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1985 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
1Omar Linares17VEGCNSFgn.42644184148366383833833212.527.6821.210101202
2Lázaro Vargas--IDTCNSFgn.39548224190487573537106268.466.5421.008103314
3Todd Brown21HEL,BELPION,MIDWRk,A.393MIL7029626245103101657622727.449.508.9571333044
4Andy Anthony21GRFPIONRk.390LAD3815712336481020161113118.513.5041.017620300
5Alejo O'Reilly--CGACNSFgn.3874820816836651101138103727.500.6491.149109201
6Roberto Pérez--CGACNSFgn.38539143130165090023011015.434.454.88759201
7Keith Foley22TRINORWA-.376572672345488901555012626.438.6071.0451422232
8Danny Lamar24TRINORWA-.3756429625665961921769023242.446.6641.1101704043
9Hyo-jo Chang28SAMKBOFgn.3731074213466612924111655723.460.5431.0031886486
10Wade Boggs27BOSALMLB.368BOS161758653107240423878219661.450.478.928312204325
11Mark McMorris21WYV,WSMAPPY,CARLRk,A.368CHC652692314585103653513119.434.515.9501190253
12Hiromitsu Ochiai31LOTJPPLFgn.367130568460118169241521465110140.481.7631.2443511630426
13Luis Crespo--FORCNSFgn.3664720416134591221191333713.488.484.97278312
14Pedro Medina--IDTCNSFgn.3633516212437451011040213314.500.7021.20287302
15Jorge García--SOCCNSFgn.359462001844266516361631222.400.495.89591202
16José Delgado--SNCCNSFgn.3583615113427481101234111517.424.7091.13395101
17Juan Calvo--IDJCNSFgn.356431821632358701030031823.423.5831.00695100
18Mike Devereaux22GRFPIONRk.356LAD703292897310317104674093229.416.526.9421522061
19Lourdes Gurriel--SNCCNSFgn.35441168144325140103501234.440.5901.03185001
20Dave Cortez21TRINORWA-.353642952584591151133332651.413.430.8431111910
21Willie McGee26SLNNLMLB.353STL1526526121142162618108256163486.384.503.88730830152
22Guillermo Heredia--HENCNSFgn.35148226194366862019652217.430.402.83278550
23John Kruk24LVGPCLAAA.351SDP12349342261148294759246748.438.488.92620610312
24Scott Melvin21SLCPIONRk.351592582314381108037861934.398.463.8611071430
25Mario Moa--CMYCNSFgn.351482201884166711237202535.445.5901.036111700
26Randy Bass31HANJPCLFgn.35012657049710017421054134106761.428.7181.146357143035
27Leonardo Goire--CCRCNSFgn.3503413010018358102111237.492.450.94245520
28Rob Lambert22YNK,ONEGULF,NYPLRk,A-.350NYY6026822652799202136123132.431.407.838923621
29Javier Méndez--IDTCNSFgn.35046212177396213173622308.443.554.99798203
30Ruben Escalera20HELPIONRk.349MIL602752295980112032853524.449.415.864958121
31Jim Eppard25MODCALLA.345OAK141618531971832343881466949.414.420.83422325116
32Buddy Haney22HELPIONRk.344MIL622682474385191251731319.375.453.8281122151
33Domingo Michel20DGR,GRFGULF,PIONRk.344LAD50207180306285331652021.408.494.902892143
34Dick Davis31KSUJPPLFgn.3431285344728816222040109125552.414.6441.058304124035
35Willie Munford23SLCPIONRk.343672772455284721451772915.408.400.808980030
36Mark Grimes23SLCPIONRk.3426125122538771445551362131.398.507.9041141221
37Eduardo Leal--HAVCNSFgn.342472262022769110310431710.409.441.84989610
38Dave Martinez20WSMCARLA.342CHC1154543865213214455438146235.435.438.8731693125
39Akinobu Okada27HANJPCLFgn.3421275324598015724335101736441.421.6361.057292113063
40Jong-hun Pak26OBBKBOFgn.342103395348481191946512916.394.471.8651642495
41Mike Ramsey21BILPIONRk.342CIN592401843763122240124422.462.462.924852462
42Pedro Jova--VLCCNSFgn.3413314812620436011200198.426.413.83852102
43Orestes Kindelán--SOCCNSFgn.341482151823362112843222719.428.555.983101303
44Craig Worthington20BLDAPPYRk.341BAL39145129334491720321019.394.589.984762311
45Antonio Pacheco--SOCCNSFgn.34046205194326614322923913.366.474.84092002
46Andre Robertson27NYA,CLBAL,ILMLB,AAA.340NYY5916615319526021812727.368.418.7866431320
47Brian Williams21BAKCALLA.340LAD109471441651502911651992347.371.417.7881841242
48Marty Brown22BILPIONRk.339CIN68304248508421310451135044.444.5691.0121410243
49Mike Burke20GRFPIONRk.339LAD552261923765103746822936.422.531.9531021132
50Pete Callas21IDFPIONRk.3395820818330621711156201951.399.6231.0221142042
51Mike Cole24OMA,GRV,MEMAA,SOULAAA,AA.339ATL-KCR10928722741777501928175614.472.414.886942110
52Isidro Rondon18RDLGULFRk.338CIN522211952966102117552135.407.426.833833022
53Mackey Sasser22FRECALLA.338SFG1335484977916827414102333635.380.493.8732453394
54Brant Alyea18MDHPIONRk.337TOR51204181226181121122127.404.409.813740110
55Rusty Tillman24LVGPCLAAA.337SDP1154424126613927712751832373.371.524.8962161332
56George Flower22JAMNYPLA-.336MON6626923534791301045953040.416.519.9361223012
57George Brett32KCAALMLB.335KCR155665550108184385301129110349.436.5851.0223221230931
58Osmel Rodríguez--CGACNSFgn.335461781672156911120344.354.419.77370232
59Eric Hardgrave24REN,BMTCALL,TLA,AA.334SDP1234974468114933229111413373.393.6121.00527313148
60Víctor Bejerano--GNMCNSFgn.33348209189296394724011516.392.534.927101401
61Doug Dascenzo21GENNYPLA-.333CHC7032025259841513233396120.461.437.8971102144
62Seong-han Kim27HTIKBOFgn.3331054554006613329122754237.395.575.9702306346
63Juan Muñoz--GNOCNSFgn.333411271238416111432223.349.423.77252110
64Jeff Hamilton21SANTLAA.332LAD101408377481251431359122852.376.488.8641840126
65Mike Jones24FRECALLA.332SFG12451239892132214647361710168.467.450.9161794452
66B.J. Surhoff20BELMIDWA.332MIL7631828939961347581092235.373.478.8511380250
67Mike Watters21GRFPIONRk.332LAD703302656388640481465723.448.385.8331022242
68Rafael Acebey--VLCCNSFgn.33147181169265612363611325.341.544.88592225
69Juan Baró--CCRCNSFgn.331391691542151100323421221.385.455.83970201
70Gerardo Limonta--GNOCNSFgn.33146185154225182523202818.443.506.95078300
71Mike Aldrete24SHV,PHXTL,PCLAA,AAA.330SFG1305494498014833115781679460.442.508.9502280249
72Gyu-ok Ho28SAMKBOFgn.330104344306641011473222544.388.451.8391383490
73Ty Dabney22EVRNORWA-.329SFG572462103669135631023332.419.524.9431101022
74Eduardo Sardinha20HELPIONRk.329MIL44166143274771121511425.381.413.794590630
75Amado Zamora--VLCCNSFgn.3293516114920494011164811.379.376.75556400
76Juan Beltrán--HLGCNSFgn.328482061742857133227242527.422.471.89382421
77Thad Bosley28CHNNLMLB.328CHC108202180255963727512029.391.511.9029230021
78Jose Canseco20TAC,HVL,OAKPCL,SOUL,ALAAA,AA,MLB.328OAK1476285401041772934114012174152.409.6201.030335160811
79Leron Lee37LOTJPPLFgn.328115510451871482112894114853.397.565.962255116140
80Tony Perez43CINNLMLB.328CIN72207183256080633022222.396.470.8668620021
81Ryuzo Yamasaki27HIRJPCLFgn.3281306105098616723210463597753.412.440.852224501861
82Sadaaki Yoshimura22YOMJPCLFgn.328120418344571131911656865936.428.529.95718245463
83Chris Jones27TUC,HOUPCL,NLAAA,MLB.327HOU107359306441002182342465136.421.467.88814300025
84Scotti Madison25NVL,BIR,DETAA,SOUL,ALAAA,AA,MLB.327DET129536449871473152180548057.432.559.99125104127
85Billy Jo Robidoux21ELP,MILTL,ALAA,MLB.327MIL151679566116185483261409410978.433.560.99331710047
86Kevin Seitzer23FTM,MEMFLOR,SOULA,AA.327KCR14260047787156167466371011051.456.415.8711987155
87Greg Wells31HAUJPPLFgn.3271295765298617326234122224036.370.577.946305170076
88Gregg Jefferies17KPT,CLMAPPY,SALLRk,A.326NYM6725023034752044412811820.376.500.8761151012
89Larry Whisenton28GRV,RMDSOUL,ILAA,AAA.326ATL11744636567119176447557774.441.438.8801600223
90Jerald Clark21SPONORWA-.325SDP733282834592243250943438.398.452.8501284160
91Tracy Jones24VMT,DENEL,AAAA,AAA.325CIN1265414898315924314624644139.380.472.8532315243
92Ernie Rodriguez19BNDNORWA-.325PHI491911514449510121363823.466.371.837562001
93Ray Smith29LVGPCLAAA.325SDP10442639748129323742121637.355.474.8281884631
94Sid Bream24ABQ,PIT,LANPCL,NLAAA,MLB.324PIT-LAD135504445691443232378135362.394.564.95825140426
95Lázaro Contreras--HENCNSFgn.32447212182315911313341246.408.434.84279312
96Joey Cora20SPONORWA-.324SDP4321017048551123261322724.437.465.902798410
97Julio Fernández--HENCNSFgn.3244620017634571101452021718.390.6251.015110403
98Roger Hansen23MEM,OMASOUL,AAAA,AAA.324KCR662352101768100233012033.385.400.785842122
99Don Mattingly24NYAALMLB.324NYY15972765210721148335145225641.371.567.93937015221513
100Joseph Slotnick22SLCPIONRk.32468295259568417116531392844.384.544.9281410350

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