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# Years Pos
1
1930-1946
C
2953
.489
12.9%
2.0%
11.00
5.9%
.315
2
1925-1931
RF
813
.461
11.2%
0.4%
28.00
2.3%
.205
3
1933-1948
1B
2757
.459
15.1%
4.2%
3.00
3.7%
.236
4
1915-1941
CF
5936
.448
11.5%
3.6%
3.51
3.2%
.225
5
1942-1947
2B
642
.448
12.9%
12.5%
1.00
3.3%
.243
6
1916-1932
RF
2090
.447
8.1%
2.2%
4.36
2.9%
.223
7
1923-1940
CF
2751
.447
8.9%
25.0%
0.20
4.3%
.264
8
1935-1948
CF
1580
.444
6.8%
4.3%
1.00
3.2%
.229
9
1912-1928
CF
4327
.438
12.1%
4.8%
2.73
1.6%
.170
10
1922-1945
3B
3949
.437
11.2%
0.2%
61.00
2.1%
.175
11
1919-1937
SS
2250
.428
7.3%
2.7%
2.59
3.8%
.237
12
1938-1948
CF
1195
.425
10.3%
15.4%
0.00
3.3%
.188
13
1916-1938
RF
1810
.414
8.6%
4.5%
1.50
2.3%
.187
14
1936-1948
RF
1014
.413
12.3%
17.9%
1.00
2.6%
.175
15
1923-1944
1B
2548
.413
9.5%
17.4%
1.50
4.2%
.233
16
1917-1935
CF
1997
.411
10.7%
2.1%
5.14
2.1%
.174
17
1937-1946
LF
1443
.409
7.6%
40.0%
0.00
2.2%
.183
18
1923-1928
1B
806
.408
10.8%
2.5%
.185
19
1904-1925
CF
4083
.407
11.1%
4.7%
2.70
1.3%
.133
20
1917-1925
1B
1967
.407
8.7%
6.9%
1.00
3.8%
.215
21
1915-1928
LF
2293
.405
10.1%
2.0%
3.57
1.9%
.169
22
1938-1946
SS
649
.405
9.7%
66.7%
0.50
3.7%
.203
23
1914-1925
LF
1122
.403
8.6%
27.3%
0.67
0.5%
.110
24
1924-1937
RF
1917
.403
10.7%
1.3%
7.00
3.0%
.204
25
1921-1946
3B
2862
.400
12.9%
1.9%
6.80
2.1%
.173
26
1922-1945
RF
1833
.399
9.6%
2.4%
4.71
3.7%
.207
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
1910-1937
LF
3070
.396
8.8%
11.0%
0.60
1.6%
.150
31
1909-1928
1B
4053
.396
8.6%
1.3%
7.50
0.8%
.127
32
1933-1945
RF
1406
.396
6.8%
5.6%
0.00
1.6%
.168
33
1910-1926
C
1917
.395
8.5%
0.6%
25.00
1.3%
.133
34
1940-1948
LF
1109
.393
11.3%
0.0%
2.5%
.163
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
1937-1948
CF
2471
.391
12.6%
7.7%
2.00
1.1%
.134
39
1909-1921
1B
1509
.391
7.6%
2.3%
4.00
2.1%
.168
40
1934-1948
CF
1016
.390
9.0%
0.0%
2.3%
.162
41
1920-1947
C
4026
.389
8.4%
2.0%
5.13
1.6%
.147
42
1934-1947
2B
1393
.388
6.8%
22.7%
0.40
1.7%
.157
43
1922-1932
LF
1235
.388
8.8%
0.4%
26.00
2.8%
.161
44
1940-1944
RF
581
.388
8.4%
20.0%
0.00
1.0%
.108
45
1933-1946
RF
1584
.386
11.3%
22.2%
0.50
1.7%
.146
46
1895-1914
SS
1781
.386
9.5%
4.3%
3.11
0.8%
.089
47
1942-1948
2B
642
.386
7.9%
6.3%
2.00
1.1%
.138
48
1906-1932
SS
5371
.385
7.1%
2.8%
2.31
0.6%
.106
49
1896-1917
RF
830
.385
7.5%
9.8%
0.81
1.4%
.155
50
1899-1915
3B
2621
.382
15.7%
4.2%
4.19
0.1%
.050
51
1920-1940
LF
2466
.382
10.1%
0.4%
33.50
0.8%
.094
52
1928-1947
RF
1766
.382
14.9%
0.8%
.111
53
1924-1948
SS
2802
.381
9.4%
11.4%
0.60
2.0%
.167
54
1916-1937
SS
3394
.381
7.9%
1.8%
4.56
1.4%
.137
55
1912-1922
LF
1072
.380
15.9%
6.1%
3.00
0.1%
.053
56
1919-1934
P
827
.380
9.2%
2.3%
5.25
2.5%
.161
57
1920-1934
1B
2754
.380
8.2%
3.7%
2.93
2.1%
.155
58
1907-1925
CF
1037
.379
7.3%
0.7%
13.00
1.1%
.117
59
1910-1926
1B
1433
.378
7.9%
10.3%
0.29
1.3%
.137
60
1908-1926
CF
1754
.378
6.9%
19.0%
0.00
1.5%
.134
61
1936-1946
3B
1247
.378
7.0%
15.0%
0.33
1.3%
.147
62
1921-1945
2B
2640
.378
7.7%
1.1%
7.71
1.7%
.151
63
1937-1944
RF
923
.377
7.0%
1.0%
.119
64
1909-1923
CF
1899
.377
10.1%
8.0%
1.29
0.3%
.074
65
1922-1946
CF
3612
.376
9.6%
8.8%
1.00
0.8%
.107
66
1946-1948
CF
595
.375
7.6%
0.0%
1.7%
.122
67
1919-1929
C
858
.372
8.6%
0.0%
1.9%
.133
68
1920-1932
1B
1750
.371
7.0%
2.3%
2.88
2.2%
.152
69
1932-1946
2B
1596
.371
10.3%
3.8%
3.00
1.1%
.124
70
1937-1948
1B
1914
.370
7.9%
11.1%
1.00
2.7%
.164
71
1920-1935
RF
880
.370
6.0%
14.6%
0.17
1.7%
.163
72
1922-1932
RF
1685
.370
10.1%
7.7%
2.00
1.5%
.158
73
1906-1919
CF
1133
.370
9.6%
5.2%
2.00
0.7%
.096
74
1928-1945
C
691
.369
8.0%
1.6%
.141
75
1922-1928
LF
576
.369
9.4%
5.0%
2.00
1.6%
.157
76
1917-1933
CF
943
.369
8.1%
2.1%
5.00
2.1%
.138
77
1927-1944
CF
614
.368
8.1%
0.0%
0.3%
.088
78
1909-1923
C
903
.368
6.8%
33.3%
0.00
0.7%
.089
79
1943-1948
RF
896
.367
8.8%
1.0%
.099
80
1920-1923
LF
950
.367
8.0%
4.5%
3.00
1.4%
.145
81
1928-1943
LF
1838
.366
8.5%
0.0%
1.3%
.128
82
1923-1947
LF
2782
.365
9.2%
5.4%
2.00
1.0%
.116
83
1930-1943
RF
856
.364
9.3%
1.1%
.125
84
1928-1938
1B
1170
.364
8.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.112
85
1921-1932
RF
856
.364
5.4%
1.2%
9.00
1.3%
.122
86
1934-1946
CF
651
.363
6.9%
28.6%
0.00
0.9%
.115
87
1932-1938
RF
663
.363
5.9%
2.0%
.153
88
1911-1927
3B
1506
.363
10.4%
3.6%
2.47
0.3%
.073
89
1916-1928
2B
1006
.363
12.0%
3.3%
4.25
0.5%
.092
90
1933-1944
3B
898
.362
5.8%
0.0%
0.4%
.112
91
1920-1938
CF
3701
.361
7.3%
2.0%
3.61
1.6%
.152
92
1913-1925
C
1131
.361
6.7%
4.5%
2.14
1.7%
.142
93
1922-1928
RF
1076
.361
9.0%
8.6%
1.00
2.8%
.186
94
1906-1920
LF
878
.360
8.0%
4.9%
1.92
0.3%
.084
95
1911-1918
C
943
.360
8.6%
6.9%
0.75
0.5%
.081
96
1924-1940
LF
1691
.360
8.0%
0.0%
2.7%
.160
97
1908-1925
3B
806
.360
10.4%
6.0%
2.29
1.0%
.103
98
1920-1936
CF
3143
.359
8.6%
1.0%
9.63
0.9%
.105
99
1915-1928
CF
2968
.358
9.1%
3.4%
3.14
0.7%
.093
100
1912-1923
CF
1249
.357
8.0%
4.8%
2.08
0.2%
.076
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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