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1929 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
1 Walsh--CBGBLRID.48638109531115.74381
2Charles Smith28NLGANLNgM.465189159597419419541025.538.9941.5321585
3Ed Kallina24MDL,SHRWTXL,LONED.42011143118128750.773333
4Bernard Lewis26TLDGAALD.4209237915927148.628238
5Garland Orr21ABL,SPGWTXL,WAD,C.416133459191191333.730335
6George Scales28NLG,HGANLNgM.4143442907812036210401250.500.6551.1551904
7Ernie McCabe--BBE,SNA,SDGAZSL,CASLD.413381265213414.913115
8Ernest Lloyd--MESAZSLD.4103411748736.67579
9John Stoneham20MCKNESLD.41087322132171610.655211
10Leon Williams23BFLILAA.40958110451610.57363
11Ike Boone32MISPCLAA.40719879432349855.696553
12Fred Lucas26CHOMATLC.40711343717834621.657287
13Mike Gordon24ABL,SAN,WFLWTXL,TLD,A.405SLB38153621323.57588
14Herb Pember23MCK,KCYNESL,AAD,AA.40312350120223218.581291
15Turkey Stearnes28DSNNLNgM.402284241609716416511236.480.7011.1811697
16Moose Woeber28DBQMSVLD.4026925110118148.681171
17Tony Antista22BBE,BIGAZSL,WTXLD.40170294118331111.701206
18Rusty Saunders23PRTNENLB.399126464185361514.631293
19John Beckwith29NLG,HGANLNgM.39822621660861841438210.425.7131.1381540
20Doc Cramer23MBG,PHABLRI,ALD,MLB.398PHA10637237201483113500002.398.591.98922000
21Lefty O'Doul32PHINLMLB.398PHI1547316381522543563212227619.465.6221.087397413
22Ed Olle25BBEAZSLD.39637134531266.70995
23Clyde Pratt24ABL,SHR,OKC,WFLWTXL,LONE,WL,TLD,A.392SLB6021785756.36980
24H.E. Baumgarten--BIGWTXLD.39156192751162.542104
25Louie Martin22BAKCASLD.38946162631023.53186
26Smead Jolley27SFRPCLAA.387200812314651035.621504
27William Rumler38HOLPCLAA.38614050319439326.630317
28Liz Funk24HOL,NYAPCL,ALAA,MLB.384NYY15154754702103971300000.384.552.93630200
29John Lehman26NBDNENLB.38393358137251117.656235
30Robert Palm14SLSNNLNgM.3831411282749103103019.423.7421.166954
31Starling Anderson32WPTNYPLB.38213046917920162.505237
32Tony Boroja22TUCAZSLD.381823101182676.568176
33Babe Herman26BRONLMLB.381BRO146637569105217421321113215545.436.6121.047348013
34Gus Suhr23SFRPCLAA.38120278529962651.670526
35Joe Vosmik19FDKBLRID.381CLE11240715539249.661269
36Rogers Hornsby33CHNNLMLB.380CHC1567126021562294783914928765.459.6791.139409122
37Bob Richards24PORPCLAA.3803613752720.46063
38Tom Angley24KCY,CHNAA,NLAA,MLB.379CHC8122922418516666022.385.585.97013103
39Irvin Hufft27MISPCLAA.37919475428657739.629474
40Eric McNair20KNX,MEM,PHASALL,SOUA,ALB,A,MLB.379PHA1194254252161335631000.379.522.90122200
41Don Brown33YORNYPLB.378782961122448.568168
42Bob Colvard--MMIAZSLD.3788533312619410.550183
43Clarence Smith--BBBNNLNgM.378249230348786420158.399.517.91711911
44Judy Johnson29HIL,HGANLNgM.37649445211017022210602032.417.500.91722610
45Wally Kimmick32BPTELA.37614650018846614.576288
46Joe Mahan--BAKCASLD.3764817365840.46881
47Buzz Arlett30OLDPCLAA.3742007221462707083918922.655473
48Prince Oana19GLO,SFRAZSL,PCLD,AA.37485340127261318.685233
49Ed Pearsons--GADGAALD.37410142015718178.555233
50Johnny Gill24ALBELA.373147622232631514.590367
51Leslie Hayes37MMIAZSLD.37374260971790.508132
52Bobby Reis20RKMECARD.37347185691357.611113
53Doc Smith31TULWLA.37311739714831123.630250
54Richard Tangeman--PSCSEALB.37310139714819131.494196
55Gee Walker21WHEMATLC.3738133212431810.605201
56Jim Battle28ATA,WAC,DALSOUA,TLA.3723511342710.45151
57Dan Boone34HIPPIEDC.37214051319130646.723371
58Wash Seelman23NPLNESLD.372116441164221111.546241
59Bill Terry30NY1NLMLB.372NYG15067360710322639514117104835.418.522.941317018
60Frank Walker34GRVSALLB.37280261971305.479125
61Sam Leslie23MEM,SEL,NY1SOUA,SEAL,NLA,B,MLB.371NYG14149749601843815121000.371.581.95228801
62Art Parker23BBE,LOSAZSL,PCLD,AA.37110238314223712.561215
63Hal Yordy33ALBELA.371147579215431530.653378
64Roger Fuqua20ANNGAALD.370923701372058.516191
65Ed Lass--FBYNESLD.3701144591703876.523240
66Pop Lloyd45NLGANLNgM.3701521352950113211214.430.541.970733
67Frank Crompton--SCTMATLC.369104385142211215.603232
68Robert Ezzell20CRRGAALD.3699535513132513.597212
69Lew Fonseca30CLEALMLB.369CLE148643566972094415610319115023.427.532.959301720
70Bubbles Hargrave36STPAAAA.3691043171172039.536170
71Randy Moore23DALTLA.3691686642455152.470312
72Joe Munson29TULWLA.36916156921040532.626356
73Tom Young27KCMNNLNgM.3691561413752104519810.411.6031.013855
74Belve Bean24NORSOUAA.3684710639632.53857
75Fred Bennett27WFLTLA.368SLB154552203391127.625345
76Carrol Burrows--ABLWTXLD.368742991102065.525157
77Danny Taylor28REA,CHNIL,NLAA,MLB.368CHC1274304290158349180011.370.615.98526400
78Bill Dunlap20PRV,BSNEL,NLA,MLB.367BSN7222522168112234044.378.480.85710600
79 Joseph--CHOMATLC.367113441162201413.565249
80Pete Lapan38WFLTLA.367SLB12133812433112.577195
81Bruce Caldwell23NHVELA.366155584214291041.661386
82Spot Grant--CDRMSVLD.3661053931442575.504198
83Dave Harris28PORPCLAA.3668430911317515.599185
84Ernie Lombardi21OLDPCLAA.36616451618936324.587303
85George Blackerby25WACTLA.36515860021945533.622373
86Al Simmons27PHAALMLB.365PHA14362958111421241934157433138.398.6421.040373116
87Jimmy Moore26DALTLA.3641304721723698.530250
88Jim Mosolf23WCH,PITWL,NLA,MLB.364PIT1505805793211411472011.366.520.88530100
89Adolph Schinkle33BPTELA.36415360121936246.534321
90Jack Bentley34YORNYPLB.3631304981814656.512255
91Lou Catina20TUC,HOLAZSL,PCLD,AA.3638834712618137.550191
92Clay Schoonover40GRINESLD.36331124451232.55669
93Bob Boken21MDL,TYLWTXL,LONED.36253213771015.488104
94Joe Bratcher30DENWLA.362154624226391812.540337
95Earl Feigert--HGR,AKRBLRI,CENLD,B.362102368356161293071142103.380.494.8741762
96Lester Holmes--PHXAZSLD.3628029010516610.562163
97Riggs Stephenson31CHNNLMLB.362CHC1365824959117936617110106721.445.5621.006278713
98George Brauchle--MSK,WCHWA,WLC,A.3619427499201010.617169
99Verdo Elmore29ANNGAALD.3615216961544.50986
100Red Porter19BAK,OLDCASL,PCLD,AA.361591916913615.728139

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