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1940 - 1948


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# Years Pos
1
1940-1946
C
1713
.517
15.6%
5.6%
3.06
6.1%
.326
2
1940-1948
SS
1365
.463
11.9%
7.0%
2.38
4.2%
.233
3
1940-1945
CF
2047
.455
10.9%
4.6%
2.57
2.5%
.202
4
1942-1947
2B
642
.448
12.9%
12.5%
1.00
3.3%
.243
5
1940-1948
1B
1844
.446
16.3%
3.7%
3.00
3.0%
.210
6
1940-1944
CF
860
.440
15.8%
13.4%
1.18
2.8%
.204
7
1940-1944
1B
1260
.439
15.2%
4.4%
3.49
1.3%
.136
8
1943-1947
CF
836
.435
16.0%
6.7%
2.34
1.3%
.164
9
1940-1948
CF
1392
.434
6.7%
4.9%
0.63
2.9%
.209
10
1940-1946
SS
975
.430
10.4%
16.1%
0.66
4.0%
.224
11
1940-1948
RF
979
.429
12.2%
11.6%
0.81
3.1%
.206
12
1940-1948
C
1904
.428
16.6%
9.5%
1.78
2.5%
.195
13
1940-1945
3B
1642
.420
14.6%
8.8%
1.66
2.6%
.175
14
1940-1946
CF
2000
.420
11.9%
5.4%
2.16
0.9%
.130
15
1941-1944
RF
711
.419
6.8%
3.9%
1.63
1.1%
.152
16
1940-1946
CF
1749
.418
7.7%
7.2%
1.10
1.7%
.184
17
1944-1948
SS
579
.414
8.8%
10.0%
0.50
0.0%
.090
18
1940-1945
C
1225
.413
10.0%
8.0%
1.41
2.6%
.187
19
1941-1944
LF
1667
.409
14.2%
7.3%
1.93
0.1%
.086
20
1940-1944
RF
1292
.408
15.2%
11.3%
1.35
2.9%
.192
21
1940-1946
LF
770
.408
15.1%
10.1%
1.55
0.8%
.127
22
1940-1944
RF
1715
.407
11.1%
3.8%
2.94
0.8%
.122
23
1943-1948
RF
661
.405
10.3%
2.4%
.175
24
1940-1946
LF
1207
.404
7.7%
40.0%
0.00
2.3%
.186
25
1940-1947
SS
2045
.404
7.1%
5.8%
1.21
1.9%
.146
26
1940-1942
3B
546
.402
10.1%
3.1%
3.24
0.5%
.124
27
1940-1944
3B
1411
.402
7.4%
2.8%
2.55
1.6%
.137
28
1940-1948
CF
2037
.401
13.4%
7.7%
2.00
1.1%
.138
29
1940-1948
SS
2222
.399
11.7%
3.9%
3.19
1.4%
.130
30
1940-1944
1B
1562
.399
10.9%
6.3%
1.72
2.3%
.177
31
1940-1946
RF
1383
.398
11.4%
7.7%
1.46
1.5%
.143
32
1941-1944
3B
860
.398
13.7%
3.3%
4.42
0.8%
.130
33
1940-1947
CF
2142
.398
10.9%
5.9%
1.84
0.9%
.133
34
1940-1944
C
1684
.397
18.8%
6.7%
2.82
0.4%
.094
35
1946-1948
3B
550
.396
7.6%
0.0%
1.6%
.165
36
1943-1944
LF
689
.394
12.9%
8.3%
1.56
2.5%
.149
37
1944-1948
SS
1140
.391
9.3%
0.0%
0.3%
.089
38
1940-1948
LF
1139
.389
11.1%
0.0%
2.5%
.160
39
1940-1944
RF
581
.388
8.4%
20.0%
0.00
1.0%
.108
40
1942-1948
CF
702
.386
7.5%
11.8%
0.00
1.0%
.158
41
1940-1947
3B
1069
.385
7.5%
9.8%
0.79
1.2%
.147
42
1940-1948
CF
559
.383
9.1%
0.0%
2.7%
.163
43
1940-1947
RF
1201
.382
16.2%
0.7%
.110
44
1940-1945
3B
802
.382
14.6%
0.5%
.102
45
1940-1948
C
545
.382
16.0%
18.2%
1.00
2.0%
.180
46
1940-1944
2B
1467
.381
14.1%
9.0%
1.57
0.5%
.116
47
1940-1948
1B
1616
.380
8.0%
11.1%
1.00
2.7%
.165
48
1941-1944
LF
1290
.380
8.4%
7.1%
1.24
1.4%
.116
49
1942-1948
2B
678
.379
7.8%
6.3%
2.00
1.0%
.130
50
1940-1946
1B
708
.376
13.6%
0.0%
1.6%
.147
51
1940-1946
CF
560
.375
7.1%
11.5%
0.33
1.3%
.128
52
1940-1941
3B
518
.375
5.0%
8.7%
0.58
1.7%
.190
53
1940-1944
2B
879
.374
14.6%
7.7%
1.88
0.8%
.097
54
1940-1944
P
1346
.374
12.9%
14.6%
0.89
2.6%
.152
55
1940-1946
3B
1114
.374
7.0%
17.6%
0.00
1.4%
.145
56
1940-1944
LF
1412
.373
12.2%
8.3%
1.46
0.4%
.075
57
1940-1944
RF
2020
.371
8.9%
4.0%
2.21
0.4%
.097
58
1946-1948
CF
608
.370
7.4%
0.0%
1.6%
.120
59
1940-1945
LF
790
.370
13.2%
13.1%
1.25
1.8%
.140
60
1943-1948
RF
901
.367
8.9%
1.0%
.099
61
1940-1944
1B
1698
.366
12.6%
8.0%
1.57
0.2%
.110
62
1943-1944
2B
776
.364
12.1%
6.3%
1.92
0.4%
.097
63
1940-1946
2B
999
.363
10.4%
7.9%
1.27
1.3%
.127
64
1942-1944
CF
1115
.359
8.9%
9.2%
0.96
0.4%
.114
65
1940-1945
CF
502
.359
8.4%
8.6%
0.88
0.6%
.097
66
1940-1948
SS
2491
.357
10.0%
6.2%
1.82
1.0%
.108
67
1940-1944
3B
1296
.357
14.7%
8.9%
1.66
0.7%
.101
68
1940-1944
C
976
.356
9.3%
8.2%
1.14
0.9%
.098
69
1940-1948
1B
1041
.355
4.6%
0.5%
.094
70
1940-1948
1B
1323
.354
9.8%
20.0%
0.50
0.8%
.102
71
1942-1946
CF
648
.354
8.3%
0.8%
.087
72
1940-1948
P
977
.354
8.0%
16.8%
0.47
3.8%
.187
73
1940-1943
LF
768
.352
9.9%
0.7%
.094
74
1942-1944
SS
1192
.346
13.2%
12.2%
1.08
0.3%
.092
75
1940-1945
P
587
.345
9.0%
50.0%
0.00
1.5%
.129
76
1940-1943
3B
535
.344
11.2%
6.1%
2.00
1.3%
.120
77
1940-1945
3B
950
.344
8.0%
1.4%
.124
78
1946-1948
2B
574
.343
11.8%
0.0%
0.0%
.082
79
1940-1948
RF
560
.343
5.0%
0.4%
.070
80
1943-1944
3B
597
.343
6.7%
4.0%
1.53
0.0%
.060
81
1940-1944
RF
575
.343
8.9%
0.7%
.087
82
1941-1944
P
700
.342
7.1%
3.0%
2.38
1.1%
.103
83
1940-1945
SS
805
.342
10.1%
0.0%
0.5%
.086
84
1940-1944
RF
771
.342
8.7%
10.8%
0.81
0.6%
.095
85
1940-1948
CF
2006
.341
6.4%
4.8%
0.63
0.4%
.087
86
1940-1945
C
1176
.341
11.2%
7.8%
1.47
0.9%
.106
87
1943-1948
C
1055
.341
9.7%
0.0%
0.8%
.095
88
1940-1948
C
505
.341
15.2%
0.6%
.058
89
1940-1943
LF
516
.340
7.0%
6.4%
1.09
0.8%
.098
90
1941-1943
RF
581
.339
10.0%
11.5%
0.87
0.3%
.089
91
1942-1944
2B
686
.339
11.5%
5.1%
2.26
0.0%
.063
92
1940-1944
C
801
.339
14.5%
6.4%
2.27
0.0%
.049
93
1940-1948
2B
703
.338
5.0%
0.0%
0.3%
.068
94
1940-1944
CF
1520
.337
7.2%
8.7%
0.83
0.3%
.080
95
1942-1946
1B
634
.335
6.0%
0.8%
.108
96
1941-1944
2B
1047
.333
10.4%
7.3%
1.42
0.2%
.061
97
1940-1941
2B
702
.332
9.8%
4.1%
2.38
0.0%
.065
98
1940-1945
3B
545
.331
7.2%
4.2%
1.20
0.6%
.091
99
1941-1948
LF
1174
.331
6.8%
0.0%
0.6%
.086
100
1942-1946
RF
568
.330
5.1%
0.7%
.094
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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