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1959 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 Warren Tessier 22 ELM NYPL D PHI .393 44 145 57 9 7 4 .634 92
2 Billy Smith 29 BOI PION C MLN .390 100 416 308 80 120 21 1 10 74 2 94 34 .538 .562 1.099 173 9 8 3 3
3 Tom Hamilton 33 SPT FLOR D NYY .387 125 401 155 20 3 20 .601 241
4 Frank Reveira 23 SPF EL A SFG .380 83 258 221 32 84 15 5 7 49 0 31 18 .455 .588 1.043 130 1 3 2 9
5 Carl Yastrzemski 19 RAL CARL B BOS .377 120 451 170 34 6 15 .579 261
6 Walter James 22 SPT FLOR D NYY .372 87 242 90 18 4 7 .566 137
7 Willie McCovey 21 PHX PCL AAA SFG .372 95 405 349 84 130 26 11 29 92 0 3 51 48 .459 .759 1.219 265 5 0 0
8 Pedro Gonzalez 21 MOD CALL C NYY .371 78 346 318 63 118 17 6 5 72 31 17 31 .413 .509 .922 162 14 7 2 2
9 Joe Ala 28 PCT PION C KCA .370 101 439 376 85 139 25 3 10 75 8 45 33 .439 .532 .971 200 10 8 2 8
10 Tim McCarver 17 KEK,ROC MIDW,IL D,AAA STL .359 82 348 345 10 124 7 5 3 8 1 3 3 .365 .435 .800 150 0 0 0 1
11 Donn Clendenon 23 IDF,WLS PION,CARL C,B PIT .358 123 540 489 93 175 30 15 17 96 13 40 68 .404 .585 .989 286 13 3 1 7
12 Chuck Hinton 25 ABD NORL C BAL .358 126 589 497 112 178 22 7 20 108 17 78 54 .443 .551 .995 274 3 5 6
13 Emiliano Telleria 21 SAA SOPH D PIT .358 96 417 374 75 134 21 12 10 71 26 31 74 .416 .559 .975 209 7 8 1 3
14 Minnie Mendoza 25 MSO PION C WSH .357 126 551 487 105 174 32 9 12 94 8 52 39 .415 .534 .949 260 10 2 2 8
15 Marcial Allen 20 WVL NYPL D MLN .356 123 461 164 31 4 19 .564 260
16 Nathan Dickerson 23 AVL,WPT SALL,EL A PHI .354 120 478 424 67 150 24 0 9 59 3 47 64 .421 .474 .895 201 3 3 1 8
17 Gordy Coleman 24 MOB SOUA AA CLE .353 137 572 507 93 179 30 4 30 110 0 56 39 .416 .606 1.021 307 2 2 5 22
18 Bob Saverine 18 BLD APPY D- BAL .353 70 325 252 70 89 14 7 11 39 36 64 56 .489 .595 1.084 150 5 2 2
19 Willie Davis 19 REN,GBY CALL,IIIL C,B LAD .352 124 612 543 135 191 40 16 15 90 33 53 66 .416 .567 .983 308 7 10 1 5
20 Manly Johnston 20 DSU NORL C CHW .352 106 456 412 76 145 29 2 18 100 0 35 69 .395 .563 .958 232 0 0 9
21 Boog Powell 17 BLD APPY D- BAL .351 56 212 191 39 67 7 0 14 59 1 19 18 .410 .607 1.018 116 1 0 1
22 Gerald Reimer 21 TAM FLOR D PHI .351 121 473 166 31 12 13 .550 260
23 Stephen Ryder 20 EAU NORL C MLN .346 123 528 489 76 169 23 4 12 90 8 31 50 .385 .483 .867 236 2 3 3
24 Tommy Davis 20 SPO PCL AAA LAD .345 153 665 612 90 211 32 9 18 78 21 15 40 29 .384 .515 .899 315 3 4 6
25 Luis Marquez 33 DAL AA AAA .345 142 572 510 80 176 24 4 18 78 14 48 49 .406 .514 .919 262 6 5 3 10
26 Alfred Nagel 26 AMA TL AA BAL .344 135 550 482 102 166 28 8 27 123 5 0 55 66 .409 .604 1.012 291 3 2 8
27 Joe Patterson 20 KEK,OMA MIDW,AA D,AAA STL .344 92 317 109 24 6 11 .539 171
28 Robert Stotsky 21 ALP SOPH D BOS .344 119 572 453 132 156 24 10 14 92 24 98 90 .466 .534 1.000 242 9 11 3 7
29 Richard Pawlow 22 EUG,SPF NORW,EL B,A SFG .343 117 478 428 80 147 26 9 4 44 8 41 58 .399 .474 .873 203 8 0 7 2 0
30 Gilbert Watts 22 WLS,SAL CARL,APPY B,D- PIT .343 66 254 233 33 80 11 7 6 29 11 19 16 .391 .528 .919 123 0 1 1
31 Frank Howard 22 SPO,VCT PCL,TL AAA,AA LAD .342 139 594 546 102 187 32 2 43 126 3 1 43 125 .387 .645 1.032 352 0 0 5
32 Gerald Mason 25 WEN,AUS NORW,TL B,AA MLN .342 118 491 430 86 147 28 7 11 78 3 0 56 29 .418 .516 .934 222 9 2 0 3
33 John Roth 25 BIL,YOR PION,EL C,A STL .342 113 491 424 85 145 15 11 10 57 13 62 70 .430 .500 .930 212 3 4 0 1 0
34 Chuck Hiller 24 EUG NORW B SFG .341 139 558 487 92 166 24 9 13 77 7 57 65 .411 .507 .918 247 6 4 6 4
35 Edward Montgomery 21 SAA SOPH D PIT .341 123 521 446 96 152 23 4 15 87 22 58 61 .412 .511 .924 228 9 4 2 11
36 Vito Porta 19 JOH APPY D- PHI .341 39 142 126 28 43 1 5 5 21 7 9 22 .381 .548 .929 69 1 3 3
37 Keith Williams 20 SEL ALFL D CLE .341 116 497 458 84 156 29 4 12 80 3 22 53 .375 .500 .875 229 8 1 8
38 Kerry Buckner 23 BOI PION C MLN .340 120 547 477 108 162 30 9 12 73 12 61 77 .415 .516 .931 246 4 2 5 2
39 Lee Maye 24 LOU AA AAA MLN .339 94 396 348 64 118 23 9 17 79 3 37 52 .398 .603 1.002 210 2 2 7 10
40 Eddie Reed 29 GRF PION C LAD .339 108 470 386 88 131 25 5 18 103 15 69 87 .438 .570 1.008 220 6 6 0 9
41 Teolindo Acosta 21 DOT ALFL D STL .337 119 532 457 92 154 29 7 7 46 46 61 43 .423 .477 .900 218 9 3 2
42 Doc Edwards 22 SEL ALFL D CLE .337 90 326 303 33 102 15 1 4 53 1 14 26 .364 .432 .797 131 2 2 5
43 Jesse Levan 32 CNG SOUA AA WSH .337 75 322 279 38 94 13 2 7 43 1 36 24 .414 .473 .887 132 2 3 2 7
44 Mel Nelson 23 OMA,TUL AA,TL AAA,AA STL .337 68 113 101 17 34 4 4 2 13 1 0 7 26 .393 .515 .908 52 3 1 1 0
45 Angelo Dagres 24 AMA TL AA BAL .336 123 489 423 79 142 22 8 10 64 5 4 54 45 .408 .496 .905 210 0 9 3
46 William Moniak 19 ALP SOPH D BOS .336 77 347 295 67 99 14 7 7 77 3 41 47 .416 .502 .917 148 5 3 3 5
47 Russ Snyder 25 POR PCL AAA KCA .336 63 247 229 24 77 14 0 1 19 15 4 15 13 .380 .410 .790 94 1 2 0
48 Bob Will 27 FTW AA AAA CHC .336 162 714 605 101 203 32 5 11 77 0 96 44 .427 .460 .886 278 5 2 6 10
49 Paul Snyder 23 EAU,CDR NORL,IIIL C,B MLN .334 86 365 326 50 109 23 1 8 55 0 33 30 .397 .485 .881 158 2 2 2
50 Chuck Buheller 25 AUS TL AA MLN .333 139 566 513 75 171 27 1 15 92 2 0 30 54 .373 .478 .851 245 8 6 9
51 Donald Mack 22 ALP SOPH D BOS .333 48 194 153 38 51 5 3 0 31 0 39 19 .464 .405 .869 62 2 0 0 2
52 Sammy Miley 28 SLC PCL AAA PIT .333 138 561 514 78 171 39 2 3 62 0 2 38 26 .377 .434 .811 223 2 1 6
53 Elmo Plaskett 21 CLB,CBS IL,SALL AAA,A PIT .333 73 227 201 30 67 10 0 8 26 0 24 35 .405 .502 .908 101 1 0 1 2
54 Robert Bauer 28 AUB NYPL D NYY .332 86 292 97 9 5 22 .623 182
55 Mario Zambrano 21 PKA FLOR D CIN .332 136 518 172 24 9 7 .454 235
56 Charles Leonard 19 GFK NORL C PIT .331 125 569 486 105 161 28 4 17 73 3 71 46 .415 .510 .926 248 1 8 3
57 William Robertson 31 OLE NYPL D KCA .331 102 326 108 25 2 15 .558 182
58 Brooks Robinson 22 VAN PCL AAA BAL .331 42 172 163 20 54 9 2 6 30 2 1 6 14 .353 .521 .874 85 0 2 1
59 Carl Warwick 22 VCT TL AA LAD .331 144 658 550 129 182 27 5 35 94 18 12 99 91 .434 .589 1.023 324 3 3 3
60 Gary Dobereiner 20 KEK MIDW D STL .330 123 448 148 27 3 11 .478 214
61 Wayne Graham 23 DMO IIIL B PHI .330 108 415 137 32 5 10 .504 209
62 Sam Hairston 39 CHS SALL A CHW .330 120 470 427 60 141 21 2 10 63 0 37 23 .383 .459 .842 196 2 0 4 4
63 Lou Jackson 23 LNC,FTW EL,AA A,AAA CHC .330 142 595 549 95 181 36 12 7 64 12 41 74 .375 .477 .853 262 1 1 3 4
64 Walter O'Neil 24 YAK NORW B MLN .330 135 553 452 93 149 34 7 13 100 13 75 80 .429 .522 .951 236 9 8 12 6
65 Chuck Schilling 21 ALP,RAL,MNE SOPH,CARL,AA D,B,AAA BOS .330 113 497 424 113 140 36 7 13 92 9 70 32 .425 .540 .965 229 8 1 0 2
66 Jerome Stack 24 FRE,TRI CALL,NORW C,B SFG .330 115 521 394 71 130 24 5 12 89 3 105 44 .467 .505 .972 199 12 7 3 12
67 Lawrence Vaughn 21 PKA FLOR D CIN .330 79 276 91 15 3 4 .449 124
68 Bertrand Gladney 22 MRT APPY D- CHC .329 68 311 252 66 83 11 8 5 64 7 54 68 .450 .496 .946 125 2 2 1
69 Pancho Herrera 25 BFL IL AAA PHI .329 151 656 569 104 187 42 3 37 128 8 73 108 .410 .608 1.018 346 9 0 5 13
70 Elvio Jimenez 19 SPT FLOR D NYY .329 132 550 181 29 17 10 .498 274
71 Ray Murray 41 CPC TL AA SFG .328 83 223 198 22 65 9 0 4 38 0 1 23 23 .396 .434 .831 86 0 1 1
72 Joseph Miller 25 GBO,BNG CARL,EL B,A NYY .327 55 161 159 8 52 13 2 5 9 0 1 9 .331 .528 .860 84 0 1 0 0
73 Gary Rushing 21 LEW,JCK,CDR NORW,SALL,IIIL A,B MLN .327 116 462 407 74 133 28 1 22 94 4 49 62 .397 .563 .960 229 5 1 1 4 0
74 Ron Santo 19 SAN TL AA CHC .327 136 573 505 82 165 35 3 11 87 2 2 56 54 .390 .473 .863 239 1 4 7
75 Billy Williams 21 SAN,FTW TL,AA AA,AAA CHC .327 99 433 392 64 128 26 8 11 84 4 0 37 39 .387 .518 .904 203 2 1 1
76 Angelo Colombo 20 YAK NORW B MLN .326 103 431 377 64 123 22 3 0 43 1 48 44 .399 .401 .799 151 10 0 2 4
77 Ramon Conde 24 VCT TL AA LAD .326 128 532 472 62 154 27 2 9 75 3 4 43 36 .387 .449 .836 212 6 7 4
78 Carl Hutzler 26 SLM NORW B .326 66 271 239 40 78 13 4 6 48 8 32 37 .406 .490 .895 117 5 0 0 0
79 Stan Palys 29 CPC,CHL TL,AA AA,AAA SFG,DET .326 92 269 230 27 75 7 1 5 41 0 1 31 18 .408 .430 .838 99 2 4 2 1
80 Herbert Raybourne 22 FRE,HAS CALL,NESL C,D- SFG .326 52 149 135 11 44 8 1 0 5 0 14 13 .389 .400 .789 54 1 0 0 0
81 Harold Charnofsky 27 MOD CALL C NYY .325 136 641 510 120 166 37 4 18 115 34 104 72 .440 .520 .960 265 8 6 14 7
82 Robert Fischer 23 IDF,GFK PION,NORL C PIT .325 101 461 372 77 121 13 2 1 37 4 82 67 .448 .379 .827 141 2 2 3 2
83 Hal Jones 23 MOT NORL C CLE .325 122 535 456 114 148 25 7 35 127 2 67 88 .413 .640 1.053 292 6 0 6
84 Martin Toft 23 WLO,RAL MIDW,CARL D,B BOS .325 114 416 135 27 1 15 .502 209
85 Bob Wilson 34 TTO,MTL IL AAA LAD .325 145 553 511 67 166 30 1 17 72 2 23 37 .358 .487 .845 249 7 5 7 5
86 Charlie Bennett 21 PCT PION C KCA .324 129 563 482 96 156 15 7 16 98 14 63 91 .406 .483 .889 233 11 9 1 8
87 Elmer Valo 38 SLE PCL AAA CIN .324 60 214 182 24 59 11 0 3 23 5 1 31 10 .421 .434 .855 79 0 0 1
88 Herbert Biedermann 24 WVL NYPL D MLN .323 34 130 42 12 1 6 .569 74
89 Cal Emery 22 DMO IIIL B PHI .323 127 462 149 41 5 27 .608 281
90 Salvatore Ferrara 26 LEW NORW B .323 117 489 415 84 134 18 5 10 72 16 55 14 .395 .463 .858 192 7 2 6 11
91 Henry Mitchell 22 DEN AA AAA .323 133 551 489 87 158 28 7 15 85 12 49 90 .384 .501 .885 245 2 7 4 3
92 Rogers Robinson 20 WPG NORL C STL .323 121 546 474 92 153 27 7 15 83 29 65 57 .404 .504 .908 239 1 4 2
93 Hal Bevan 28 SLE PCL AAA CIN .322 116 409 370 47 119 16 2 13 55 0 1 29 26 .365 .481 .846 178 1 1 8
94 Lee Handley 24 SAN TL AA CHC .322 131 534 460 82 148 27 2 14 80 4 4 66 44 .407 .480 .887 221 2 3 3
95 Don Saner 25 NOR,MOB SOUA AA CLE .322 142 585 484 80 156 20 5 14 79 2 94 55 .435 .471 .906 228 3 3 1 5
96 Dick Smith 20 ODS,GRF SOPH,PION D,C LAD .322 122 547 457 114 147 27 17 20 115 18 77 117 .415 .586 1.002 268 10 2 3 8
97 James Stewart 24 ELM NYPL D PHI .322 64 202 65 11 1 6 .475 96
98 John Sullivan 18 ERI NYPL D DET .322 110 348 112 29 1 13 .523 182
99 Domingo Carrasquel 21 GRF PION C LAD .321 130 604 505 134 162 26 12 14 95 39 76 85 .417 .503 .920 254 6 13 2 8
100 Byron Hobbensiefken 20 GRI NESL D- KCA .321 45 131 42 10 5 3 .542 71

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