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1883 Register Batting Leaders

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Batting Leaders
Rk Name Age Tm Lg Lev BA Aff G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1Tom O'Brien23BL2,TRE,WMTAA,ISASMLB,N/A.406BAL5514313833568505.427.536.96374
2Dan Brouthers25BFNNLMLB.374BUF984414258515941173971617.397.572.969243
3Roger Connor25NY1NLMLB.357NYG984344098014628151502516.394.506.900207
4Ed Swartwood24PT1AAMLB.357PIT9443741286147248325.394.476.869196
5Henry Boyle22REAISASN/A.3566426155931421.437114
6Jake Goodman29TREISASN/A.35665284421012220.447127
7Henry Larkin23REAISASN/A.3546223758842020.456108
8Barney McLaughlin21PVLISASN/A.3546826851951231.433116
9Marshall Quinton31TREISASN/A.345572614890850.414108
10Pete Browning22LS2AAMLB.338LOU8438135895121159423.378.464.842166
11John Harkins24TREISASN/A.3386624053811231.425102
12George Gore29CHNNLMLB.334CHC924193921051313092522713.377.472.849185
13Jack Burdock31BSNNLMLB.330BSN96414400801322785881435.353.475.828190
14Harry Jacoby--REAISASN/A.328381312843800.38951
15Jim O'Rourke32BFNNLMLB.328BUF944514361021432981381513.350.438.788191
16Fred Dunlap24CL2NLMLB.326CLV93418396811293424372221.361.452.813179
17Ezra Sutton33BSNNLMLB.324BSN9443141410113428153731712.350.486.836201
18Ike Benners27WMTISASN/A.3216324638791581.459113
19John Morrill28BSNNLMLB.319BSN974194048312933166681568.344.525.868212
20Patrick Gillespie31NY1NLMLB.314NYG98420411641292312162927.329.436.764179
21Jim Clinton32BL2AAMLB.313BAL9442639969125168027.357.393.750157
22Dave Rowe28BL2AAMLB.313BAL59258256408011602.318.402.720103
23John Reilly24CN2AAMLB.311CIN9844643710313621149799.325.485.810212
24Hardy Richardson28BFNNLMLB.311BUF92421399731243471562220.347.439.785175
25Mike Moynahan27PH4AAMLB.310PHA9543140090124181016731.360.413.772165
26Fred Carroll18REAISASN/A.309461782955430.36565
27Cap Anson31CHNNLMLB.308CHC9843141370127365068189.336.419.755173
28Emil Gross25PHINLMLB.307PHI5724323139712571251218.342.489.831113
29Charlie Bennett28DTNNLMLB.305DTN92397371561133475552659.350.474.825176
30Jack Farrell25PRONLMLB.305PRO954354209212824113611521.329.436.764183
31Tom Mansell28DTN,SL4NL,AAMLB.305DTN-STL6225824345741220341513.345.370.71590
32Candy Nelson34NY4AAMLB.305NYP9744841775127196031.353.379.732158
33Harry Stovey26PH4AAMLB.304PHA94448421110128316146627.346.506.852213
34Buck Ewing23NY1NLMLB.303NYG8839637690114111310412014.338.481.820181
35George Wood24DTNNLMLB.302DTN994664418113326115472537.339.444.784196
36Jocko Milligan21PVLISASN/A.3006730757922391.443136
37Ed Morris20REA,SFRISAS,CALLN/A.3004620044601150.40581
38Hick Carpenter27CN2AAMLB.299CIN954544359913018434019.328.379.708165
39Paul Hines28PRONLMLB.299PRO97460442941323244451823.326.416.742184
40Abner Dalrymple25CHNNLMLB.298CHC80374363781082442371129.318.402.720146
41Tom Burns26CHNNLMLB.294CHC97418405691193772671331.316.435.750176
42Charlie Comiskey23SL4AAMLB.294STL964124018711817926411.313.397.710159
43Charley Jones31CN2AAMLB.294CIN90411391841151512108020.328.471.799184
44Jack Gleason28LS2,SL4AAMLB.293LOU-STL9341838971114114229.342.357.699139
45Fred Warner28CAM,PHIISAS,NLN/A,MLB.293PHI742882834883175013521.306.389.694110
46Orator Shafer31BFNNLMLB.292BUF95428401671171130412739.336.334.671134
47Deacon White35BFNNLMLB.292BUF94414391621141450472318.331.353.684138
48Ed Whiting23LS2AAMLB.292LOU58249240357016429.317.417.734100
49Jack O'Brien23PH4AAMLB.290PHA9441539074113141007025.333.377.709147
50Jack Glasscock25CL2NLMLB.287CLV96396383671101960461323.311.368.679141
51Bill Gleason24SL4AAMLB.287STL984404258112221924215.311.393.704167
52Arthur Irwin25PRONLMLB.286PRO98418406671162270441238.306.374.681152
53Hugh Nicol25SL4AAMLB.285STL943863687310513303918.319.337.656124
54Lee Richmond26PRONLMLB.284PRO492091944155861191519.335.402.73778
55Joe Start40PRONLMLB.284PRO87392370631051671572216.324.373.697138
56Henry Moore21REAISASN/A.283351523343510.32950
57Old Hoss Radbourn28PRONLMLB.283PRO89395381591081133481416.309.352.661134
58John Richmond28CL5AAMLB.283COL924103856310978025.327.343.670132
59Jimmy Knowles26PVLISASN/A.282713055886943.367112
60Jim Halpin19REAISASN/A.281562243263430.32673
61Edgar Smith21BKN,PRO,PHIISAS,NLN/A,MLB.281PRO-PHI431781783850760202.281.388.66969
62Jim Whitney25BSNNLMLB.281BSN964344097811527105572529.323.433.755177
63Fred Lewis24SL4,PHIAA,NLMLB.279STL-PHI8737436958103154151513.289.350.638129
64Joe Hornung26BSNNLMLB.278BSN984544461071242513866854.291.446.737199
65Jack Rowe26BFNNLMLB.278BUF87389374651041871381514.306.372.678139
66Joe Sommer24CN2AAMLB.278CIN97433413791155735220.312.346.658143
67John Farrow29BKNISASN/A.276391852651610.31959
68Ned Williamson25CHNNLMLB.276CHC98424402831114952592248.314.438.751176
69Monk Cline25HRBISASN/A.275733247389940.327106
70Jerry Denny24PRONLMLB.275PRO9840239373108268855948.291.443.734174
71Tom Brown22CL5AAMLB.274COL974404206911512753220.307.371.678156
72Phil Baker26BL2AAMLB.273BAL2812912122332118.318.331.64840
73Gid Gardner24BL2,CAMAA,ISASMLB,N/A.273BAL672782604871126118.320.377.69798
74Martin Powell27DTNNLMLB.273DTN101449421761151751482823.318.344.663145
75Cub Stricker24PH4AAMLB.273PHA8934933067908014019.312.306.618101
76Steve Brady31NY4AAMLB.271NYP9744343269117126011.289.326.615141
77Guy Hecker27LS2AAMLB.271LOU81344332599066112.297.334.631111
78Sam Wise25BSNNLMLB.271BSN96419406731102574581374.294.397.690161
79Curry Foley27BFNNLMLB.270BUF2311511123305306412.296.369.66541
80John O'Rourke33NY4AAMLB.270NYP773363154985195221.315.381.696120
81Oscar Walker29BKNISASN/A.269733166385851.335106
82Blondie Purcell29PHINLMLB.268PHI97438425701142051321326.290.346.636147
83Jack Manning29PHINLMLB.267PHI98440420601123150372037.300.364.664153
84Charlie Bastian25TREISASN/A.266672525067621.31780
85Dennis Casey25HRBISASN/A.266753235286552.331107
86Cliff Carroll23PRONLMLB.265PRO582422383763123120428.277.353.63084
87Silver Flint27CHNNLMLB.265CHC853353325788234032369.272.358.630119
88Bill Crowley26PH4,CL2AA,NLMLB.263PHA-CLV3414113719369302147.284.372.65651
89Joe Gerhardt28LS2AAMLB.263LOU783333195684119014.294.354.649113
90Jackie Hayes22PT1AAMLB.262PIT853663514192235315.292.382.674134
91Jerry McCormick21BL2AAMLB.262BAL933913894010216602.266.334.600130
92Pop Smith26CL5AAMLB.262COL97427405821061417422.300.410.710166
93Chicken Wolf21LS2AAMLB.262LOU983943895910217915.272.360.631140
94Billy Taylor28PT1AAMLB.260PIT83378369439613729.278.350.627129
95Tom York32CL2NLMLB.260CLV10041838156992952463755.325.378.703144
96John Doyle25BKNISASN/A.259321472538510.30645
97Pete Hotaling26CL2NLMLB.259CLV100429417541082080301231.280.345.625144
98Charles Alcott26PVLISASN/A.2586023328601131.34380
99Fred Corey28PH4AAMLB.258PHA71310298457716214012.287.336.623100
100Bob Ferguson38PHINLMLB.258PHI863473293985920271821.297.298.59598

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