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1999 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
1Gator McBride25CCE,SARFRON,FLORInd,A+.410BOS75338283711162132477214726.499.7601.25821535129
2Ruben Salazar21ELZAPPYRk.401MIN643182626610524214651144843.498.6681.16617585123
3Kyle Billingsley25ABLTXLAInd.400472151803872120219203120.488.500.9889041210
4Juan Ventura18RKSARIZRk.399COL462121933577940232591224.429.487.9169422050
5Derek Henderson31AMATXLAInd.39877369319871273131589503833.455.6551.110209123091
6Ken Harvey21SPONORWA-.397KCR562352044981170841732330.477.5981.07512238004
7David Dellucci25ARINLMLB.394ARI63123109274371115201124.463.505.9685533000
8Miguel Ortiz20BTEPIONRk.387ANA3112712424488362933219.397.6451.0428030100
9Willie Edwards23LONFRONInd.38637157127374990528532821.503.5751.0787312003
10Mike Wenner20ATHARIZRk.386OAK49235207568012722836121731.442.541.98311245420
11Craig Brazell19KPTAPPYRk.385NYM59239221278516163965734.422.548.96912158214
12Erubiel Durazo25ELP,ARI,TUCTL,NL,PCLAA,MLB,AAA.381ARI14659449911119029535113428498.468.6691.13733464077
13Matt Watson20VMTNYPLA-.380MON70323284551081237471773027.439.518.95714763241
14Larry Walker32COLNLMLB.379COL127513438108166264371151145752.458.7101.1683111212068
15Brandon Naples26ALNNEASInd.37869316275501041242301772935.453.473.925130610023
16Anton French23MAS,QUENEASInd.3775424422839861834422771043.405.535.94012262221
17Scott Pinoni26CCEFRONInd.37775332265591001302274205943.497.6751.17217976029
18Jay Payton26NFK,SCE,NYNIL,FLOR,NLAAA,A+,MLB.376NYM581971783167153839351620.431.6291.06111232011
19Tony Mitchell28MAS,VCZNEAS,MEXInd,AAA.3756327322456841112770034250.476.7951.271178740311
20Pat Deschenes21KPT,MET,PFDAPPY,GULF,NYPLRk,A-.374NYM6930224653921135451044428.475.504.97912487140
21Shane Hopper23JHNFRONInd.37283373328651222738831213466.429.546.975179144071
22Hae-Yeong Ma28LTGKBOFgn.372132579503111187384351195965.442.6721.114338111007
23Ray DeLeon29ALXTXLAInd.3702310410021379041630217.385.580.9655801010
24Rafael Guerrero24WBYNEASInd.370551841652561112637201325.408.570.9779431050
25Bobby Rose32YKOJPCLFgn.3691345975219319234237153316381.439.6551.093341197067
26Scott Samuels28RGV,UPRTXLA,CPBLInd,Fgn.36771320251819215125763386252.503.7331.23618417006
27Kevin Ellis27TRIWLInd.36689373331721212731271712023.427.5741.0011901118132
28Joe Funaro26PRTELAA.366FLA743102684298191340663122.433.478.91112864341
29Dee Dowler27RENWLInd.365532762415988761361772418.418.456.87411022360
30Luis Figueroa22LNR,MRECALL,ARIZA+,Rk.365SEA4217815623579142122188.433.513.94580112022
31Will Roland25ALXTXLAInd.3658435731848116171756722527.411.491.90215675270
32Corey Taylor24OHV,RDLTXLA,GULFInd,Rk.364CIN3516414335521138271461837.445.6501.0959363001
33Casey Bookout22BILPIONRk.363CIN5023420449741411363012637.440.6321.07312953011
34Sean Burroughs18FWA,RCUMIDW,CALLA,A+.363SDP1285484496816333368517167762.467.490.9572201115257
35Trav McClendon26STGWLInd.36271305276591001743362342129.416.486.90113485210
36Carlos Urquiola19SBNMIDWA.362ARI934153846613913303520142232.401.411.81215825130
37Mike Lockwood22SORNORWA-.361OAK693082554892185751653949.451.5531.00414158061
38Jay Gainer32ALN,GRONEAS,ITSAInd,Fgn.3605926722253801322271304230.457.7341.191163500312
39Sam Lee23AMATXLAInd.35970341309641111386693172642.405.511.916158101050
40Kyle Shade28ALXTXLAInd.359452081814865105644122113.423.569.99210342041
41Jarrod Patterson25TUC,ELPPCL,TLAAA,AA.358ARI1426205231091875261998738782.448.5891.037308124066
42Aaron Shrewsbury22CKCFRONInd.35844185159285793524942033.438.547.9858754020
43Nomar Garciaparra25BOSALMLB.357BOS135595532103190424271041435139.418.6031.022321118047
44Gino Kinchen23RCHFRONInd.35776330280651001902778204176.442.7141.15720035047
45Kevin Mench21PUL,SAVAPPY,SALLRk,A.357TEX713202836710123218681223052.416.6431.05918232050
46Mark Quinn25OMA,KCAPCL,ALAAA,MLB.357KCR1245354887817431131102893280.406.6151.0203001011043
47Angel Espada23BPTATLLInd.356923913578212719413440122431.405.440.84415736310
48Ryan Owens21ELP,HDSTL,CALLAA,A+.356ARI572392163077124546241766.408.519.92611213120
49Jason Jones22PULAPPYRk.355TEX6930726265932411158123355.433.5801.01315257051
50Mike Pagana25MASNEASInd.35586390349671241451571463234.413.433.846151163510
51Terry Shumpert32COL,CSPNL,PCLMLB,AAA.355COL1213883417312134416541713550.413.6191.03121132552
52Brett Cadiente22PULAPPYRk.354TEX6831927469971677481833851.434.540.97414833131
53Yorelvis Charles20CGACNSFgn.35434530532108184237492336.406.459.865140105102
54Sergio Guerrero24RENWLInd.3548940836773130265554732831.407.493.901181127330
55Rene Reyes21AVL,RKSSALL,ARIZA,Rk.354COL622702574791105439711036.385.479.86412333000
56Mike Stoner26EDM,ERI,TUC,ELP,MTYEL,PCL,TL,MEXAA,AAA.354ANA-ARI51174164255810163302922.385.537.9228820011
57Malcolm Cepeda26GVLTXLAInd.3534216915024531010171421342.416.433.8496533300
58Manny Sanchez22ALNNEASInd.35344176150285383112632223.440.467.9077052110
59Sergio Cairo28OZK,RGVTXLAInd.35277348298601051937541413735.419.507.92615143284
60Mike Colangelo22ERI,EDM,ANAEL,PCL,ALAA,AAA,MLB.352ANA552512163776174122542840.440.481.92110466101
61Justin Headley23JHNFRONInd.3528337931071109191537105243.460.468.928145512323
62Roy Marsh26MAS,SARNEAS,FLORInd,A+.352BOS80367318731121372332493858.427.456.88314545422
63Eric White26SONWLInd.35289392327681152507591244743.437.492.92916197560
64Jason Adams25ABLTXLAInd.351833883398211931412731104340.428.5721.000194104021
65Steve Barningham24SPRFRONInd.3518138531976112211156044135246.454.533.987170610221
66Justin Drizos25RENWLInd.35180380296781042212485217371.484.6761.16020057046
67Val Pascucci20VMTNYPLA-.351MON7232825962912617481725346.482.5411.022140514023
68Mark Charbonnet28STGWLInd.350854053717713024428103722385.398.6631.06124638034
69Gabe Duross27ABLTXLAInd.350834063746813127310110522015.387.519.905194176065
70Gavin Fingleson22OHVTXLAInd.3505424022639791212341221212.385.438.8239961100
71Josh Patton24SXCNORLInd.3508337130359106183766655131.443.498.94115145573
72Carmine Cappuccio29NJJNEASInd.34980340301591052811775013037.412.6181.03018695048
73Ventura Cisneros21MXS,REYARIZ,MEXRk,AAA.34946190172246096227321226.394.506.8998732221
74Orlis Díaz--IDJCNSFgn.34937233547117204237342038.399.451.85015112962
75Craig Grebeck34TOR,SYRAL,ILMLB,AAA.349TOR38151129214580112001614.426.434.8605622310
76Derek Jeter25NYAALMLB.349NYY1587396271342193792410219891116.438.552.9893461212365
77Ryan Knox22HELPIONRk.349MIL72311275589617122544112527.406.440.84612114341
78Byung-Gyu Lee24LGKKBOFgn.34913159955011719243830993465.394.6201.01434111924
79Chris Barski21BOINORWA-.348ANA532211843964140639103044.443.522.9659634031
80Nguyen Boulet--MTZCNSFgn.348234210227339021161522.408.448.855945711
81Alex Gordon19OLS,BLDGULF,APPYRk.348BAL632612305180111015661632772.418.6781.09615612023
82Lonnie Maclin32AMATXLAInd.3488440933383116243979926936.457.520.97717352052
83Vince Moore27AMATXLAInd.348823853197411126213841955895.442.5641.00618071072
84Rick Nadeau23LONFRONInd.34880386339691183268821793457.407.549.95518675081
85Hank Blalock18RGS,SAVGULF,SALLRk,A.347TEX582502163775186440322626.412.542.95411772064
86Raul Rodarte29TRI,UPRWL,CPBLInd,Fgn.347904003527712235414882664039.413.5881.00120793054
87Chris Dean25ALNNEASInd.3465023721152731525281251734.403.507.91110744410
88Matt Luke28LEL,ANA,EDMCALL,AL,PCLA+,MLB,AAA.346ANA37120104213674828201528.433.7211.1547531002
89Chris Vasquez27MADNORLInd.34684369344581192611670001152.375.567.94219568154
90Marc Fink22FMH,CDBNORL,MEXInd,AAA.345482011772461121840001853.415.559.9749904110
91Nick Johnson20NCHELAA.345NYY13258142011414533514878612388.525.5481.073230937016
92Mike Nadeau25CCOWLInd.34586407328901131449442683543.460.494.954162637521
93Gary Villacres24DCOFRONInd.3457729826450911660332472330.406.451.85711905512
94Dalphie Correa26LONFRONInd.344743633237911115013839112653.394.399.79312924550
95Chris Hatcher30CSPPCLAAA.344COL983723346311524221691242389.398.6171.0152061210051
96Talmadge Nunnari24JUP,HRBFLOR,ELA+,AA.344MON1345755008617234211731726682.423.486.90924384324
97Ed Welch19BTEPIONRk.344ANA311401222942420192461830.429.410.8385000000
98Lyle Overbay22MSOPIONRk.343ARI7535230666105257121011034053.418.5881.006180142042
99Ichiro Suzuki25ORXJPPLFgn.3431034684118014127221681214546.412.572.984235570515
100Jerome Walton33CGY,SOMPCL,ATLLAAA,Ind.343FLA4316313724471112191132220.436.482.9176632020

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