1916 Register Batting Leaders

Current search:
For 1916, Minimum 100 AB, Sorted by greatest Batting Average

__p("text that informs the user how to change the form", "Use the back button to change the form")

Click on the red text to pre-fill the form with various values

Year
Filter
Sort By

Batting Leaders

  • Minimum 100 AB's to appear on leaderboard

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
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
14Jack Morgan27FROPOTLD.360401502854
15Babe Ellison19MUS,DETCENA,ALD,Maj.358DET1295005000179461641001.358.538.89626900
16Ed Kippert37BTENWESB.358100388139
17Babe Peebles30DNIWAD.3546717863
18Shags Horan20FTDCENAD.3534617361
19Howard Wakefield32RFDIIILB.352134508179
20Floyd Grimes--BDFISLGD.3512811440
21Amby McConnell33UTINYSLB.351132462162
22Bert Coy40WCHWLA.350973771322531.440166
23Kenzie Kirkham25STJWLA.35015158520528166.484283
24Jim Hickman24AVL,BRONCSL,NLD,Maj.348BRO10035835631240000120.352.003.355100
25William Barrow--BAIDIXLD.34760239831631.452108
26C.L. Dupuy--MLICTXLD.3475212142
27James Stewart--TULWAD.3476119066
28Yancy Davis24MOLIIILB.34613649217027147.500246
29Baby Doll Jacobson25LRKSOUAA.34613950817628156.496252
30Cristóbal Torriente22CSW,ALLBLKNon.346582382053771122243728.427.454.8819314
31Howie Gregory29LIN,SLCWL,PCLA,AA.3455814851841.47370
32Walter Holke23ROC,NY1IL,NLAA,Maj.345NYG1565985881620320721310616.353.413.76624313
33Edson Johnson--BTENWESB.345112466161
34Ray Miller28OMAWLA.34415157019645810.504287
35Beals Becker29KCYAAAA.34315350817433215.504256
36Ray Spencer28DAYCENLB.343128495170
37Frank Warfield17SLGBLKNon.34327121105183662014179.400.438.8384616
38Rebel Oakes32DENWLA.3421525992051881.404242
39Shoeless Joe Jackson28CHAALMaj.341CHW15565959291202402137824144625.393.495.888293516
40Grover Gilmore--SXCWLA.34013053818339172.487262
41Bert Graham30DAVIIILB.340134476162
42Roy Leslie21ENN,PAR,FTW,WACCTXL,WA,TLD,B.3405518864
43Red Smyth25MTL,BROIL,NLAA,Maj.340BRO116441441015018330003.340.415.75518300
44Hal Chase33CINNLMaj.339CIN14257154266184291248222111948.363.459.82224919
45Lew McCarty27BRO,NY1NLMaj.339BRO-NYG8025221823749502242125.405.427.83293310
46Elmer Johnson32LINWLA.33810331110523313.556173
47Dutch Hoffman25BTENWESB.33781309104
48Jacob Jennis29BDFISLGD.3375116957
49 Shaw--ROMGAALD.3376726489
50D.J. Cass--DMOWLA.3362811639611.43150
51John Henry Lloyd32CAGBLKNon.33662250223387592134620.396.408.8049125
52William Rumler25LRK,SLASOUA,ALA,Maj.336SLB102290286696135810037.343.500.84314301
53Clyde Barnhart20FDKBLRID.3356123077
54Ernie Krueger25OMAWLA.33511237912736412.546207
55Hack Miller22WPG,BRONORL,NLC,Maj.335BRO12645245101512512101011.336.510.84623000
56Arthur Smith21PDMPOTLD.335572242475
57Buck Thrasher26ATA,PHASOUA,ALA,Maj.335PHA110415412413826954021.338.478.81619701
58George Watson--SXCWLA.33515159119828150.433256
59George Shestak27DENWLA.3341123651221984.463169
60Clarence Bittle27WACTLB.3331385561852244.408227
61Roy Grover24BTE,PHANWES,ALB,Maj.333PHA146605594819812075610.340.044.3842605
62 Jenkins--GFNGAALD.3333712642
63Pat Maloney28WCSELB.333121454151
64Thomas Miller32GRRCENLB.333130483161
65Roy Scherer--QUIIIILB.333134514171
66George Shively23ABCBLKNon.333401681503450720131912.394.407.8016133
67Lee Strait--SCRNYSLB.333117403134
68Eddie Hooper--CBGBLRID.33296340113
69Rod Murphy23VAN,OLDNWES,PCLB,AA.3321746992322755.406284
70Charles Jackson--PEOIIILB.3313612742
71 Wofford--CLMSALLC.3316323678
72Jack Calvo22VAN,SFR,ORINWES,PCL,CUWLB,AA,FgW.33016663563072081211662.332.138.47087021
73Bill Handy27BRG,SLGBLKNon.33029124103153461121610.400.437.8374529
74Wray Query22DNIWAD.3309129196
75Les Channell30BFLILAA.3291284651532746.443206
76Johnny Johnston26BMTTLB.3291384311422524.425183
77Joe Mathes24TER,SYR,BSNCENL,NYSL,NLB,Maj.329BSN9131931901050000000.329.000.329000
78Wade Reynolds--ANNGAALD.3296522273
79Pat Duncan22GRRCENLB.3281244511482834.430194
80Bob Schuyler--MOUDIXLD.3285418360732.43279
81Paul Trammell28TEMCTXLD.3285318661
82Sam Bennett32SLGBLKNon.327301241071935111115113.405.477.8825113
83Johnny Honig21WSMNCSLD.327114428140
84G.C. Plaxico--PDMPOTLD.327271071535
85John Salb26FROPOTLD.327522022766
86Ernie Walker25LRKSOUAA.32658172561341.46580
87Bill Bankston23RMDILAA.32514051116623103.427218
88Al Bernsen24SHVTLB.32567252821033.425107
89Ernie Burke--AVLNCSLD.325101360117
90Hob Hiller23WSMNCSLD.325108446145
91George Jackson34BFLILAA.3251164491463492.454204
92Jesse Altenburg23WHE,PITCENL,NLB,Maj.324PIT11743042921391100011.326.021.347900
93Tony DeFate21TPKWLA.32464219711662.479105
94Vern Duncan26RAL,STPNCSL,AAD,AA.324121435141311.07834
95Alfred Ellis20FMHNORLC.324116414134
96Mike Boyle--FROPOTLD.323401613552
97Ross Eldred23SLE,SLCNWES,PCLB,AA.32311137212021108.497185
98Chick Knaupp23SHVTLB.3231354831563265.445215
99Warren Adams22FSM,WPGWA,NORLD,C.322235836269
100Verne Clemons24STP,SLAAA,ALAA,Maj.322SLB114311311010018420001.322.424.74613200

About the Register Data

Historical performance data for professional leagues (affiliated minor leagues, independent minor leagues, fall/winter leagues, and other international leagues) is provided by and licensed from 24-7 Baseball and Chadwick Baseball Bureau. It incorporates the work of many stalwart baseball researchers, including Cliff Blau, Art Cantu, Frank Hamilton, Reed Howard, Kevin Johnson, Bob McConnell, Jack Morris, and Ray Nemec, as well as members of the Minor Leagues Committee of the Society for American Baseball Research.

Perhaps most importantly, it builds upon the seminal work of Ed Washuta, who magnanimously provided the framework to make the whole thing possible.

Minor league Total Zone (Rctch&Rtz, 2005-2009) data provided by Baseballprojection.com and Minorleaguesplits.com.

About the Negro League Data

Sources

This data comes from two sources. 1) The Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group put together by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum thanks to a grant provided by Major League Baseball. 2) Gary Ashwill and his collaborators.

The Hall of Fame data is found for the years 1920-1948 and the Ashwill data is found from 1904-1919. Many statistics are incomplete due to ongoing research and/or limitations in published sources, so please be assured that we are aware there are issues with the data and will continue to work with our data providers to improve the data that appears here.

The Hall of Fame dataset

This data is constructed from the best available information as provided by Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark of the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group. It contains data culled from newspaper boxscores, covering league sanctioned games from 1920 to 1948, which was produced for a study sponsored by Major League Baseball and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. It reflects totals as compiled by the NLRAG up to 2006. As new credible information is continually unearthed, these numbers will continue to change.

Baseball-Reference and the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum would like to acknowledge Major League Baseball for funding this study, along with the Negro Leagues Researchers and Authors Group for their extensive efforts to collect the raw data and construct the most comprehensive database of Negro Leagues Baseball statistics.  Under the direction of Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers and Dick Clark, this database is the largest dataset ever made publically available and we wish to express our gratitude for all their efforts to help rebuild this lost statistical history.

The Ashwill Negro Leagues Database

Playing statistics and biographical data on the Negro leagues (all pre-1920) and early Latin American professional baseball is licensed from and provided by the Negro Leagues Database, a project organized by Gary Ashwill with the participation of many historians of Negro league and Latin American baseball.

The database is a work in progress, and will include more seasons as development continues. It appears in its original form at Seamheads.com.

Playing statistics and biographical data for this portion of our dataset (The Negro Leagues Database) are all copyright 2013 by Gary Ashwill. All rights reserved.

Completeness

Note that our records are missing thousands of players who played in the Negro Leagues for minor league teams, independent teams, barnstorming teams or even Negro major league teams. We will bring their records to light as soon as suitable records are available for those players.

Details about our NLB Data

If you utilize material unique to a Sports Reference site for a tweet, an article, or for research for a broadcast or podcast, please strongly consider citing this site as the source for the material. It would be greatly appreciated and would help us continue to produce this material.