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1928 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
1Jud Wilson32BBS,PTECOL,INDPNgM,Non.42346238812016442624423464.504.7471.25229010
2Dan Boone33HIPPIEDC.419128468196401138.795372
3Smead Jolley26SFRPCLAA.404191765309521045.675516
4Cliff Bolton21HIPPIEDC.4039230812432811.666205
5Clay Schoonover39GRINESLD.40338144581444.63992
6George Andrews--MTWMSVLD.40298386155291315.661255
7Tony Kaufmann27ROC,SLNIL,NLAA,MLB.402STL6011211204592000000.402.518.92058000
8Red Dorman27TYL,CLELONE,ALD,MLB.401CLE1395485381221645439111096.411.7171.129386010
9Hobe Brummette31GBOPIEDC.39713245618141922.671306
10John Stoneham19MCKNESLD.3969637414819144.553207
11Elliot Bigelow30BIRSOUAA.39513448919328138.554271
12Kid Lowe27MRSNNLNgM.3931381222548530039.435.484.919597
13Clark Taliaferro--CRRGAALD.392703061202089.598183
14Len Koenecke24MOL,INAMSVL,AAD,AA.390141539172103210260.6313403
15Yam Yaryan35BIRSOUAA.389105365142241216.652238
16Rap Dixon25BBS,PTECOL,INDPNgM,Non.388580516116200321424343256.448.6431.0913328
17Lee Stebbins25CMNWTXLD.3881084361693
18Ripper Collins24DNV,ROCIIIL,ILB,AA.387STL138488189281523.648316
19Rogers Hornsby32BSNNLMLB.387BSN1406194869918842721945310741.498.6321.1303071259
20Joe Munson28TULWLA.385165611235461039.684418
21George Brauchle--JOPWAC.38471250962482.568142
22Mike Powers22JAC,GULCSTLD.3831235254549517426198304228.441.5771.018262524
23Jim Blakesley31NHVELA.382152568217501319.616350
24Bobby Veach40TOLAAAA.382151644566932163267195825.441.496.937281218
25Earl Sheely35SACPCLAA.38116563024046321.563355
26Dale Alexander25TTOILAA.38016962111523649113114415.644400
27Goose Goslin27WS1ALMLB.379WSH135527456801733610171021634819.442.6141.0562803205
28Heinie Manush26SLAALMLB.378SLB1546976381042414720131081653914.414.575.9893670203
29Ernie Lombardi20OLDPCLAA.3771203181202738.557177
30Phil Lundeen25HIP,KNXPIED,SALLC,B.376853031142226.521158
31Frank Roscoe25WLT,CHRECAR,SALLD,B.37511845116920436.676305
32Lou Gehrig25NYAALMLB.374NYY1546775621392104713271474119569.467.6481.1153644163
33Danny Taylor27MEMSOUAA.374155524196352620.655343
34Ed Wells28BIRSOUAA.3744611543612.49657
35Bud Ammons--ANNGAALD.3738330011217313.580174
36Len Dondero24TULWLA.3739938614436217.609235
37Tex Jeanes27MEMSOUAA.37312044016424134.514226
38Red Howell19CRRGAALD.37295409152341116.626256
39Bevo LeBourveau31POR,MLWPCL,AAAA.372165647623552323981471622.391.528.91932935
40Samuel Byrd20ALBELA.371130501186361218.599300
41James Cartright--LDLGAALD.371692649820110.568150
42Ernie Orsatti25MNE,SLNAA,NLAA,MLB.371STL150589518106192381518151004965.429.6061.0353144180
43Emil Yde28INAAAAA.3716414324539201.462661
44Albert Briscoe32ERICENLB.3709137634178126181246253.413.6391.05221810
45Leroy Jones24SSP,CLMPIED,SALLC,B.37014450018555824.656328
46Lee Riley21PBOWLA.370141489181431713.607297
47Paul Waner25PITNLMLB.370PIT1526976021422235019686697716.446.547.9923295131
48Fred Bennett26TUL,SLAWL,ALA,MLB.369SLB14351551501902953500002.369.6491.017334000
49Joe Stripp25CLB,CINAA,NLAA,MLB.369CIN106434366671352610817845022.451.5601.0112055130
50Raymond Clark--CEDGAALD.368893511292134.479168
51Ed Hendee28RKIMSVLD.36811447017328135.515242
52Sam Leslie22MRDCSTLD.368124527459861694768134121.431.549.9802521017
53T.I. Parker--HATCSTLD.36811851744671164383284725.433.480.912214420
54Ed Sicking31LOUAAAA.3681687366581142423841145525.418.442.860291221
55Orell Holland--FAIMATLC.36711143115831920.619267
56Jim Stroner27WCHWLA.367166695255421042.637443
57 Felber--KNXSALLB.366124451165311111.557251
58 Kennedy--AVLSALLB.36687216791042.477103
59Buzz Arlett29OLDPCLAA.3651605611112054732511310.594333
60Roy Moore--CNGSOUAA.365143479175361018.595285
61Victor Shiell24MCKNESLD.365121447163281010.539241
62Clifford Vernon--TLDGAALD.365552037414139.695141
63Willie Wells23SLSNNLNgM.3653603268411928623401427.414.6991.1132287
64Ray Pierce31DAL,MOBTL,SOUAA.36465143521243.56681
65Wilson Walters36KIN,GBOECAR,PIEDD,C.36410839314328223.621244
66Charles King24BOIUTIDC.363972951072417.522154
67Bernard Lewis25TLDGAALD.36394369134261312.602222
68Ray Pepper22LRLCSTLD.3631144804576816637131491116.382.593.97527139
69Art Smith--CLMSALLB.36358193701523.50898
70Dusty Cooke21AVLSALLB.362146519188303013.611317
71Jimmy Jordan20DAYCENLB.36213564558513021237927284328.406.5951.00134817
72Ray Treadaway20CEDGAALD.36290373135221510.582217
73George Valentine--TULWLA.3625610538425.58161
74Clarence Hamel23GOLECARD.36110536313140513.606220
75Bob Howard24BOIUTIDC.36171255922142.498127
76 Lawrance--ALXCSTLD.361492111913369134431118.399.534.93310218
77Billy Southworth35ROCILAA.361STL12443815829116.518227
78Mule Suttles27SLSNNLNgM.3613423107011219112035522.404.6871.09121310
79Roy Johnson25SFRPCLAA.360170650234491622.586381
80Dick Lundy29ACECOLNgM.360207197357112332289.388.497.886981
81Babe Melton--CLTNNLNgM.360214203387391371159.387.6351.0221292
82John Molloy21BOIUTIDC.3603810036711.48048
83Tom Pyle34PSCSEALB.36014754719736188.536293
84Dave Robertson38YORNYPLB.3601234311552887.510220
85John Byrnes--CUMMATLC.3591264571642165.464212
86Moose Clabaugh26JCK,MOBSEAL,SOUAB,A.359156577207271517.546315
87Ray Cunningham23DAYCENLB.3591356005101081834891497654.442.5711.01329114
88Johnny Frederick26MEMSOUAA.35915061622144119.510314
89Edward Moore--TOLAAAA.3594015628567509.468738
90Woody Abernathy19VBGCSTLD.358123535472601693316263411.404.508.912240227
91Jack Crouch24JOPWAC.35810838513825124.517199
92Freddie Lindstrom22NY1NLMLB.358NYG153687646992313991410715212521.383.511.8943302142
93Jerry Standaert26MEMSOUAA.3581123601292315.469169
94Don Benn26AKRCENLB.35790308272479720444245.409.504.91213712
95Dutch Holland24EVN,BMT,FTWIIIL,TLB,A.357DET59213762062.535114
96Hal Johnson--DHMPIEDC.3575320774736.507105
97Hal Weafer28WLTECARD.3579229710613217.586174
98Biz Mackey30HIL,BBSECOLNgM.356476438981562688341432.400.507.9072226
99Earl Clark20PRV,BSNEL,NLA,MLB.355BSN97375366181303350100248.366.473.838173230
100W.B. Clark--NPLNESLD.355112425151241010.529225

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