 25 51 10 1 7 23 0 4 9 39 .276 .315 .454 .769 84 7 2 1 1 0
65 Ken Singleton 36 BAL MLB BAL 151 612 507 52 140 21 3 18 84 0 2 99 83 .276 .393 .436 .829 221 22 1 2 3 19
66 Willie Wilson 27 KCA MLB KCR 137 611 576 90 159 22 8 2 33 59 8 33 75 .276 .316 .352 .669 203 4 1 1 0 2
67 George Wright 24 TEX MLB TEX 162 681 634 79 175 28 6 18 80 8 7 41 82 .276 .321 .424 .745 269 9 2 1 3 9
68 Al Bumbry 36 BAL MLB BAL 124 416 378 63 104 14 4 3 31 12 5 31 33 .275 .328 .357 .685 135 1 0 4 3 2
69 Mike Davis* 24 OAK MLB OAK 128 484 443 61 122 24 4 8 62 32 15 27 74 .275 .322 .402 .723 178 9 5 5 4 1
70 Garth Iorg 28 TOR MLB TOR 122 394 375 40 103 22 5 2 39 7 0 13 45 .275 .298 .376 .674 141 10 1 2 3 3
71 Rance Mulliniks 27 TOR MLB TOR 129 427 364 54 100 34 3 10 49 0 2 57 43 .275 .373 .467 .840 170 13 1 3 2 5
72 Jerry Remy 30 BOS MLB BOS 146 647 592 73 163 16 5 0 43 11 3 40 35 .275 .320 .319 .639 189 12 0 12 3 2
73 Roy Smalley 30 NYA MLB NYY 130 520 451 70 124 24 1 18 62 3 3 58 68 .275 .357 .452 .810 204 9 2 5 4 2
74 Billy Sample 28 TEX MLB TEX 147 611 554 80 152 28 3 12 57 44 8 44 46 .274 .331 .401 .732 222 8 5 4 4 2
75 Daryl Sconiers* 24 CAL MLB CAL 106 334 314 49 86 19 3 8 46 4 2 17 41 .274 .310 .430 .740 135 9 0 2 1 2
76 Julio Franco 24 CLE MLB CLE 149 598 560 68 153 24 8 8 80 32 12 27 50 .273 .306 .388 .693 217 21 2 3 6 1
77 Garry Hancock* 29 OAK MLB OAK 101 266 256 29 70 7 3 8 30 2 0 5 13 .273 .289 .418 .707 107 3 1 3 1 4
78 Darrell Brown 27 MIN MLB MIN 91 323 309 40 84 6 2 0 22 3 3 10 28 .272 .297 .304 .601 94 9 1 3 0 0
79 Fred Lynn* 31 CAL MLB CAL 117 500 437 56 119 20 3 22 74 2 2 55 83 .272 .352 .483 .835 211 7 2 0 6 10
80 Larry Parrish 29 TEX MLB TEX 145 613 555 76 151 26 4 26 88 0 0 46 91 .272 .326 .474 .800 263 20 3 0 9 8
81 Broderick Perkins* 28 CLE MLB CLE 79 197 184 23 50 10 0 0 24 1 5 9 19 .272 .299 .326 .626 60 3 0 0 4 3
82 Manny Trillo 32 CLE MLB CLE 88 347 320 33 87 13 1 1 29 1 3 21 46 .272 .315 .328 .643 105 13 0 4 2 2
83 Dave Collins* 30 TOR MLB TOR 118 451 402 55 109 12 4 1 34 31 7 43 67 .271 .343 .328 .671 132 7 2 2 2 1
84 Ron Hassey 30 CLE MLB CLE 117 388 341 48 92 21 0 6 42 2 2 38 35 .270 .342 .384 .726 131 11 2 2 5 2
85 Paul Molitor 26 MIL MLB MIL 152 682 608 95 164 28 6 15 47 41 8 59 74 .270 .333 .410 .743 249 12 2 7 6 4
86 Pat Sheridan 25 KCA MLB KCR 109 357 333 43 90 12 2 7 36 12 3 20 64 .270 .312 .381 .693 127 3 0 4 0 0
87 Greg Walker 23 CHA MLB CHW 118 340 307 32 83 16 3 10 55 2 1 28 57 .270 .332 .440 .772 135 3 2 0 3 3
88 Jeff Burroughs 32 OAK MLB OAK 121 455 401 43 108 15 1 10 56 0 2 47 79 .269 .341 .387 .727 155 16 0 0 7 4
89 Dave Henderson 24 SEA MLB SEA 137 521 484 50 130 24 5 17 55 9 3 28 93 .269 .306 .444 .751 215 5 1 2 6 3
90 Lance Parrish 27 DET MLB DET 155 663 605 80 163 42 3 27 114 1 3 44 106 .269 .314 .483 .796 292 21 1 0 13 7
91 Pat Putnam 29 SEA MLB SEA 144 517 469 58 126 23 2 19 67 2 1 39 57 .269 .326 .448 .773 210 12 3 1 5 8
92 John Wockenfuss 34 DET MLB DET 92 278 245 32 66 8 1 9 44 1 1 31 37 .269 .349 .420 .769 103 5 0 0 2 1
93 Glenn Wilson 24 DET MLB DET 144 533 503 55 135 25 6 11 65 1 1 25 79 .268 .306 .408 .713 205 9 3 0 2 1
94 Bill Almon 30 OAK MLB OAK 143 495 451 45 120 29 1 4 63 26 8 26 67 .266 .302 .361 .663 163 8 2 5 11 3
95 Toby Harrah 34 CLE MLB CLE 138 615 526 81 140 23 1 9 53 16 10 75 49 .266 .363 .365 .728 192 13 7 4 3 1
96 Graig Nettles 38 NYA MLB NYY 129 519 462 56 123 17 3 20 75 0 1 51 65 .266 .341 .446 .787 206 9 3 0 3 2
97 Carl Yastrzemski 43 BOS MLB BOS 119 437 380 38 101 24 0 10 56 0 0 54 29 .266 .359 .408 .767 155 13 2 0 1 11
98 Alan Bannister 31 CLE MLB CLE 117 422 377 51 100 25 4 5 45 6 6 31 43 .265 .323 .393 .715 148 7 3 7 4 0
99 Cliff Johnson 35 TOR MLB TOR 142 484 407 59 108 23 1 22 76 0 1 67 69 .265 .373 .489 .862 199 10 5 1 4 8
100 Jerry Mumphrey 30 NYA MLB NYY 83 302 267 41 70 11 4 7 36 2 3 28 33 .262 .327 .412 .739 110 11 0 2 5 2

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