1916 Register Batting Leaders

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Batting Leaders
1Tris Speaker28CLEALMaj.386CLE15164754610221141827935278220.470.502.972274415
2Hank Butcher29DENWLA.377145541204312015.591320
3Louis Santop27NLS,BRGBLKNon.375361631363151127033623.469.5661.0357713
4 Gharrlty--GRFNWESB.3713514052
5Ty Cobb29DETALMaj.370DET145637543113201311056868247839.451.492.943267214
6Joe Phillips33CUMPOTLD.367592074776
7Roy Keener32CUMPOTLD.366592245182
8Bill Pettus31NLS,NLGBLKNon.366321471312848123131811.424.527.9506923
9Don Flinn23NWN,SAN,WACGAAL,TLD,B.3656824188
10Del Bemis24RFDIIILB.3625823284
11Don Whitworth25PDMPOTLD.362521964771
12Ross Youngs19SHRWAD.3621375391953064.462249
13Bill Kay38BNGNYSLB.36012446116625112.475219
14Babe Ellison19MUS,DETCENA,ALD,Maj.358DET1295005000179461641001.358.538.89626900
15Ed Kippert37BTENWESB.358100388139
16Babe Peebles30DNIWAD.3546717863
17Shags Horan20FTDCENAD.3534617361
18Howard Wakefield32RFDIIILB.352134508179
19Floyd Grimes--BDFISLGD.3512811440
20Amby McConnell33UTINYSLB.351132462162
21Bert Coy40WCHWLA.350973771322531.440166
22Kenzie Kirkham25STJWLA.35015158520528166.484283
23Jim Hickman24AVL,BRONCSL,NLD,Maj.348BRO10035835631240000120.352.003.355100
24William Barrow--BAIDIXLD.34760239831631.452108
25C.L. Dupuy--MLICTXLD.3475212142
26James Stewart--TULWAD.3476119066
27Yancy Davis24MOLIIILB.34613649217027147.500246
28Baby Doll Jacobson25LRKSOUAA.34613950817628156.496252
29Cristóbal Torriente22CSW,ALLBLKNon.346582382053771122243728.427.454.8819314
30Howie Gregory29LIN,SLCWL,PCLA,AA.3455814851841.47370
31Walter Holke23ROC,NY1IL,NLAA,Maj.345NYG1565985881620320721310616.353.413.76624313
32Edson Johnson--BTENWESB.345112466161
33Ray Miller28OMAWLA.34415157019645810.504287
34Beals Becker29KCYAAAA.34315350817433215.504256
35Ray Spencer28DAYCENLB.343128495170
36Frank Warfield17SLGBLKNon.34327121105183662014179.400.438.8384616
37Rebel Oakes32DENWLA.3421525992051881.404242
38Shoeless Joe Jackson28CHAALMaj.341CHW15565959291202402137824144625.393.495.888293516
39Grover Gilmore27SXCWLA.34013053818339172.487262
40Bert Graham30DAVIIILB.340134476162
41Roy Leslie21ENN,PAR,FTW,WACCTXL,WA,TLD,B.3405518864
42Red Smyth25MTL,BROIL,NLAA,Maj.340BRO116441441015018330003.340.415.75518300
43Hal Chase33CINNLMaj.339CIN14257154266184291248222111948.363.459.82224919
44Lew McCarty27BRO,NY1NLMaj.339BRO-NYG8025221823749502242125.405.427.83293310
45Elmer Johnson32LINWLA.33810331110523313.556173
46Dutch Hoffman25BTENWESB.33781309104
47Jacob Jennis29BDFISLGD.3375116957
48 Shaw--ROMGAALD.3376726489
49D.J. Cass--DMOWLA.3362811639611.43150
50John Henry Lloyd32CAGBLKNon.33662250223387592134620.396.408.8049125
51William Rumler25LRK,SLASOUA,ALA,Maj.336SLB102290286696135810037.343.500.84314301
52Clyde Barnhart20FDKBLRID.3356123077
53Ernie Krueger25OMAWLA.33511237912736412.546207
54Hack Miller22WPG,BRONORL,NLC,Maj.335BRO12645245101512512101011.336.510.84623000
55Arthur Smith21PDMPOTLD.335572242475
56Buck Thrasher26ATA,PHASOUA,ALA,Maj.335PHA110415412413826954021.338.478.81619701
57George Watson--SXCWLA.33515159119828150.433256
58George Shestak27DENWLA.3341123651221984.463169
59Clarence Bittle27WACTLB.3331385561852244.408227
60Roy Grover24BTE,PHANWES,ALB,Maj.333PHA146605594819812075610.340.044.3842605
61 Jenkins--GFNGAALD.3333712642
62Pat Maloney28WCSELB.333121454151
63Thomas Miller32GRRCENLB.333130483161
64Roy Scherer--QUIIIILB.333134514171
65George Shively23ABCBLKNon.333401681503450720131912.394.407.8016133
66Lee Strait--SCRNYSLB.333117403134
67Eddie Hooper--CBGBLRID.33296340113
68Rod Murphy24VAN,OLDNWES,PCLB,AA.3321746992322755.406284
69Charles Jackson--PEOIIILB.3313612742
70 Wofford--CLMSALLC.3316323678
71Jack Calvo22VAN,SFR,ORINWES,PCL,CUWLB,AA,FgW.33016663563072081211662.332.138.47087021
72Bill Handy27BRG,SLGBLKNon.33029124103153461121610.400.437.8374529
73Wray Query22DNIWAD.3309129196
74Les Channell30BFLILAA.3291284651532746.443206
75Johnny Johnston26BMTTLB.3291384311422524.425183
76Joe Mathes24TER,SYR,BSNCENL,NYSL,NLB,Maj.329BSN9131931901050000000.329.000.329000
77Wade Reynolds--ANNGAALD.3296522273
78Pat Duncan22GRRCENLB.3281244511482834.430194
79Bob Schuyler--MOUDIXLD.3285418360732.43279
80Paul Trammell28TEMCTXLD.3285318661
81Sam Bennett32SLGBLKNon.327301241071935111115113.405.477.8825113
82Johnny Honig21WSMNCSLD.327114428140
83G.C. Plaxico--PDMPOTLD.327271071535
84John Salb26FROPOTLD.327522022766
85Ernie Walker25LRKSOUAA.32658172561341.46580
86Bill Bankston23RMDILAA.32514051116623103.427218
87Al Bernsen24SHVTLB.32567252821033.425107
88Ernie Burke19AVLNCSLD.325101360117
89Hob Hiller23WSMNCSLD.325108446145
90George Jackson34BFLILAA.3251164491463492.454204
91Jesse Altenburg23WHE,PITCENL,NLB,Maj.324PIT11743042921391100011.326.021.347900
92Tony DeFate21TPKWLA.32464219711662.479105
93Vern Duncan26RAL,STPNCSL,AAD,AA.324121435141311.07834
94Alfred Ellis20FMHNORLC.324116414134
95Mike Boyle--FROPOTLD.323401613552
96Ross Eldred23SLE,SLCNWES,PCLB,AA.32311137212021108.497185
97Chick Knaupp23SHVTLB.3231354831563265.445215
98Warren Adams22FSM,WPGWA,NORLD,C.322235836269
99Verne Clemons24STP,SLAAA,ALAA,Maj.322SLB114311311010018420001.322.424.74613200
100 Coutts--JBGISLGD.3224215249

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