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1931 Register Batting Leaders

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Batting Leaders
1Gus Dugas24KCYAAAA.4199332713725118.636208
2Babe Phelps23HGR,CNG,WS1MATL,SOUA,ALC,A,MLB.403WSH12545945901853091500000.403.6061.00927800
3Ignatius Walters18MCKNESLD.40010948219330106.541261
4Jud Wilson35HSG,HGINDP,ANLNon,NgM.4002802808411214106600.400.586.9861640
5Fritz Ostermueller23GBOPIEDC.39960138551234.61685
6Sam Rainey--BECMATLC.39047164641730.53087
7Al Simmons29PHAALMLB.390PHA128563513105200371322128334745.444.6411.08532930
8Elmer Klumpp24CDR,SPR,QUIMSVL,IIILD,B.38844165641854.630104
9Art Shires24MLWAAAA.38515762324045811.536334
10C. Hubert--BBB,NEGINDP,NSLNon,Neg.3801041001238420024.404.460.864460
11Moose Clabaugh29NVL,QUISOUA,IIILA,B.37712948818426624.602294
12Tony Plansky--SCR,BFLNYPL,ILB,AA.37765223841160.480107
13Tom Angley26INAAAAA.37511536313616518.595216
14Milt Galatzer24TERIIILB.37510742716017133.496212
15Pat Crawford29CLBAAAA.374157633237411328.613388
16Riley Parker25MOLMSVLD.37411443916424159.558245
17Frenchy Bordagaray21SACPCLAA.37370252941945.540136
18Babe Ruth36NYAALMLB.373NYY145663534149199313461625412851.495.7001.19537410
19Dan Boone36HIP,YORPIED,NYPLC,B.37212145216832423.613277
20Phil Weintraub23DBQMSVLD.37265250932956.600150
21Elliot Bigelow33CNGSOUAA.37115060322448915.556335
22Bruce Campbell21LRK,DAL,CHASOUA,TL,ALA,MLB.371CHW92346345412829131250004.373.6351.00821910
23James Summers--MCK,OKCNESL,WLD,A.371101420156241913.612257
24Holt Milner31AUG,BECPALM,MATLD,C.37010842215629714.571241
25Ox Eckhardt29MISPCLAA.36918574527552107.494368
26Butch Weis30BIRSOUAA.369154566209331420.583330
27Alex Gaston38SLEPCLAA.36782196721010.42984
28Stan Keyes32DMO,MNEWL,AAA,AA.366141569208372439.721410
29Beans Miner--JOPWAC.36655227832344.555126
30Frank Packard23CHRPIEDC.366136505185311721.620313
31John Beckwith31BBS,BBSINDP,ANLNon,NgM.3641981984872102163600.364.6771.0401340
32Frank Welch33BECMATLC.36410937413620138.727272
33Neil Caldwell23GBOPIEDC.36211844816235138.551247
34Emil Mailho22PHX,OLDAZTX,PCLD,AA.36210541214921714.549226
35Rip Radcliff25SHVTLA.36115559621541712.513306
36Bobby Hipps26AVLPIEDC.360130481173361711.574276
37Carl Frey27FTW,PBOTL,WLA.35913351518517101.437225
38Dave Cheeves23JOPWAC.35813650918240628.625318
39Ed Coleman29PORPCLAA.358187768275531437.608467
40Emory Culbreth23CHRPIEDC.358783021082425.500151
41Chuck Hostetler27TPKWLA.35811952818926114.472249
42Jim Keesey28SFRPCLAA.358163665238401010.493328
43Malvin Nydahl--DAVMSVLD.358853631301395.485176
44Bill Steinecke24BNG,PITNYPL,NLB,MLB.358PIT141500500017941770001.358.510.86825500
45 Wise--DENWLA.35832137491040.48967
46Ab Wright24MSK,MNEWA,AAC,AA.35815957220540825.587336
47Roy Carlyle30ATASOUAA.357123446159341119.610272
48Frank Cox22SLEPCLAA.3571394261523463.486207
49Tony Kubek24MLWAAAA.3571012801001995.543152
50Dominique Paiement24CUMMATLC.35711143715630128.535234
51Oscar Roettger31STPAAAA.35714560821738715.516314
52Bruce Caldwell25NHVELA.35613149117526638.666327
53Willard Hershberger21ELPAZTXD.356115432154
54Vernon Johnson28GRI,OKCNESL,WLD,A.356127525187372210.568298
55Ray Pepper25ROCILAA.356STL16565523343208.519340
56 Vaughn--NPLNESLD.3567529510525129.614181
57Harold Grant20JOPWAC.355130507180391229.651330
58Samuel Thomas--JHNMATLC.3551254851723034.454220
59Johnny Bassler36HOLPCLAA.3541033161121500.402127
60Ike Boone34NWK,BROIL,NLAA,MLB.354BRO1304754740168339180011.356.576.93227300
61Clay Hopper28SCTMATLC.354126449159261824.653293
62Len Koenecke27INAAAAA.353163634224231924.563357
63Clyde Manion34MLWAAAA.3531384641642156.459213
64Bill McGhee22AUG,GALPALM,TLD,A.35312651318124173.483248
65 Mowry--NVLSOUAA.353833201131967.516165
66Ollie Carnegie32HZL,BFLNYPL,ILB,AA.352732819920218.630177
67Stan Hack21SACPCLAA.35216466023236132.455300
68Tony Antista24PHX,OLDAZTX,PCLD,AA.3511013731312295.499186
69Ed Morgan27CLEALMLB.351CLE131552462871623341186458346.451.511.96123616
70 Wagoner--NRFNESLD.3518633611818922.655220
71Ray Brubaker38OLDPCLAA.3491474411542511.417184
72Mickey Cochrane28PHAALMLB.349PHA122521459871603161789235621.423.553.97625433
73Walt French31LRKSOUAA.3491556742352593.426287
74Chick Hafey28SLNNLMLB.349STL122494450941573581695113943.404.569.97325632
75Jo-Jo Moore22NWK,BPT,NY1IL,EL,NLAA,A,MLB.349NYG113375375013123973101.349.515.86419300
76Leo Ogorek21LINNESLD.349994131442241.429177
77John Smith24TOL,BOSAA,ALAA,MLB.349BOS983433412119209311021.353.487.84016600
78Bill Terry32NY1NLMLB.349NYG1536626111212134320911284736.397.529.92632322
79Jim Bottomley31SLNNLMLB.348STL1084193827313334597533424.403.534.93720412
80Jack Ward25NORSOUAA.3481335111783591.458234
81Spence Harris30MNEAAAA.347163642223401215.517332
82Hank Severeid40HOLPCLAA.3479430810712217.565174
83Oscar Charleston34HSG,HGINDP,ANLNon,NgM.34626026048901064420.346.477.8231240
84Billy Herman21LOU,CHNAA,NLAA,MLB.346CHC143601584142023137162136.360.445.80526004
85Herman Layne30LOUAAAA.3461505641952273.426240
86Billy Rhiel30PORPCLAA.34616567423353107.485327
87Hugh Ferrell27JACCSTLD.34511646716130113.475222
88 Gannon--LINNESLD.3459940013828244.565226
89Prince Oana21SFRPCLAA.345172742256441623.540401
90Dallas Patton23INPWAC.345144539186381119.562303
91George Chervinko--CDRMSVLD.3441164221452666.476201
92Herm Cholcher25GRI,OKCNESL,WLD,A.344121488168351814.576281
93Glen Gabler21BAR,LOSWA,PCLC,AA.3445612242824.54166
94Clarence Hamel26MEMSOUAA.3441173581232463.469168
95George Scales30HSG,HGINDP,ANLNon,NgM.344250250448612841020.344.504.8481260
96Buck Stanton25WFL,SLATL,ALA,MLB.344SLB16161261132105614600006.344.511.85431201
97Zeke Bonura22NOR,INASOUA,AAA,AA.343108286981841.444127
98Charles Conners--DECIIILB.3431214931691833.410202
99Frankie Crosetti20SFRPCLAA.34318373425248135.465341
100Kiddo Davis29STPAAAA.343152623214361526.575358

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