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1961 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 Tony Oliva 22 WYV APPY D- MIN .410 64 275 249 55 102 15 6 10 81 4 18 22 .447 .639 1.086 159 3 0 5
2 Aaron Pointer 19 SBY,HSN WCAR,AA D,AAA CHC .401 97 426 329 117 132 19 14 7 73 42 84 34 .527 .608 1.135 200 8 1 4
3 Gene Baker 36 BAT NYPL D PIT .387 53 195 155 48 60 12 0 8 45 6 2 36 22 .505 .619 1.125 96 2 1 1
4 Tommie Martz 19 HOB SOPH D PIT .387 98 444 354 117 137 18 5 4 36 49 4 84 38 .507 .500 1.007 177 2 4 0
5 Don Leppert 29 CLB IL AAA PIT .386 39 131 114 18 44 4 1 6 30 0 13 14 .450 .596 1.047 68 2 0 2 3
6 Kenneth Magown 18 JAM NYPL D DET .381 72 129 113 20 43 7 3 0 21 2 0 13 17 .441 .496 .937 56 0 2 1
7 Richard Jones 22 BLD APPY D- BAL .380 60 269 216 54 82 17 10 3 62 6 46 38 .483 .593 1.076 128 2 0 5
8 Dan Hagan 21 WYV APPY D- MIN .376 63 256 221 47 83 16 5 5 48 12 32 17 .453 .561 1.014 124 1 0 2
9 Bob Chance 20 ELP SOPH D SFG .371 118 503 442 107 164 29 4 16 96 9 1 58 82 .445 .563 1.009 249 2 0 1
10 Jorge Calvo 23 GTO MXCL C .368 117 501 418 98 154 31 9 29 130 19 16 68 40 .462 .694 1.156 290 9 1 5
11 Antulio Martinez 21 QUI MIDW D SFG .368 116 494 451 92 166 31 6 16 81 19 27 100 .416 .570 .986 257 12 1 3
12 Kenneth Barnhart 20 ABQ SOPH D KCA .365 98 366 296 62 108 24 6 6 76 2 2 61 51 .470 .547 1.017 162 1 4 4
13 Bill Oplinger 18 BLD APPY D- BAL .364 60 260 225 53 82 19 1 1 41 9 31 27 .444 .471 .915 106 2 1 1
14 Don Williams 23 REN CALL C LAD .363 136 613 542 132 197 32 4 18 97 13 4 66 73 .432 .537 .969 291 0 4 1
15 Francisco Coimbre 25 HOB,SHL SOPH,WCAR D PIT .362 40 189 152 52 55 7 5 8 49 7 1 34 19 .476 .618 1.094 94 0 2 1
16 Lou Brock 22 SCL NORL C CHC .361 128 567 501 117 181 33 6 14 82 38 56 105 .426 .535 .960 268 3 3 4
17 Domingo Carrasquel 23 GRF PION C LAD .361 130 582 504 115 182 32 11 12 89 27 7 70 71 .439 .540 .979 272 3 1 4
18 Costen Shockley 19 MGV PION C PHI .360 126 545 470 105 169 31 6 23 108 11 8 61 99 .442 .598 1.040 281 11 0 3
19 Royce McDaniel 22 KPT APPY D- PIT .357 68 316 244 67 87 23 2 2 36 7 66 41 .489 .492 .981 120 0 3 3
20 Luis Rodriguez 22 ABQ,VIS SOPH,CALL D,C KCA .357 110 452 401 96 143 22 11 12 89 12 3 40 51 .418 .556 .974 223 5 2 4
21 John Upham 19 BAK CALL C PHI .356 129 562 491 107 175 22 12 3 63 24 14 57 74 .427 .468 .895 230 5 7 2
22 Dick Bogard 24 SLM NORW B LAD .355 97 398 324 64 115 22 2 9 60 2 4 63 38 .461 .519 .979 168 4 3 4
23 Richard Haines 21 DMO IIIL B PHI .355 104 422 375 58 133 22 4 7 57 4 40 36 .420 .491 .911 184 4 1 2 1
24 Jim Ray Hart 19 FRE CALL C SFG .355 138 571 507 100 180 24 14 22 123 15 4 56 77 .421 .588 1.009 298 4 1 3
25 John Price 18 BLD APPY D- BAL .355 51 158 141 27 50 13 0 2 33 3 15 33 .420 .489 .910 69 1 1 0
26 Jose Calero 22 ELP SOPH D SFG .353 130 585 510 116 180 29 9 13 105 26 14 65 52 .426 .522 .947 266 4 0 6
27 Dick McAuliffe 21 DEN AA AAA DET .353 64 301 269 68 95 14 14 5 31 4 30 35 .418 .565 .983 152 0 2 0 3
28 Herb Plews 33 BIR,TTO SOUA,IL AA,AAA DET .352 101 366 332 58 117 15 2 0 43 0 30 39 .404 .410 .813 136 0 2 2 1
29 Jose Cardenal 17 ELP,EUG SOPH,NORW D,B SFG .351 137 647 527 159 185 40 7 35 108 64 21 109 97 .460 .653 1.113 344 3 1 7
30 Dick Nen 21 REN CALL C LAD .351 139 612 504 121 177 34 4 32 144 25 3 102 89 .458 .625 1.083 315 1 0 5
31 Charles Keller 21 BNG EL A NYY .349 139 572 464 104 162 38 17 19 104 1 95 102 .460 .627 1.087 291 6 0 7 9
32 Tony Perez 19 GEN NYPL D CIN .348 121 541 460 110 160 32 7 27 132 17 4 61 86 .432 .624 1.056 287 10 6 4
33 Paul Jernigan 20 WLO,JHN MIDW,EL D,A BOS .347 125 526 435 106 151 24 7 19 94 13 82 81 .445 .566 1.010 246 1 0 8 0
34 Merritt Ranew 23 LOU AA AAA MLN .347 63 191 176 20 61 15 0 0 18 1 14 26 .395 .432 .827 76 0 1 0 2
35 Ronald Henson 21 SHL,LXG WCAR D PIT .346 97 422 335 85 116 24 5 12 76 4 70 78 .472 .555 1.027 186 13 0 4
36 Don Saner 27 LRK,SLC SOUA,PCL AA,AAA BAL,CLE .346 122 508 407 77 141 27 3 5 52 6 84 46 .454 .464 .918 189 0 12 5 7
37 Art Lopez 24 HLN,AUB APPY,NYPL D-,D NYY .345 50 229 194 59 67 12 2 13 45 18 0 30 36 .438 .629 1.067 122 2 3 0
38 Carlos Pascual 30 FWB ALFL D MIN .345 81 316 275 58 95 18 1 16 68 5 0 31 17 .419 .593 1.012 163 6 1 3
39 Teolindo Acosta 23 CLM SALL A CIN .343 125 561 487 104 167 11 9 1 27 40 60 27 .423 .409 .832 199 8 6 0 4
40 Joe Ala 30 PCT PION C KCA,SFG .343 107 459 397 69 136 28 2 11 82 4 2 52 48 .421 .506 .928 201 5 1 4
41 Carlos Bernier 34 HAW,INA PCL,AA AAA KCA,CIN .343 146 602 481 96 165 19 6 21 96 23 10 107 65 .462 .538 1.000 259 4 4 6 0
42 Danny Cater 21 WPT EL A PHI .343 137 614 562 114 193 28 9 16 80 1 37 55 .382 .511 .893 287 2 7 6 1
43 Dave Hall 20 JHN,WLO EL,MIDW A,D BOS .342 123 521 479 80 164 34 5 26 118 5 30 69 .390 .597 .987 286 9 1 2 0
44 Joe Torre 20 LOU AA AAA MLN .342 27 119 111 18 38 8 2 3 24 0 6 9 .378 .532 .910 59 1 0 1 0
45 Jesus Rosales 21 SLP MXCL C .341 112 478 381 74 130 27 7 3 60 4 2 78 14 .450 .472 .923 180 5 5 9
46 Bill Drabble 23 HOB SOPH D PIT .340 51 126 106 22 36 7 1 2 27 0 0 15 21 .427 .481 .909 51 2 2 1
47 James Livesey 22 LEE FLOR D BAL .339 132 534 460 95 156 23 10 2 64 10 67 75 .424 .446 .869 205 2 3 2 0
48 Moe Morhardt 24 WEN NORW B CHC .339 120 500 416 78 141 27 6 18 90 5 4 78 62 .443 .563 1.005 234 2 1 3
49 Mike Ostrowski 20 SEL,ABQ ALFL,SOPH D CLE,KCA .339 40 140 115 20 39 4 1 0 17 4 1 20 19 .439 .391 .830 45 2 1 2
50 Luis Alcaraz 20 ART SOPH D LAD .338 122 557 477 126 161 24 5 21 100 11 4 73 82 .423 .541 .964 258 1 2 4
51 Purnal Goldy 23 BIR,DEN SOUA,AA AA,AAA DET .338 128 566 523 95 177 32 9 9 99 5 33 70 .381 .486 .866 254 5 1 4 4
52 Phil Linz 22 AMA,RMD TL,IL AA,AAA NYY .338 119 526 479 80 162 30 3 6 46 15 7 36 39 .384 .451 .835 216 1 8 2 1
53 Cesar Tovar 20 GEN NYPL D CIN .338 122 579 461 134 156 28 13 19 78 88 12 105 45 .470 .579 1.049 267 11 0 2
54 Thomas Newton 23 REA EL A CLE .337 76 235 205 33 69 17 1 6 42 1 23 21 .409 .517 .926 106 4 0 3 2
55 Alf Sommerstad 23 FWB ALFL D MIN .337 109 506 433 92 146 28 7 9 83 11 1 63 64 .422 .497 .919 215 3 4 3
56 Jesus Alou 19 EUG NORW B SFG .336 138 550 518 82 174 31 5 10 71 16 14 21 19 .368 .473 .841 245 6 4 1
57 Braxton Bailey 22 PNC,GRV ALFL,SALL D,A LAD .336 117 516 428 97 144 35 12 14 84 17 2 69 27 .433 .572 1.005 245 5 12 2 0
58 Joseph Christian 30 NVL SOUA AA MIN .336 146 632 545 99 183 35 9 9 85 2 78 72 .420 .483 .903 263 4 1 4 5
59 Lorenzo Lopez 20 GTO MXCL C .336 116 512 435 117 146 32 15 19 92 6 13 66 64 .421 .609 1.030 265 3 1 7
60 Joseph Pedrazzini 25 JHN EL A BOS .336 137 581 512 80 172 32 6 13 92 1 50 107 .401 .498 .899 255 10 3 6 2
61 Guadalupe Pedroza 30 LEO MXCL C .336 80 306 253 55 85 13 0 20 63 6 0 42 17 .430 .625 1.054 158 4 1 6
62 Wallace Cockrell 19 SAL APPY D- SFG .333 52 232 174 55 58 7 3 2 24 7 50 33 .494 .443 .936 77 6 1 1
63 Tony Frulio 24 SHV,TAC SOUA,PCL AA,AAA KCA,SFG .333 98 322 285 44 95 26 2 10 40 1 1 34 33 .407 .544 .951 155 2 0 1 0
64 Stan Palys 31 BIR SOUA AA DET .333 139 603 492 110 164 33 7 13 114 2 93 49 .436 .508 .944 250 5 2 11 10
65 Jim Rouse 21 LEE,ABD FLOR,NORL D,C BAL .333 109 452 403 70 134 28 7 6 61 1 40 48 .395 .481 .876 194 4 1 4 8
66 Dave Wissman 20 KPT,BAT APPY,NYPL D-,D PIT .333 70 332 273 72 91 20 5 10 71 13 53 29 .443 .553 .996 151 3 0 3
67 Dick Dietz 19 ELP SOPH D SFG .332 109 492 328 106 109 21 6 24 95 6 4 159 89 .551 .652 1.203 214 3 0 2
68 Leon Douglas 21 WVL NYPL D MLN .332 112 475 401 67 133 29 1 21 92 3 1 63 90 .424 .566 .990 227 4 3 4
69 Allen Erickson 23 QUI MIDW D SFG .332 66 257 217 35 72 10 0 10 51 1 31 29 .417 .516 .933 112 3 3 3
70 Harold Holland 28 OLE NYPL D BOS .332 78 271 235 64 78 18 0 19 54 0 0 26 16 .399 .651 1.050 153 4 0 6
71 Bob Johnson 25 ROC IL AAA BAL .332 91 391 352 66 117 18 5 16 65 5 32 33 .393 .548 .941 193 3 4 0 3
72 Ronald Paiva 23 PKA FLOR D MLN .332 87 283 256 36 85 14 0 0 38 1 19 34 .376 .387 .763 99 1 4 3 0
73 Louis Pannella 21 ART,PNC SOPH,ALFL D LAD .332 122 495 422 84 140 21 6 20 96 12 1 64 130 .423 .552 .975 233 4 3 2
74 Timothy Strickland 22 PKA FLOR D MLN .332 105 422 373 77 124 17 3 1 64 10 45 67 .404 .402 .806 150 1 1 2 5
75 Doug Clemens 22 TUL,SJN TL,IL AA,AAA STL .331 149 649 547 102 181 38 9 13 71 13 2 93 96 .428 .505 .932 276 1 6 2 2
76 Doc Edwards 24 SLC PCL AAA CLE .331 120 440 402 51 133 14 5 5 54 1 1 29 43 .378 .428 .806 172 4 1 4
77 Wayne Graham 25 CNG SOUA AA PHI .331 151 659 601 89 199 51 9 4 85 9 47 34 .382 .466 .848 280 4 5 2 7
78 Pete Rose 20 TAM FLOR D CIN .331 130 563 484 105 160 20 30 2 77 30 60 33 .403 .508 .911 246 5 5 9 4
79 Al Baker 24 DSU NORL C DET .330 111 519 427 95 141 21 8 8 55 12 80 31 .435 .473 .908 202 2 6 4
80 Ken Faulkner 22 CRL,SCL,WEN SOPH,NORL,NORW D,C,B CHC .330 123 503 394 98 130 13 4 8 95 19 5 97 40 .462 .444 .906 175 5 1 6
81 Kenneth Fruchter 20 CRL,MRT,WEN SOPH,APPY,NORW D,D-,B CHC .330 70 288 230 48 76 15 6 7 45 8 1 54 52 .462 .539 1.001 124 3 0 1
82 Jaime Favela 22 GTO,CYA MXCL C .328 119 545 466 105 153 27 9 23 113 20 10 62 46 .410 .573 .983 267 7 3 7
83 Jerry May 17 KPT APPY D- PIT .328 61 265 235 37 77 16 2 11 59 1 25 32 .389 .553 .942 130 1 0 4
84 Fred Walters 23 BAK CALL C PHI .328 118 452 338 71 111 14 3 24 102 11 5 100 60 .475 .601 1.075 203 3 1 10
85 Don Wert 22 DEN AA AAA DET .328 137 583 519 89 170 25 8 12 75 6 44 49 .379 .476 .855 247 4 8 8 4
86 Howie Bedell 25 LOU AA AAA MLN .327 134 629 593 82 194 31 15 4 63 11 24 34 .353 .450 .803 267 2 5 5 4
87 Donald Branson 22 ABD,TRI NORL,NORW C,B BAL .327 128 578 477 98 156 31 9 12 77 14 0 92 87 .438 .505 .943 241 3 5 1
88 Gary Dempsey 22 PNC,ATA ALFL,SOUA D,AA LAD .327 87 371 336 52 110 20 3 4 50 5 1 25 34 .373 .440 .813 148 1 6 3
89 George Kopacz 20 BOI PION C MLN .327 127 570 501 105 164 32 7 11 88 6 1 58 83 .402 .485 .887 243 7 0 4
90 Tommy McCraw 20 IDF PION C CHW .327 115 505 446 84 146 27 10 11 96 22 4 46 62 .398 .507 .904 226 8 2 3
91 Mack Jones 22 LOU AA AAA MLN .326 97 430 377 71 123 15 10 11 61 6 40 92 .397 .507 .904 191 5 7 1 3
92 Rick Joseph 21 SPF EL A SFG .326 130 559 509 98 166 23 11 11 86 4 40 66 .379 .479 .858 244 5 2 3 5
93 Hector Cardenas 19 DBQ MIDW D CLE .325 120 501 453 91 147 22 3 16 85 7 42 56 .384 .492 .876 223 2 3 1
94 Jack Hiatt 18 SVL WCAR D LAA .325 96 390 332 63 108 20 4 3 69 13 44 23 .408 .437 .845 145 6 3 5
95 Manny Jimenez 22 VAN PCL AAA MLN .325 111 470 415 71 135 26 1 17 76 2 0 29 33 .389 .516 .905 214 17 5 4
96 Bobby Sanders 23 MGV PION C PHI .325 126 557 453 113 147 18 3 40 118 16 5 91 109 .433 .642 1.076 291 2 3 8
97 Ted Savage 24 BFL IL AAA PHI .325 149 650 547 111 178 29 4 24 65 31 96 115 .427 .525 .952 287 2 4 1 4
98 Michael Strickland 22 PNC ALFL D LAD .325 117 558 434 103 141 35 6 4 34 28 10 111 73 .467 .461 .927 200 7 3 3
99 Hector Valle 20 REN CALL C LAD .325 116 468 403 70 131 18 1 7 71 8 1 51 50 .397 .427 .824 172 3 2 9
100 Franklin DeMoss 24 SCL NORL C CHC .324 40 149 136 17 44 7 1 0 22 3 6 18 .367 .390 .757 53 4 2 1

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