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1956 Minor League Batting Leaders

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Rk Age Tm Lg Lev Aff BA G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Len Tucker 26 PAM SWLG B .404 140 639 565 181 228 40 13 51 181 47 64 83 .469 .791 1.261 447 8 0 2
2 William Fries 21 KEA NESL D NYY .394 50 165 65 12 2 5 .582 96
3 Rocky Nelson 31 MTL IL AAA BRO .394 49 205 165 42 65 14 0 12 37 2 36 13 .498 .697 1.195 115 1 0 3
4 Alonso Perry 33 MXD MEX AA .392 123 451 177 33 13 28 .710 320
5 Walt Tyler 26 YUM AZMX C CIN .392 130 531 208 43 17 12 .605 321
6 Dick Whitman 35 SJO CALL C .391 129 448 175 34 15 5 .567 254
7 Deacon Jones 22 DBQ,WLO MIDW,IIIL D,B CHW .387 118 380 147 26 8 26 .703 267
8 Claudio Solano 30 CEA AZMX C .386 129 502 194 39 1 45 .737 370
9 Jimmie Hall 18 SPI NESL D WSH .385 58 226 87 11 6 15 .686 155
10 Zacatillo Guerrero 29 CEA AZMX C .384 111 445 171 44 1 21 .629 280
11 Eddie Logan 23 MTT MIDW D PHI .384 121 528 203 39 13 15 .593 313
12 Diomedes Olivo 37 MXD MEX AA .381 65 113 43 6 1 2 .504 57
13 Ike Palmer 31 CRL SWLG B .381 124 558 506 108 193 55 11 21 124 0 38 37 .424 .658 1.082 333 5 1 8
14 Felipe Alou 21 COC,LKC FLOR,EVAN D,C NYG .377 124 454 171 15 6 21 .575 261
15 Don Dillard 19 DYB FLOR D CLE .375 128 510 191 28 17 10 .555 283
16 Jorge Gomez 21 NOG AZMX C .374 69 246 92 21 0 21 .715 176
17 Rocky Colavito 22 SDG PCL Opn CLE .368 35 153 133 31 49 10 1 12 32 0 19 15 .451 .729 1.180 97 6 1 0 0
18 Paul Owens 32 OLE PONY D PHI .368 114 399 147 34 3 9 .536 214
19 Roberto Fernandez 28 ROS SWLG B .367 143 669 629 132 231 64 4 13 116 7 29 44 .393 .544 .937 342 3 0 8
20 Bobby Jurecko 21 CVS SWLG B CIN .365 64 144 126 22 46 13 2 1 22 0 14 27 .426 .524 .949 66 0 3 1
21 Donald Stokes 34 PLV SWLG B .365 138 638 551 155 201 46 2 17 88 1 83 34 .449 .548 .997 302 2 1 1
22 Gerald Cooper 23 MXL AZMX C STL .364 126 473 172 34 7 3 .484 229
23 Art Cuitti 29 AMA WL A .364 138 514 187 21 2 46 .681 350
24 Robert Pascal 26 MGV PION C CHC .364 129 431 157 31 3 27 .638 275
25 Enid Drake 27 THO GASL D BAL .363 41 102 37 9 3 4 .627 64
26 Malcolm Walton 22 DOU AZMX C PIT .363 125 543 197 34 11 24 .599 325
27 Whitey Ries 26 DOT ALFL D STL .361 76 244 88 19 0 10 .561 137
28 Steve Bilko 27 LOS PCL Opn CHC .360 162 709 597 163 215 18 6 55 164 4 104 105 .453 .687 1.140 410 13 2 0 6
29 John Bruzga 29 PAM SWLG B .360 106 462 389 88 140 23 4 25 126 0 60 60 .447 .632 1.079 246 6 1 6
30 Lee Handley 21 PRS MIDW D CHC .360 126 480 173 29 5 16 .542 260
31 Chuck Harmon 32 OMA AA AAA STL .360 58 257 242 50 87 17 6 10 49 4 12 31 .385 .603 .989 146 1 0 0 3
32 Don Hunter 24 ELP SWLG B .359 144 630 527 116 189 44 5 27 142 0 86 49 .447 .615 1.061 324 5 3 9
33 James Robinette 21 PAM,SAV SWLG,SALL B,A CIN .359 117 534 473 137 170 37 6 26 106 5 49 59 .418 .628 1.046 297 3 3 6
34 Leonard Vandehey 24 ABQ WL A NYG .359 140 549 197 36 5 10 .497 273
35 Jim Kirby 33 PTA BSTL B .358 136 530 190 34 2 11 .492 261
36 Albie Pearson 21 OKC,SFR TL,PCL AA,Opn BOS .358 153 682 581 98 208 36 6 7 46 14 10 91 41 .445 .477 .922 277 3 3 4 3
37 Bob Johnson 20 IDF PION C DET .357 132 555 198 43 19 7 .541 300
38 Tony Alomar 22 FRE CALL C STL .356 128 514 183 23 20 0 .479 246
39 Charley Grant 35 GRC ALFL D .356 116 433 154 29 6 25 .624 270
40 Dick Greco 30 MOD CALL C NYY .356 140 539 192 39 3 44 .685 369
41 Tom Jordan 36 ROS,CRL,NLA SWLG,MEX B,AA .356 133 570 523 88 186 35 4 32 145 1 40 34 .402 .616 1.017 322 3 0 4
42 Hank Robinson 33 YUM AZMX C CIN .356 34 118 42 8 0 8 .627 74
43 Sammy Taylor 23 TPK,ATA WL,SOUA A,AA MLN .356 137 531 189 38 8 28 .616 327
44 Orlando Cepeda 18 SCL NORL C NYG .355 125 499 177 33 9 26 .613 306
45 Joseph Rosania 21 DOU,BIL AZMX,PION C PIT .355 120 451 160 21 14 18 .583 263
46 Arthur Bowland 33 SAA SWLG B .354 135 575 492 92 174 24 1 22 115 3 72 37 .431 .541 .972 266 1 2 8
47 Al Gionfriddo 34 VIS CALL C .354 140 522 185 30 8 9 .494 258
48 Humberto Guerrero 23 CEA AZMX C .354 128 469 166 34 8 34 .678 318
49 Hillis Layne 38 LEW NORW B .354 109 362 128 24 0 15 .544 197
50 Roy Parker 30 CVS SWLG B CIN .354 134 606 508 123 180 39 6 36 133 4 90 49 .449 .667 1.116 339 1 2 5
51 Halbert Simpson 38 ROS SWLG B .354 143 654 534 113 189 38 4 25 123 0 92 42 .457 .581 1.038 310 18 0 10
52 Russell Burns 38 PLV,LRK SWLG,SOUA B,AA .353 116 526 447 119 158 31 3 39 124 0 68 68 .442 .698 1.140 312 6 1 4
53 Carlos Castillo 23 TUC AZMX C .353 117 481 170 29 6 11 .507 244
54 Richard Drain 23 DOU AZMX C PIT .353 116 467 165 18 10 13 .518 242
55 Lefty Lewis 31 YAK NORW B .353 131 529 187 31 7 26 .586 310
56 Chase Riddle 30 ABY GAFL D STL .353 137 464 164 39 3 24 .606 281
57 Taffy Wright 44 ORL FLOR D .353 64 215 76 12 1 2 .447 96
58 Russ Gragg 22 PCY SOSL D CHC .352 140 520 183 25 15 7 .498 259
59 John Kreuter 22 PRS MIDW D CHC .352 120 438 154 29 3 14 .527 231
60 Don Saner 22 KEK IIIL B CLE .352 28 108 38 15 2 3 .611 66
61 Leroy Scercy 19 GRI NESL D KCA .351 59 208 73 8 6 10 .591 123
62 Harvey Angelo 21 PHX AZMX C BAL .350 107 451 158 26 6 22 .581 262
63 Danny Ozark 32 WFL BSTL B BRO .350 113 386 135 23 3 32 .674 260
64 Charlie Peete 27 OMA AA AAA STL .350 116 492 417 84 146 28 6 16 63 3 68 58 .444 .561 1.005 234 10 3 3 1
65 Bob Usher 31 SDG PCL Opn CLE .350 157 678 595 84 208 37 5 12 74 5 56 43 .411 .489 .901 291 18 8 17 2
66 Dick Wilson 33 BAK CALL C PHI .350 137 520 182 35 3 33 .619 322
67 Humberto Barbon 31 YUM AZMX C CIN .349 120 456 159 27 5 32 .640 292
68 Lindon Duncan 20 DEC MIDW D STL .349 106 381 133 22 5 3 .457 174
69 Phil Jantze 21 ARD SOSL D STL .349 121 439 153 29 9 3 .476 209
70 Paul Price 19 OLE PONY D PHI .349 123 421 147 24 4 6 .468 197
71 Leo Rodriguez 26 MCT MEX AA .349 112 441 154 33 3 3 .458 202
72 Neb Wilson 33 DSV,BIR ALFL,SOUA D,AA NYY .349 131 461 161 28 1 42 .688 317
73 Gene Mauch 30 LOS PCL Opn CHC .348 146 650 566 123 197 29 3 20 84 2 70 43 .424 .516 .940 292 16 5 8 1
74 Valmy Thomas 30 ABQ,JHN,MNE WL,EL,AA A,AAA NYG .348 104 345 120 18 2 11 .501 173
75 Ervin Ford 26 ELP SWLG B .347 130 569 539 102 187 32 10 10 73 22 21 37 .371 .499 .870 269 2 3 4
76 Ike Jackson 33 MDL SWLG B .347 135 597 539 102 187 38 6 31 138 5 47 72 .401 .612 1.013 330 4 3 4
77 Bob Wellman 30 MOU GAFL D CIN .347 137 475 165 37 2 30 .623 296
78 Sheldon Brodsky 19 HRN PONY D BRO .346 95 387 134 21 2 25 .605 234
79 Daniel Howard 24 ROS,MTY,TPK SWLG,MEX,WL B,AA,A MLN .346 98 408 382 80 132 21 5 33 78 4 21 82 .385 .686 1.071 262 4 0 1
80 Nicholas Vancho 21 MCK NESL D MLN .346 45 188 65 16 1 4 .505 95
81 Thomas Humber 23 CLI MIDW D PIT .345 122 487 168 24 10 3 .454 221
82 Fernando Pedrozo 32 MXD MEX AA .345 120 464 160 27 9 3 .461 214
83 Billy Capps 37 PHX AZMX C BAL .344 123 508 175 31 2 8 .461 234
84 Ernest Choukalos 29 TUC,ABQ AZMX,WL C,A NYG .344 102 358 123 29 1 17 .573 205
85 Everette Joyner 28 SHV TL AA .344 150 652 584 114 201 43 5 13 91 12 3 65 34 .409 .502 .910 293 0 1 2
86 Gene Klingler 26 LEW NORW B .344 131 450 155 38 1 14 .527 237
87 Luis Marquez 30 POR PCL Opn BRO .344 155 658 602 122 207 27 10 25 110 18 43 77 .385 .547 .932 329 11 2 4 7
88 Humberto Marti 29 TUC AZMX C .344 102 381 131 23 2 11 .501 191
89 Samuel Mauney 23 MGV PION C CHC .343 106 400 137 25 3 9 .488 195
90 Sammy Miley 25 LIN WL A PIT .343 123 496 170 32 5 13 .506 251
91 Vernon Neal 20 HDG NESL D CHW .343 35 137 47 10 3 1 .482 66
92 Glenn Owens 23 OLE PONY D PHI .343 123 452 155 28 1 20 .542 245
93 Spook Jacobs 30 HOL,CLB PCL,IL Opn,AAA PIT,KCA .342 106 474 404 60 138 20 3 0 33 6 49 27 .416 .406 .822 164 5 3 17 1
94 Frank Tornay 29 PLV SWLG B .342 108 490 427 114 146 29 3 32 107 4 46 48 .405 .649 1.054 277 5 4 8
95 Victor Ceballos 21 NOG,MXD AZMX,MEX C,AA .341 100 323 110 16 4 19 .585 189
96 Eduardo Escalante 23 FRE CALL C STL .340 127 473 161 37 6 5 .476 225
97 Curt Flood 18 HPT CARL B CIN .340 154 559 190 24 8 29 .567 317
98 John Moskus 22 SLC,SDY PION,EL C,A PHI .340 114 341 116 29 0 24 .636 217
99 Stanley Roseboro 28 CNG SOUA AA WSH .340 126 473 161 33 6 2 .448 212
100 Arthur Wilson 27 MXL AZMX C STL .340 125 491 167 39 2 24 .574 282

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