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1958 Minor League Batting Leaders

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Rk Name 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 Neb Wilson 35 PSC,FWB ALFL D BAL,WSH .396 119 510 409 102 162 38 3 24 106 3 87 33 .510 .680 1.190 278 11 0 3
2 Ronald Debus 20 GRI NESL D- KCA .393 60 259 211 55 83 13 3 2 38 2 42 13 .490 .512 1.002 108 1 2 3
3 Lou Klimchock 18 PCT PION C KCA .389 115 554 506 123 197 24 8 25 112 4 43 32 .438 .617 1.054 312 2 1 2
4 Jose Medrano 22 MXL AZMX C .385 114 528 449 100 173 39 2 8 75 6 45 27 .466 .535 1.000 240 27 2 5
5 Jim McAnany 21 CSP,INA WL,AA A,AAA CHW .382 141 588 497 117 190 31 2 28 125 10 78 73 .462 .622 1.084 309 9 2 4 7 0
6 Jose Echeverria 24 CHH AZMX C .381 99 454 399 103 152 22 3 35 126 3 44 26 .449 .714 1.164 285 8 0 3
7 Dick Berardino 20 MOD CALL C NYY .378 42 200 156 40 59 7 5 5 39 7 40 43 .510 .583 1.093 91 2 2 0
8 Barney Serrell 38 NOG,JRZ AZMX C .376 100 475 418 100 157 31 7 20 90 5 48 22 .437 .627 1.064 262 2 1 6
9 Herbert Biedermann 23 MDL SOPH D MLN .372 48 206 180 43 67 11 3 5 40 2 23 29 .442 .550 .992 99 1 0 2
10 Kent Hathaway 23 NPL NESL D- CLE .372 63 278 215 58 80 16 4 5 52 5 58 21 .502 .553 1.055 119 1 1 3
11 Dick Wilson 35 MGV PION C CHC .365 101 348 288 56 105 23 1 17 78 5 55 29 .466 .628 1.094 181 2 0 3
12 Joe Ala 27 PCT PION C KCA .364 131 609 522 105 190 27 8 14 118 7 75 31 .445 .527 .972 275 5 2 5
13 Stan Johnson 21 CSP WL A CHW .364 142 642 560 120 204 35 11 12 110 15 60 60 .428 .530 .959 297 14 8 7 7
14 Hillis Layne 40 LEW NORW B .362 83 343 265 47 96 9 0 3 46 4 66 22 .494 .430 .924 114 6 3 3
15 Charles Watkins 23 DOU AZMX C PIT .362 72 320 282 60 102 20 6 11 60 3 34 30 .429 .592 1.022 167 1 1 2
16 George Williams 18 JOH APPY D- PHI .361 60 259 230 44 83 8 2 2 40 14 26 15 .426 .439 .865 101 1 1 1
17 Avelino Canizares 38 MXL AZMX C .359 109 532 465 110 167 27 4 3 39 17 55 24 .427 .454 .881 211 2 8 2
18 Doc Edwards 21 NPL NESL D- CLE .359 42 143 131 24 47 6 1 3 29 0 8 12 .392 .489 .880 64 1 0 3
19 Claudio Solano 32 NOG AZMX C .359 119 562 471 119 169 32 4 28 114 2 80 58 .452 .622 1.074 293 5 0 6
20 Ramiro Caballero 28 CHH,PZR AZMX,MEX C,AA .358 78 350 330 65 118 16 4 21 86 8 17 57 .391 .621 1.013 205 2 0 1
21 Duncan Campbell 20 SAA SOPH D PIT .358 113 499 425 116 152 15 12 21 108 48 58 72 .443 .598 1.040 254 10 2 4
22 Rex McMillan 21 SAL APPY D- PIT .358 31 131 106 30 38 8 1 4 27 5 19 21 .461 .566 1.027 60 2 3 1
23 John Simicich 19 BRU GAFL D PHI .358 119 550 436 104 156 25 3 15 104 5 103 64 .484 .532 1.016 232 5 4 2
24 Ray Murray 40 CPC TL AA SFG .357 93 304 283 45 101 14 2 19 63 0 1 17 31 .395 .622 1.017 176 2 0 2
25 Joe Hicks 25 CSP,INA WL,AA A,AAA CHW .355 137 611 524 129 186 33 4 9 74 15 71 75 .439 .485 .924 254 4 9 5 2 3
26 Burro Hernandez 34 MXL,MXD AZMX,MEX C,AA .354 116 530 432 89 153 19 7 15 99 6 75 48 .457 .535 .992 231 13 3 7
27 Andre Rodgers 23 PHX PCL AAA SFG .354 122 520 427 104 151 43 4 31 88 0 82 71 .457 .691 1.148 295 7 3 4 4
28 Dutch Van Burkleo 24 DOU AZMX C PIT .354 118 555 452 111 160 26 9 19 112 6 89 46 .460 .577 1.038 261 6 1 7
29 Gilberto Villarreal 30 CHH,PZR AZMX,MEX C,AA .353 79 381 326 86 115 24 2 11 68 1 49 26 .438 .540 .978 176 3 0 3
30 Frank Franchi 22 IDF PION C DET .352 124 536 421 88 148 30 5 11 109 8 106 68 .481 .525 1.006 221 4 0 5
31 Richard Ewin 19 DBN GAFL D BAL .351 56 275 225 62 79 12 3 7 43 0 47 49 .460 .524 .984 118 0 1 2
32 Tomas Martell 29 NOG AZMX C .351 117 515 425 94 149 31 2 18 87 4 79 85 .449 .560 1.009 238 3 1 7
33 Ernest Rodriguez 21 REN CALL C LAD .351 81 400 342 83 120 12 5 2 38 17 45 15 .434 .433 .867 148 6 6 1
34 Paul Snyder 22 MDL SOPH D MLN .350 113 511 446 88 156 27 14 15 106 2 58 70 .426 .574 1.000 256 2 4 1
35 Jesus Bustamante 20 NOG AZMX C .349 117 544 473 93 165 43 6 7 89 5 64 35 .423 .510 .932 241 0 2 5
36 Harry Dunlop 24 TUC AZMX C .349 112 489 427 70 149 26 8 4 77 12 48 23 .407 .475 .882 203 0 5 9
37 Arnold Hallgren 25 LEW NORW B .349 134 580 470 108 164 35 8 17 107 9 102 68 .463 .566 1.029 266 1 3 4
38 Hilario Pena 26 NOG AZMX C .349 93 443 401 101 140 39 5 9 56 3 32 48 .405 .539 .944 216 7 1 2
39 Bob Wilson 33 STP AA AAA LAD .349 74 275 252 26 88 20 1 2 42 2 11 14 .376 .460 .837 116 3 4 5 1
40 Neil Wilson 23 FRE CALL C SFG .349 137 621 548 101 191 50 12 8 133 3 62 53 .414 .527 .941 289 3 2 6
41 Humberto Barbon 33 CHH AZMX C .348 109 486 445 92 155 21 4 22 102 8 32 42 .389 .562 .951 250 2 0 7
42 Jim Fridley 33 NVL SOUA AA CIN .348 142 589 515 85 179 32 7 20 101 1 65 73 .428 .553 .981 285 8 0 1 7
43 Billy Roberson 23 COC,BAT FLOR,NYPL D CLE .348 68 300 247 62 86 15 4 4 39 4 2 38 15 .436 .486 .922 120 3 9 3
44 Earl Averill 26 SDG PCL AAA CLE .347 112 470 401 84 139 16 7 24 87 2 58 63 .428 .601 1.029 241 8 4 0 7
45 Maurice Lerner 22 YAK,TPK NORW,WL B,A MLN .347 88 331 277 48 96 15 4 2 37 12 40 31 .434 .448 .882 124 6 4 4
46 Horace Ingram 22 CRL SOPH D CHC .346 100 475 399 101 138 22 3 5 82 1 69 74 .443 .454 .896 181 1 5 1
47 Robert Sagers 24 DAV IIIL B CHW .346 129 591 520 102 180 41 3 17 75 13 61 73 .416 .535 .950 278 3 4 3
48 Chuck Weatherspoon 27 MSO PION C WSH .346 118 525 442 99 153 27 5 35 113 5 73 77 .440 .667 1.107 295 5 0 5
49 Danny Cater 18 JOH APPY D- PHI .345 68 305 261 70 90 13 4 14 68 5 27 28 .405 .586 .992 153 3 9 5
50 Pedro Ramirez 37 JRZ AZMX C .345 97 403 330 61 114 22 2 10 71 8 61 28 .446 .515 .961 170 2 6 4
51 Bill Hall 29 SLC PCL AAA PIT .344 40 145 125 17 43 13 0 4 24 0 16 9 .417 .544 .961 68 3 1 1 2
52 James Hatfield 20 WAY,BRU GAFL D MLN,PHI .344 103 459 393 77 135 17 2 10 58 8 54 36 .424 .473 .897 186 3 6 3
53 Hal Naragon 29 SDG PCL AAA CLE .344 67 207 186 18 64 10 1 0 23 0 21 8 .411 .409 .819 76 4 0 0 0
54 William Spiers 22 SEL,GRI ALFL,NESL D,D- KCA .344 50 216 183 38 63 13 2 2 27 5 31 35 .437 .470 .907 86 0 1 1
55 Vada Pinson 19 SLE PCL AAA CIN .343 124 525 475 92 163 28 8 11 77 37 42 53 .399 .505 .904 240 5 4 1 3
56 Dixie Upright 32 AMA WL A .343 146 661 554 106 190 33 7 17 116 1 96 101 .436 .520 .956 288 7 1 3 7
57 Cam Carreon 20 CSP WL A CHW .342 92 370 319 67 109 20 2 7 61 2 43 22 .417 .483 .900 154 11 2 1 5
58 Jose Cesar 20 TUC AZMX C .342 120 558 483 114 165 35 15 15 71 9 61 62 .420 .569 .989 275 7 3 4
59 Brandy Davis 30 CBS ALFL D LAD .342 112 467 365 100 125 20 6 2 45 26 86 45 .467 .447 .914 163 2 11 3
60 James Niemann 23 PKA,SAV FLOR,SALL D,A CIN .342 130 515 441 91 151 16 3 11 75 24 10 54 27 .413 .467 .880 206 4 9 7 0
61 James Hamilton 23 HOB,WPG SOPH,NORL D,C STL .340 99 406 353 66 120 22 7 5 80 7 49 52 .420 .484 .904 171 1 1 2
62 Manny Jimenez 19 EAU NORL C MLN .340 105 462 415 83 141 31 4 15 71 3 31 28 .405 .542 .947 225 15 0 1
63 Carlos Pascual 27 FOX,CHR IIIL,SALL B,A WSH .340 125 521 462 74 157 18 2 28 86 5 53 40 .405 .569 .974 263 1 0 5 0
64 Frank Rice 29 SXC WL A .340 30 129 106 26 36 6 2 0 9 5 22 18 .457 .434 .891 46 6 1 0 0
65 Zeke Bella 27 DEN AA AAA NYY .339 96 381 316 58 107 20 2 6 58 2 49 40 .427 .472 .898 149 4 6 6 2
66 Salvatore Ferrara 25 FRE CALL C SFG .339 99 482 407 94 138 14 7 6 72 10 51 23 .411 .452 .863 184 7 5 12
67 Calvin Grant 20 HOB SOPH D STL .339 66 136 124 26 42 8 2 3 20 1 10 25 .393 .508 .901 63 1 1 0
68 Art Pennington 35 SPT FLOR D NYY .339 128 510 419 94 142 26 7 8 93 12 0 77 27 .443 .492 .935 206 7 0 7
69 James Smith 23 HOB,BIL SOPH,PION D,C STL .339 118 506 410 94 139 25 7 6 78 11 83 65 .455 .478 .933 196 6 5 2
70 Dale Coogan 27 VCT TL AA LAD .338 47 163 145 19 49 10 0 1 23 4 1 14 18 .395 .428 .823 62 1 1 2
71 Larry Keller 21 JOH APPY D- PHI .338 52 196 160 32 54 5 1 7 41 2 29 37 .449 .513 .961 82 5 0 2
72 Roger Morgan 25 MDL SOPH D MLN .338 95 439 355 97 120 13 7 12 82 2 69 33 .443 .515 .958 183 5 1 9
73 Gregorio Figueroa -- NOG AZMX C .337 119 548 502 102 169 33 7 19 101 5 39 61 .382 .544 .925 273 0 3 4
74 Bruce McIntosh 27 LEW NORW B .337 136 597 516 111 174 35 8 19 101 16 72 50 .420 .547 .966 282 3 4 2
75 Donald Orwiler 28 MSO PION C WSH .337 57 124 104 21 35 3 1 4 27 0 19 11 .435 .500 .935 52 0 0 1
76 Al Pinkston 40 AMA WL A .337 148 674 606 114 204 44 5 24 126 3 55 69 .392 .545 .936 330 15 3 5 5
77 Arthur Burnett 24 BIL PION C STL .336 129 597 456 117 153 33 9 12 73 18 127 66 .480 .526 1.007 240 3 8 3
78 Art Cuitti 31 CSP WL A CHW .336 122 528 456 101 153 24 6 24 119 1 60 48 .411 .572 .983 261 11 2 5 5
79 Roger Schmandt 19 KEA NESL D- NYY .336 60 278 226 59 76 10 0 2 22 5 46 10 .453 .407 .860 92 3 2 1
80 Douglas Smith 24 EAU NORL C MLN .336 103 431 378 74 127 15 2 18 80 1 45 43 .402 .529 .931 200 1 1 6
81 Myron Weltman 23 PSC ALFL D BAL .336 31 145 119 16 40 10 0 3 19 2 25 15 .451 .496 .947 59 0 1 0
82 George Lukart 21 MDL SOPH D MLN .335 70 220 170 43 57 14 2 9 52 1 47 41 .484 .600 1.084 102 2 1 0
83 Richie Meningall 22 JOH APPY D- PHI .335 56 215 182 41 61 14 3 11 42 10 23 27 .435 .626 1.061 114 9 1 0
84 Mo Mozzali 35 ABY GAFL D STL .335 113 435 328 100 110 29 1 3 63 10 94 11 .477 .457 .934 150 1 5 7
85 Frankie Shell 24 AUG SALL A DET .335 62 181 161 20 54 8 1 0 22 0 18 11 .398 .398 .795 64 0 0 2 1
86 Craig Sorensen 22 CRL,MGV SOPH,PION D,C CHC .335 120 521 406 99 136 23 5 22 122 6 95 64 .461 .579 1.040 235 8 3 9
87 Eddie Kazak 37 SLE,SDG PCL AAA CIN,CLE .334 91 311 287 43 96 18 1 7 50 2 17 25 .367 .477 .844 137 3 1 0 6
88 Sammy Miley 27 SLC PCL AAA PIT .334 125 429 389 62 130 29 7 6 62 1 33 18 .388 .491 .879 191 6 2 4 1
89 Les Peden 34 LRK SOUA AA KCA .334 133 525 458 67 153 29 3 26 88 1 59 46 .412 .581 .993 266 3 3 2 8
90 Seymour Bonem 20 KEK MIDW D STL .333 121 572 487 99 162 16 5 2 50 12 74 18 .422 .398 .821 194 3 6 2
91 William DiCrosta 21 BIL PION C STL .333 122 523 480 75 160 22 5 13 92 16 32 79 .374 .481 .855 231 2 4 5
92 Freddie Hernandez 24 ART SOPH D SFG .333 118 521 427 104 142 31 3 21 90 4 82 57 .440 .567 1.007 242 3 5 4
93 Frank Howard 21 GBY IIIL B LAD .333 129 575 487 104 162 34 2 37 119 2 81 129 .429 .639 1.067 311 3 1 3
94 Paul Price 21 OLE NYPL D PHI .333 111 496 400 94 133 30 8 15 81 10 2 88 70 .451 .560 1.011 224 2 2 4
95 Jesse Queen 21 IDF,LNC PION,EL C,A DET .333 121 526 459 83 153 24 8 6 73 18 52 42 .402 .460 .861 211 5 3 7
96 Carlos Bernier 31 SLC PCL AAA PIT .332 151 638 546 121 181 27 11 15 86 34 76 70 .415 .504 .919 275 6 4 9 3
97 Bobby Catton 20 CBS,GBY ALFL,IIIL D,B LAD .332 63 240 193 40 64 11 2 6 37 4 33 20 .451 .503 .954 97 10 3 1
98 Allen Herring 22 HOB,WPG SOPH,NORL D,C STL .332 75 325 289 61 96 24 7 13 70 10 33 38 .401 .599 1.000 173 1 1 1
99 Lou Johnson 23 PRS,BUR MIDW,IIIL D,B CHC .332 123 536 455 114 151 23 7 18 84 39 51 48 .416 .532 .948 242 18 7 5
100 William Dennis 24 SLS CALL C MLN .331 47 202 178 30 59 18 3 2 29 3 21 19 .396 .500 .896 89 0 0 3

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