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# Years Pos
1
1925-1931
RF
1109
.497
12.3%
0.7%
17.20
3.7%
.263
2
1930-1946
C
2993
.488
12.8%
1.9%
5.75
5.9%
.315
3
1933-1948
1B
2757
.459
15.1%
4.2%
3.00
3.7%
.236
4
1915-1941
CF
6334
.449
11.7%
2.4%
5.63
3.1%
.225
5
1942-1947
2B
642
.448
12.9%
12.5%
1.00
3.3%
.243
6
1916-1932
RF
2090
.447
8.1%
1.4%
5.82
2.9%
.223
7
1935-1948
CF
1580
.444
6.8%
4.3%
1.00
3.2%
.229
8
1923-1940
CF
2792
.442
8.9%
1.9%
4.00
4.3%
.262
9
1922-1945
3B
4316
.441
11.3%
0.4%
31.40
2.2%
.178
10
1912-1928
CF
4327
.438
12.1%
4.2%
2.84
1.6%
.170
11
1919-1937
3B
2497
.435
7.5%
3.0%
2.46
4.1%
.247
12
1938-1948
CF
1195
.425
10.3%
15.4%
0.00
3.3%
.188
13
1924-1937
RF
2237
.419
10.8%
0.8%
14.13
3.3%
.219
14
1916-1938
RF
1810
.414
8.6%
0.7%
9.50
2.3%
.187
15
1936-1948
RF
1014
.413
12.3%
17.9%
1.00
2.6%
.175
16
1923-1944
1B
2552
.412
9.6%
1.6%
5.00
4.2%
.233
17
1917-1935
CF
2029
.411
10.6%
2.1%
4.79
2.1%
.175
18
1921-1946
2B
3180
.410
13.0%
1.1%
10.45
2.1%
.181
19
1922-1945
RF
2177
.409
10.7%
1.7%
7.40
3.9%
.217
20
1937-1946
LF
1443
.409
7.6%
40.0%
0.00
2.2%
.183
21
1923-1928
1B
806
.408
10.8%
0.0%
2.5%
.185
22
1904-1925
CF
4172
.407
11.1%
4.6%
2.72
1.4%
.136
23
1917-1925
1B
1967
.407
8.7%
6.9%
1.00
3.8%
.215
24
1915-1928
LF
2293
.405
10.1%
2.0%
3.57
1.9%
.169
25
1938-1946
SS
649
.405
9.7%
66.7%
0.50
3.7%
.203
26
1914-1925
LF
1130
.403
8.7%
3.3%
4.33
0.5%
.109
27
1937-1945
C
863
.399
8.5%
50.0%
0.00
2.2%
.161
28
1901-1914
1B
1958
.398
10.1%
8.5%
1.15
0.6%
.099
29
1916-1925
SS
2380
.396
5.0%
4.1%
1.00
1.6%
.170
30
1933-1945
RF
1414
.394
6.8%
5.6%
0.00
1.6%
.167
31
1909-1929
1B
4212
.394
8.7%
1.0%
9.08
0.9%
.127
32
1910-1937
LF
3103
.394
8.7%
2.6%
4.00
1.6%
.148
33
1940-1948
LF
1109
.393
11.3%
0.0%
2.5%
.163
34
1910-1926
C
1944
.393
8.4%
0.6%
25.00
1.2%
.132
35
1946-1948
3B
540
.392
7.6%
0.0%
1.5%
.160
36
1942-1948
CF
636
.391
7.4%
11.8%
0.00
1.1%
.159
37
1944-1948
SS
1140
.391
9.3%
0.0%
0.3%
.089
38
1920-1947
C
4247
.391
8.7%
1.5%
7.28
1.6%
.146
39
1937-1948
CF
2471
.391
12.6%
7.7%
2.00
1.1%
.134
40
1909-1921
1B
1509
.391
7.6%
2.0%
4.25
2.1%
.168
41
1934-1948
CF
1016
.390
9.0%
0.0%
2.3%
.162
42
1896-1917
RF
839
.389
7.6%
9.8%
0.81
1.5%
.161
43
1934-1947
2B
1393
.388
6.8%
22.7%
0.40
1.7%
.157
44
1940-1944
RF
581
.388
8.4%
20.0%
0.00
1.0%
.108
45
1920-1940
LF
2742
.386
10.1%
0.4%
29.00
0.7%
.094
46
1895-1914
SS
1790
.386
9.5%
4.3%
3.11
0.8%
.089
47
1933-1946
RF
1588
.386
11.3%
22.2%
0.50
1.7%
.146
48
1906-1932
SS
5658
.386
7.1%
2.3%
2.85
0.6%
.108
49
1942-1948
2B
642
.386
7.9%
6.3%
2.00
1.1%
.138
50
1927-1944
CF
743
.383
8.3%
1.3%
7.67
0.7%
.106
51
1899-1915
3B
2621
.382
15.7%
4.2%
4.19
0.1%
.050
52
1928-1947
RF
1766
.382
14.9%
0.0%
0.8%
.111
53
1920-1934
1B
2847
.382
8.3%
2.7%
3.93
2.0%
.152
54
1916-1937
SS
3683
.382
7.8%
1.4%
5.57
1.4%
.138
55
1924-1948
SS
2825
.381
9.5%
1.6%
4.86
1.9%
.167
56
1912-1922
LF
1072
.380
15.9%
6.1%
3.00
0.1%
.053
57
1919-1934
P
859
.380
9.7%
1.9%
7.00
2.4%
.159
58
1921-1945
2B
2858
.379
7.6%
1.1%
7.50
1.6%
.152
59
1907-1925
CF
1037
.379
7.3%
0.7%
13.00
1.1%
.117
60
1936-1946
3B
1247
.378
7.0%
15.0%
0.33
1.3%
.147
61
1908-1926
CF
1760
.378
6.9%
4.5%
0.80
1.5%
.134
62
1910-1926
1B
1459
.378
7.8%
4.8%
1.43
1.3%
.136
63
1937-1944
RF
923
.377
7.0%
1.0%
.119
64
1909-1923
CF
1903
.376
10.0%
5.4%
2.00
0.3%
.073
65
1922-1946
CF
3635
.376
9.6%
1.5%
5.86
0.8%
.107
66
1946-1948
CF
595
.375
7.6%
0.0%
1.7%
.122
67
1922-1932
LF
1412
.374
8.6%
0.4%
21.67
2.5%
.157
68
1932-1946
2B
1600
.373
10.4%
3.8%
3.00
1.2%
.127
69
1919-1929
C
858
.372
8.6%
2.7%
3.00
1.9%
.133
70
1920-1932
1B
1947
.371
7.1%
1.7%
4.20
2.2%
.152
71
1937-1948
1B
1914
.370
7.9%
11.1%
1.00
2.7%
.164
72
1920-1935
RF
880
.370
6.0%
3.2%
1.31
1.7%
.163
73
1922-1932
RF
1685
.370
10.1%
0.8%
12.00
1.5%
.158
74
1922-1928
LF
576
.369
9.4%
0.9%
11.00
1.6%
.157
75
1906-1919
CF
1142
.368
9.5%
5.1%
2.00
0.7%
.095
76
1943-1948
RF
896
.367
8.8%
1.0%
.099
77
1909-1923
C
911
.367
6.7%
3.8%
1.25
0.7%
.088
78
1920-1923
LF
950
.367
8.0%
4.5%
3.00
1.4%
.145
79
1928-1945
C
704
.367
7.8%
11.8%
1.00
1.6%
.138
80
1928-1943
LF
1838
.366
8.5%
0.9%
6.00
1.3%
.128
81
1928-1938
1B
1189
.366
9.0%
1.2%
6.00
0.4%
.113
82
1917-1933
CF
975
.364
7.9%
2.3%
4.00
2.1%
.134
83
1921-1932
RF
856
.364
5.4%
0.4%
12.00
1.3%
.122
84
1934-1946
CF
651
.363
6.9%
28.6%
0.00
0.9%
.115
85
1920-1936
CF
3463
.363
8.3%
0.7%
10.55
1.0%
.111
86
1923-1947
LF
3105
.363
9.1%
0.4%
26.00
1.0%
.117
87
1933-1944
3B
899
.363
5.9%
0.0%
0.4%
.112
88
1911-1927
3B
1506
.363
10.4%
2.9%
3.29
0.3%
.073
89
1916-1928
2B
1006
.363
12.0%
1.8%
7.13
0.5%
.092
90
1932-1938
RF
667
.362
6.0%
1.9%
.152
91
1919-1935
RF
1031
.362
9.5%
2.7%
4.24
2.0%
.161
92
1920-1938
CF
3967
.362
7.4%
1.4%
5.39
1.6%
.151
93
1913-1925
C
1131
.361
6.7%
4.5%
2.14
1.7%
.142
94
1932-1948
C
513
.361
12.3%
5.4%
4.50
1.0%
.120
95
1922-1928
RF
1076
.361
9.0%
4.5%
1.88
2.8%
.186
96
1922-1933
1B
542
.360
3.7%
0.0%
0.7%
.113
97
1906-1920
LF
878
.360
8.0%
4.9%
1.92
0.3%
.084
98
1911-1918
C
943
.360
8.6%
6.9%
0.75
0.5%
.081
99
1924-1940
LF
1691
.360
8.0%
0.0%
2.7%
.160
100
1908-1925
3B
806
.360
10.4%
6.0%
2.29
1.0%
.103
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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