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1996 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
1Kevin Sweeney22LTHPIONRk.4246327020372861911472306036.552.7341.28614953043
2Ken Tirpack26ABDPRAIInd.40475345297631203011884204236.475.6941.169206620410
3Jake Kraus22LAFHEARInd.39834144123344981732401819.469.6501.1198010121
4Hugh Walker26PNB,NBGBSOL,NEASInd.3924719616645652111044801624.464.7111.175118510042
5José Estrada--MTZCNSFgn.39163300266601041486331452725.446.5711.018152223
6Brian Cornelius29MJWPRAIInd.388783443046711816318721573029.443.6381.08119483344
7Paul Carey28SXFNORLInd.385271271042440111536112114.480.6541.1346820023
8Scott Pinoni23CCEFRONInd.38469316281591081921165102625.434.5841.01716443063
9Rolando Meriño25SOCCNSFgn.3806225221645821816271362934.462.5561.017120430
10Doug Spofford24MASNATLInd.38060263208647963035854216.494.438.9329127424
11Marcus McCain22BTEPIONRk.3795528325666979412734101621.420.457.87811756051
12Omar Linares28PROCNSFgn.37732139106294082529213112.525.6321.15767200
13Frank Bolick30LUB,OAXTXLA,MEXInd,AAA.376331461252247151635001914.452.6561.1088210022
14Luis de los Santos29BTHCPBLFgn.37592386355651332622275212963.420.6451.06522990027
15Wylie Campbell21BILPIONRk.371CIN7032025969961570302464529.473.483.95612518532
16Dan Masteller28HRB,MASEL,NATLAA,Ind.370MON763002465591260758704718.465.5611.026138611510
17Rodger Harris20JOHAPPYRk.369STL4418416838621225301661028.401.554.9559331230
18Jason Conti21LTHPIONRk.3676326522663831514493073029.449.496.94511236030
19Jeremias Peguero31SXCNORLInd.3668436033349122171065921111648.396.532.927177124162
20J.D. Ramirez29LUBTXLAInd.36645182172276315142900514.385.535.9199262030
21Chris Grubb24GRHWLInd.3658031428242103144430872340.420.486.90613735220
22Tom Prince31ABQ,LANPCL,NLAAA,MLB.365LAD721891593058111833022129.446.5971.0449514324
23Brad Strauss25MOTPRAIInd.3657933128885105162276017123736.433.7151.14920641142
24Roy Marsh23MASNATLInd.364743492948710710724045144632.453.466.91913723510
25Homer Bush23LVGPCLAAA.362SDP3212611624421112335333.388.526.9146122501
26Domingo Martinez30ROC,REYIL,MEXAAA.362BAL29129116184270738011017.403.6031.0077050030
27Jason Townley27PNBBSOLInd.3626829524649891801565234027.445.6181.06315251350
28Jim Eisenreich37PHINLMLB.361PHI113373338451222433411113132.413.476.88916171039
29Johnny Graham25GVLBSOLInd.361552362054574162548901823.409.532.94010954182
30Donny Leon19YNKGULFRk.361NYY53209191306914464612930.394.571.96510924142
31Mike Stevenson27WCOHEARInd.361371621472753102526531421.420.558.9788221001
32Sandy Guerrero30BTHCPBLFgn.3608534731447113272747841732.392.525.917165621041
33Paul Reinisch27ALBNEASInd.36078344300601082511061323541.429.550.97916554144
34Jason Weekley22GRF,SAVPION,SALLRk,A.360LAD65263242358712574318121963.407.537.94413011011
35Tony Gonzalez24CKVBSOLInd.359632792204879253347924139.467.5411.00811939360
36Kerry Robinson22PEOMIDWA.359STL12350644098158171424750275151.422.475.89720923485
37Jorge Alvarez28AMATXLAInd.357994303737413337216771025250.437.5951.0322221230211
38Hernando Arredondo19BTEPIONRk.357672882525990217449832431.429.544.97213769120
39Morgan Burkhart24RCHFRONInd.35774335266609527117642244924.472.6581.130175314064
40Dan Dillingham22WLDNATLInd.3567128723946851144463993242.440.485.92511628350
41Alex Rodriguez20SEA,TACAL,PCLMLB,AAA.356SEA1486846061412165413612315461105.414.6271.042380154672
42Ichiro Suzuki22ORXJPPLFgn.35613061154210419324416843535657.422.504.926273890413
43Marc Fink19HELPIONRk.355MIL37134107183880928002627.478.6821.1607340012
44Vincent Griffin21DCOHEARInd.355521921662859101624891929.429.536.9658924122
45Sean McKamie26SOY,ELPPRAI,TLInd,AA.355MIL69321287611021838581432728.413.523.93515033131
46Mike Miller23NBG,RHINEASInd.3557732227662981379491133971.433.551.98415232140
47Alexander Ramos--IDJCNSFgn.3556529425655911211443883226.432.5741.006147402
48Mike Berry25HDS,FDK,BOWCALL,CARL,ELA+,AA.354BAL126592478112169445141167410373.471.5541.026265107043
49Matt Kastelic22BTEPIONRk.3544016815826568122660616.387.456.8437243010
50Wayne Weinheimer26SSK,BRAPRAIInd.35473322274579723311601313953.436.5801.01615934141
51Tony Gwynn36SDNNLMLB.353SDP116498451671592723501143917.400.441.8421991711612
52Terry Lee34WPGNORLInd.35383375306811081702388116340.464.6341.098194123038
53Oscar Machado--VLCCNSFgn.3535523320441721101443532338.425.6131.038125402
54Toby Ricard23ASNHEARInd.353602792355983107845823654.450.5571.00713136114
55Raúl Ajete--IDJCNSFgn.352592482164176151738332227.427.528.955114802
56Daryl Boston33REGPRAIInd.3527231227054952001069403730.429.537.96714512033
57Min-Qing Luo29UPRCPBLFgn.35285344293491032311174204244.439.549.98816176034
58Mark Charbonnet25MJW,SOYPRAIInd.3516728626561932331542811335.389.6301.02016745121
59Vladimir Guerrero21HRB,WPB,MONEL,FLOR,NLAA,A+,MLB.351MON147591524102184408259719125455.420.6011.02131510100313
60Luis Iglesias29MRCCPBLFgn.351100433376681322323190014878.423.6701.093252630611
61Tom McKinnon23PNBBSOLInd.35169307282649916116701141927.394.585.97916533034
62Chris Walther19OGDPIONRk.351MIL632592394784164654321421.387.527.91412671320
63Chris Webb--ASNHEARInd.351492231913767172648002438.417.555.97210662062
64Gio Cafaro22HELPIONRk.350MIL491831573455720221582036.420.420.8406621230
65Jose Marchan23ELM,CATNEAS,NATLInd.350602502373783135645103625.369.523.89312423131
66Rick Moss20ELZ,TWNAPPY,GULFRk.350MIN602482233978182541532124.411.516.92711553011
67Frank Thomas28CHAALMLB.349CHW141649527110184260401341110970.459.6261.0853302550826
68Sil Campusano30WEICPBLFgn.3481004293688712830323802694951.424.6331.05723375077
69Ray Moon23DAKPRAIInd.3486930526753931722412032335.405.449.85412077171
70Brian Raabe28SLK,MINPCL,ALAAA,MLB.348MIN1235494911031713941870884720.406.554.960272124252
71Tim Graham24GVLBSOLInd.347642592024070163650215033.480.5451.02511052504
72Reggie Jefferson27BOSALMLB.347BOS122418386671343041974002589.388.593.981229113045
73Brent Brede24SLK,MINPCL,ALAAA,MLB.346MIN14260350310417438911881468892.442.523.96526353459
74Ricardo Miranda--IDTCNSFgn.34646183153175370017042317.436.392.82960322
75Darryl Motley36FMH,PZRNORL,MEXInd,AAA.346823823247711223126103714959.428.6641.09121572167
76Todd Pridy25SLSWLInd.34687383315631091632163376358.454.6161.07019432036
77Jun-hyeok Yang27SAMKBOFgn.3461265294368915133228878276.452.6241.0762724605
78Akihiro Yano27CNIJPCLFgn.34656124104263630719101316.426.5771.0036023220
79Kevin Holt24JHNFRONInd.345743002553588110448333626.434.435.87011175316
80Wil Nieves18PDSARIZRk.345SDP43128113233950222341319.413.442.8555010200
81No-jun Pak33SSAKBOFgn.34552153139154871420917.393.496.890692230
82Darren Reed30DSUNORLInd.345542372064271180740102123.406.534.94011063341
83Ben Reynoso21IDFPIONRk.345SDP7232028445982604502072642.406.479.88513666040
84Frank Valdez27PSPWLInd.345883663254711225286219133354.403.508.91016572154
85Gui-Zhang Zeng28CTECPBLFgn.345994514147814326010541763372.396.481.87719962201
86Gerald Bolden--JHNFRONInd.344662882474285803321043836.432.413.84510230302
87Ellis Burks31COLNLMLB.344COL1566856131422114584012832661114.408.6391.047392196322
88Bo Dodson25PAWILAAA.344BOS8231327637952001143403250.410.536.94614871131
89Manny Francois30WEICPBLFgn.3446929126249901728308102246.403.515.91813544301
90Joe Freitas22NJRNYPLA-.344STL451941632956103437012535.418.515.9338440060
91George Hinshaw36CTECPBLFgn.34483339320581102232073221957.381.619.999198120007
92Todd Hogan20JOH,SPTAPPY,FLORRk,A+.344STL492181893965730321862044.419.413.8327856120
93Roy Miller24RENWLInd.3447230026260901910853362665.403.584.98715333541
94Matt Quatraro22BTEPIONRk.344592802445384164159312529.418.455.87311148030
95Hector Roa27UPRCPBLFgn.34496436410911412713177725111756.376.598.973245125227
96Dan Rohrmeier30MEMSOULAA.344SDP134554471981622922895257776.435.5921.0272791220410
97Whitey Schwartzbauer19RKSARIZRk.344COL43178154205392118431930.420.448.8696932210
98Brent Butler18JOHAPPYRk.343STL622782484585211850812529.404.532.937132112121
99Vaisel Acosta20MTZCNSFgn.3426428926341901015371781714.384.445.829117252
100Papo Bolivar17TWNGULFRk.342MIN41168155305371118266832.375.419.7946522030

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