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1921 Register Batting Leaders

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Batting Leaders
1Charlie Blackwell26SLGNNLNgM.4711851744682175817177.492.7641.2561334
2 Barry--REGWCANB.4534710648810.54758
3Oscar Charleston24SLGNNLNgM.444183169517598614228.469.6981.1671186
4Butch Wetzel--MSKSWLGD.4382711249934.67976
5Spencer Adams23TMNNUTLD.432401697310117.746126
6Ollie Tucker19CEDGASLD.41892349146251022.736257
7Jack Lelivelt35OMAWLA.41616665927470914.613404
8Jack Bentley26BLTILAA.412141597246471624.665397
9 Brown--OGDNUTLD.4112710744822.57962
10George LaFayette25YAK,SLEPCIL,PCLB,AA.410127456187441612.656299
11 Murphy--OGDNUTLD.4072811346561.58466
12Lloyd Smith24GBOPIEDC.40412248319528106.540261
13Tom Day--FDKBLRID.39946183731532.546100
14Rogers Hornsby25SLNNLMLB.397STL15467459213123544182112613136048.458.6391.097378715
15Albert Nolt31MITDAKLD.3959939015421183.564220
16Harry Heilmann26DETALMLB.394DET149672602114237431419139265337.444.6061.051365215
17George Harper29OKCWLA.393168606238501119.606367
18Jerry Jones25SAPSWLGD.3914615661971.55887
19Ike Boone24NORSOUAA.38915657422346275.589338
20Ty Cobb34DETALMLB.389DET12858150712419737161210122155619.452.5961.048302315
21Jay Kirke33LOUAAAA.386168730282431721.578422
22Carl East26WCHWLA.38516866325569826.630418
23 Lynch--BGMNUTLD.38540156601644.61596
24Frank Nesser32SAGMIONB.3851134974499017335124803117319.432.543.976244611
25Sam Post24ROCILAA.3855510440431.51053
26Zinn Beck35CLMSALLB.38411139115026117.560219
27Frank Goff25HNOBLRID.384883231242399.594192
28Goose Goslin20CLM,WS1SALL,ALB,MLB.379WSH156607599822739141760065.386.576.96234511
29Wally Kimmick24WBO,CIN,ROCBLRI,NL,ILD,MLB,AA.378CIN10439038901472032010001.378.599.97723301
30 McIvor--SMDNUTLD.37841180681352.53997
31Babe Ruth26NYAALMLB.378NYY152693540177204441659168171314581.512.8461.35945744
32Babe Twombly25CHNNLMLB.377CHC87190175226681118461110.414.451.8657904
33 Fallentine--TMNNUTLD.37640157596107.675106
34 Fuhrman--NFKVIRLB.37656178671525.567101
35J. Moore--JOHAPPYD.3743010740700.43947
36G. Miller--KITMIONB.373321141021238521124377.418.490.9085014
37George Sisler28SLAALMLB.371SLB13863558212521638181210435113427.411.560.971326514
38Jim Viox30PTHVIRLB.37012345716931212.525240
39Frank Metz36SXCWLA.36916762122962120.568353
40Art Butler33KCYAAAA.36812245716835114.519237
41Reb Russell32MNEAAAA.368146549202351833.678372
42John Bischoff26WFLTLA.367PIT80177651443.54296
43Ben Spencer--RKMVIRLB.36713752819450105.528279
44 Athey--HGRBLRID.3662911241931.52759
45Bernardo Baró25CSNNLNgM.36615615311566534192.374.529.904811
46William Walker--INPSWLGD.36630112411605.64372
47Smoky Joe Wood31CLEALMLB.366CLE662291943271165460202517.438.5621.000109010
48C. Williams--JOPWLA.3655310438640.50052
49Yancy Davis29TULWLA.36414454920042221.563309
50Bill Feuerborn22INPSWLGD.36459214781612.477102
51LaRue Kirby31SAGMIONB.36310343837563136201267519114220.431.528.959198318
52Joe Price24JOHAPPYD.363872739926318.678185
53Jack Schaefer--LONMIONB.3625623421033761371241481113.399.505.904106211
54Tris Speaker33CLEALMLB.362CLE1325885061071835214375246812.439.538.977272212
55Bunny Brief28KCYAAAA.361164615222511142.685421
56George Burns28CLEALMLB.361CLE842652445288214049311319.398.480.87711726
57Pug Griffin25OMAWLA.36116562922760422.574361
58Duffy Lewis33SLC,WS1PCL,ALAA,MLB.361WSH13253852611190467141411810.372.555.92729213
59Louis Santop32HILINDPNon.36012111428416261843.376.605.981694
60Jimmy Walsh33NWKILAA.36015358120939162.492286
61Kid Willson25VANPCILB.3601124501623235.478215
62Bill Bankston28GRVSALLB.35914755720037125.496276
63Bob Bescher37WFLTLA.359PIT70256922332.496127
64 Black--SMDNUTLD.3593012846620.43856
65Emil Huhn29AUGSALLB.35914247917243175.551264
66Heinie Mueller21SYR,SLNIL,NLAA,MLB.359STL130491474251703712834241122.376.538.91425524
67Les Nunamaker32CLEALMLB.359CLE4614813116477202511118.408.443.8515806
68Babe Dye23BFDMIONB.3581044884366715620108872682618.398.505.902220323
69Fred Lear27MLWAAAA.35815353419143413.526281
70Harry Stupp--BFDMIONB.358115519458761642882854194010.412.467.879214219
71Jim Thorpe34TOLAAAA.35813350518136139.535270
72Bill Bagwell26PTBSWLGD.3571214877717430273.548267
73Bill Hunter33FLIMIONB.357105465384681372092511296015.450.471.921181516
74Hurley McNair32KCMNNLNgM.357298297291061598970.357.549.9061631
75Hack Wilson21MBGBLRID.3563010136805.58459
76Josh Devore33GRRCENLB.35557214761541.477102
77Bert Griffith25NORSOUAA.35515463122438204.498314
78Reggie Rawlings31MBGBLRID.3559536112823317.576208
79Charlie Grover31STJ,MNEWL,AAA,AA.3544211340650.49656
80Lefty Clarke25WBO,CIN,ROCBLRI,NL,ILD,MLB,AA.353CIN4011611604160200001.353.457.8105300
81Cecil Hammond--LUDCENLB.353993311172456.511169
82Polly McLarry30MEMSOUAA.353156556196361915.567315
83Del Paddock34SXCWLA.35353215761745.540116
84Lloyd Christenbury27BSNNLMLB.352BSN6215112534446231634217.449.504.9536314
85Roy Corgan27MSKSWLGD.35213254919340160.483265
86Showboat Fisher22STJWLA.352163634223381514.525333
87Baby Doll Jacobson30SLAALMLB.352SLB151663599902113814590884230.398.487.885292319
88Clarence Kraft34FTWTLA.352DET154602212471231.625376
89Otis Lawry27BLTILAA.35213450917919133.458233
90Ad Lindsey25BARSWLGD.352752871011371.456131
91Edd Roush28CINNLMLB.352CIN1124634186814727124711917318.403.502.90521059
92Jack Tobin29SLAALMLB.352SLB15073167113223631188597124522.395.487.882327312
93Elmer Bowman24NFK,SHVVIRL,TLB,A.3511355101794468.508259
94Bob Fisher34MNEAAAA.351164706248401114.499352
95Jack Hammond30PFDELA.35115158720642172.491288
96Dick Hoblitzell32REAILAA.3511264731662598.493233
97Merito Acosta25LOUAAAA.35015258820636104.466274
98Jim Blakesley24WCHWLA.35015054819246825.600329
99Austin McHenry25SLNNLMLB.350STL152628574922013781710210203848.393.531.924305214
100William Satterlee--CBGBLRID.3501003631273148.523190

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