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# Years Pos
1
1930-1946
C
2862
.488
12.6%
6.0%
.316
2
1933-1946
1B
2370
.464
14.6%
3.7%
.242
3
1923-1940
CF
2593
.454
9.1%
4.5%
.273
4
1920-1932
RF
1802
.447
7.6%
6.7%
0.50
2.9%
.226
5
1915-1941
CF
5619
.445
11.2%
7.9%
1.48
3.1%
.222
6
1925-1931
RF
662
.445
11.0%
2.4%
.202
7
1938-1946
SS
752
.442
9.0%
3.1%
.194
8
1935-1946
CF
1106
.441
6.5%
3.3%
.227
9
1912-1928
CF
4322
.438
12.1%
6.8%
2.00
1.6%
.169
10
1922-1945
1B
3645
.430
11.3%
0.0%
2.0%
.168
11
1942-1946
2B
501
.429
12.8%
2.6%
.208
12
1919-1937
SS
1960
.429
7.4%
16.7%
0.25
3.9%
.243
13
1936-1946
RF
757
.420
12.2%
2.8%
.185
14
1920-1937
RF
1721
.417
8.5%
4.7%
1.50
2.3%
.189
15
1923-1944
1B
2514
.411
9.4%
4.1%
.231
16
1937-1946
LF
1434
.410
7.6%
2.2%
.184
17
1917-1935
CF
1764
.409
10.6%
5.2%
1.85
2.0%
.170
18
1923-1928
1B
806
.408
10.8%
2.5%
.185
19
1904-1925
CF
4065
.407
11.1%
5.7%
2.04
1.3%
.134
20
1917-1925
1B
1967
.407
8.7%
8.8%
0.90
3.8%
.215
21
1938-1946
SS
646
.407
9.6%
3.7%
.204
22
1924-1937
RF
1824
.406
10.7%
3.1%
.209
23
1915-1928
LF
2293
.405
10.1%
8.6%
0.33
1.9%
.169
24
1914-1925
LF
1122
.403
8.6%
27.3%
0.67
0.5%
.110
25
1937-1945
C
848
.400
8.6%
2.2%
.164
26
1920-1925
SS
2328
.399
5.0%
4.1%
1.00
1.5%
.172
27
1922-1945
RF
1586
.399
10.0%
33.3%
1.00
3.4%
.203
28
1940-1946
LF
837
.397
10.5%
2.5%
.160
29
1909-1928
1B
3780
.397
8.5%
2.3%
4.00
0.8%
.128
30
1902-1914
1B
1858
.397
10.4%
8.0%
1.27
0.6%
.100
31
1933-1945
RF
1359
.397
6.9%
1.6%
.170
32
1910-1937
LF
3017
.396
8.9%
15.2%
0.40
1.6%
.148
33
1921-1946
3B
2737
.395
12.7%
14.3%
0.00
2.1%
.173
34
1910-1926
C
1917
.395
8.5%
0.0%
1.3%
.133
35
1940-1944
RF
571
.394
8.6%
1.1%
.110
36
1944-1946
SS
720
.393
9.7%
0.3%
.080
37
1920-1946
C
3786
.391
8.3%
3.0%
4.00
1.7%
.151
38
1909-1921
1B
1509
.391
7.6%
2.1%
.168
39
1934-1946
2B
1173
.391
6.7%
1.7%
.160
40
1895-1914
SS
1781
.386
9.5%
4.3%
3.11
0.8%
.089
41
1906-1932
SS
5210
.385
7.3%
5.0%
1.20
0.5%
.104
42
1896-1917
RF
830
.385
7.5%
9.9%
0.76
1.4%
.155
43
1933-1946
RF
1572
.385
11.3%
1.7%
.145
44
1920-1934
1B
2405
.381
8.0%
10.8%
0.88
2.2%
.162
45
1912-1922
LF
1072
.380
15.9%
6.1%
3.00
0.1%
.053
46
1924-1946
SS
2711
.380
9.4%
2.0%
.167
47
1916-1937
SS
2970
.380
7.8%
6.9%
0.90
1.3%
.134
48
1928-1946
RF
1746
.379
14.9%
0.9%
.108
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
1936-1946
3B
1220
.377
7.0%
1.3%
.150
54
1937-1946
1B
1443
.377
7.8%
3.0%
.179
55
1922-1946
CF
3579
.377
9.6%
0.0%
0.8%
.108
56
1909-1923
CF
1899
.377
10.1%
8.0%
1.29
0.3%
.074
57
1921-1945
2B
2338
.376
7.9%
1.7%
.147
58
1931-1944
CF
542
.375
7.6%
0.4%
.099
59
1920-1932
1B
1603
.375
6.9%
2.2%
.155
60
1934-1946
CF
786
.375
8.1%
2.2%
.152
61
1919-1934
P
622
.374
8.8%
2.4%
.148
62
1937-1946
CF
1880
.374
11.5%
1.1%
.126
63
1920-1940
LF
2147
.374
9.9%
0.7%
.089
64
1928-1945
C
683
.372
8.1%
1.6%
.142
65
1919-1929
C
858
.372
8.6%
0.0%
1.9%
.133
66
1902-1915
3B
2310
.372
14.7%
4.6%
3.55
0.1%
.049
67
1922-1928
LF
556
.371
9.4%
1.6%
.158
68
1932-1946
2B
1565
.371
10.4%
1.2%
.124
69
1922-1932
RF
1685
.370
10.1%
7.7%
2.00
1.5%
.158
70
1906-1919
CF
1133
.370
9.6%
5.2%
2.00
0.7%
.096
71
1937-1944
RF
802
.369
6.9%
1.1%
.123
72
1909-1923
C
903
.368
6.8%
33.3%
0.00
0.7%
.089
73
1928-1943
LF
1831
.367
8.5%
1.3%
.129
74
1917-1933
CF
801
.367
7.6%
2.0%
.128
75
1934-1946
CF
639
.367
7.2%
0.9%
.116
76
1920-1923
LF
950
.367
8.0%
6.7%
3.00
1.4%
.145
77
1932-1935
RF
614
.367
5.5%
2.0%
.157
78
1920-1935
RF
839
.366
6.2%
1.7%
.159
79
1928-1938
1B
1160
.366
8.8%
0.4%
.113
80
1923-1945
LF
2701
.365
9.1%
1.0%
.117
81
1930-1943
RF
856
.364
9.3%
1.1%
.125
82
1921-1932
RF
856
.364
5.4%
1.3%
.122
83
1936-1946
C
515
.363
12.4%
1.7%
.176
84
1911-1927
3B
1506
.363
10.4%
3.6%
2.47
0.3%
.073
85
1916-1928
2B
1006
.363
12.0%
0.0%
0.5%
.092
86
1933-1944
3B
878
.362
5.9%
0.5%
.113
87
1920-1938
CF
3375
.361
7.1%
3.4%
1.87
1.6%
.153
88
1913-1925
C
1131
.361
6.7%
10.7%
0.50
1.7%
.142
89
1906-1920
LF
878
.360
8.0%
8.2%
1.58
0.3%
.084
90
1911-1918
C
943
.360
8.6%
6.9%
0.75
0.5%
.081
91
1924-1928
SS
568
.360
10.9%
1.4%
.134
92
1908-1925
3B
806
.360
10.4%
5.8%
2.75
1.0%
.103
93
1924-1940
LF
1541
.360
7.9%
2.7%
.163
94
1915-1928
CF
2708
.359
8.8%
7.4%
1.55
0.8%
.096
95
1922-1928
RF
1037
.358
8.9%
11.0%
0.69
2.9%
.189
96
1912-1923
CF
1249
.357
8.0%
4.8%
2.08
0.2%
.076
97
1911-1924
LF
2553
.357
9.2%
11.5%
1.36
0.3%
.073
98
1935-1945
3B
1421
.357
8.0%
1.7%
.138
99
1920-1936
CF
2704
.357
8.4%
0.9%
.102
100
1933-1945
1B
2218
.356
9.1%
1.3%
.120
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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

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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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