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1974 American League Batting Leaders

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Rk Name Age Tm Lev G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Rod Carew 28 MIN MLB 153 690 599 86 218 30 5 3 55 38 16 74 49 .364 .433 .446 .879 267 17 1 13 3 9
2 Mike Hargrove* 24 TEX MLB 131 477 415 57 134 18 6 4 66 0 0 49 42 .323 .395 .424 .819 176 11 4 4 5 4
3 Jorge Orta 23 CHA MLB 139 578 525 73 166 31 2 10 67 9 5 40 88 .316 .365 .440 .805 231 8 3 6 4 1
4 Ron Blomberg 25 NYA MLB 90 301 264 39 82 11 2 10 48 2 1 29 33 .311 .375 .481 .856 127 5 2 0 6 2
5 Hal McRae 28 KCA MLB 148 607 539 71 167 36 4 15 88 11 8 54 68 .310 .375 .475 .850 256 12 5 5 4 6
6 Lou Piniella 30 NYA MLB 140 567 518 71 158 26 0 9 70 1 8 32 58 .305 .341 .407 .748 211 18 2 4 11 7
7 Elliott Maddox 26 NYA MLB 137 550 466 75 141 26 2 3 45 6 5 69 48 .303 .395 .386 .781 180 11 4 8 3 4
8 Lenny Randle 25 TEX MLB 151 573 520 65 157 17 4 1 49 26 17 29 43 .302 .338 .356 .693 185 10 2 16 6 2
9 Dick Allen 32 CHA MLB 128 525 462 84 139 23 1 32 88 7 1 57 89 .301 .375 .563 .938 260 16 1 0 5 9
10 Jeff Burroughs 23 TEX MLB 152 662 554 84 167 33 2 25 118 2 3 91 104 .301 .397 .504 .901 279 17 5 0 12 12
11 Carl Yastrzemski 34 BOS MLB 148 633 515 93 155 25 2 15 79 12 7 104 48 .301 .414 .445 .859 229 12 3 0 11 16
12 Carlton Fisk 26 BOS MLB 52 216 187 36 56 12 1 11 26 5 1 24 23 .299 .383 .551 .934 103 5 2 2 1 2
13 Willie Horton 31 DET MLB 72 263 238 32 71 8 1 15 47 0 1 21 36 .298 .361 .529 .891 126 6 3 0 1 3
14 Bill Freehan 32 DET MLB 130 502 445 58 132 17 5 18 60 2 0 42 44 .297 .361 .479 .840 213 12 5 6 4 2
15 Tommy McCraw* 33 CAL,CLE MLB 101 252 231 38 68 16 0 6 34 2 2 17 24 .294 .343 .442 .784 102 7 1 1 2 2
16 Joe Rudi 27 OAK MLB 158 639 593 73 174 39 4 22 99 2 3 34 92 .293 .334 .484 .818 287 10 5 2 5 6
17 Ken Henderson 28 CHA MLB 162 680 602 76 176 35 5 20 95 12 7 66 112 .292 .360 .467 .827 281 16 2 2 8 9
18 Cesar Tovar 33 TEX MLB 138 629 562 78 164 24 6 4 58 13 9 47 33 .292 .354 .377 .731 212 3 9 8 3 0
19 Oscar Gamble 24 CLE MLB 135 509 454 74 132 16 4 19 59 5 6 48 51 .291 .363 .469 .833 213 7 5 0 2 10
20 Tony Muser* 26 CHA MLB 103 218 206 16 60 5 1 1 18 1 4 6 22 .291 .313 .340 .653 70 6 1 4 1 0
21 Bert Campaneris 32 OAK MLB 134 587 527 77 153 18 8 2 41 34 15 47 81 .290 .347 .366 .713 193 6 0 11 2 2
22 Tommy Davis 35 BAL MLB 158 673 626 67 181 20 1 11 84 6 2 34 49 .289 .325 .377 .702 236 20 3 3 7 9
23 Reggie Jackson* 28 OAK MLB 148 604 506 90 146 25 1 29 93 25 5 86 105 .289 .391 .514 .905 260 8 4 0 8 20
24 Brooks Robinson 37 BAL MLB 153 622 553 46 159 27 0 7 59 2 0 56 47 .288 .353 .374 .728 207 14 3 5 5 13
25 Alex Johnson 31 TEX,NYA MLB 124 514 481 60 138 15 3 5 43 20 9 28 62 .287 .331 .362 .693 174 17 4 1 0 4
26 Larry Hisle 27 MIN MLB 143 576 510 68 146 20 7 19 79 12 6 48 112 .286 .353 .465 .818 237 14 8 4 6 5
27 John Ellis 25 CLE MLB 128 513 477 58 136 23 6 10 64 1 2 32 53 .285 .330 .421 .751 201 16 1 1 2 3
28 Tony Oliva 35 MIN MLB 127 494 459 43 131 16 2 13 57 0 1 27 31 .285 .325 .414 .739 190 14 2 2 4 11
29 Mickey Rivers* 25 CAL MLB 118 518 466 69 133 19 11 3 31 30 13 39 47 .285 .341 .393 .734 183 6 1 11 1 0
30 Claudell Washington* 19 OAK MLB 73 237 221 16 63 10 5 0 19 6 8 13 44 .285 .326 .376 .702 83 6 1 1 1 1
31 Rick Burleson 23 BOS MLB 114 415 384 36 109 22 0 4 44 3 3 21 34 .284 .320 .372 .693 143 13 2 3 5 0
32 Amos Otis 27 KCA MLB 146 632 552 87 157 31 9 12 73 18 5 58 67 .284 .348 .438 .786 242 16 2 8 12 4
33 Steve Brye 25 MIN MLB 135 521 488 52 138 32 1 2 41 1 3 22 59 .283 .319 .365 .683 178 12 5 3 3 1
34 Don Money 27 MIL MLB 159 709 629 85 178 32 3 15 65 19 6 62 80 .283 .346 .415 .761 261 11 2 10 6 5
35 George Brett 21 KCA MLB 133 486 457 49 129 21 5 2 47 8 5 21 38 .282 .313 .363 .676 166 9 0 6 2 3
36 Dwight Evans 22 BOS MLB 133 514 463 60 130 19 8 10 70 4 4 38 77 .281 .335 .421 .756 195 9 2 6 5 2
37 Pat Kelly* 29 CHA MLB 122 476 424 60 119 16 3 4 21 18 11 46 58 .281 .354 .361 .715 153 10 2 4 0 0
38 George Scott 30 MIL MLB 158 672 604 74 170 36 2 17 82 9 9 59 90 .281 .345 .432 .777 261 25 3 0 6 5
39 Steve Braun 26 MIN MLB 129 516 453 53 127 12 1 8 40 4 4 56 51 .280 .361 .364 .726 165 6 2 4 1 4
40 George Hendrick 24 CLE MLB 139 534 495 65 138 23 1 19 67 6 4 33 73 .279 .322 .444 .767 220 17 1 0 5 4
41 Jim Spencer* 26 TEX MLB 118 384 352 36 98 11 4 7 44 1 2 22 27 .278 .323 .392 .715 138 8 3 3 4 3
42 Vada Pinson* 35 KCA MLB 115 436 406 46 112 18 2 6 41 21 5 21 45 .276 .312 .374 .686 152 6 2 3 4 4
43 Eric Soderholm 25 MIN MLB 141 524 464 63 128 18 3 10 51 7 3 48 68 .276 .349 .392 .741 182 14 5 5 2 1
44 Cecil Cooper* 24 BOS MLB 121 454 414 55 114 24 1 8 43 2 5 32 74 .275 .327 .396 .724 164 3 1 5 2 3
45 Roy White 30 NYA MLB 136 555 473 68 130 19 8 7 43 15 6 67 44 .275 .367 .393 .761 186 7 4 8 3 5
46 Bucky Dent 22 CHA MLB 154 552 496 55 136 15 3 5 45 3 4 28 48 .274 .316 .347 .662 172 9 3 23 2 0
47 Bobby Murcer 28 NYA MLB 156 679 606 69 166 25 4 10 88 14 5 57 59 .274 .332 .378 .710 229 11 2 2 12 10
48 Morris Nettles* 22 CAL MLB 56 193 175 27 48 4 0 0 8 20 11 16 38 .274 .335 .297 .632 52 3 0 2 0 0
49 Don Baylor 25 BAL MLB 137 549 489 66 133 22 1 10 59 29 12 43 56 .272 .341 .382 .723 187 10 10 3 4 6
50 Joe Lahoud* 27 CAL MLB 127 377 325 46 88 16 3 13 44 4 5 47 57 .271 .367 .458 .825 149 6 3 1 1 3
51 Cookie Rojas 35 KCA MLB 144 590 542 52 147 17 1 6 60 8 4 30 43 .271 .309 .339 .649 184 24 3 8 7 4
52 Charlie Spikes 23 CLE MLB 155 612 568 63 154 23 1 22 80 10 7 34 100 .271 .319 .431 .750 245 15 7 0 3 2
53 Jim Wohlford 23 KCA MLB 143 549 501 55 136 16 7 2 44 16 13 39 74 .271 .327 .343 .670 172 10 3 4 2 3
54 Bruce Bochte* 23 CAL MLB 57 221 196 24 53 4 1 5 26 6 3 18 23 .270 .332 .378 .709 74 6 1 4 2 0
55 Jack Brohamer 24 CLE MLB 101 350 315 33 85 11 1 2 30 2 1 26 22 .270 .329 .330 .660 104 4 3 4 2 0
56 Ben Oglivie* 25 DET MLB 92 289 252 28 68 11 3 4 29 12 3 34 38 .270 .353 .385 .738 97 5 0 0 3 6
57 Jesus Alou 32 OAK MLB 96 232 220 13 59 8 0 2 15 0 0 5 9 .268 .288 .332 .620 73 9 2 3 2 1
58 Tony Solaita* 27 KCA MLB 96 277 239 31 64 12 0 7 30 0 3 35 70 .268 .361 .406 .767 97 2 1 0 2 5
59 Juan Beniquez 24 BOS MLB 106 423 389 60 104 14 3 5 33 19 11 25 61 .267 .313 .357 .670 139 9 1 7 1 2
60 Rico Petrocelli 31 BOS MLB 129 509 454 53 121 23 1 15 76 1 0 48 74 .267 .336 .421 .757 191 11 2 0 5 4
61 Leroy Stanton 28 CAL MLB 118 464 415 48 111 21 2 11 62 10 8 33 107 .267 .325 .407 .733 169 9 5 6 5 3
62 Doug Griffin 27 BOS MLB 93 349 312 35 83 12 4 0 33 2 8 28 21 .266 .329 .330 .660 103 7 2 6 1 3
63 Boog Powell 32 BAL MLB 110 402 344 37 91 13 1 12 45 0 1 52 58 .265 .358 .413 .771 142 15 0 3 3 10
64 Bobby Darwin 31 MIN MLB 152 630 575 67 152 13 7 25 94 1 3 37 127 .264 .322 .442 .764 254 12 14 0 4 2
65 Bobby Grich 25 BAL MLB 160 707 582 92 153 29 6 19 82 17 11 90 117 .263 .376 .431 .807 251 15 20 7 8 6
66 Buddy Bell 22 CLE MLB 116 471 423 51 111 15 1 7 46 1 3 35 29 .262 .322 .352 .674 149 14 3 8 2 1
67 Al Kaline 39 DET MLB 147 630 558 71 146 28 2 13 64 2 2 65 75 .262 .337 .389 .726 217 12 1 1 5 2
68 Sandy Alomar 30 NYA,CAL MLB 122 356 333 47 87 8 1 1 28 8 4 16 33 .261 .293 .300 .594 100 7 0 5 2 0
69 Paul Blair 30 BAL MLB 151 615 552 77 144 27 4 17 62 27 9 43 59 .261 .313 .417 .730 230 11 2 11 7 0
70 Jim Fregosi 32 TEX MLB 78 253 230 31 60 5 0 12 34 0 1 22 41 .261 .324 .439 .763 101 11 0 0 1 4
71 Rick Miller* 26 BOS MLB 114 323 280 41 73 8 1 5 22 13 2 37 47 .261 .347 .350 .697 98 4 0 6 0 2
72 Thurman Munson 27 NYA MLB 144 571 517 64 135 19 2 13 60 2 0 44 66 .261 .316 .381 .697 197 14 1 1 8 12
73 Bobby Valentine 24 CAL MLB 117 414 371 39 97 10 3 3 39 8 5 25 25 .261 .308 .329 .637 122 7 3 8 7 0
74 Denny Doyle 30 CAL MLB 147 548 511 47 133 19 2 1 34 6 7 25 49 .260 .295 .311 .606 159 7 1 9 2 2
75 Toby Harrah 25 TEX MLB 161 639 573 79 149 23 2 21 74 15 14 50 65 .260 .319 .417 .736 239 14 2 8 6 2
76 Ron LeFlore 26 DET MLB 59 272 254 37 66 8 1 2 13 23 9 13 58 .260 .301 .323 .624 82 3 3 0 2 0
77 Gene Michael 36 NYA MLB 81 193 177 19 46 9 0 0 13 0 0 14 24 .260 .313 .311 .623 55 6 0 1 1 0
78 Bill North 26 OAK MLB 149 630 543 79 141 20 5 4 33 54 26 69 86 .260 .347 .337 .684 183 9 5 11 2 1
79 Ed Herrmann 27 CHA MLB 107 388 367 32 95 13 1 10 39 1 0 16 49 .259 .288 .381 .669 140 13 0 2 3 6
80 John Doherty* 22 CAL MLB 74 236 223 20 57 14 1 3 15 2 1 8 13 .256 .280 .368 .648 82 3 0 4 1 1
81 Chris Chambliss 25 NYA,CLE MLB 127 499 467 46 119 20 3 6 50 0 1 28 48 .255 .296 .349 .645 163 10 0 2 2 2
82 Tom Grieve 26 TEX MLB 84 288 259 30 66 10 4 9 32 0 0 20 48 .255 .311 .429 .740 111 9 2 5 2 1
83 Gary Sutherland 29 DET MLB 149 652 619 60 157 20 1 5 49 1 3 26 37 .254 .282 .313 .596 194 17 0 4 3 1
84 Earl Williams 25 BAL MLB 118 471 413 47 105 16 0 14 52 0 2 40 79 .254 .327 .395 .722 163 10 7 6 5 3
85 John Briggs* 30 MIL MLB 154 628 554 72 140 30 8 17 73 9 7 71 102 .253 .337 .428 .764 237 8 0 1 2 2
86 Ellie Rodriguez 28 CAL MLB 140 485 395 48 100 20 0 7 36 4 5 69 56 .253 .373 .357 .730 141 10 9 8 4 6
87 Bill Sharp* 24 CHA MLB 100 358 320 45 81 13 2 4 24 0 3 25 37 .253 .309 .344 .652 110 9 2 8 3 2
88 Glenn Borgmann 24 MIN MLB 128 396 345 33 87 8 1 3 45 2 1 39 44 .252 .323 .307 .630 106 9 1 3 8 0
89 Dave Chalk 23 CAL MLB 133 515 465 44 117 9 3 5 31 10 10 30 57 .252 .304 .316 .620 147 18 7 9 4 1
90 Fran Healy 27 KCA MLB 139 514 445 59 112 24 2 9 53 16 8 62 73 .252 .343 .375 .718 167 12 1 4 2 1
91 Bob Montgomery 30 BOS MLB 88 277 254 26 64 10 0 4 38 3 0 13 50 .252 .287 .339 .625 86 9 1 5 4 1
92 Jim Mason 23 NYA MLB 152 487 440 41 110 18 6 5 37 1 2 35 87 .250 .302 .352 .654 155 6 0 7 5 1
93 Danny Thompson 27 MIN MLB 97 296 264 25 66 6 1 4 25 1 1 22 29 .250 .311 .326 .637 86 15 2 7 1 0
94 Robin Yount 18 MIL MLB 107 364 344 48 86 14 5 3 26 7 7 12 46 .250 .276 .346 .622 119 4 1 5 2 0
95 Bernie Carbo 26 BOS MLB 117 402 338 40 84 20 0 12 61 4 3 58 90 .249 .364 .414 .778 140 9 4 1 1 7
96 Carlos May 26 CHA MLB 149 604 551 66 137 19 2 8 58 8 9 46 76 .249 .306 .334 .640 184 9 1 2 4 3
97 Jim Sundberg 23 TEX MLB 132 449 368 45 91 13 3 3 36 2 4 62 61 .247 .354 .323 .678 119 16 0 17 2 0
98 Mario Guerrero 24 BOS MLB 93 304 284 18 70 6 2 0 23 3 1 13 22 .246 .282 .282 .564 80 12 2 3 2 0
99 Graig Nettles 29 NYA MLB 155 638 566 74 139 21 1 22 75 1 0 59 75 .246 .316 .403 .718 228 9 3 1 9 8
100 Tim Johnson 24 MIL MLB 93 265 245 25 60 7 7 0 25 4 3 11 48 .245 .278 .331 .609 81 2 1 6 2 1

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