1927 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
1Charlie Smith25BRGECLMaj.457BRG331511272458114334518.534.6771.2118633
2Roy Parnell23BBBNNLMaj.422BBB8736633486141241011751925.464.6531.11721816
3Jud Wilson31BBS,NLGECLMaj.422BBS-NLG67287249651053069652030.493.6991.19217453
4Kid Willson31WAC,CHATL,ALA,Maj.412CHW3511911914963310002.412.5881.0007000
5David Miner27OKMWAC.41010333913929318.673228
6Oscar Charleston30HBGECLMaj.399HBG69305248689920713742149.502.6941.19517226
7Harry Heilmann32DETALMaj.398DET141596505106201509141201157216.475.6161.091311217
8Lyle Casey28TULWLA.397531897517617.820155
9Smead Jolley25SFRPCLAA.39716862524833733.630394
10Steel Arm Davis31CAGNNLMaj.396CAG84361323601282193681424.443.545.988176311
11Sam Langford27DMO,CLEWL,ALA,Maj.395CLE169688678102685228970157.402.594.99740332
12 Shaw--SPTFLORD.39437132521220.51568
13Al Simmons25PHAALMaj.392PHA106458406861593611151081023130.436.6451.081262120
14Nap Kloza23ABY,BIRSEAL,SOUAB,A.39014150019533830.668334
15Ed Rile27DSNNLMaj.389DS75297265531032381158324.439.6601.10017508
16Art Murphy29OGD,OLDUTID,PCLC,AA.38880240931739.596143
17Charlie Mason32NLGECLMaj.387NLG29126111284380627612.456.6221.0786921
18Del Pratt39WACTLA.38615556221745132.641360
19Fred Bennett25TULWLA.385153608234551421.625380
20Reb Russell38INAAAAA.38512843116634410.552238
21John Schinski21LOGUTIDC.38510136914235115.580214
22Joe Munson27TULWLA.38315458322348932.660385
23Wally Berger21PCT,LOSUTID,PCLC,AA.38210642416225827.670284
24Adam Comorosky22WCH,PITWL,NLA,Maj.380PIT15158657952203415114031.383.547.93131704
25Vic Ruedy30TWFUTIDC.380712841081856.542154
26Jim Stroner26RKIMSVLD.38011742916331719.618265
27Paul Waner24PITNLMaj.380PIT1557096231142374218913156014.437.549.986342323
28Heavy Johnson32HBGECLMaj.379HBG582281903472126442427.461.5681.03010829
29Lefty O'Doul30SFRPCLAA.37818973627843433.582428
30Fats Jenkins29HBGECLMaj.377HBG66312273661031345352235.452.509.96113922
31Bud Davis31NORSOUAA.376152591222461111.547323
32Dick Porter25BLTILAA.376155599225431825.633379
33Guy Sturdy27TUL,SLAWL,ALA,Maj.375SLB153627626523545142352010.376.602.97937700
34Earl Clark19RMD,BSN,PRVVIRL,NL,ELB,Maj,A.374BSN1154434386164286163024.377.575.95325203
35Ernie Lombardi19OGD,OLDUTID,PCLC,AA.37466206771615.534110
36Mack Eggleston30BBSECLMaj.373BBS622311933172113541126.452.539.991104210
37Lou Gehrig24NYAALMaj.373NYY15571758414921852184717310810984.474.7651.240447321
38Gus Mancuso21SYRILAA.372STL8218067928.578104
39Garland Orr19MSNTXVLD.37211037113824115.536199
40Edgar Wesley36CH,DSNNLMaj.372CHT-DS31124113134281123310.427.487.9145510
41Fred Lucas24CHOMATLC.37147175651585.634111
42Ossie Orwoll26MLWAAAA.3709923085782.496114
43Eddie Phillips26NVL,SPFSOUA,ELA.37071235872833.553130
44George Hammen--HNOBLRID.369953551312183.499177
45 Fitzgerald--IDFUTIDC.36833125461032.54468
46Roy Grimes33TOLAAAA.36817065023950616.537349
47Elmer Smith34PORPCLAA.36818265324052740.652426
48Charles King23LOG,SLCUTIDC.3679335713126139.588210
49Wilson Redus22SLSNNLMaj.367SLS964043736613719101877217.395.6171.011230014
50Ed Coleman25IDFUTIDC.36650202741597.634128
51Hinkey Haines28YORNYPLB.36668254931886.571145
52Mike Martineck23HRBNYPLB.36613950818634154.516262
53Del Bissonette27BFLILAA.365166628229462031.650408
54Pid Purdy23SLE,CINPCL,NLAA,Maj.365CIN168673665152434012912043.371.502.87333422
55Max West22WACTLA.36515462422843924.579361
56George Blackerby23WACTLA.36414149217936517.561276
57Leonard Dugan--MANNENLB.364933241181520.423137
58Bill Lewis22LAR,WFLTXVL,TLD,A.3648529110628211.588171
59Tom Jenkins29WFLTLA.36315558621348925.604354
60Dan Jessee26SLCUTIDC.36310139914541510.566226
61Kenzie Kirkham36CLBAAAA.3638216861902.45276
62Carl Reynolds24PAL,CHALONE,ALD,Maj.363CHW13852852151893061271257.370.512.88226711
63Bobby Veach39TOLAAAA.363164623226451012.525327
64Willie Wells22SLSNNLMaj.363SLS964263619013121529108956.450.6901.14024918
65Poindexter Williams29BBBNNLMaj.363BBB76241226278212824738.385.513.89811607
66Tom Angley22MACSALLB.362873091121963.492152
67Billy Burke--IDFUTIDC.362963561292092.486173
68J.P. Jones--OKMWAC.36213449417935617.561277
69Wilbur Bickham21PKYESHLD.3618833011917417.591195
70Elliot Bigelow29BIRSOUAA.361160587212311519.562330
71Rogers Hornsby31NY1NLMaj.361NYG1556845681332053292612598638.448.5861.035333426
72Joe Rabbitt27OMAWLA.361155696251362620.573399
73Mel Simons26MTGSEALB.36115654919837136.508279
74Virgil Barrett29KNX,MEMSALL,SOUAB,A.36013444215929739.722319
75Joe Luciano20MBGBLRID.3609636413130111.511186
76Jim Cronin21IDF,MISUTID,PCLC,AA.35910239514232154.547216
77Bob Fothergill29DETALMaj.359DET1435935279318938991149154731.413.516.929272217
78Del Gardner--SLCUTIDC.35966251901511.438110
79Wally Kimmick30SLEPCLAA.3591484511622875.486219
80Charles Gibson--HATCSTLD.35812243015439712.565243
81Ray Grimes33LRKSOUAA.3581354861742666.473230
82Joe Guyon34LOUAAAA.3581295061812093.451228
83Joe Schultz33TPKWAC.3581244611654147.510235
84Moose Clabaugh25HIP,JCKPIED,SEALC,B.35715355819945621.572319
85Ty Cobb40PHAALMaj.357PHA13357449010417532759322166712.440.482.921236512
86Foy Frazier18OGD,OLDUTID,PCLC,AA.35750210751313.47199
87Earle Combs28NYAALMaj.356NYY15272464813723136236641566231.414.511.925331212
88Babe Ganzel26BIR,WS1SOUA,ALA,Maj.356WSH17362661672193895130073.363.471.83429003
89Larry Gardner41AVLSALLB.3561013091102854.518160
90Johnnie Heving31TOLAAAA.35689250891540.448112
91Biz Mackey29HIL,HGECL,BLKMaj,Non.356HIL31122104263744125114.442.500.9425222
92Les Mallon21MSNTXVLD.35611745516233211.510232
93Babe Ruth32NYAALMaj.356NYY151691540158192298601657613789.486.7721.258417014
94Irvin Hufft25SLEPCLAA.35514749617637519.565280
95Paul Strand33PORPCLAA.35517662222139418.518322
96Tack Summers27CHNNLMaj.355CHT3312211093931014110.408.400.8084402
97Lloyd Waner21PITNLMaj.355PIT150683629133223176227143723.396.410.806258611
98Spence Harris26SHVTLA.35415656820160712.548311
99Bob Howard23SLC,HOLUTID,PCLC,AA.35458175621015.50989
100Bill Mizeur30PEOIIILB.354139526186321923.618325

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