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# Years Pos
1
1930-1945
C
2715
.492
13.0%
6.0%
.317
2
1933-1945
1B
2204
.462
14.4%
3.7%
.243
3
1923-1940
CF
2731
.448
9.0%
4.4%
.266
4
1916-1932
RF
1862
.447
7.6%
6.7%
0.50
3.0%
.227
5
1915-1941
CF
5619
.445
11.2%
7.8%
1.59
3.1%
.222
6
1925-1931
RF
662
.445
11.0%
2.4%
.202
7
1935-1944
CF
1150
.444
6.8%
3.4%
.226
8
1912-1928
CF
4327
.438
12.1%
6.8%
2.00
1.6%
.170
9
1938-1945
CF
501
.431
8.2%
3.2%
.201
10
1922-1945
1B
3649
.430
11.3%
0.0%
2.0%
.167
11
1919-1937
SS
1960
.429
7.4%
16.7%
0.25
3.9%
.243
12
1936-1942
SS
736
.427
11.7%
2.9%
.197
13
1937-1945
LF
1230
.416
7.2%
2.6%
.190
14
1916-1938
RF
1809
.414
8.6%
4.7%
1.50
2.3%
.187
15
1923-1944
1B
2521
.412
9.4%
4.1%
.231
16
1917-1935
CF
1764
.409
10.6%
5.2%
1.85
2.0%
.170
17
1923-1928
1B
806
.408
10.8%
2.5%
.185
18
1904-1925
CF
4065
.407
11.1%
5.7%
2.04
1.3%
.134
19
1917-1925
1B
1967
.407
8.7%
8.8%
0.90
3.8%
.215
20
1924-1937
RF
1824
.406
10.7%
3.1%
.209
21
1915-1928
LF
2293
.405
10.1%
9.1%
0.20
1.9%
.169
22
1914-1925
LF
1122
.403
8.6%
27.3%
0.67
0.5%
.110
23
1937-1945
C
852
.399
8.6%
2.2%
.163
24
1922-1945
RF
1586
.399
10.0%
33.3%
1.00
3.4%
.203
25
1901-1914
1B
1958
.398
10.1%
8.5%
1.15
0.6%
.099
26
1940-1945
CF
571
.398
10.0%
2.5%
.169
27
1909-1928
1B
3788
.397
8.5%
2.3%
4.00
0.8%
.128
28
1921-1945
3B
2718
.397
12.8%
14.3%
0.00
2.1%
.173
29
1910-1937
LF
3070
.396
8.8%
15.2%
0.40
1.6%
.150
30
1916-1925
SS
2380
.396
5.0%
4.1%
1.00
1.6%
.170
31
1933-1945
RF
1369
.396
6.9%
1.6%
.169
32
1910-1926
C
1917
.395
8.5%
0.0%
1.3%
.133
33
1940-1944
RF
571
.394
8.6%
1.1%
.110
34
1934-1942
2B
957
.394
6.2%
1.9%
.166
35
1920-1945
C
3796
.391
8.3%
2.8%
4.33
1.7%
.151
36
1909-1921
1B
1509
.391
7.6%
2.1%
.168
37
1933-1945
RF
1570
.386
11.3%
1.7%
.148
38
1934-1945
CF
911
.386
8.7%
2.2%
.159
39
1936-1943
3B
1090
.386
7.5%
1.4%
.157
40
1895-1914
SS
1781
.386
9.5%
4.3%
3.11
0.8%
.089
41
1906-1932
SS
5236
.386
7.2%
5.0%
1.20
0.5%
.105
42
1896-1917
RF
830
.385
7.5%
9.9%
0.76
1.4%
.155
43
1928-1945
RF
1653
.383
14.9%
0.9%
.110
44
1899-1915
3B
2621
.382
15.7%
4.2%
4.19
0.1%
.050
45
1920-1934
1B
2430
.380
8.1%
10.8%
0.88
2.2%
.161
46
1912-1922
LF
1072
.380
15.9%
6.1%
3.00
0.1%
.053
47
1924-1945
SS
2460
.380
9.5%
2.2%
.174
48
1916-1937
SS
2970
.380
7.8%
6.9%
0.90
1.3%
.134
49
1907-1925
CF
1037
.379
7.3%
0.0%
1.1%
.117
50
1910-1926
1B
1433
.378
7.9%
10.3%
0.29
1.3%
.137
51
1908-1926
CF
1754
.378
6.9%
36.4%
0.00
1.5%
.134
52
1922-1932
RF
1109
.378
8.7%
2.5%
.153
53
1937-1944
RF
923
.377
7.0%
1.0%
.119
54
1909-1923
CF
1899
.377
10.1%
8.0%
1.29
0.3%
.074
55
1921-1945
2B
2338
.376
7.9%
1.7%
.147
56
1937-1945
LF
1185
.376
8.1%
3.1%
.187
57
1932-1942
2B
1409
.376
9.9%
1.1%
.129
58
1931-1944
CF
542
.375
7.6%
0.4%
.099
59
1920-1932
1B
1603
.375
6.9%
2.2%
.155
60
1922-1945
CF
3442
.375
9.6%
0.0%
0.8%
.110
61
1919-1934
P
622
.374
8.8%
2.4%
.148
62
1920-1940
LF
2147
.374
9.9%
0.7%
.089
63
1919-1929
C
858
.372
8.6%
0.0%
1.9%
.133
64
1922-1928
LF
556
.371
9.4%
1.6%
.158
65
1922-1932
RF
1685
.370
10.1%
7.7%
2.00
1.5%
.158
66
1906-1919
CF
1133
.370
9.6%
5.2%
2.00
0.7%
.096
67
1928-1945
C
691
.369
8.0%
1.6%
.141
68
1909-1923
C
903
.368
6.8%
33.3%
0.00
0.7%
.089
69
1928-1943
LF
1831
.367
8.5%
1.3%
.129
70
1917-1933
CF
801
.367
7.6%
2.0%
.128
71
1920-1923
LF
950
.367
8.0%
4.5%
3.00
1.4%
.145
72
1920-1935
RF
839
.366
6.2%
1.7%
.159
73
1928-1938
1B
1164
.365
8.8%
0.4%
.113
74
1930-1943
RF
856
.364
9.3%
1.1%
.125
75
1923-1945
LF
2743
.364
9.2%
1.0%
.116
76
1921-1932
RF
856
.364
5.4%
1.3%
.122
77
1911-1927
3B
1506
.363
10.4%
3.6%
2.47
0.3%
.073
78
1916-1928
2B
1006
.363
12.0%
0.0%
0.5%
.092
79
1933-1944
3B
883
.362
5.9%
0.5%
.113
80
1937-1945
CF
1623
.361
11.3%
0.9%
.116
81
1932-1938
RF
658
.361
5.8%
1.8%
.149
82
1920-1938
CF
3375
.361
7.1%
3.4%
1.87
1.6%
.153
83
1913-1925
C
1131
.361
6.7%
9.9%
0.57
1.7%
.142
84
1936-1942
C
574
.361
11.1%
1.4%
.169
85
1924-1940
LF
1689
.360
8.0%
2.7%
.160
86
1906-1920
LF
878
.360
8.0%
8.2%
1.58
0.3%
.084
87
1911-1918
C
943
.360
8.6%
6.9%
0.75
0.5%
.081
88
1924-1928
SS
568
.360
10.9%
1.4%
.134
89
1908-1925
3B
806
.360
10.4%
5.8%
2.75
1.0%
.103
90
1915-1928
CF
2713
.359
8.9%
7.4%
1.55
0.8%
.096
91
1922-1928
RF
1037
.358
8.9%
11.0%
0.69
2.9%
.189
92
1912-1923
CF
1249
.357
8.0%
4.8%
2.08
0.2%
.076
93
1911-1924
LF
2553
.357
9.2%
11.5%
1.36
0.3%
.073
94
1920-1936
CF
2704
.357
8.4%
0.9%
.102
95
1935-1945
3B
1431
.357
7.9%
1.7%
.137
96
1934-1943
CF
579
.356
6.7%
0.9%
.114
97
1933-1945
1B
2228
.356
9.1%
1.3%
.120
98
1933-1945
CF
2510
.356
9.0%
1.0%
.101
99
1919-1927
LF
2302
.355
7.0%
3.1%
2.80
0.5%
.080
100
1921-1933
RF
1610
.354
4.7%
1.2%
.129
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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Playing statistics for 1887-1922 and 1926-1938, as well as all Cuban League games (1902-1928) and Negro League vs. Major League games (1887-1944), copyright 2011-2018 Gary Ashwill.

Playing statistics for 1923 (except Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Patrick Rock.

Playing statistics for 1933 and 1943, copyright 2013-2018 Scott Simkus.

Playing statistics for 1924-1925, 1939-1942, and 1944-1946 Negro Leagues (not including Cuban League and Negro League vs. Major League games), copyright 2011-2018 Larry Lester, Wayne Stivers, Gary Ashwill.


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