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1954 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
1Daniel Howard22ART,FMH,GFKLONG,NORLC.443CLE29134131375815313351231.448.9011.349118001
2Neal Cobb29CRVALFLD.4321154351882785.566246
3Leo Rodriguez24CEAAZTXC.43014167560315825962111515855220.467.6431.1113883314
4Bill Dossey26TXCEVANC.41013749720436228.660328
5Donald Stokes32PLVWTNMC.40513051120746725.669342
6Walt Tyler24MXLAZTXC.405STL693433116712623726922718.455.543.998169221
7Papa Williams40CRVALFLD.4031134291732727.524225
8Joe Bauman32ROSLONGC.40013866949818819935372224415099.535.9161.4514569012
9William Greer34ROSLONGC.39810346840012215935413101125725.472.6031.075241425
10Robert Yoder20HRNPONYD.398BRO12450520132114.529267
11Claudio Solano28CEAAZTXC.394138639513150202491471881011235.501.7681.269394527
12Al Shinn19UNCKITLD.391BRO90330129261218.706233
13Benny Valenzuela21BDO,MTYAZTX,MEXC,Ind.3888641235687138211056925419.468.5451.013194101
14Russ Nixon19JKBFLORD.387CLE125545465114180361269686727.461.5551.016258418
15Earl Smith26PHXAZTXC.3871416995481832123511321954211960.498.6661.16436511129
16Bearl Brooks28HOPKITLD.386PHA6427210522110.585159
17Dewey Benson24FAYCARLB.385943743275112631397214433.457.5811.038190021
18Jim Burns33AOPALFLD.38512246718042317.597279
19Eduardo Escalante19MXLAZTXC.383STL14067258713422534111514377245.448.5551.003326175
20Ike Jackson31CRLLONGC.383136626561141215481026153114744.436.6431.0793611026
21Manuel Magallon29BDOAZTXC.3831326455671132173732014136550.445.5641.010320436
22Frank Walenga24ELDCSTLC.382113525455981742692712525722.454.6571.112299310
23John Davis38MYFKITLD.380NYG732661012335.545145
24Moose Vucelich31PTA,BRYEVAN,BSTLC,B.38047187712122.545102
25Ned Waldrop31FLTKITLD.380WSH11647418036222.603286
26Eli Grba19CRNPONYD.379BOS5010339702.50552
27Orestes Hernandez22NOGAZTXC.379106488427103162256680215161.449.508.957217451
28Ted Sepkowski30WVLPONYD.377MLN11741115524545.788324
29John Goodell24ARTLONGC.37513763953614420142151289138541.461.5761.038309747
30Bill Lynn26ALXEVANC.3751295632114865.508286
31Roberto Fernandez26LUBWTNMC.374113454170341125.663301
32Glen Selbo28MDLLONGC.374321241072740807271154.447.6451.09269011
33Tom Sarna20IDFPIONC.372DET12549518431138.535265
34Ron Witucki19JAM,LRKPONY,SOUAD,AA.372DET10636313527126.562204
35Harlan Calkins22HUTWAC.371PIT4714353831.49070
36Roberto Canales29JRZAZTXC.37197444402611492481311482537.412.567.979228755
37Gerald Fineman24SAALONGC.371135623533106198209166127537.444.448.892239168
38Raymond Mitchell20SHWSOSLD.371BRO12949918530718.567283
39Carl Hrovatic23LWTSOSLD.370MLN12246717321710.510238
40Wayne White--MAOTARHD.370BAL2710037641.54054
41John Turk23SLCPIONC.369PHI9533312325614.607202
42Ramon Vargas39NOGAZTXC.369471791682662150237397.399.494.89383011
43Smoky Burgess27PHINLMLB.368PHI10839234541127275446154211.432.510.942176100145
44Andy Gilbert39DANCARLB.367NYG47133120224471113501119.414.7171.13086002
45Hillis Layne36SAALONGC.367103436362661333574784528.461.536.9971941525
46Carroll Dial28CVSWTNMC.36610432812028211.564185
47John Streza34FWBALFLD.365CIN12446817139231.656307
48Norman Abrams20HOPKITLD.364PHA1074641693266.498231
49Bob Bundy30HUT,HOLWA,PCLC,Opn.364PIT6616516235913323023.376.519.894841100
50Edd Hartness36TFTGAFLD.364CLE1133651332724.482176
51Julian De la Torre27BIG,AMALONG,WTNMC.3631386235671052063453414343945.404.6211.0243526110
52Joseph Moran19MYFKITLD.363NYG11043015634179.584251
53Red Treadway34FTZGAFLD.363CIN11743515822100.460200
54Barney White31TXCEVANC.36330113411103.54061
55Johnny Lucadello35DECMSOHD.36211045232979119222574311518.519.4861.005160017
56Wally Schroeder29PTA,CPCEVAN,BSTLC,B.362MLN1074171514863.528220
57Walter Lance29BRSAPPYD.361NYY114424153291014.575244
58Jesse Levan27MBE,CHR,WS1FLIN,SALL,ALB,A,MLB.361WSH1375774988418032830891807010.443.6391.08231803600
59Daniel Rios34YAKWINTA.36158108391113.56561
60Wally Yonamine29YOMJPCLFgn.3611255614779317240610692096956.441.532.97425452103
61Jack Bossard24DGSGASLD.360CIN100482431107155334965183617.412.517.929223564
62Ken Cluley25WFLLONGC.360WSH1105014649416733914975318.400.560.960260213
63Tom Hamilton28BIR,KCYSOUA,AAAA,AAA.360NYY11937036451311932114041.368.602.9692192101
64Dick Hogan20TUCAZTXC.360133624547138197291345149267174.432.7071.140387123
65Robert Pascal24ABLWTNMC.36012244416043422.624277
66Al Pinkston36SAVSALLA.360PHA13650018033427.604302
67Marv Williams34VANWINTA.36011945616432920.601274
68Gerardo Cortez24MXLAZTXC.359STL8035431560113182136762841.417.552.970174542
69Don LeJohn20SHWSOSLD.359BRO1274821732787.492237
70Hank Robinson31GALBSTLB.35913851618526023.543280
71Bob Will22MGVPIONC.359CHC963341202638.527176
72Donald Jordan24TUCAZTXC.3581346205501071972752514005643.415.562.977309185
73Butch McCord28DENWLA.358PIT85246881846.537132
74Art Bowland31ABLWTNMC.35712044615928414.531237
75James Deery32BDFPONYD.357PHI1234761702792.464221
76Hal Luby41SLMWINTA.357PHI4311541500.40046
77Ray Swarts21PHX,HOLAZTX,PCLC,Opn.357PIT142695597150213331516136457635.430.543.9733240778
78Charles Teague30CDR,HCKIIIL,TARHB,D.357CHC621981821965910130135.398.418.81676021
79Ed Allen20UNCKITLD.356BRO9339314020912.545214
80Arnulfo Manzo23BDOAZTXC.3566916514928536122911316.415.450.86467210
81Mickey Sullivan22ART,DALLONG,TLC,AA.3569341736889131255239754145.418.6331.051233134
82Keith Carpenter30HRLBSTLB.35512347116728156.516243
83Ernest Choukalos27TUCAZTXC.35510943138969138212128653623.408.512.920199204
84John Laliberte24ALXEVANC.3558520372930.42987
85Roger Rada25MSV,TPKKITL,WAD,C.355CHW983411212252.466159
86Ken Toothman19PHXAZTXC.3551397035631932002818101234611730.468.522.9902946134
87Don Bartley23DYBFLORD.354STL1326505671092012811163306837.428.448.876254681
88Roman Mejias23WACBSTLB.354PIT139560198491215.564316
89Edo Vanni36TRIWINTA.35479237841132.451107
90Jack Gallivan--HNB,DYBMSOH,FLORD.353STL3112610222365141442322.476.480.95749100
91James Hirsch21CRN,GBOPONY,CARLD,B.353BOS12142241161453212162094.366.606.972249011
92Albert Rivenbark25GRCALFLD.35312551818337142.490254
93Guillermo Vega29BTREVANC.3531305291873332.439232
94Hiroyuki Watanabe33OSAJPCLFgn.353129542482681702147913065127.413.456.87022010153
95Michael Yaremchuk20GNE,HCKSOSL,TARHD.353CHC993991413166.506202
96William Close27MSV,WLOKITL,IIILD,B.352CHW64253891478.549139
97Alton McAfee27AUSBSTLB.3511073991402993.491196
98Bill Pass22MSVKITLD.351CHW914611622474.460212
99Tex Sanner33PTAEVANC.35112446216240037.677313
100Harry Elliott30SDGPCLOpn.350168721640932244241511086040.406.498.90431928597

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