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1884 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
1Fred Dunlap25SLUUAMLB.412SLM1014784491601853981329.448.6211.069279
2John Coogan--NWKELN/A.37584341951281782.490167
3Orator Shafer32SLUUAMLB.360SLM1064974671301684010230.398.501.899234
4King Kelly26CHNNLMLB.354CHC10849845212016028513954624.414.524.938237
5Dave Orr24NY4AAMLB.354NYP11046445882162321391125.362.539.9012471
6Jim O'Rourke33BFNNLMLB.347BUF1085024671191623375633517.392.480.872224
7Ezra Sutton34BSNNLMLB.346BSN1104974681021622873612922.384.455.839213
8Jake Goodman30LNCELN/A.3456026152902422.475124
9Buster Hoover21PHU,PHIUA,NLMLB.341PHK-PHI733333178210821814169.372.467.839148
10John Reilly25CN2AAMLB.339CIN105467448114152241911915.366.551.91824714
11Fred Carl25YOR,YWREL,KEYAN/A.338331514151510.38458
12Pete Browning23LS2AAMLB.336LOU10346244710115033844713.357.472.8292112
13Henry Moore22WSUUAMLB.336WHS11148046177155235119.363.414.777191
14George Pierce--YOR,YWREL,KEYAN/A.3363315230511031.46170
15Cap Anson32CHNNLMLB.335CHC112504475108159303211022913.373.543.916258
16Dan Brouthers26BFNNLMLB.327BUF9443139882130221514793320.378.563.941224
17Dennis Casey26WMT,BL2,WILEL,AA,UAN/A,MLB.326BAL-WIL9643242784139241055.333.464.7971980
18Harry Stovey27PH4AAMLB.326PHA1044784481241462223108326.368.545.9132444
19Deacon White36BFNNLMLB.325BUF1104844528214716115743213.370.442.812200
20Jack Gleason29SLUUAMLB.324SLM9241839590128302423.361.441.802174
21Billy Taylor29SLU,PH4UA,AAMLB.323SLM-PHA73307297529629339.345.471.8171401
22Walt Walker24MNE,DTNNWES,NLN/A,MLB.323DTN391581583151400000.323.348.67155
23Oyster Burns19WMT,BL2,WILEL,AA,UAN/A,MLB.322BAL-WIL98437426141137112217238.339.570.9092433
24Elmer Cleveland21CNU,OILUA,IAOAMLB,N/A.322COR2911911524379204.345.435.77950
25Thomas Gorman24KCUUAMLB.321KCC2511010622344204.345.396.74242
26Fred Lewis25SL4,SLUAA,UAMLB.321STL-SLM8135333065106263019.365.418.7841384
27Martin Powell28CNUUAMLB.319COR43198185465942113.364.378.74270
28David Cain--YOR,YWREL,KEYAN/A.318301293241720.40352
29George Gore30CHNNLMLB.318CHC1034834221041341845346126.404.415.818175
30Roger Connor26NY1NLMLB.317NYG116515477981512844823832.367.417.784199
31The Only Nolan28WMT,WILEL,UAN/A,MLB.316WIL4017617437558422.324.443.76677
32Buttercup Dickerson25SLU,BL2,LS2UA,AAMLB.315SLM-BAL-LOU673122956493174115.353.410.7631212
33Jack Rowe27BFNNLMLB.315BUF934234008512614144612314.352.450.802180
34Dude Esterbrook27NY4AAMLB.314NYP1124994771101502911112.345.428.77220410
35Charley Jones32CN2AAMLB.314CIN112519472117148191777137.376.470.84622210
36John Shetzline32TREELN/A.314874041051271390.391158
37Jack Glasscock26CL2,CNUNL,UAMLB.313CLV-COR110486453931421393223316.360.402.762182
38Tom Lynch24WMT,WIL,PHIEL,UA,NLN/A,MLB.313WIL-PHI9239338410612017127395.328.474.802182
39Emmett Seery23BLU,KCUUAMLB.313BLU-KCC106488467115146267221.342.411.753192
40John Doyle26TRE,RMDELN/A.3116124159751863.473114
41Frank Fennelly24WS7,CN2AAMLB.311WAS-CIN90412379941182215431.367.480.8471822
42Abner Dalrymple26CHNNLMLB.309CHC11153552111116118922691439.327.505.832263
43Jumbo Schoeneck22CHU,BLUUAMLB.308CPI-BLU1064344266113124228.320.387.708165
44Frank Heifer30REAELN/A.307231011631301.36637
45Charlie Sweeney21SLU,PROUA,NLMLB.307SLM-PRO86360339551042322192117.347.404.751137
46Sam Barkley26TL1AAMLB.306TOL10445943571133399122.342.444.7861932
47Art Whitney26SAG,PT1NWES,AAN/A,MLB.304PIT863533527410715511.306.384.6891350
48Bud Fowler26STWNWESN/A.3024818928571000.35467
49Paul Hines29PRONLMLB.302PRO1145344909414836103414428.360.435.794213
50Conny Doyle22QUI,PT1NWES,AAN/A,MLB.301PIT68284282608521642.306.461.7671300
51Hardy Richardson29BFNNLMLB.301BUF102461439851322796602241.334.444.778195
52Jon Morrison25BAY,IN2NWES,AAN/A,MLB.300IND9542841777125281527.318.453.7711894
53Chicken Wolf22LS2AAMLB.300LOU1104934867914624113734.310.414.7242013
54Jerry Dorgan28IN2,BR3,MDNAA,CTSTMLB,N/A.299IND-BRO3815815424466102.316.351.667542
55Charlie Bastian26WMT,WIL,KCUEL,UAN/A,MLB.298WIL-KCC9137937287111231587.311.505.817188
56Chief Roseman27NY4AAMLB.298NYP107463436971301611421.339.413.7521806
57Dick Burns20CNU,NWKUA,ELMLB,N/A.297COR8537937485111171245.306.439.745164
58Ed Daily21HRB,WBYEL,CTSTN/A.297321383041640.39955
59Guy Hecker28LS2AAMLB.297LOU78328316539414844210.323.430.7541362
60Sadie Houck28PH4AAMLB.297PHA10848747293140191407.318.396.7141878
61Jim Keenan28IN2AAMLB.293IND682682493673144316.343.418.7611043
62Frank Olin24STP,TL1,WS7,WSUNWES,AA,UAN/A,MLB.293TOL-WAS-WHS80320307489093112.322.352.6741081
63Dave Rowe29SLUUAMLB.293SLM109495485951423211410.307.429.736208
64George Pinkney25PEO,CL2NWES,NLN/A,MLB.291CLV9942241281120185016107.308.359.667148
65Jerry Sweeney26QUI,KCUNWES,UAN/A,MLB.291KCC873783748310914404.299.350.649131
66John Clarkson22SAG,CHNNWES,NLN/A,MLB.290CHC7733333173961810617216.294.459.754152
67Monk Cline26LS2AAMLB.290LOU944273969111516723927.342.381.7231514
68Dave Foutz27BAY,SL4NWES,AAN/A,MLB.290STL72301293508516418.309.382.6911120
69Fred Pfeffer24CHNNLMLB.289CHC1124924671051351010251012547.325.514.839240
70Phil Baker27WSUUAMLB.288WHS8638237175107125111.309.356.665132
71Jack Farrell28HRB,HFDEL,CTSTN/A.2883816018461030.38862
72John Kelly25CNU,WSUUAMLB.288COR-WHS4216215624456116.315.359.67456
73Ed Swartwood25PT1AAMLB.288PIT10244739974115196033.365.366.73114615
74Jocko Milligan22PH4AAMLB.287PHA66276268397720338.308.418.7261120
75Charles Alcott27ALNELN/A.28575305628710102.403123
76Ed Crane22BSUUAMLB.285BOS101442428831222361214.308.451.759193
77Eddie Fusselback27BLUUAMLB.284BLU68306303608616313.291.366.657111
78Dick Johnston21RMD,RICEL,AAN/A,MLB.283RIC9941941780118111442.286.405.6921690
79Jack O'Brien24PH4AAMLB.283PHA3615013825396119.340.362.702503
80Harry Smith--FWANWESN/A.283431662647740.37362
81Billy Nash19RMD,RICEL,AAN/A,MLB.282RIC1054414221021192219212.313.438.7511857
82Tom Forster25SAG,PT1NWES,AAN/A,MLB.279PIT993903836510720507.292.358.6501370
83Bill Harbridge29CNUUAMLB.279COR823663415995125225.328.361.689123
84Jerry Moore29TER,ALT,CL2NWES,UA,NLN/A,MLB.279ALT-CLV5220120124565121005.279.343.62269
85Fred Carroll19CL5,SAFAA,CALLMLB,N/A.278COL692702524670135613.326.440.7661115
86Bill Hawes30CNUUAMLB.278COR7935434980977445.288.355.643124
87Thorny Hawkes31WS7AAMLB.278WAS3815515116424204.297.331.628500
88Bid McPhee24CN2AAMLB.278CIN1124834501071258756427.327.360.6871626
89Ned Williamson26CHNNLMLB.278CHC1074594178411618827844256.344.554.898231
90Charlie Eden29GRR,PT1NWES,AAN/A,MLB.277PIT9039237963105231257.301.441.7421676
91Buck Ewing24NY1NLMLB.277NYG944103829010615203412822.327.445.772170
92Tommy Bond28BSU,IN2UA,AAMLB.276BOS-IND4418918521519104.291.335.626620
93Mike Dorgan30NY1NLMLB.276NYG8335434161941161481327.302.352.654120
94Henry Larkin24PH4AAMLB.276PHA85349326599021933715.324.423.7471388
95Fred Mann26CL5AAMLB.276COL99402366701011218725.341.464.80517011
96Tony Mullane25TL1AAMLB.276TOL953863524997193333.339.372.7121311
97Billy O'Brien24STP,SPU,KCUNWES,UAN/A,MLB.276STP-KCC943813813510527200.276.357.633136
98Tip O'Neill24SL4AAMLB.276STL783112974982131135412.309.424.7331262
99Bill Phillips27CL2NLMLB.276CLV1114824645812825123461880.303.401.704186
100Joe Start41PRONLMLB.276PRO93416381801051052323525.337.344.680131

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