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1959 American Association 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 Luis Marquez 33 DAL AAA 142 572 510 80 176 24 4 18 78 14 48 49 .345 .406 .514 .919 262 6 5 3 10
2 Lee Maye 24 LOU AAA MLN 94 396 348 64 118 23 9 17 79 3 37 52 .339 .398 .603 1.002 210 2 2 7 10
3 Bob Will* 27 FTW AAA CHC 162 714 605 101 203 32 5 11 77 0 96 44 .336 .427 .460 .886 278 5 2 6 10
4 Henry Mitchell 22 DEN AAA 133 551 489 87 158 28 7 15 85 12 49 90 .323 .384 .501 .885 245 2 7 4 3
5 Pumpsie Green 25 MNE AAA BOS 98 432 350 77 112 16 3 7 31 11 75 35 .320 .439 .443 .882 155 1 4 2 2
6 Chuck Tanner* 30 MNE AAA BOS 152 624 549 79 175 41 10 12 78 6 65 49 .319 .388 .495 .884 272 0 6 4 10
7 Bob Hale* 25 CHL AAA DET 88 373 352 45 111 23 4 3 38 2 18 19 .315 .348 .429 .777 151 0 2 1 4
8 Jim McAnany 22 INA AAA CHW 75 290 248 42 78 11 7 5 41 1 34 34 .315 .395 .476 .871 118 1 4 3 2
9 Joe Morgan 28 LOU AAA MLN 82 366 305 54 96 26 6 8 47 3 46 35 .315 .402 .518 .920 158 2 8 5 3
10 Bruce Barmes 29 OMA AAA STL 114 372 322 50 101 13 3 0 38 4 37 29 .314 .386 .373 .758 120 2 9 2 4
11 Joe Hicks 26 INA AAA CHW 151 642 573 86 180 29 10 11 79 7 45 67 .314 .368 .457 .825 262 8 9 7 4
12 Gene Wallace 26 STP AAA LAD 68 238 217 24 68 7 5 1 21 4 17 22 .313 .363 .406 .768 88 1 1 2 1
13 Gordie Windhorn 25 DEN AAA 122 539 477 94 149 18 1 15 58 7 53 70 .312 .382 .449 .831 214 2 5 2 1
14 Cam Carreon 21 INA AAA CHW 145 585 531 70 165 22 5 10 91 8 44 48 .311 .363 .427 .791 227 2 4 4 2
15 Frank Kostro 21 CHL AAA DET 45 191 174 21 54 10 1 1 6 1 11 17 .310 .362 .397 .758 69 3 3 0 1
16 Red Robbins 31 MNE AAA BOS 117 424 384 52 119 21 3 6 53 1 31 40 .310 .360 .427 .787 164 0 7 2 3
17 Emil Syngel 28 FTW AAA CHC 145 520 476 50 145 18 6 5 48 2 35 81 .305 .355 .399 .754 190 3 4 2 0
18 Tony Bartirome* 27 DEN AAA 56 254 222 48 67 10 4 0 28 6 24 6 .302 .363 .383 .745 85 0 3 5 0
19 Casey Wise 26 LOU AAA MLN 112 507 437 73 132 19 2 4 48 4 53 28 .302 .381 .382 .763 167 3 14 0 4
20 Bill Causion* 30 DEN AAA 75 316 282 42 85 18 4 5 37 10 31 45 .301 .371 .447 .818 126 1 1 1 4
21 Bobby Malkmus 27 DEN AAA 118 488 434 62 130 28 5 16 69 5 43 51 .300 .361 .498 .859 216 1 6 4 1
22 Johnny Callison 20 INA AAA CHW 79 344 311 51 93 16 9 10 46 6 26 29 .299 .353 .505 .858 157 2 1 4 5
23 Al Spangler* 25 LOU AAA MLN 149 644 562 100 167 23 12 7 50 17 71 52 .297 .378 .418 .796 235 4 4 3 6
24 Bob Thorpe 32 DEN AAA 66 275 259 31 77 12 5 8 40 1 13 37 .297 .333 .475 .808 123 1 2 0 3
25 Steve Demeter 24 CHL AAA DET 137 565 512 79 151 25 2 13 77 0 36 62 .295 .344 .428 .772 219 6 4 7 0
26 Ray Noble 40 HSN AAA 138 498 415 53 122 21 0 15 68 0 75 49 .294 .400 .453 .853 188 2 1 5 4
27 Bob Oldis 31 DEN AAA 135 524 453 59 133 29 3 2 65 4 56 30 .294 .371 .384 .755 174 3 6 6 1
28 Ellis Burton 22 OMA AAA STL 148 590 507 92 148 26 6 14 76 18 74 77 .292 .387 .450 .836 228 5 3 1 12
29 Charlie Lau 26 LOU,CHL AAA MLN,DET 121 438 390 55 114 29 2 20 79 1 40 53 .292 .357 .531 .888 207 2 1 5 7
30 Don Lassetter 26 LOU AAA MLN 110 390 337 38 98 22 2 7 64 0 40 60 .291 .366 .430 .796 145 4 2 7 5
31 Ken Walters 25 FTW AAA CHC 152 640 605 78 176 24 2 21 92 4 21 54 .291 .313 .441 .755 267 2 5 7 3
32 Bob Sadowski 22 OMA AAA STL 128 469 424 54 123 24 12 2 47 1 40 53 .290 .350 .417 .767 177 0 3 2 3
33 Paul Smith* 28 CHL AAA DET 152 605 534 61 155 28 0 5 40 3 55 44 .290 .359 .371 .730 198 4 9 3 8
34 Art Schult 31 MNE AAA BOS 93 399 356 62 103 20 3 16 71 2 36 37 .289 .353 .497 .851 177 2 0 5 9
35 Jim Gentile* 25 STP AAA LAD 151 622 531 80 153 26 6 27 87 2 84 83 .288 .389 .512 .901 272 5 0 2 16
36 John Glenn 30 STP AAA LAD 156 629 553 76 159 28 8 15 67 13 67 103 .288 .366 .448 .814 248 3 3 3 4
37 J.C. Martin 22 INA AAA CHW 133 491 449 67 129 19 2 13 57 4 34 68 .287 .344 .425 .769 191 5 2 1 9
38 Jimmie McDaniel 26 DEN AAA 81 360 300 61 86 18 0 24 79 2 57 104 .287 .400 .587 .987 176 1 0 2 6
39 Robert Sagers 25 INA AAA CHW 146 517 435 62 125 28 4 11 60 6 66 53 .287 .383 .446 .829 194 4 8 4 7
40 Ron Jackson 25 INA AAA CHW 130 539 475 72 136 27 1 30 99 0 46 82 .286 .360 .537 .897 255 12 0 6 8
41 Bill Taylor* 29 CHL AAA DET 73 268 241 22 69 10 2 7 41 0 19 16 .286 .342 .432 .774 104 3 2 3 5
42 Bubba Morton 27 CHL AAA DET 141 478 424 57 121 22 7 2 37 8 41 47 .285 .350 .384 .735 163 3 7 3 3
43 Gene Hassell 31 DEN AAA 101 366 306 51 87 8 0 0 20 10 58 16 .284 .397 .310 .708 95 0 1 1 3
44 Jim Fridley 34 HSN AAA 142 540 485 58 137 28 4 26 80 0 48 82 .282 .349 .518 .866 251 3 1 3 7
45 Dick Cole 33 HSN AAA 144 576 537 57 151 27 2 4 44 3 28 34 .281 .318 .361 .679 194 2 7 2 0
46 Stan Johnson* 22 INA AAA CHW 145 577 524 85 147 15 5 7 61 16 36 44 .281 .334 .368 .702 193 8 5 4 2
47 Joe Macko 31 FTW,MNE AAA CHC,BOS 147 574 494 71 138 23 1 25 85 2 61 94 .279 .366 .482 .847 238 9 5 5 7
48 Ben Mateosky 26 OMA AAA STL 144 557 513 68 142 27 8 18 88 2 37 102 .277 .324 .466 .790 239 1 1 5 5
49 Jim Snyder 26 INA AAA CHW 129 401 357 42 99 15 0 2 36 6 31 33 .277 .341 .336 .677 120 4 8 1 1
50 Chick King 28 OMA AAA STL 99 383 353 46 97 23 2 9 43 2 23 79 .275 .323 .428 .751 151 2 5 0 1
51 Joe Tanner 27 STP,MNE AAA LAD,BOS 115 443 416 47 114 24 7 7 55 6 19 62 .274 .305 .416 .720 173 1 3 4 1
52 Everette Joyner 31 HSN,DAL AAA 137 525 450 53 123 26 4 3 55 3 67 30 .273 .368 .369 .737 166 2 3 3 6
53 George Risley 27 OMA AAA STL 141 567 497 54 135 18 3 4 58 0 47 51 .272 .333 .344 .677 171 2 14 7 0
54 Charles Soraci* 24 STP AAA LAD 128 439 423 43 115 19 1 4 45 2 12 10 .272 .291 .350 .640 148 0 2 2 2
55 Ed Charles 26 LOU AAA MLN 154 643 560 72 151 28 10 4 76 8 67 77 .270 .346 .377 .723 211 3 5 8 5
56 Don Leppert 27 DAL AAA 132 448 404 45 109 17 1 13 66 1 36 59 .270 .332 .413 .745 167 3 2 3 4
57 Ozzie Virgil 27 CHL AAA DET 154 613 554 57 149 19 2 8 49 5 43 54 .269 .321 .354 .675 196 3 5 8 3
58 Rube Walker 33 HSN,STP AAA LAD 103 327 280 26 75 10 0 5 36 0 41 43 .268 .360 .357 .717 100 1 2 3 10
59 Bob Hazle 28 CHL AAA DET 130 435 372 48 99 17 2 4 41 3 51 39 .266 .354 .355 .709 132 2 6 4 5
60 John Jaciuk* 28 DEN AAA 93 377 346 34 92 11 1 0 31 1 25 28 .266 .314 .303 .617 105 0 4 2 2
61 Tony Alomar 25 OMA AAA STL 111 409 373 43 99 8 3 0 31 7 25 35 .265 .309 .303 .612 113 0 8 3 0
62 Chico Garcia 34 DAL AAA 158 642 573 55 152 27 1 2 53 6 50 23 .265 .325 .326 .652 187 4 9 6 5
63 Tom Umphlett 29 MNE AAA BOS 155 646 586 70 155 32 3 9 53 10 47 57 .265 .318 .375 .693 220 1 7 5 4
64 Buddy Hicks 32 CHL AAA DET 72 190 163 18 43 6 1 0 19 0 25 12 .264 .362 .313 .675 51 0 2 0 3
65 Edwin Little? 29 DAL AAA 117 443 397 51 105 15 2 21 65 2 38 80 .264 .333 .471 .804 187 4 1 3 7
66 Alfred Paschal 24 LOU,CHL AAA MLN,DET 56 190 167 29 44 8 2 0 7 2 18 11 .263 .346 .335 .681 56 3 2 0 1
67 Pidge Browne* 30 HSN AAA 148 602 547 71 143 31 3 12 63 1 47 73 .261 .319 .395 .714 216 1 3 4 7
68 Earl Robinson 22 STP AAA LAD 129 500 449 69 117 26 8 7 45 10 47 102 .261 .333 .401 .734 180 2 2 0 1
69 Bobby Balcena* 33 DAL AAA 159 735 643 85 166 39 3 1 34 7 67 53 .258 .340 .333 .673 214 14 8 3 4
70 Joe Caffie 28 STP AAA LAD 74 252 226 26 58 9 4 4 25 6 22 36 .257 .319 .385 .704 87 0 1 3 4
71 Arthur Dunham* 30 HSN,DAL AAA 117 378 343 50 88 26 7 2 42 1 29 77 .257 .316 .391 .706 134 1 4 1 5
72 Ted Beard* 38 INA AAA CHW 102 345 290 44 73 7 4 2 22 9 51 43 .252 .367 .324 .691 94 2 2 0 2
73 Rene Friol 26 STP AAA LAD 117 351 325 31 82 21 2 6 39 0 20 30 .252 .297 .385 .682 125 2 1 3 3
74 Herb Plews 31 MNE AAA BOS 46 181 163 15 41 4 1 0 10 4 17 20 .252 .326 .288 .614 47 1 0 0 1
75 Dave Roberts* 26 LOU AAA MLN 133 456 385 59 97 20 2 10 50 5 52 57 .252 .338 .392 .730 151 3 6 10 4
76 Lou Clinton 21 MNE AAA BOS 151 582 517 65 130 23 5 20 77 7 50 68 .251 .317 .431 .748 223 3 5 7 3
77 Earl Hersh* 27 LOU,CHL AAA MLN,DET 141 519 434 59 109 18 6 16 65 6 71 82 .251 .354 .431 .785 187 1 8 5 5
78 Walt Matthews* 24 OMA AAA STL 150 534 475 58 119 11 8 4 49 6 48 89 .251 .318 .333 .651 158 2 3 6 5
79 Eddie Phillips 28 FTW,HSN,INA AAA CHC,CHW 85 271 235 19 59 9 0 2 30 2 27 39 .251 .330 .315 .644 74 2 4 3 0
80 Kal Segrist 28 DAL AAA 148 577 483 53 121 24 0 19 77 1 83 74 .251 .366 .418 .784 202 6 3 2 8
81 Vern Rapp 31 DEN AAA 89 247 212 18 53 10 3 4 31 0 32 29 .250 .350 .382 .732 81 1 1 1 5
82 Alex Cosmidis 30 FTW,CHL AAA CHC,DET 94 270 237 33 59 10 1 2 15 4 30 16 .249 .333 .325 .658 77 0 3 0 3
83 Bob Thurman* 42 OMA AAA STL 73 234 214 20 53 8 2 5 24 1 16 36 .248 .302 .374 .676 80 1 2 1 1
84 Ron Plaza 24 OMA AAA STL 133 521 472 55 116 20 6 4 48 4 38 63 .246 .303 .339 .642 160 2 6 3 3
85 Don Taussig 27 FTW,CHL AAA CHC,DET 122 486 431 44 106 26 3 12 52 2 41 78 .246 .313 .404 .716 174 3 6 5 2
86 Sheppard Frazier 23 MNE AAA BOS 54 206 180 30 44 6 1 2 20 0 18 28 .244 .313 .322 .636 58 1 5 2 1
87 Dick Getter 30 DAL AAA 118 362 316 37 77 13 0 9 42 1 42 59 .244 .331 .370 .701 117 0 2 2 3
88 Lacey Curry 30 STP AAA LAD 94 393 354 48 86 16 4 2 30 3 29 23 .243 .300 .328 .627 116 1 6 3 0
89 Rance Pless 33 DEN AAA 131 492 441 48 107 19 3 14 72 2 36 74 .243 .301 .395 .695 174 4 3 8 4
90 Richard Sanders 28 HSN AAA 99 366 310 37 75 14 0 8 42 3 43 65 .242 .343 .365 .708 113 6 5 2 3
91 Johnny Goryl 25 MNE AAA BOS 60 244 208 26 50 8 0 3 25 1 27 38 .240 .321 .322 .643 67 0 4 5 0
92 Rod Kanehl 25 HSN AAA 118 472 429 47 102 21 1 0 19 18 38 47 .238 .301 .291 .592 125 1 3 1 0
93 Len Johnston* 30 HSN AAA 58 201 173 27 41 7 4 0 15 3 27 18 .237 .338 .324 .662 56 0 0 1 1
94 James Miller 25 FTW,DAL AAA CHC 86 269 241 34 57 12 4 2 18 2 21 45 .237 .302 .344 .646 83 2 4 1 2
95 Jerry Kindall 24 FTW AAA CHC 153 643 610 70 144 31 5 7 42 2 21 105 .236 .260 .338 .598 206 0 8 4 0
96 Roy Smalley 33 HSN,MNE AAA BOS 128 471 403 53 95 12 2 15 56 3 54 84 .236 .330 .387 .718 156 5 5 4 6
97 Curtis Hardaway 30 HSN AAA 94 301 243 31 57 5 1 7 23 2 54 63 .235 .370 .350 .720 85 0 1 3 1
98 Haywood Sullivan 28 MNE AAA BOS 57 189 166 16 39 8 0 0 14 0 19 27 .235 .317 .283 .601 47 2 0 2 1
99 Nick Testa 31 OMA,DAL AAA STL 73 209 187 22 44 8 0 0 13 1 20 22 .235 .309 .278 .587 52 0 2 0 3
100 Jim Delsing 33 HSN AAA 149 583 523 51 122 24 3 4 40 4 53 73 .233 .306 .314 .619 164 2 4 1 3

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