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1877 Register Batting Leaders

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1Deacon White29BSNNLMLB.387BSN5927426651103141124983.405.545.950145
2John Cassidy22HARNLMLB.378HAR60254251439510502733.386.458.844115
3Cal McVey27CHNNLMLB.368CHC60274266589897036811.387.455.842121
4Jim O'Rourke26BSNNLMLB.362BSN612852656896144023209.407.445.852118
5Cap Anson25CHNNLMLB.337CHC59264255528619103293.360.420.779107
6Joe Start34HARNLMLB.332HAR6027727155903612162.347.399.745108
7Levi Meyerle27CN1,PLANL,LGALMLB,N/A.327CIN2710710711357201504.327.430.75746
8George Hall28LS1NLMLB.323LOU6128126953871580261219.352.439.791118
9Jimmy Hallinan28CHN,CN1NLMLB.321CHC-CIN3516716235525201853.341.377.71861
10John Clapp25SL3NLMLB.318STL6026325547816603486.338.388.72799
11Jack Manning23CN1NLMLB.317CIN57257252478016703656.331.437.767110
12John Peters27CHNNLMLB.317CHC60266265458410304117.320.377.697100
13Chub Sullivan21CLB,CN1INTA,NLN/A,MLB.314CIN301221211838100410.320.322.64239
14Charley Jones25CN1,CHNNLMLB.313CIN-CHC57255240537512102381525.353.471.824113
15Mike Dorgan23SL3,SYRNL,LGALMLB,N/A.308STL60275266458297023913.331.395.726105
16Joe Gerhardt22LS1NLMLB.304LOU5925525041766513558.318.380.69895
17John Morrill22BSNNLMLB.302BSN61248242477351028615.319.331.64980
18Lip Pike32CN1NLMLB.298CIN58271262457812442397.321.420.741110
19Ezra Sutton27BSNNLMLB.292BSN582572534374106039410.304.379.68396
20Jumbo Latham24LS1NLMLB.291LOU59283278428110602256.304.371.674103
21Andy Leonard31BSNNLMLB.287BSN5827727246785002755.300.305.60583
22Orator Shafer25LS1NLMLB.285LOU61269260387495334917.309.392.701102
23Tom York26HARNLMLB.283HAR562402374367167137311.292.422.714100
24Bill Crowley20LS1NLMLB.282LOU61242238306793123413.293.357.65185
25Paul Hines22CHNNLMLB.280CHC60262261447311702318.282.375.65898
26Tim Murnane26BSNNLMLB.279BSN3514614023397111567.308.364.67351
27Bob Addy35CN1NLMLB.278CIN5725124527682303165.295.310.60576
28Harry Schafer30BSNNLMLB.277BSN3314114120395201307.277.340.61748
29George Wright30BSNNLMLB.276BSN612992905880151035915.298.334.63297
30Jim Devlin28LS1NLMLB.269LOU61275268387263127727.287.325.61287
31Bill Hague25LS1NLMLB.266LOU59270263387071124718.285.312.59782
32Bill Craver33LS1NLMLB.265LOU57243238336352029511.280.303.58272
33Dave Eggler28CHN,PLANL,LGALMLB,N/A.265CHC3313713620363002015.270.287.55739
34Davy Force27SL3NLMLB.262STL582362252459530221115.297.311.60870
35Jack Burdock25HARNLMLB.260HAR5827927735726009216.265.282.54778
36Jack Remsen27SL3NLMLB.260STL3312712314323401343.283.350.63343
37Pop Snyder22LS1NLMLB.258LOU61251248236472228314.267.327.59481
38Bob Ferguson32HARNLMLB.256HAR58257254406572035310.265.299.56476
39Al Spalding26CHNNLMLB.256CHC60257254296576035316.265.331.59584
40Tom Carey30HARNLMLB.255HAR6027427438703212009.255.292.54780
41Jim Holdsworth26HARNLMLB.254HAR5526226026665202028.260.288.54875
42Lew Brown19BSNNLMLB.253BSN582272212756128131633.273.394.66787
43Mike McGeary26SL3NLMLB.252STL5726025835653202026.258.279.53772
44George Bradley24CHN,LONNL,INTAMLB,N/A.233CHC75302296406975012619.248.291.53986
45Art Croft22SL3NLMLB.232STL54221220235152027115.235.273.50860
46Tommy Bond21BSNNLMLB.228BSN61260259325943030115.231.266.49769
47John Glenn27CHNNLMLB.228CHC50210202314661020816.257.267.52454
48Terry Larkin21HARNLMLB.228HAR58233228285265118523.245.311.55671
49Mike Burke23CLB,LONINTAN/A.225231021623000.22523
50Bill Harbridge22HARNLMLB.222HAR411701671837520836.235.275.51146
51Joe Blong23SL3NLMLB.216STL58222218174783013422.230.280.51061
52Harry Smith21CHN,CN1NLMLB.215CHC-CIN3413513011283106511.244.254.49833
53Joe Battin23SL3NLMLB.199STL57232226284537122617.220.288.50765
54Candy Cummings28CN1,LYNNL,INTAMLB,N/A.196CIN28111107721120446.225.243.46826
55Will Foley21CN1NLMLB.190CIN56220216234151018413.205.222.42748
56Herman Dehlman25SL3NLMLB.185STL32126119242240011721.230.218.44926
57Amos Booth28CN1NLMLB.172CIN441691571627210131210.231.197.42831
58Tricky Nichols26SL3NLMLB.167STL5118918622314209315.180.210.39039
59Doug Allison30HARNLMLB.148HAR291181151417200637.169.165.33519
60Scott Hastings29CN1,GUENL,INTAMLB,N/A.140CIN28103100914100336.165.150.31515

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