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1898 Western League Batting Leaders

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Rk 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 Jimmy Slagle 24 KCY A 133 545 137 206 22 17 2 41 .378 .492 268 6
2 Ginger Beaumont 21 MLW A 24 96 24 34 5 2 5 11 .354 .604 58 2
3 Jimmy Williams 21 KCY A 139 536 113 184 35 11 8 22 .343 .494 265 14
4 Frank Isbell 22 STP A 28 127 20 43 1 3 3 6 .339 .465 59 1
5 Sam Dungan? 31 DTR A 131 532 88 173 13 20 3 15 .325 .442 235 18
6 Bob Glenalvin 31 STP A 131 515 102 167 23 8 4 24 .324 .423 218 36
7 Jesse Hale? 21 MNE A 15 56 5 18 2 1 0 1 .321 .393 22 1
8 Dick Buckley 39 CLB A 93 331 53 105 21 7 1 9 .317 .432 143 18
9 Charlie Frisbee 24 KCY A 138 549 104 173 14 10 1 28 .315 .383 210 32
10 Harry Wolverton 24 CLB A 133 546 94 172 31 14 3 19 .315 .440 240 14
11 John Ganzel 24 DTR A 75 288 35 90 9 5 1 4 .313 .389 112 2
12 Frank Butler* 37 CLB A 52 190 38 59 6 2 0 9 .311 .363 69 6
13 Jack Crooks 32 CLB A 38 135 15 42 3 4 0 4 .311 .393 53 8
14 Ike Fisher 27 MNE A 33 126 21 39 9 2 0 4 .310 .413 52 4
15 Sam Mertes 25 CLB A 18 71 19 22 1 2 2 14 .310 .465 33 5
16 Walt Wilmot 34 MNE A 44 174 42 54 5 2 0 16 .310 .362 63 6
17 Stephen Griffin? 25 OMA A 27 108 17 33 5 2 0 5 .306 .389 42 1
18 Frank Motz? 28 INA A 119 458 81 138 15 15 1 28 .301 .406 186 16
19 Jack Wadsworth 30 CLB,DTR,OMA A 37 97 11 29 0 1 0 0 .299 .320 31 1
20 Jack Sharrott 28 DTR A 62 245 58 73 7 9 1 11 .298 .412 101 0
21 Thomas Turner? -- DTR A 28 104 11 31 3 4 0 4 .298 .404 42 0
22 Jesse Hoffmeister 26 INA A 64 249 43 74 14 3 1 7 .297 .390 97 7
23 George Tebeau 36 CLB A 125 464 90 137 20 13 4 31 .295 .420 195 18
24 Herm McFarland 28 INA A 102 410 93 120 16 11 7 25 .293 .437 179 7
25 Phil Geier 21 STP A 125 463 110 135 7 12 5 38 .292 .391 181 10
26 Lefty Davis* 23 MNE,DTR A 122 468 98 136 12 5 2 26 .291 .350 164 11
27 Denny Lyons 32 OMA A 62 223 35 65 14 2 0 4 .291 .372 83 2
28 Parke Wilson 30 KCY A 126 468 76 136 14 2 1 23 .291 .335 157 12
29 Elmer Meredith* 23 KCY A 30 93 22 27 4 1 0 0 .290 .355 33 0
30 Pat Dillard 25 DTR A 117 474 68 137 11 20 3 12 .289 .416 197 6
31 Tom Daly 32 MLW A 139 521 111 150 25 7 9 52 .288 .415 216 21
32 Tom Letcher? 30 MNE A 141 584 86 168 25 12 3 15 .288 .387 226 11
33 Doggie Miller 33 STP,OMA A 83 340 59 98 12 2 3 29 .288 .362 123 9
34 Leon Wolters? -- CLB A 49 153 17 44 8 2 0 3 .288 .366 56 2
35 Jack Taylor 24 MLW A 52 164 32 47 9 6 4 2 .287 .488 80 2
36 Hunkey Hines 30 DTR A 82 342 40 97 14 4 0 15 .284 .348 119 5
37 Farmer Weaver? 33 MLW A 133 538 75 152 24 2 1 38 .283 .340 183 15
38 Hal O'Hagan 28 KCY A 126 488 84 137 17 4 1 23 .281 .338 165 14
39 Eddie Burke 31 STP A 94 393 96 110 16 5 1 32 .280 .354 139 7
40 Charlie Frank* 28 CLB A 130 485 97 135 13 14 15 .278 10
41 George Shoch 39 MLW A 118 435 72 121 21 4 0 20 .278 .345 150 16
42 Frank Connaughton 29 KCY A 106 434 83 120 11 6 1 20 .276 .336 146 15
43 Billy Hulen* 28 CLB A 128 497 105 137 14 5 5 33 .276 .354 176 17
44 Charles Rice? -- MNE A 89 301 62 83 7 6 0 21 .276 .339 102 3
45 Billy Sullivan 23 CLB A 68 257 33 71 7 5 2 4 .276 .366 94 4
46 Robert Stafford? 26 MLW A 139 498 92 134 20 11 10 27 .269 .414 206 6
47 Pat Wright 29 OMA A 71 246 37 66 7 4 3 9 .268 .366 90 1
48 Sam Nicholl 29 DTR,INA A 118 459 58 122 14 2 0 11 .266 .305 140 13
49 Hercules Burnett? 32 OMA A 31 117 21 31 5 5 1 5 .265 .419 49 0
50 Count Campau 34 STP,KCY,MNE A 134 539 104 143 23 11 6 60 .265 .382 206 7
51 Jack Glasscock 40 STP A 120 475 70 125 15 3 0 27 .263 .307 146 9
52 George Hogriever 29 INA A 128 509 115 134 16 6 1 46 .263 .324 165 16
53 George Nicol* 27 MLW A 103 437 72 115 7 5 2 37 .263 .316 138 11
54 Art Twineham* 31 DTR,OMA A 73 259 26 68 10 1 0 4 .263 .309 80 10
55 Walt Preston 30 STP,OMA A 111 420 75 110 6 6 1 32 .262 .312 131 12
56 Irv Waldron 26 MLW A 137 510 100 132 12 5 7 50 .259 .343 175 12
57 Tom Fleming* 24 OMA,INA A 80 438 47 112 18 3 1 18 .256 .317 139 18
58 Mattie McVicker? -- KCY A 134 504 84 128 17 7 2 15 .254 .327 165 4
59 Frank Shugart 31 STP A 139 527 89 134 20 7 12 30 .254 .387 204 8
60 Lem Cross 26 STP A 29 83 9 21 6 1 1 0 .253 .386 32 5
61 Scoops Carey 27 MNE A 107 420 64 106 22 8 5 6 .252 .379 159 9
62 Frank Genins 31 CLB A 133 535 91 135 22 5 0 29 .252 .312 167 15
63 Deacon Phillippe 26 MNE A 59 167 14 42 5 2 0 1 .251 .305 51 1
64 John Brown 21 CLB A 22 68 9 17 2 1 0 0 .250 .309 21 2
65 Ace Stewart 29 INA A 132 523 70 131 14 5 5 24 .250 .325 170 31
66 Tom Thomas 24 DTR A 44 144 14 36 3 1 0 0 .250 .285 41 1
67 William Clancy? -- DTR A 51 197 22 49 3 0 0 8 .249 .264 52 9
68 Mike Kahoe 24 INA A 106 377 49 94 12 11 1 13 .249 .347 131 11
69 George Rettger 29 MLW A 44 117 20 29 7 2 0 2 .248 .342 40 4
70 Harry Spies 32 STP A 135 485 65 120 20 5 3 17 .247 .328 159 8
71 Sam Gillen? 30 STP A 136 496 76 122 18 9 3 19 .246 .337 167 10
72 Charlie Nyce? 27 DTR A 17 61 10 15 3 1 0 2 .246 .328 20 1
73 Ollie Pickering 28 OMA A 93 371 52 91 5 1 1 25 .245 .272 101 4
74 Bill Phillips 29 INA A 43 135 24 33 6 0 1 2 .244 .311 42 2
75 Peck Sharp? 32 DTR,OMA A 41 131 11 32 4 1 0 4 .244 .290 38 5
76 Julius Knoll? 22 CLB,STP A 88 335 58 81 10 3 0 35 .242 .290 97 8
77 Kid Elberfeld 23 DTR A 58 202 33 48 5 3 1 8 .238 .307 62 10
78 Bob Allen 30 INA A 124 435 64 103 14 10 1 13 .237 .322 140 12
79 Fred Smith? -- MNE A 32 118 16 28 2 1 1 13 .237 .297 35 5
80 Tony Mullane? 39 STP,DTR A 16 55 5 13 1 0 0 1 .236 .255 14 1
81 Edward Lynch? -- INA A 61 213 30 50 7 4 0 7 .235 .305 65 3
82 Bill Phyle 23 STP A 62 158 20 37 3 2 0 0 .234 .278 44 1
83 Alfred Hagerman? 30 OMA A 21 82 6 19 4 1 0 0 .232 .305 25 1
84 Frank Foreman 35 INA A 39 130 11 30 4 2 0 1 .231 .292 38 3
85 Dale Gear 26 KCY A 53 173 25 40 7 4 2 1 .231 .353 61 2
86 Charlie Reilly 31 MNE A 112 408 47 94 17 0 2 22 .230 .287 117 14
87 Rony Viox? 28 KCY A 138 487 69 112 15 7 1 25 .230 .296 144 12
88 George Speer? 26 MLW A 126 443 53 101 10 4 0 12 .228 .269 119 15
89 Fred Roat 30 OMA A 135 529 53 118 15 5 1 2 .223 .276 146 12
90 Wallace Hollingsworth? -- OMA A 131 491 49 109 10 1 0 12 .222 .246 121 6
91 George Flynn? 27 INA A 80 268 47 59 8 4 1 20 .220 .291 78 7
92 Roger Denzer 26 STP A 47 146 14 32 7 2 0 1 .219 .295 43 7
93 Jimmy Burke 23 MNE,MLW A 61 234 31 51 8 2 0 12 .218 .269 63 10
94 Ed Lewee? 25 MLW A 139 481 52 105 10 7 1 13 .218 .274 132 15
95 Art Ball 26 MNE A 35 120 21 26 2 0 0 14 .217 .233 28 6
96 Pat McCauley 28 OMA A 113 395 85 85 4 2 0 24 .215 .235 93 2
97 Tom Parrott 30 MNE,DTR A 30 130 15 28 3 1 2 5 .215 .300 39 1
98 Edward Dixon? 29 MNE A 100 337 49 72 15 2 5 6 .214 .315 106 7
99 Homer Hausen? 29 KCY A 33 90 13 19 4 2 0 2 .211 .300 27 2
100 Fred Barnes? 27 MLW A 59 195 24 41 12 3 0 8 .210 .303 59 3

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