1945 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
1Herbert Freeman25MEMSOUAA1.3864819417134661501316212.456.491.9478411
2Roy Campanella23BEGNN2Maj.385BEG522151824870163543132.479.5881.067107100
3Sammy Bell34HCKNCSLD.382NYG6728724976951262515337.456.502.95812514
4Frankie Austin28PSNN2Maj.377PS472182043977133233710.409.500.909102130
5Cliff Bolton38MTVCARLC.377PHA4114112218461004100178.457.5571.0156811
6Arden McCaskey18BRSAPPYD.375NYG10647643772164261429653632.425.513.93822421
7Jackie Robinson26KCMNALMaj.375KCM341371202545131427316.449.6001.04972010
8Lew Flick30MLWAAAA.3741426075759021532101192122523.402.522.924300125
9Tom West23RMDPIEDB.373NYG13661751811719330156101178653.466.523.99027158
10Gil Coan23CNGSOUAA1.372WSH140620540126201402816117376962.451.6391.09034592
11Josh Gibson33HGNN2Maj.372HG43177148365565839028.472.6421.11395013
12John Lehman42CCR,WMTNCSL,ISLGD,B.372PHI87273223458318425244516.481.516.99711523
13Al Kaiser23NWR,TOLOHSL,AAD,AA.371SLB1345504859818030151295165358.438.551.98926757
14Charles Fitzgerald26HGRISLGB.370CHC63243219378110414422221.427.466.89310202
15Edward Phelps--LXGNCSLD.370PHA42146127224710312111722.444.520.9646602
16Homer Cox29LXGNCSLD.367PHA8434629462108231660114922.462.514.97615130
17Glenn Brundis21DANCARLC.366NYG1305975281321932510196215938.430.456.88724119
18Pete Thomassie24MEMSOUAA1.365111493436881593210456144525.431.511.94322366
19Ted Cieslak32ATASOUAA1.36414061753612719539144120287710.445.511.95627413
20Sid Langston17JOHAPPYD.364STL84361341561241810665141851.399.528.92718020
21Sherm Lollar20BLTILAA.364CLE139572464104169274341115110140.483.6591.1433061461
22Frank Schmidt18SVLNCSLD.363CHC103438419921522610548301654.390.508.89921330
23Joe Borich24WSM,ROCCARL,ILC,AA.361STL11845641076148287387904165.422.485.907199023
24Wild Bill Wright31BEGNN2Maj.360BEG502121974371144537613.403.548.951108111
25Gus Brittain35MTLILAA.358BRO50167148265351428201412.417.486.90472214
26Conk Meriwether27ALN,CLB,ROCISLG,AA,ILB,AA.358STL8930227148971871368202627.416.6201.036168014
27Felix Stirewalt33LDINCSLD.35652229191446862024133211.458.408.8677842
28Phil Cavarretta28CHNNLMaj.355CHC132586498941773410697528134.449.500.94924964318
29Art Kunde23MTOOHSLD.35581331273609727736664817.458.538.99714746
30Jo-Jo White36SACPCLAA.3551778036881622444610187409747.442.455.896313108
31Guy Clodfelter--LXGNCSLD.354PHA8131326848951830475366.442.444.88611963
32Joe Bracchitta18SPLOHSLD.353NYG8637932669115176255124633.440.460.90015052
33Harry Chozen29MOBSOUAA1.353BRO88322292271031722530182.396.445.84113039
34Phillip Hearn32JAMPONYD.352DET12049642086148258569137020.449.486.93520442
35Tommy Holmes28BSNNLMaj.352BSN15471363612522447628117152709.420.577.99736711438
36Jaime Almendro17DANCARLC.350NYG1356275511391933315684245436.419.497.9162741111
37Red Adams23LOSPCLAA.349CHC461341261644702210114.359.452.8125716
38Jim Greengrass17WVL,BNGPONY,ELD,A.349NYY7532928457991512859114132.431.5701.00116204
39Perry Roberts20KPTAPPYD.349107462438771531958100381428.372.470.84320628
40Taylor Sanford36RMDPIEDB.349NYG1014483987213933238014424.421.465.88518551
41Reggie Otero29LOS,CHNPCL,NLAA,Maj.348CHC98350325401138102821208.386.378.7641230052
42Ebba St. Claire23HRN,ALBPONY,ELD,A.347PIT7834329754103256457214019.434.512.94615260
43Willis Enos25SFRPCLAA.346NYG96302286439926855721229.375.545.92015613
44Steve Magula21MTOOHSLD.3461103883586712420677852226.391.494.88517744
45Tommy Thompson35SDGPCLAA.3461264343446511916212688414.474.413.88714206
46Rudy Adkins20MTV,LRKCARL,SOUAC,A1.345PHA-CHW823443195911027375642248.392.483.87515430
47Fred Howell22BRLCARLC.3447223121839759264021139.376.486.86210602
48Steve Lesigonich28SBY,YORNCSL,ISLGD,B.344PIT1164974459915326101075185063.412.515.92722920
49Johnny Cooney44KCYAAAA.343NYY2711810820372109073.388.380.76841412
50Fred Leonard20THMNCSLD.343BRO1124504116914124486973638.400.479.87919730
51Rube Novotney20LCK,PTHPONY,PIEDD,B.343CHC10846041488142331348174033.405.514.91921333
52Lloyd Randol24YORISLGB.343PIT136601495102170336169128656.458.531.990263191
53Lou Urcho20BATPONYD.343CLE118522408911403574841310253.477.493.969201210
54Rip Russell30LOSPCLAA.342CHC15758053875184333148923926.388.493.88026512
55Frankie Hawkins30OLDPCLAA.3411144423994613627156663322.398.451.84918055
56Buck Leonard37HGNN2Maj.341HG36160138304753530020.431.529.96073200
57Charles Ferrell23BRL,MTLCARL,ILC,AA.340BRO9238834758118157865503947.410.493.903171120
58Bob Moyer19LNC,BFLISLG,ILB,AA.340PHA-DET140598527114179381121111616070.417.573.9903021101
59Ollie Vanek36ALNISLGB.340STL11346737180126240188258627.472.5501.02220473
60Jose Abreu19KPTAPPYD.338672562165073102120193424.430.417.8479015
61Courtney Driscoll26RMDPIEDB.338NYG712782284877171133123735.437.434.87199310
62Roland Gladu34MTLILAA.338BRO1536886031262044514121051426427.405.519.92431315417
63Wayne Reside21LIMOHSLD.338CIN10136833177112171088793250.398.523.92117314
64Gene Benson31PSNN2Maj.337PS44201184286264132013.381.429.81079040
65Ray Janikowski24MTOOHSLD.3371073583036010219335774717.432.449.88113644
66Glenn Mullinax30LDINCSLD.33773297243388216314124426.449.440.88910755
67Ripper Collins41ALBELA.336PIT95338286499620546174910.438.483.92013830
68Debs Garms38SLNNLMaj.336STL7418014623497201801313.452.411.863603031
69Johnny Smith--CAGNALMaj.336CAG3514713722464422909.377.467.84464010
70Tommy O'Brien26PITNLMaj.335PIT5817516123546501802913.374.435.809701140
71Mel Serafini26KCYAAAA.335NYY95314260368725234354751.444.481.924125743
72Grady Dunlap26NVLSOUAA1.334CHC11847442868143292129234349.399.495.89421230
73Bob Fletcher25NVL,INASOUA,AAA1,AA.333CHC-BSN1406125289117631818197649.421.428.849226044
74James Gilmore23LNCISLGB.333PHA71298243498115224073413.436.436.8721061011
75Buddy Lewis28WS1ALMaj.333WSH693062584286147237123715.423.465.8881205383
76George Mandish27SACPCLAA.3331405734718115738549296953.432.461.8932171320
77Ed Stone35PSNN2Maj.333PS41178162235465023313.386.432.81870120
78Ross Wilson26ROAPIEDB.333BOS1034643845612817305616632.439.393.83215168
79George McDonald27SLEPCLAA.33215162255281183265169264830.385.402.787222022
80Charles Brannan20HRNPONYD.331PIT391701392246124121112610.446.496.9436932
81Elwood Broecker22LIMOHSLD.331CIN131599514109170326068226758.418.416.834214108
82Frank Jelincich27NVL,LOSSOUA,PCLA1,AA.331CHC1355815347417728557634471.384.397.78121221
83Lee Moody28KCMNALMaj.331KCM42173163235410012416.355.411.76667040
84Glen Stewart32OLDPCLAA.3311766816088020140818655940.393.428.820260311
85George Bradley31MEMSOUAA1.330933853585611823588382340.373.489.86217522
86Philip Cardinale23ZANOHSLD.330BRO2912210920365512441012.397.495.8925421
87Walter Cazen36SYRILAA.329CIN153695620116204301266874247148.398.445.8432761004
88Les Fleming29CLEALMaj.329CLE42153140184610232200115.382.493.874693112
89Stephen Kromko25BATPONYD.329CLE12356245011414839511981310037.458.511.96923075
90Whitey Lockman18NY1,JERNL,ILMaj,AA.329NYG803152554784185746915116.447.522.9681333360
91Hank Nowak27MNEAAAA.32915065458611019333197285347.391.435.8262551069
92Johnny Bucha20CLBAAAA.328STL1194473965413017534744038.391.419.8101667110
93George Gasdaska19BDFPONYD.328PHI118568473133155388249328145.427.455.882215113
94Art Rebel31CLB,SLNAA,NLAA,Maj.328STL120481412811352041075706128.416.468.8841934170
95Tony Sabol30KCYAAAA.328NYY722662323876121141152618.398.401.79993617
96Bob Mavis27LRKSOUAA1.327CHW128594502115164279349159026.430.434.86421811
97Jerry Benjamin35HG,CBENN2,NALMaj.326HG-CBE472111933763820174013.369.389.75875050
98Walter Nowak28KCY,NWKAA,ILAA.326NYY1385615067316531106871924967.386.462.848234606
99Jim Tyack34LOSPCLAA.326CHC15057251890169329869194434.380.469.84924319
100John Allen24HCKNCSLD.325NYG108498418140136167339257328.428.419.84717525

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