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1988 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
1Tim McWilliam21PDSARIZRk.451SDP4821918251828744784256.516.6371.1531165250
2Juan Bravo--IDTCNSFgn.4144215014029586202693610.432.486.91868022
3Orestes Kindelán--SOCCNSFgn.402482221645766922458104923.554.9211.475151801
4Luis Álvarez18LTSCNSFgn.3964419116934671101233101816.466.6751.141114400
5Lázaro Madera--VEGCNSFgn.396472071924176151204923918.425.7971.222153303
6Rob Maurer21BTEPIONRk.391TEX632732336591183860003533.473.5971.0691393023
7Ermidelio Urrutia--LTSCNSFgn.3894821719053741101949632026.452.7471.199142403
8Carlos Kindelán--HENCNSFgn.38747174150335882826102014.453.6271.08094022
9Ruperto Zamora--SNCCNSFgn.385391721563060111628521112.433.5831.01691311
10Pedro Mora--GNMCNSFgn.38348229196447552430433022.463.490.95396102
11Benny Colvard21BIL,GBOPION,SALLRk,A.382CIN5323320739791057471952234.448.5801.0281203101
12Gary Schoonover22IDFPIONRk.379ATL4316114523556102553910.415.434.850632231
13Amado Zamora--VLCCNSFgn.378472201933673113112941811.443.482.92593612
14Luis Casanova--VEGCNSFgn.377421761463655140631322712.477.5961.07387201
15Gabriel Pierre--SOCCNSFgn.37739169138345270930102129.482.6231.10586811
16Lázaro Vargas--IDTCNSFgn.37547206184426982341521611.437.489.92690501
17Nick Castaneda25YUCMEXAAA.37494397321761202502378127252.491.6671.15821430114
18Omar Linares20VEGCNSFgn.373462121855369811942732416.448.7351.183136201
19Nelson Barrera30MXDMEXAAA.3721295214609017126031124775051.432.6301.06229040717
20Trench Davis27MTYMEXAAA.3711275254728117523525134174346.421.453.8752141547
21Timothy McKercher22SLCPIONRk.3713715413224496211740179.458.470.927624100
22Kelly Zane22SLC,WPBPION,FLORRk,A.370MON653152655698114338804230.457.475.93312604041
23David Villagomez--ASuMEXAAA.36911949043965162355865253855.420.526.9462313735
24Tad Hanyuda24SJOCALLA.367SFG7022918835691001251453838.476.436.9128211200
25Wade Boggs30BOSALMLB.366BOS1557195841282144565582312534.476.490.9652862330718
26Luis García--MPSCNSFgn.3664519317530641131331011517.415.480.89584102
27Eric Karros20GRFPIONRk.366LAD6630726868981211255923235.433.552.9851483040
28Fernando Sánchez--HENCNSFgn.3664418216430601311038011120.412.6401.052105403
29Víctor Bejerano--GNMCNSFgn.365482211923970105641242225.434.563.997108403
30Darryl Motley28UNL,INAMEX,AAAAA.363MON1084413948014328119781653857.420.5841.0042304141
31Juan Calvo--IDJCNSFgn.3624518316328591001032011616.421.6071.02899202
32Leonardo Goire--HENCNSFgn.36143171147235340117241612.426.408.83460323
33Antonio Sarduy--IDTCNSFgn.360461971644159132947642727.452.6281.080103303
34Steve Decker22SJO,EVRCALL,NORWA,A-.359SFG602512174278110647022826.432.493.92510742131
35Dong-gi Kim24PCDKBOFgn.35862248212417618110392827.441.5941.0361263512
36Agustín Lescaille--GNOCNSFgn.3584720617938641411545312118.427.6981.126125303
37Pedro Rodríguez--HAVCNSFgn.3584721718744671311241132621.442.6311.073118301
38Derek Bryant36MTYMEXAAA.35746159126264590526332918.468.5481.016690134
39Trey McCoy21BTEPIONRk.357TEX6830825269902121580214747.458.6351.0931604051
40Luis Guerra--VEGCNSFgn.3564723021950781321230103627.374.598.973131131
41Kirby Puckett28MINALMLB.356MIN15869165710923442524121672383.375.545.920358172094
42Dave Stockstill30JALMEXAAA.3561305644721211683021889408239.449.542.9912561543
43Edgar Martinez25CGY,SEAPCL,ALAAA,MLB.355SEA10944536363129234869917047.457.507.96418403366
44Wayne Weinheimer18WYVAPPYRk.355CHC672712115475200453365641.491.507.9981072020
45Sang-hun Kim27MBCKBOFgn.35487341305361081548523220.422.508.9301557400
46Kerry Shaw21SLCPIONRk.35354244201547182242623713.467.443.910896002
47Willie Aikens33JAL,MAZMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW.35212653041296145271301190111260.489.6411.12926420412
48Bip Roberts24LVG,SDNPCL,NLAAA,MLB.352SDP105393352741242187512993347.406.517.92318200621
49David Slavin23PCTPIONRk.352SFG642562163476120248213732.445.435.880941022
50Alex Delgado17RESARIZRk.351SEA3412311111391000222465.383.441.825491320
51John Furch21UTI,WHSNYPL,GULFA-,Rk.351CHW331311141940122528711117.412.6231.035713032
52Andy Mota22AUBNYPLA-.351HOU7231827156951533473163834.434.461.8951255042
53Greg Smith28SLTMEXAAA.35110543038777136283196623114054.412.587.9982271028
54Gerard Cifarelli21PDSARIZRk.350SDP512171833464923311092519.431.470.901864142
55José Delgado--SNCCNSFgn.3503514512033421201429522123.455.8001.25596301
56Seong-rae Kim26SAMKBOFgn.350963863145411019210545843.459.519.9781636752
57Francisco Melendez24PHX,SFNPCL,NLAAA,MLB.350SFG11944639462138262461524342.413.457.87018013159
58Cameron Drew24TUC,HOUPCL,NLAAA,MLB.349HOU104401370511292284711852336.384.484.86817902063
59Iray García--CCRCNSFgn.348441741552154101427211318.393.503.89678114
60José García--CGACNSFgn.34842178161275681729421122.401.540.94287411
61Jerry Brooks21GRFPIONRk.347LAD683222856399213860742425.394.526.9211504090
62Daniel Fernandez22MXDMEXAAA.34711953442710814824293952128450.465.475.94020313732
63Juan Reyes--SLPMEXAAA.347121510455801583412396014694.404.578.98226320717
64Mike Songini22BILPIONRk.347CIN562301964068653321152913.427.474.902930323
65José Estrada--HENCNSFgn.345461751483851514241132318.436.473.90970130
66Evenecer Goíndez--SOCCNSFgn.345452141974068103226841222.392.457.84890320
67Leo Hernandez28UNLMEXAAA.34512752845588157190361231036335.422.6241.04728430718
68Mark Leonard23SJOCALLA.345SFG1426445101021765061511811611882.464.5551.01928310501113
69Troy O'Leary18HELPIONRk.345MIL6724320340701110271083032.425.409.834832351
70Harold Perkins27LEO,CHRMEX,SOULAAA,AA.345BAL1546856091112103315879493065101.411.488.8992974617
71Enrique Aguilar32ASu,MAZMEX,MXPWAAA,FgW.34312250945210415527235115844350.401.6441.04529160811
72Don Campbell20IDFPIONRk.343ATL693042744994893283582647.397.471.8681290220
73Juan Manrique--HENCNSFgn.3434517414032481111041102438.454.6501.10491703
74Jim McCollom25MDLTLAA.343CAL1185034529515532320751343766.404.560.9632531211033
75Antonio Pacheco--SOCCNSFgn.343482202045370511652211018.377.613.990125303
76Mario Monico25ELPTLAA.342MIL11145338677132222852866045.429.472.90118282145
77Derek Lee21UTINYPLA-.341CHW7631225251867524754155048.450.433.8821093345
78Scott Tedder22WHSGULFRk.341CHW582472143073130025872816.416.402.818861224
79Wes Clements30YUCMEXAAA.3406627823539801511554013559.424.6041.0281422241
80Leon Glenn18BRRARIZRk.340MIL5524321254721310853542429.407.6081.0151292232
81Fernando Hernández--VEGCNSFgn.34036158147335010112382293.373.6671.04098002
82George Hinshaw28ABQPCLAAA.340LAD12051247076160304139415112971.382.504.8862376166
83Kozo Shoda26HIRJPCLFgn.340104436394491348732316122937.389.419.80816534721
84Mike White20VROFLORA.340LAD1154293975413512115421462938.386.463.84918451118
85Adam Brown21BAK,SANCALL,TLA,AA.339LAD122502416801412331193536170.428.488.91620310114104
86Felicio García--HLGCNSFgn.33930118112153810141901410.373.554.92662200
87Alejo O'Reilly--CGACNSFgn.3394821418351621101850003031.430.6941.124127001
88Jeff Shireman22JOHAPPYRk.339STL52214189416481219422315.408.423.832800111
89Joey Wardlow22BTEPIONRk.339TEX62269227537774545743827.433.471.9041071120
90Tom Aldrich23BRSAPPYRk.338DET63248219507417110491012442.407.562.9691233023
91Juan Garcia--ASuMEXAAA.338602412134072102011322624.407.404.810860024
92Víctor Arrieta--CGACNSFgn.3374518016327551404281641426.400.497.89781300
93Medardo Barrera--SOCCNSFgn.33734123101283441115831518.443.426.86843511
94Reemberto Rosell--CIECNSFgn.33748222202346837121741418.377.436.81388123
95Terry Whitfield35FRECALLA.337512021871763131226041231.376.449.8258461020
96Marco Guzman--CMPMEXAAA.336129524446731503131894246552.422.540.9632415356
97Marty Lanoux24VISCALLA.336MIN13860355080185321579044762.387.425.812234120337
98Armando Verdugo23SLCPIONRk.3356629725762861701762103541.418.5991.0171543021
99Bernie Williams19PRWCARLA.335NYY924083377211316774529116666.449.487.93516454016
100Scott Bigham22SPONORWA-.334SDP76369314651051830381263840.412.411.8221296740

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