1891 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
1Piggy Ward24MNE,SPO,PIT,WWA,SACWA,PNWE,NL,PISL,CALLMaj,N/A.366PIT7228827667101133124133.375.446.82112318
2Vince Dailey26ELMNYPLN/A.360973948214218101127.541213
3Jake Stenzel24SPOPNWEN/A.3511014251351493311568.515219
4Dan Brouthers33BS2AAMaj.350BOS13059748611717026195109318720.471.512.98324924
5Mark Polhemus30SPOPNWEN/A.34296403101138308518.494199
6Billy Hamilton25PHINLMaj.340PHI13363652714117923726011110228.453.421.8742227
7Buck West30SYREASAA.3398536949125233216.43416025
8Bill George26PORPNWEN/A.337964301031454111530.519223
9Hugh Duffy24BS2AAMaj.336BOS1276015361341802089110856129.408.453.8612434
10Abner Dalrymple33MLW,ML3WA,AAN/A,Maj.332MIL108480461104153221482247718.342.492.834227012
11Dummy Ryn29MNEWAN/A.32943167385512175.539909
12Jocko Halligan22OMA,CINWA,NLN/A,Maj.328CIN12759754911218028151044162425.357.488.845268123
13Tip O'Neill31SL4AAMaj.323STL1275845141111662841095256133.404.451.8552329
14George Tebeau29DENWAN/A.3221014221141361713943.48820622
15Tom Brown30BS2AAMaj.321BOS13766358917718930215721067096.397.469.8652764
16Con Daily26BRONLMaj.320BRO60225206256610103071513.378.379.756784
17Bug Holliday24CINNLMaj.319CIN111482442741412110984303728.376.473.8482093
18Elmer Sutcliffe29OMA,WS9WA,AAN/A,Maj.319WAS11551748087153194433221717.345.400.745192218
19Thayer Torreyson24ERINYPLN/A.3182811024355138.46451
20George Van Haltren25BL3AAMaj.318BAL1396415661361801415983757146.398.443.8412514
21Pete Browning30CIN,PITNLMaj.317CIN-PIT10547341964133244461165154.395.422.8181773
22Jack O'Brien31STPWAN/A.3179737270118183622.43016018
23Fred Hartman26ERINYPLN/A.316692666384145917.508135
24Dan Stearns29KCYWAN/A.3161214941031562210624.43721617
25Les German22BFLEASAA.3155118131576023.381698
26Denny Lyons25SL4AAMaj.315STL120557451124142243118498858.445.455.90020518
27Elmer Smith23KCYWAN/A.31412047811515017131218.47922922
28Jack Hess--JAM,BDFNYPLN/A.3131453167399154424.424134
29John Mitchell--MNEWAN/A.3133011218356152.5185810
30Sid Farrar31NHVEASAA.3128734367107179140.42314529
31John McHale--ELMNYPLN/A.31248205286414005.38078
32Jim Burns--DEN,WS9WA,AAN/A,Maj.311WAS874093898012122361019610.325.429.754167212
33Doc Kennedy37ALBEASAA.31111944485138416219.44419725
34Jack Clements26PHINLMaj.310PHI1074714235813129447534319.380.426.8061805
35Bill Joyce23BS2AAMaj.309BOS653112437675915351366327.460.506.9661235
36Tommy McCarthy27SL4AAMaj.309STL134629570124176206892374919.374.407.78123210
37George Wood32PH4AAMaj.309PHA1326075281051631814361227252.399.413.8122187
38John Shearon20BDF,CL4NYPL,NLN/A,Maj.307CLV68281280488612281313115.310.450.7601260
39Mike Tiernan24NY1NLMaj.306NYG13461454211116630121673536932.388.494.8822683
40Patsy Donovan26LS2,WS9AAMaj.305LOU-WAS12255150982155113256283423.358.350.7071788
41Ad Gumbert23CHNNLMaj.305CHC3412110518327401641314.397.448.844473
42Bill Lange20SLEPNWEN/A.30536128173994111.46159
43Frank Shugart24PIT,MNENL,WAMaj,N/A.305PIT14466462713419135151033612026.329.456.785286314
44Jack Stivetts23SL4AAMaj.305STL85314302459210275441032.331.421.7521272
45William Hoover28KCYWAN/A.304118500109152216327.38819421
46Art Sunday29TAC,SACPNWE,CALLN/A.3043012517385018.36846
47Deacon McGuire27WS9AAMaj.303WAS114466413551252210366104334.382.426.80817610
48John Milligan29PH4AAMaj.303PHA1185264557513835121110625651.397.505.90323015
49John Pickett25KCYWAN/A.30311847995145205825.41519928
50Jesse Burkett22LIN,CL4WA,NLN/A,Maj.302CLV1336185631071702217413302319.329.423.752238032
51Duke Farrell24BS2AAMaj.302BOS122536473108143191312110215948.384.474.8582244
52Jackie Hayes30SPOPNWEN/A.302793215797221336.480154
53Lave Cross25PH4AAMaj.301PHA110443402661212014552143823.366.458.8231843
54Charlie Duffee25CL6AAMaj.301COL137597552861662841090414236.353.420.7742323
55Harry Lyons25BFLEASAA.30112455188166175241.36119953
56Frank Motz21PORPNWEN/A.301100386871163014930.521201
57Joe Visner31ROC,WS9,SL4EASA,AAA,Maj.301WAS-STL7330729246881014588810.320.483.80314107
58William Work27TAC,SACPNWE,CALLN/A.30129123203711211.44755
59Joe Knight31ROCEASAA.29995394751182711025.42416715
60Jim Manning29KCYWAN/A.2991164991381492010058.37918920
61Marr Phillips34TRYEASAA.29911845272135207037.37416921
62Jim Curtiss29DEN,CIN,WS9WA,NL,AAN/A,Maj.298CIN-WAS120500466901391613725172235.334.433.76720239
63Bob Glenalvin24PORPNWEN/A.29897392941172110028.403158
64John Coogan--ELMNYPLN/A.2969537870112213230.384145
65Harry Taylor25LS2AAMaj.296LOU914073488010373235155530.398.351.7491224
66Thomas Turner--SPOPNWEN/A.29699382901132691315.513196
67Jim O'Rourke40NY1NLMaj.295NYG13658755592164287595192629.334.398.7322216
68Pop Schriver25MLW,CHNWA,NLN/A,Maj.295CHC1094494137412212125214109.315.419.734173224
69Elmer Foster29KCY,CHNWA,NLN/A,Maj.294CHC7433632684961310913012.297.479.77515609
70Joe Gunson28KCYWAN/A.294883505110313256.38613511
71Joseph Theisen24NHV,MDNEASA,CTSTA,E.29435136184071112.382527
72Sam Thompson31PHINLMaj.294PHI1336145541081632310790295220.363.410.7732278
73Hughie Jennings22LS2AAMaj.293LOU8837735151103108158121735.342.376.7181329
74Ted Scheffler27BFLEASAA.2931235221561532317482.42522221
75Jake Beckley23PITNLMaj.292PIT133606554941622019473134446.353.419.7722328
76Billy Hoy29SL4AAMaj.292STL1396885591341631355645911725.424.360.78420112
77Reddy Mack25BFLEASAA.292118503108147315238.38619435
78Cap Anson39CHNNLMaj.291CHC136616540811572488120177529.378.409.7882211
79Dan Shannon26OMA,WS9WA,AAN/A,Maj.291WAS8036935075102127333369.303.391.695137013
80Dennis Casey33ELMNYPLN/A.2909540769118196222.381155
81Roger Connor33NY1NLMaj.290NYG1295664791121392913794278339.399.449.8482154
82Frederick Miller--ERINYPLN/A.29094393871141221612.453178
83Hank Simon28SYREASAA.29097403821172011138.40216225
84Perry Werden29BL3AAMaj.290BAL13961555210216020186104465259.363.424.78723411
85Ollie Beard29LS2,DENAA,WAMaj,N/A.289LOU1225354917814219602415339.335.352.688173110
86George Davis20CL4NLMaj.289CLV1366275701151653512389425329.354.409.7632334
87Louis Porter--MEANYPLN/A.289802843982120515.384109
88John Sowders24KCYWAN/A.2883912524364311.392497
89Al McCauley28OMA,WS9WA,AAN/A,Maj.287WAS12049845689131198331123013.334.384.718175210
90Bill Niles24MEANYPLN/A.287732755279184713.458126
91Widdy Dunn--BDFNYPLN/A.28673297608514298.438130
92King Kelly33CN3,BSN,BS2NL,AAMaj.286CKK-BSN-BOS10241035065100167262295740.390.389.7791363
93Dad Lytle29PORPNWEN/A.286100399109114176127.366146
94Ed Swartwood32SXCWAN/A.286111395941132211538.43517217
95Thomas Burns26BRONLMaj.285BRO123523470751342413483215330.358.417.7751960
96Pat Hartnett27PRVEASAA.28573295328413109.3369913
97George Miller26PITNLMaj.285PIT13561054880156196457355926.357.363.7211993
98Emmett Seery30CN3AAMaj.285CKK97461372771061510436198152.423.411.8341538
99Farmer Vaughn27CN3,ML3AAMaj.285CKK-MIL76293274347814112381820.331.354.685971
100George Gore37NY1NLMaj.284NYG130609528103150227248197434.379.364.7431927

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