1981 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
1Eric Peyton21BTEPIONRk.403MIL67306273641102488652242341.442.6371.0801741364
2Jim Gattis29UTINYPLA-.391431481332452111739811314.446.6471.093861011
3Phil Smith21ASB,DYBGULF,FLORRk,A.387HOU552282123282741182981315.423.472.8951001110
4Tony Gwynn21WWA,AMANORW,TLA-,AA.375SDP653012696810120316562242828.433.6511.0841751121
5Norm Carrasco18IDFPIONRk.374CAL682912624498224357582231.419.523.9421372053
6Derrell Baker20CGYPIONRk.371MON6631727254101112149743526.432.438.8691190280
7Tony Brewer23LODCALLA.371LAD11849143486161225168517124356.423.555.9782412484
8George Hinshaw21RENCALLA.371SDP1285845101131892072513124115591.434.5841.0192987668
9Stu Pederson21LODCALLA.368LAD562151824767141835602327.439.5881.0271073345
10Kevin Rhomberg25CNGSOULAA.366CLE141604511104187241415574178459.457.474.9302424239
11Michael Codiroli24SJOCALLA.3654418013736503411623103715.511.467.978644201
12Mike Marshall21ABQ,LANPCL,NLAAA,Maj.364LAD142568492116179287341382185884.436.6571.093323110263
13Kent Hrbek21VIS,MINCALL,ALA,Maj.361MIN145608529124191305281181256468.428.5951.02431505198
14Taira Fujita33HANJPCLFgn.358107403369411322401170223221.407.512.91918960025
15Dan Murphy23AVL,TULSALL,TLA,AA.357TEX13054646099164295211012047165.439.5781.01726626710
16Kazunori Shinozuka23YOMJPCLFgn.35711645741251147212745252939.400.468.868193911416
17Wendell Henderson22CBFGULFRk.356CHC6023520231721320281162617.432.441.872893131
18Stan Levi22STKCALLA.356MIL76298261499312433411112930.420.467.8881222330
19Mike Richardt23WCHAAAAA.354TEX90390350531241728601033027.401.483.8841692173
20Jeffrey Leonard25PHX,SFN,HOUPCL,NLAAA,Maj.352SFG-HOU913643325911729711742332645.405.581.98619354114
21James Christensen23VIS,TOLCALL,ILA,AAA.351MIN12352945910616129125911656249.426.5821.0082671341
22Johnny Hawkins20PAIAPPYRk.351NYY36126114244050318001113.405.474.878540012
23Kenneth Clayton23BTEPIONRk.350MIL552352143075151343211724.391.472.8631010040
24Joel Youngblood29NYNNLMaj.350NYM431611431650102425251219.398.531.9297642041
25Brian Harper21SLC,CALPCL,ALAAA,Maj.348CAL13861156010019545928123123933.386.611.997342020102
26Tom Jones21PAIAPPYRk.348NYY5522720442711300312252231.412.412.823840100
27Ernie Riles20BTEPIONRk.348MIL672962566389112443943134.413.453.8661161350
28Dave Falcone22BLDAPPYRk.346BAL6226721456741401355125033.468.5931.0621271025
29Denny Gonzalez17PRAGULFRk.346PIT50211179326253224952915.435.441.877790210
30Jack Perconte26ABQ,LANPCL,NLAAA,Maj.344LAD13556945710915726715946138747.445.438.883200031483
31Daryl Sconiers22SLC,CALPCL,ALAAA,Maj.344CAL123521462971592591481225675.417.528.94524402019
32Katsuo Osugi36YKUJPCLFgn.343120453414591422122078133343.391.548.939227122048
33Scotti Madison21VISCALLA.342MIN133561459109157323261101929153.450.5951.0452733355
34Terry Blocker21LFANYPLA-.341NYM36143135284681716142818.378.570.948770000
35Chili Davis21PHX,SFNPCL,NLAAA,Maj.341SFG9640134977119166197542124756.421.5851.00620413024
36Masayuki Kakefu26HANJPCLFgn.341130549458841562512386118554.443.550.993252820418
37Bill Madlock30PITNLMaj.341PIT8232027935952316451863417.413.495.90713853047
38Gene Roof23SPR,SLNAA,NLAAA,Maj.340STL1194603827613025311472276666.444.508.95219417325
39Terry Francona22DEN,MEM,MONAA,SOUL,NLAAA,AA,Maj.339MON168653611842072511284862846.366.426.79226002664
40John Damon21JAMNYPLA-.337MON7032227057911472403334927.438.463.9011251024
41Dave Hoyt21ELZAPPYRk.337MIN6628625259851529501803231.409.520.9291310021
42Dave Meier21VISCALLA.337MIN713112735392120950833428.406.480.8861310130
43Jitsuo Mizutani33HIRJPCLFgn.337126488427551442202382105155.407.550.957235123164
44Tom Romano22UTINYPLA-.33766271243498214417532052125.393.6381.0301553131
45Carney Lansford24BOSALMaj.336BOS1024383996113423345215103428.389.439.82817562123
46Ed Saavedra21WLOMIDWA.336CLE1255324538715225319853676253.416.530.9462405668
47Craig Smajstrla19WHSGULFRk.336CHW401191101537100442311.362.345.708382310
48Wade Boggs23PAWILAAA.335BOS13759349867167413560448941.437.460.89622922214
49Manny Castillo24OMAAAAAA.335KCR136596543791823141091284425.382.462.84425104510
50Rudy Law24ABQPCLAAA.335LAD1074553977513316903956174827.404.421.8251670731
51Kevin Mitchell19KPTAPPYRk.335NYM62246221397492745552231.390.489.8791080030
52Mark Bingham23IDFPIONRk.333CAL5925121341711573481223243.422.512.9331092222
53Dale Holman22SANTLAA.333LAD130590507951692931486747283.413.485.8982462274
54Kevin McDaniel23CGY,WPBPION,FLORRk,A.333MON3512210818363119411118.397.407.804441110
55Steve Sax21SAN,LANTL,NLAA,Maj.333LAD146663604109201253106139154746.384.434.81826205523
56Johnny Ray24TUC,PITPCL,NLAAA,Maj.332HOU-PIT16268962712120861105891955232.379.485.86430431182
57Johnny Tutt21MIA,BLDFLOR,APPYA,Rk.332BAL602432174372831282142025.386.410.796891231
58Ron Cardieri22BLDAPPYRk.331BAL47173154225181025001618.395.396.791611112
59Ed Jurak23BRI,PAWEL,ILAA,AAA.331BOS110472387761282252341047550.445.429.8741666224
60Mike Young21CHR,MIA,ROCSOUL,FLOR,ILAA,A,AAA.331BAL13960451390170359157940980116.421.522.9432683358
61Bill Stein34TEXALMaj.330TEX5312611521386022212715.360.435.7955050133
62Koji Yamamoto34HIRJPCLFgn.33013055347310215621043103537356.420.6471.066306123047
63Billy Max21BTEPIONRk.329MIL421861523450105647702636.416.579.995881160
64Don Slaught22JCK,OMASOUL,AAAA,AAA.329KCR1184984505514825285216123651.384.447.8302014801
65Myron White23SANTLAA.329LAD7326523438771321141412742.399.543.9421271212
66Matt Alexander34POR,PITPCL,NLAAA,Maj.328PIT42131119183913081461013.380.387.7664600200
67Kirk Gibson24DETALMaj.328DET8331329041951139401751864.369.479.84813992121
68Therron Harper22MODCALLA.328OAK1214914275914018087210135238.396.426.8231821473
69Candy Maldonado20ABQ,LANPCL,NLAAA,Maj.328LAD1375464729615540921104131450109.391.585.976276074132
70Jack Upton24MDLTLAA.328CHC127551479951573631684325867.397.516.9132471761
71Sid Bream20VROFLORA.327LAD702962603585125147053131.395.423.8181100234
72Gary Holle26EDMPCLAAA.327CHW108419370701211622688854048.397.592.9892195131
73Dane Iorg31SLNNLMaj.327STL7522721723711122392079.344.424.7689270030
74Glenn Jones20GRFPIONRk.327SFG5925321445701024242572847.425.449.873969110
75Bill Lyons23ERINYPLA-.327STL7333326963881926651625424.441.480.9211294243
76Randy Washington17BATNYPLA-.327CLE6625722641741181148402752.398.593.9911341120
77Ron Kittle23GLFELAA.326CHW10945738997127173401030160107.425.6941.1192707017
78Lemmie Miller21VRO,SANFLOR,TLA,AA.326LAD70311276569010433532113236.398.424.8221171201
79Rich Murray23PHXPCLAAA.326SFG94392359521171541269242970.375.490.8651761031
80Hiromitsu Ochiai27LOTJPPLFgn.326127502423691381933390636855.423.6191.043262176141
81Tom Paciorek34SEAALMaj.326SEA10445240550132282146613103550.379.509.888206104173
82Delwyn Young17BILPIONRk.326CIN47151135224470123311319.383.400.783540211
83Don Berti21ASOGULFRk.325HOU43147126234141116321914.408.397.805500022
84Barry Moss27UTINYPLA-.3256830025250821511251624230.421.536.9571352132
85Pete Rose40PHINLMaj.325PHI10748443173140185033444626.391.390.78116883135
86Allen Smoot22GRFPIONRk.325SFG33143114333793122202618.451.482.933551110
87Greg Guin21ERINYPLA-.324STL7132825967842011056206235.450.525.9751361154
88Vaughn Hempfield20RYBGULFRk.324KCR391121021333230836819.373.402.775410200
89Jim Olander18HELPIONRk.324PHI612432223772103637541759.376.477.8541062110
90Lonnie Smith25PHINLMaj.324PHI62202176405714321121101814.402.472.8748315301
91Mike Rex26PHXPCLAAA.323SFG132561489691582446541015233.393.425.8192089473
92Eric Davis19EUGNORWA-.322CIN62274214676910411394075759.467.5611.0281201200
93Neil Fiala24SPR,SLN,CINAA,NLAAA,Maj.322STL-CIN148544466721501644331676148.403.399.802186041034
94Brad Komminsk20DHMCARLA.322ATL132581459108148272331043512110101.458.6061.0632788048
95Willie McGee22NVLSOULAA.322NYY100423388771252057632472446.360.454.8131761641
96Rusty McNealy22SJOCALLA.32212854245010014522834863158472.428.427.8551921522
97Kiyoshi Nakahata27YOMJPCLFgn.3221094404165513417716661021937.352.512.86421372033
98Mike Brown21HLYELAA.321CAL135572499641602586831576056.396.439.8352196163
99Kevin Coughlon21MEDNORWA-.321OAK6628424338781916481143533.403.481.8841171142
100Dave Hostetler25DEN,MONAA,NLAAA,Maj.321MON1305214469214314728104326691.409.572.98125504054

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