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1986 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
1Darryl Hamilton21HELPIONRk.391MIL6530224872971260353485118.495.488.9831211111
2Randy Bass32HANJPCLFgn.3891265414539217631247109208270.481.7771.258352920418
3Scott Parsons24REN,BMTCALL,TLA,AA.376SDP1144754238015929218105733749.425.5821.0072466092
4Tom Levasseur22SPONORWA-.372SDP532431915071311212884714.498.414.912792210
5Gary Sheffield17HELPIONRk.365MIL57253222538112215711442014.413.6401.0521423172
6Warren Cromartie32YOMJPCLFgn.363124524471991712933798634358.422.6731.095317147034
7Hiromitsu Ochiai32LOTJPPLFgn.36012352241798150110501165110159.487.7461.2323111530119
8Bruce Fields25NVL,DETAA,ALAAA,MLB.359DET132481426611533261592384557.416.469.88620001363
9Wade Boggs28BOSALMLB.357BOS1496935801072074728710410544.453.486.9392821104414
10Kevin Maas21ONENYPLA-.356NYY2810910114361000185179.394.455.850460011
11Gregg Jefferies18LBG,CLM,JACCARL,SALL,TLA,AA.353NYM125573521961843211161115794441.401.549.9502862064
12Ron Jones22CLW,PORFLOR,PCLA,AAA.352PHI11950244680157191277533124031.404.496.9002215294
13Don Mattingly25NYAALMLB.352NYY16274267711723853231113005335.394.573.96738817111011
14Julio Alcala19FTMFLORA.351KCR3615514817526301611358.374.432.807641011
15Jeff Weiss21IDF,SUMPION,SALLRk,A.351ATL6528824561861381657543640.434.6651.0991633044
16Greg Wells32HAUJPPLFgn.3501275534949417320242103115438.418.6541.0723231440110
17Joe Kesselmark20GRFPIONRk.348LAD7033127959972365501034034.436.527.9621475522
18Roberto Alomar18RENCALLA.346SDP90404356531231644491483238.397.447.8441593672
19Pat Britt22MED,MODNORW,CALLA-,A.346OAK752752315180151540433434.424.485.9091121451
20Ty Gainey25TUC,HOUPCL,NLAAA,MLB.345HOU130471409781412512186922961100.430.5971.02624400105
21Jaime Archibald23CLMSALLA.344NYM35152125214351336212124.421.472.893590063
22Jim Leyritz22ONE,FTLNYPL,FLORA-,A.344NYY3514012515434241610915.384.504.888631232
23Brick Smith27CNGSOULAA.344SEA1285444748016338223101316336.415.578.9942740075
24Eric Bullock26TUC,HOUPCL,NLAAA,MLB.343HOU481981722859823221682218.416.465.8818001125
25Roy Johnson27TAC,HVLPCL,SOULAAA,AA.343OAK120502431801482871471846448.424.538.9632321064
26John Joslyn21ROY,MEMGULF,SOULRk,AA.343KCR57229181346292625824529.471.514.985930211
27Steve Stanicek25ELPTLAA.343MIL1275824871161674012593628870.448.5831.0312845112
28Ty Dabney23FRE,PHXCALL,PCLA,AAA.342SFG1325404828016539316111385070.401.535.9362581169
29Kal Daniels22CIN,DENNL,AAMLB,AAA.342CIN1163763136710722614552745650.445.5851.03018344124
30Mark Grace22PEOMIDWA.342CHC126537465811593041595656028.417.520.9372424266
31Yanko Hauradou20ONE,FTLNYPL,FLORA-,A.342NYY37128117164010101901916.386.444.830520111
32Ken Kinnard25KNX,VCOSOUL,CALLAA,A.342TOR973873487211917109402583192.396.526.9221832331
33Mark Ryal25EDM,CALPCL,ALAAA,MLB.342CAL140558511781753341689103854.384.517.901264111711
34Rich Johnson23AVL,OSCSALL,FLORA.341HOU13758250488172302291123472105.424.5811.0062933035
35John Toal22EVRNORWA-.341SFG5927422955782522441263136.426.493.9201137250
36Hubie Brooks29MONNLMLB.340MON80338306501041851458422560.388.569.956174112053
37Danny Sheaffer24PAWILAAA.340BOS792802653490161230961024.365.430.7951141310
38Pat Borders23KIN,FLR,KNXCARL,SALL,SOULA,AA.339TOR7726524835841801140031357.373.544.9171351210
39Carlo Colombino21AVLSALLA.339HOU92398360771223545581272426.394.500.89418010224
40Dick Davis32KSUJPPLFgn.337122512451831522503697325357.410.6321.0422851450316
41Angelo Cuevas20CLMSALLA.336NYM37152128204360226002312.441.430.870551002
42Junior Ortiz26PITNLMLB.336PIT4912211011376001401913.380.391.7714340120
43Ben Spitale20EXO,WPBGULF,FLORRk,A.336MON38123110143751014121119.390.400.790440021
44Tim Raines26MONNLMLB.334MON1516645809119435109627097860.413.476.88927662139
45Jim Adduci26VAN,MILPCL,ALAAA,MLB.333MIL11647043673145275453552678.373.445.81819404136
46Tommy Hinzo22BATNYPLA-.333CLE552382193573731152481244.379.406.785894301
47Phil Clark18BRSAPPYRk.332DET662772474082424361211942.388.413.8011026142
48Randy Johnson30PHXPCLAAA.332SFG12549842862142237368245334.409.439.8491886743
49Steve Sax26LANNLMLB.332LAD1577046339121043465640175958.390.441.830279123635
50Leron Lee38LOTJPPLFgn.331129541483751601803194115355.397.561.958271252031
51Sap Randall25MDLTLAA.331CAL123548468901552322293666980.412.530.9422482096
52Jeff Treadway23DEN,VMTAA,ELAAA,AA.331CIN10537532638108195439624224.406.457.8631492144
53Steve Hammond29IWAAAAAA.330CHC12048443062142450973344246.383.498.88121411103
54Hyo-jo Chang29SAMKBOFgn.32996367304551002026415930.436.467.9031426103
55Pete Coachman24PSP,MDLCALL,TLA,AA.329CAL12961352312717229787639137269.414.457.8712398550
56Tony Gwynn26SDNNLMLB.329SDP16070164210721133714593795235.381.467.8483002032211
57Hiromichi Ishige29SEIJPPLFgn.32912958651491169230278919104671.386.531.917273661372
58Vince Kindred21JOHAPPYRk.329STL4217816137538110411311442.376.578.954930031
59Keith Miller23JACTLAA.329NYM94424353801162345362856255.438.459.8971627201
60Hyeon-bal Jeong33SAMKBOFgn.328721571281742514232419.439.477.915614221
61Greg Legg26POR,PHIPCL,NLAAA,MLB.328PHI13153448174158285667864146.379.445.82421403184
62Kirby Puckett26MINALMLB.328MIN161723680119223376319620123499.366.537.903365147204
63Mike Stanley23TUL,OKC,TEXTL,AA,ALAA,AAA,MLB.328TEX138558467821533251285748175.426.495.92123103251
64Doug Dascenzo22WSMCARLA.327CHC138627545107178291168357136344.395.453.84824721255
65Pat Gilbert19MAD,MEDMIDW,NORWA,A-.327OAK713122694388101641403048.399.439.8371186160
66Clay Gunn24BLHNORWA-.327SEA33128110243641119101316.398.409.808452031
67Kevin Pearson22BILPIONRk.327CIN592462112969202340332929.410.483.8931022223
68Jim Reboulet24SPTFLORA.327STL1275314408714422115071208340.432.389.8201710531
69George Canale20HELPIONRk.326MIL652822214872190949645465.450.534.9841180250
70Andre David28TOL,MINIL,ALAAA,MLB.326MIN116413353551151811044005321.416.467.88416504038
71Cameron Drew22AVLSALLA.326HOU1244874397714326426117833659.382.581.9632557053
72Paul Sorrento20QDS,PSPMIDW,CALLA.326CAL692702393878142741012855.400.490.8901172011
73Brian Deak18PULAPPYRk.325ATL62252197456415212431224957.460.6041.0641193030
74Jim Olander23REAELAA.325PHI1295304647715133486810155684.397.466.8622162353
75Carlos Quintana20GBOSALLA.325BOS1265464439714419411812699054.438.460.8992044361
76Terry Steinbach24HVL,OAKSOUL,ALAA,MLB.325OAK144627520116169332261361099574.429.546.97528405071
77John Kruk25SDN,LVGNL,PCLMLB,AAA.324SDP1283593063999193447254963.415.444.859136110222
78Chris Padget23CHRSOULAA.324BAL127562469771522272296167966.419.542.9612543479
79Jim Rice33BOSALMLB.324BOS1576936189820039220110016278.384.490.874303194095
80Pat Tabler28CLE,MAIAL,ILMLB,AAA.324CLE13352348566157302649313176.367.431.798209113223
81Angel Gonzalez21WHVFLORA.323BOS1074403876912528244431164657.395.437.8321692231
82Ron Hassey33NYA,CHAALMLB.323NYY-CHW11339334145110251949114627.406.481.887164153123
83Greg Howe25ORL,TOLSOUL,ILAA,AAA.323MIN5925521741701436231663140.409.498.9061082321
84Angelo Nunley22TAMFLORA.323CIN1235124466814415504428195479.399.379.7781695341
85Chris Alvarez20FTLFLORA.322NYY13356546979151302890068851.426.446.8722091255
86LaVel Freeman23ELPTLAA.322MIL12858251510116631514911565989.393.483.8772493237
87Alan Hayden22CLMSALLA.322NYM10946340410013016523385174836.398.401.7991625330
88Carlos Ponce27YKOJPCLFgn.322128526469791512942710518124564.382.574.956269950710
89Tony Brewer28NPNJPPLFgn.321130565511781642822068124671.381.501.882256135033
90Jeff Datz26CBS,TUCSOUL,PCLAA,AAA.321HOU612201962663131625012029.385.490.875961212
91Marv Foley32BFL,BIRAA,SOULAAA,AA.321CHW611921562350100827033019.432.538.970842221
92Ron Johns23SPT,ARKFLOR,TLA,AA.321STL12449443955141353998124345.383.476.8592095163
93Gene Larkin23ORLSOULAA.321MIN1426325298517029615104108450.410.484.89425651132
94Man-soo Lee27SAMKBOFgn.3215923921231688016392120.397.585.9821247600
95Jeff Trout25ORLSOULAA.321MIN10545339061125224767125443.406.451.8571765042
96Wally Backman26NYNNLMLB.320NYM124440387671241821271373632.376.385.761149301431
97Alan Cartwright25ELP,VANTL,PCLAA,AAA.320MIL124548491961572951985844864.379.515.8942532252
98Chris Hoiles21BRSAPPYRk.320DET68286253428119213571013020.392.565.9571431023
99Keith Lockhart21BIL,CDRPION,MIDWRk,A.320CIN662932445578133732534128.423.484.9071185030
100Derrick May17WYVAPPYRk.320CHC541971782557610231741615.381.365.746652011

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