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1987 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
1Pedro Rodríguez--HAVCNSFgn.4464622119559871751858461913.502.8621.364168502
2Lázaro Vargas--IDTCNSFgn.445401931554469844381063313.544.6261.17097302
3Omar Linares19VEGCNSFgn.4313214011641508392271185.529.7841.31391600
4Luis Ulacia--CMYCNSFgn.427391731574667123823265159.480.6941.174109100
5Matt Huff22SLCPIONRk.417481891633768130737312323.487.6261.1131021021
6Fernando Hernández--VEGCNSFgn.40942174154336342932231410.465.6361.10198321
7Luis Álvarez17LTSCNSFgn.4034720617626711525311452323.476.5971.072105403
8LaVel Freeman24ELPTLAA.395MIL12960252611720842424961337095.467.6271.0943303037
9Dave Nilsson17HELPIONRk.394MIL552131883674130121012214.453.479.932900122
10Reemberto Rosell--CIECNSFgn.3894521919349751331181052112.449.503.95297131
11Juan Padilla--IDTCNSFgn.3884621518352711501363242714.465.6831.148125203
12Hyo-jo Chang30SAMKBOFgn.38788335284511101642584126.461.493.9541401316
13Adam Casillas21SLCPIONRk.385602562084580151144304012.475.481.9551001163
14Orestes Kindelán--SOCCNSFgn.379391871404853502248114021.519.8861.404124403
15Antonio Pacheco--SOCCNSFgn.37633154141355371938101113.422.6311.05389101
16Craig Biggio21AVLSALLA.375HOU64260216598117294931103933.471.5971.0681292120
17Bobby Moore21EUGNORWA-.374KCR5725323540881341252311422.410.477.8871121212
18Chris Cassels18HELPIONRk.373MIL602482254184121437021721.421.489.9101103122
19Lázaro Madera--VEGCNSFgn.373462011853969142938451014.413.6161.029114402
20Tony Gwynn27SDNNLMLB.370SDP157680589119218361375456128235.447.511.9583011332426
21Francisco Pérez--GNMCNSFgn.370472152003674123740251118.405.565.970113202
22Tommy Gregg23HRB,PITEL,NLAA,MLB.369PIT143558469102173239108235108449.462.520.983244210414
23Gregg Jefferies19JAC,NYNTL,NLAA,MLB.368NYM140576516811904952010326104943.424.5991.022309050618
24John Mitchell22IDFPIONRk.368ATL672852505392202953933135.432.5721.0041430044
25Luis Casanova--VEGCNSFgn.36736154120324451734412712.487.6001.08772403
26Hiromasa Arai35KSUJPPLFgn.366128568503671842251367543426.403.507.910255522270
27Antonio Muñoz--CIECNSFgn.36543205148335430947215216.517.5681.08584005
28Gerald Williams20ONENYPLA-.365NYY29132115264262229621618.447.504.951581000
29Ruperto Zamora--SNCCNSFgn.3654820819236701438271031216.406.5941.000114211
30Pedro Jova--VLCCNSFgn.3644118616221597001313163.411.407.81866116
31Wade Boggs29BOSALMLB.363BOS14766755110820040624891310548.461.5881.0493241321819
32Lázaro Junco--HENCNSFgn.3634620017946651402560431535.425.8601.285154501
33Pedro Pérez--IDJCNSFgn.361461891662160111320002014.433.494.92782120
34Luis Pompa--GNMCNSFgn.36037118100233641620151017.426.6001.02660332
35Oscar Azocar22FTLFLORA.359NYY53195192256911363955318.369.542.9111040000
36Evenecer Goíndez--SOCCNSFgn.358441971734162102435851217.404.509.91388444
37José Herrera--CMYCNSFgn.35740154126244572021112316.447.444.89256023
38José Herrera--CMYCNSFgn.35740154126244572021112316.447.444.89256023
39Mark Owens23EVRNORWA-.357SFG6528422755811411654015254.479.6391.1181453024
40Dallas Williams29INAAAAAA.357MON1144333986514222910501262927.400.533.9332121328
41Steve Hendricks22SPONORWA-.356SDP7534430352108255975443638.424.561.9851702030
42Ramón Moret--VLCCNSFgn.355441851553055100420232517.446.497.94277212
43Raúl Ajete--VEGCNSFgn.3533711210215368051812622.396.578.97559211
44Paul Molitor30MILALMLB.353MIL118542465114164415167545106967.438.5661.00326342512
45Miguel Vázquez--CIECNSFgn.353482182013071141443001221.389.493.88199122
46Jon Leake23SLCPIONRk.351492281884766140035633429.458.426.883803301
47Steve Stanicek26DEN,MILAA,ALAAA,MLB.351MIL1215224819216940525106543684.395.6111.00629401042
48Aldo Del Villar--CIECNSFgn.35046221197456977033912211.412.457.86990002
49Héctor Rodríguez--SNCCNSFgn.35046206180306371417232019.414.467.88084132
50Michael Maksodian21WHSGULFRk.349CHW341311092338113128721913.443.532.975581024
51Toshio Tanokura33LOTJPPLFgn.348781671412049101924332434.440.6241.0648830112
52Eleazar González--GNMCNSFgn.346472171624356511335204833.512.6301.141102700
53Ron Coomer20MEDNORWA-.345OAK451881682358102126111922.410.446.856750010
54Jorge Cruz--HLGCNSFgn.345482091654857721350023023.464.6481.1131071004
55Chip Hale22KSHMIDWA.345MIN8738333965117127765333326.402.484.8861644074
56Jeff Dodig21IDFPIONRk.344ATL6726420953721792481424732.468.5411.0081134132
57Man-soo Lee28SAMKBOFgn.344853572995610314118764723.431.5791.01017316407
58Mark Mitchell22ONENYPLA-.344NYY45171154205340011251220.406.370.776574102
59David Green26LOU,SLN,LEOAA,NL,MEXMLB,AAA.343STL642302104272232528321734.400.543.94311403000
60Víctor Mesa--VLCCNSFgn.3433215413731479282516101314.396.6131.00984103
61Javier Ocasio17WHSGULFRk.343CHW29121105243651018721311.430.410.839433000
62Alan Trammell29DETALMLB.343DET151668597109205343281052126047.402.551.953329113268
63Jim Eisenreich28MEM,KCASOUL,ALAA,MLB.342KCR11443938070130441215781455457.419.6391.05924320055
64Beau Allred22BRLAPPYRk.341CLE5420916739571411038403533.449.6171.0661031243
65Billy Argo22GRFPIONRk.341LAD5219216739571130221542218.416.443.859740211
66Jim Eppard27EDM,CALPCL,ALAAA,MLB.341CAL14054145570155333394157630.431.446.87820312179
67Jorge Milián--MPSCNSFgn.34138167135254645928862613.436.6441.08187024
68Jeff Mace27BOINORWA-.3407534028557971111156514743.426.502.9281430263
69Jon Beuder23SLCPIONRk.339492021744959555291442327.425.511.936893200
70Pedro Guerrero31LANNLMLB.338LAD152630545891842522789977485.416.539.9552941640718
71George Hinshaw27ABQPCLAAA.338LAD1033342965310018210631033249.407.514.9211524025
72Doug Jennings22MDLTLAA.338CAL126577464106157331301047394136.459.6081.067282132411
73Ed Jurak29TUL,OKCTL,AAAA,AAA.338TEX1295224327614619413552068755.449.491.9402121113
74Lázaro López--CIECNSFgn.338421891603354711137532441.434.6001.03496401
75Marcos Walter--HENCNSFgn.33846171154215280525511316.388.487.87575112
76Marcos Walters--HENCNSFgn.33846171154215280525511316.388.487.87575112
77Dick Davis33KSUJPPLFgn.33791385341441151501649214039.408.522.930178122027
78Jorge García--SOCCNSFgn.337401901754759649302021220.386.571.958100210
79Tim Raley21HELPIONRk.337MIL5924319937671034381623623.435.477.913951430
80Gregg Ritchie23CLIMIDWA.337SFG124517416102140191144941219080.455.464.9191933538
81Osmel Rodríguez--CGACNSFgn.3374819018424627221834411.358.429.78779200
82Tony Scruggs21RGS,CHTGULF,FLORRk,A.337TEX532262053869909351671639.396.512.9081054103
83Dwight Smith23PFDELAA.337CHC1305734981111682810187260186779.415.542.9572702246
84John Vander Wal21WPB,JAMFLOR,NYPLA,A-.337MON6829625853872355371153339.407.523.9301350140
85Jeong-hun Lee23BINKBOFgn.335100441370561241374343525.405.441.846163110242
86Alan Lewis20GRFPIONRk.335LAD65257224347592837112720.397.500.8971120064
87Jerome Walton21PEOMIDWA.335CHC128580472102158241163849259191.452.470.92322211512
88Tom Barrett27REAELAA.334PHI13660348510716220915530179545.445.419.86420361255
89Kal Daniels23CINNLMLB.334CIN1084303687312324126642686062.429.6171.046227611011
90Mark Grace23PFDELAA.333CHC1235134538115129817101554824.394.545.93924723711
91Edgar Martinez24CGY,SEAPCL,ALAAA,MLB.333SEA142577481811603631071358453.433.482.91523203632
92Jerry Mumphrey34CHNNLMLB.333CHC118346309411031921344113547.400.534.93416550116
93Alejo O'Reilly--CGACNSFgn.333401721323044501239014020.488.6441.13285000
94Kazunori Shinozuka29YOMJPCLFgn.33311545442969143253749411452.353.455.80819581730
95Kozo Shoda25HIRJPCLFgn.3331234583935513120402630112435.387.405.7921596112910
96Thomas Howard22WCHTLAA.332SDP1134474017213327414602683672.387.524.9112101819
97Seong-rae Kim25SAMKBOFgn.332993853345911111122704538.413.569.9821908303
98Kirby Puckett27MINALMLB.332MIN1576686249620732528991273291.367.534.900333166067
99Alexander Ramos--IDJCNSFgn.3324720019022636021716722.357.395.75275111
100Bill Schroeder28MILALMLB.332MIL7527025035831201442521656.379.548.92713733100

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