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1989 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 Linares21VEGCNSFgn.4424821417252767215431134014.551.7671.319132200
2Alexis Cabrejas--MPSCNSFgn.41441165145346062221781717.485.5241.00976300
3Dan Peltier21BTEPIONRk.402TEX331481223549717281012516.507.6481.154791002
4José Estrada--HENCNSFgn.3934822319647771324312252426.464.5411.005106210
5Luis Gurriel--SNCCNSFgn.3854718917931699363223821.412.570.982102020
6Antonio Scull--MPSCNSFgn.384441491251848130425521925.483.5841.06773500
7Freddy Gonzalez20DGRGULFRk.380LAD511781582660136224781724.444.5761.020912010
8Warren Cromartie35YOMJPCLFgn.378124501439701663311572734944.449.5601.00924611100317
9Lourdes Gurriel--SNCCNSFgn.377421801513457711236112714.478.6751.153102200
10Mike House21ELZAPPYRk.376MIN6327422154832101268114243.474.6331.1081405063
11Ermidelio Urrutia--LTSCNSFgn.3734620918542691502054432014.445.7781.223144400
12Santiago Bejerano--GNMCNSFgn.37140232194547284427432623.463.515.978100750
13Enrique Díaz20MPSCNSFgn.3714420517841664522031102518.451.483.93486110
14Lázaro López--CIECNSFgn.37048205173436414212301093126.468.6821.150118100
15Ruben Amaro24QDS,MDLMIDW,TLA,AA.368CAL88375310781141866362795244.466.523.98916258235
16Ricardo Miranda--MPSCNSFgn.36840140117184382120142122.468.496.96358110
17Juan Millán--HAVCNSFgn.367341431282747103831111216.434.6801.11387300
18Félix Cabrera--LTSCNSFgn.36448202184296731925011628.418.538.95699110
19Rafael Rodríguez--VLCCNSFgn.36242162141195180738112021.444.5671.01280100
20Dave Staton21SPONORWA-.362SDP7030926052941801772113949.456.6271.083163138024
21Ramón Moret--VLCCNSFgn.36030122111194050181189.408.432.84148120
22Antonio González--IDTCNSFgn.35934127103223731091561911.459.408.86742050
23Barry Winford23BTEPIONRk.359TEX6124019854711514311023924.464.505.9691001110
24Leon Glenn19BRR,HELARIZ,PIONRk.357MIL5724522742811077502191452.396.555.9511262025
25Luis Pérez--MPSCNSFgn.357471901712761120131221526.415.444.85976220
26Shinji Nishida28HIRJPCLFgn.355822242001771140927232340.424.560.98411241004
27Aldo Del Villar--CIECNSFgn.354381741582756110322931515.410.481.89176010
28Barry Larkin25CIN,NVLNL,AAMLB,AAA.352CIN99362330491161544361052023.383.458.84115172285
29Gabriel Pierre--SOCCNSFgn.35237149122284360735022026.470.5741.04470700
30Scott Pose22BILPIONRk.352CIN602672105274720252635431.485.405.890851113
31José Ramos--LTSCNSFgn.35246196162315781526222435.464.506.970821000
32Bruce Fields28CGY,SEAPCL,ALAAA,MLB.351SEA10446041090144374104814124453.416.534.95021902311
33J.D. Ramirez22SLC,JAMPION,NYPLRk,A-.351MON512141943268131437451525.399.490.8899502120
34Gerard Giustino22SLCPIONRk.350512202003770172736011334.400.560.9601125020
35Reemberto Rosell--CIECNSFgn.35047220200247074113261311.398.440.83888340
36Eduardo Cárdenas--HENCNSFgn.34848217181366350026222916.446.376.82268340
37David King21EUGNORWA-.348KCR441811612456111728101634.414.559.9739053011
38Bruce Schreiber22PRIAPPYRk.348PIT642462243178158238742031.398.513.9121150022
39Roy Silver26ARKTLAA.348STL10332229653103234444232116.388.493.8811461047
40Eric Burroughs19RDLGULFRk.347CIN2912612120421301073230.360.405.765491110
41James Harris18KPT,CLMAPPY,SALLRk,A.347NYM6828224539851327591952733.404.502.9061232080
42Francisco Cutiño--SOCCNSFgn.3453612911621406163321816.406.569.97566410
43Steve O'Donnell22GRFPIONRk.345LAD602592234677112744853155.430.507.9371133111
44Alejo O'Reilly--CGACNSFgn.34534138110153840827002722.478.6001.07866100
45Mike Richardson23ERINYPLA-.345BAL32128113183970623001421.414.566.9806440012
46Mike Grace21SLC,JAMPION,NYPLRk,A-.344MON672812443884172637462932.425.504.9291236113
47Germán Mesa--IDTCNSFgn.3444118715742548061724133018.449.510.95980000
48Bobby Rose22MDL,CALTL,ALAA,MLB.344CAL113460389681342271276325272.423.530.95320627483
49Bill Bathe28PHX,SFNPCL,NLAAA,MLB.341SFG10632830233103225646151942.387.507.89415305020
50Anthony Collier18GRFPIONRk.341LAD501861733059113224751033.378.474.852821111
51Doug Twitty21ATH,MODARIZ,CALLRk,A.341OAK452061823162140438112035.405.484.888881120
52Mike Brown29EDMPCLAAA.340CAL101416373531273361370634064.405.566.9712111110
53Tony Tarasco18PULAPPYRk.340ATL49181156225382222722120.413.455.869710222
54Ruperto Zamora--SNCCNSFgn.34028117103163553525011119.419.5921.01161300
55Craig Newkirk22BTEPIONRk.339TEX582091802161104134612724.423.456.879820110
56Kirby Puckett29MINALMLB.339MIN159684635752154549851144159.379.465.843295213059
57Pedro Rodríguez--HAVCNSFgn.339472061744059531033532615.442.5751.016100600
58Scott Shockey21SORNORWA-.339OAK32135112213850326241819.433.464.8975212120
59Roberto Arredondo18PDSARIZRk.338SDP5221719533661131301041831.401.441.842863011
60Mickey Morandini23SPB,REA,CLWSALL,EL,FLORAA,A.338PHI1285604829616335366326156585.420.461.88022205535
61Domingo Sierra18ANGARIZRk.338CAL3714013013442101673615.371.369.741482021
62Lázaro Junco--HENCNSFgn.3374720217838601301651002030.416.6801.096121400
63Tony Gwynn29SDNNLMLB.336SDP1586796048220327746240165630.389.424.81325612111716
64Carney Lansford32OAKALMLB.336OAK1486165518118528225237155125.398.405.803223219142
65Craig Paquette20SORNORWA-.336OAK7131027753932231456943046.403.588.99216362014
66Howard Prager22AUBNYPLA-.335HOU7329425154841538582143645.416.514.93012922143
67Miguel Caldés--CMYCNSFgn.33348203183276190946501939.399.530.92997100
68Will Clark25SFNNLMLB.333SFG159675588104196389231118374103.407.546.953321650814
69Luis García--IDTCNSFgn.33348198168355693931452614.431.5831.01598310
70Matt Howard21GRFPIONRk.333LAD592231863962823342382114.422.446.868839520
71Ryan Klesko18SUM,BVSSALL,GULFA,Rk.333ATL421671473149114228531720.398.503.901740123
72Jim Paciorek29YKOJPCLFgn.333118473435481453231262233345.380.503.88321991224
73Javier Puchales17DGRGULFRk.333LAD411281201540200986414.365.350.715422200
74Harry Guanchez17ROYGULFRk.332KCR592432083669112028622233.417.404.8218410120
75Kevin Higgins22SPONORWA-.332SDP71340295549893252243013.392.403.79611985191
76Roger Miller22PCTPIONRk.332SFG57228199396683638851914.394.492.886984241
77Luis Casanova--VEGCNSFgn.331421711332944601037313610.480.6021.08180200
78Mark Howie26MDLTLAA.331CAL863102725190202451663524.410.463.8731262011
79Pat Kelly22PULAPPYRk.331ATL50194163255441021571817.414.368.782605802
80T.R. Lewis18BLDAPPYRk.331BAL401621513150111103202921.364.616.980930020
81Juan Muñoz--GNOCNSFgn.3314717016020539072953940.371.519.88983100
82Junior Noboa24INA,MONAA,NLAAA,MLB.331MON1385515116416921826314112237.357.415.77121203784
83Wade Boggs31BOSALMLB.330BOS1567426211132055173542610751.430.449.8792791970719
84Casey Close25CGYPCLAAA.330SEA9537032453107274756333642.401.503.9041635141
85Steve Rolen21PCTPIONRk.330SFG562282033367143733931331.381.532.9131085521
86Il-seop Song29BINKBOFgn.3309424520926692007272630.416.526.9431107703
87Eric Young Sr.22DGRGULFRk.330LAD56235197536511522241103316.432.467.899923111
88Felicio García--HLGCNSFgn.32948167158225212142311516.361.494.85578310
89Luis Álvarez--VEGCNSFgn.328462121923163905211051420.380.453.83387240
90Juan Bruzón16HLGCNSFgn.3284821020127667211536415.351.398.74980320
91Roderick Harvell20GRFPIONRk.328LAD451501342644310121771417.396.366.762491100
92Brock McMurray21SLMNORWA-.328LAD361551342344124125442023.419.500.9196701000
93Brook Fordyce19KPTAPPYRk.327NYM6926222645741509381063026.405.513.9191161321
94Tim Garland18YNKGULFRk.327NYY32122107203531020531119.385.374.759401030
95Mototomi Yoshimura27BINKBOFgn.327109395342511121626454532.405.439.84315011224
96Oswaldo Apolinario20BVSGULFRk.326ATL5925022754747302826101437.370.383.753873421
97Pete Dalena29CSP,CLEPCL,ALAAA,MLB.326CLE10338134752113255559102738.374.470.84316302144
98Alexis Griffith--LTSCNSFgn.32648193175285711251404837.385.497.88387910
99Keith Harris23UTINYPLA-.326CHW5722219330636412714122136.396.415.8118044041
100Víctor Mesa--VLCCNSFgn.326472101873861170934972025.397.561.959105210

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