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# Years Pos
1
1925-1931
RF
1119
.499
12.4%
0.5%
25.40
3.7%
.263
2
1930-1946
C
3751
.498
13.2%
2.7%
4.83
6.2%
.327
3
1933-1948
1B
2794
.458
15.1%
1.0%
12.83
3.6%
.236
4
1923-1940
CF
3926
.449
9.4%
1.2%
8.21
4.3%
.269
5
1942-1947
2B
642
.448
12.9%
12.5%
1.00
3.3%
.243
6
1915-1941
CF
6697
.446
11.4%
2.1%
5.95
3.1%
.224
7
1916-1932
RF
2128
.444
7.9%
1.4%
5.82
2.9%
.221
8
1922-1945
3B
4524
.440
11.2%
0.2%
44.40
2.2%
.180
9
1935-1948
CF
1995
.437
6.2%
2.7%
1.89
3.2%
.221
10
1919-1937
3B
2528
.436
7.6%
2.6%
2.93
4.2%
.249
11
1912-1928
CF
4703
.434
12.0%
4.2%
2.84
1.6%
.167
12
1940-1946
CF
696
.433
8.5%
7.3%
1.29
1.9%
.191
13
1923-1944
1B
3561
.433
10.3%
0.7%
14.86
4.5%
.258
14
1938-1948
CF
1200
.425
10.3%
15.4%
0.00
3.4%
.190
15
1933-1945
CF
2364
.423
9.2%
3.3%
3.40
2.0%
.187
16
1936-1948
RF
1442
.421
11.4%
9.2%
1.18
2.8%
.199
17
1938-1946
SS
1105
.420
10.0%
16.1%
0.66
4.0%
.220
18
1924-1948
SS
5224
.416
10.5%
2.6%
4.04
2.7%
.198
19
1916-1938
CF
2426
.413
9.8%
0.6%
13.50
2.1%
.180
20
1922-1945
RF
2981
.412
10.7%
4.4%
2.67
3.7%
.213
21
1944-1948
SS
555
.412
8.3%
6.1%
0.75
0.0%
.094
22
1921-1946
2B
3431
.412
13.1%
1.2%
10.83
2.1%
.182
23
1922-1937
RF
2492
.411
10.9%
0.8%
13.50
3.1%
.215
24
1917-1935
CF
2059
.410
10.5%
2.0%
4.86
2.1%
.173
25
1937-1946
LF
1457
.409
7.5%
3.2%
1.50
2.3%
.184
26
1904-1925
CF
4185
.408
11.1%
4.6%
2.72
1.4%
.136
27
1943-1948
RF
553
.407
10.1%
7.3%
1.00
2.7%
.181
28
1917-1927
1B
2096
.406
8.7%
6.9%
1.00
3.6%
.208
29
1928-1941
LF
713
.405
11.8%
7.6%
1.56
0.3%
.092
30
1940-1941
3B
510
.405
9.6%
2.7%
3.50
0.6%
.128
31
1940-1941
RF
531
.404
11.3%
4.3%
2.61
0.8%
.123
32
1939-1946
LF
880
.403
14.7%
10.1%
1.55
0.9%
.132
33
1914-1925
LF
1221
.403
8.5%
3.3%
4.33
0.6%
.108
34
1915-1929
LF
2375
.403
10.0%
2.0%
3.57
1.9%
.167
35
1901-1914
1B
1958
.398
10.1%
8.5%
1.15
0.6%
.099
36
1916-1925
SS
2381
.397
5.0%
4.0%
1.13
1.6%
.170
37
1946-1948
3B
550
.396
7.6%
0.0%
1.6%
.165
38
1909-1923
1B
1680
.396
8.4%
1.2%
10.00
2.0%
.167
39
1940-1941
C
649
.396
16.6%
7.1%
2.35
0.8%
.118
40
1933-1946
RF
2190
.396
11.3%
4.2%
2.74
1.9%
.154
41
1910-1926
C
1969
.396
8.6%
0.6%
25.00
1.2%
.136
42
1927-1943
CF
626
.396
8.9%
1.6%
6.25
0.6%
.109
43
1936-1947
SS
968
.395
4.8%
6.0%
0.50
1.4%
.141
44
1934-1947
2B
1862
.395
6.9%
6.4%
1.06
1.6%
.164
45
1909-1929
1B
4250
.394
8.7%
1.0%
9.08
0.9%
.126
46
1937-1945
C
876
.394
8.4%
11.5%
0.33
2.2%
.159
47
1944-1948
SS
1140
.391
9.3%
0.0%
0.3%
.089
48
1930-1948
C
1394
.391
13.7%
9.1%
1.64
1.6%
.155
49
1922-1946
CF
6157
.390
10.0%
3.0%
3.79
1.0%
.124
50
1937-1948
CF
2495
.390
12.6%
1.2%
8.50
1.2%
.134
51
1920-1947
C
4334
.389
8.7%
1.0%
9.78
1.5%
.144
52
1940-1948
LF
1139
.389
11.1%
2.9%
2.00
2.5%
.160
53
1896-1917
RF
839
.389
7.6%
9.8%
0.81
1.5%
.161
54
1910-1937
RF
3462
.388
8.7%
2.3%
4.50
1.6%
.147
55
1940-1944
RF
581
.388
8.4%
20.0%
0.00
1.0%
.108
56
1930-1941
LF
1093
.387
11.3%
4.9%
2.43
1.5%
.127
57
1920-1940
LF
2840
.387
10.1%
0.3%
29.33
0.7%
.095
58
1920-1935
RF
1816
.386
6.9%
2.4%
2.00
1.7%
.166
59
1895-1914
SS
1790
.386
9.5%
4.3%
3.11
0.8%
.089
60
1927-1943
LF
2286
.386
8.1%
0.6%
11.00
1.7%
.150
61
1906-1932
SS
5693
.385
7.1%
2.1%
3.15
0.6%
.107
62
1923-1930
1B
1427
.385
12.0%
0.0%
1.8%
.157
63
1942-1948
2B
656
.385
7.8%
6.3%
2.00
1.1%
.135
64
1942-1948
CF
678
.384
7.5%
5.1%
1.33
1.0%
.155
65
1933-1944
3B
1587
.384
6.2%
1.8%
3.32
0.8%
.126
66
1899-1915
3B
2621
.382
15.7%
4.2%
4.19
0.1%
.050
67
1930-1948
CF
1252
.382
8.3%
0.0%
2.3%
.159
68
1920-1934
1B
2851
.381
8.3%
2.7%
3.97
2.0%
.152
69
1928-1947
RF
1950
.381
14.2%
0.5%
22.00
1.0%
.117
70
1912-1922
LF
1072
.380
15.9%
6.1%
3.00
0.1%
.053
71
1919-1934
P
859
.380
9.7%
1.8%
7.56
2.4%
.159
72
1922-1932
LF
1549
.380
9.1%
0.2%
42.00
2.5%
.162
73
1916-1937
SS
3813
.380
7.9%
1.1%
6.96
1.3%
.136
74
1921-1945
2B
3045
.379
7.6%
0.7%
11.42
1.6%
.149
75
1907-1925
CF
1037
.379
7.3%
0.7%
13.00
1.1%
.117
76
1919-1936
1B
1588
.378
8.6%
0.5%
18.00
2.3%
.172
77
1908-1926
CF
1798
.378
6.8%
4.5%
0.80
1.5%
.135
78
1930-1946
2B
2217
.378
9.8%
3.5%
2.84
1.1%
.130
79
1936-1946
3B
1291
.377
7.0%
1.8%
3.50
1.3%
.151
80
1922-1932
RF
3088
.377
10.7%
0.5%
19.00
1.6%
.148
81
1910-1926
1B
1536
.377
7.8%
4.8%
1.43
1.3%
.138
82
1909-1923
CF
1942
.376
10.0%
5.4%
2.00
0.3%
.073
83
1925-1929
SS
1139
.376
5.4%
0.8%
4.33
1.2%
.134
84
1946-1948
CF
595
.375
7.6%
0.0%
1.7%
.122
85
1937-1944
RF
942
.375
6.8%
2.0%
0.50
1.0%
.119
86
1924-1940
LF
2879
.371
7.9%
0.6%
11.40
2.8%
.170
87
1920-1932
1B
1989
.370
7.1%
1.6%
4.50
2.2%
.153
88
1937-1948
1B
1940
.369
7.8%
1.0%
13.00
2.6%
.162
89
1922-1947
LF
3403
.369
9.1%
0.6%
16.63
1.1%
.124
90
1906-1919
CF
1142
.368
9.5%
5.1%
2.00
0.7%
.095
91
1936-1943
LF
924
.368
12.1%
8.2%
1.49
0.4%
.091
92
1943-1948
RF
901
.367
8.9%
1.0%
.099
93
1909-1923
C
926
.367
6.8%
3.8%
1.25
0.6%
.090
94
1920-1923
LF
950
.367
8.0%
4.5%
3.00
1.4%
.145
95
1917-1933
CF
1006
.367
7.8%
2.3%
4.14
2.0%
.133
96
1935-1945
LF
1005
.367
12.8%
8.7%
1.70
2.1%
.151
97
1921-1932
RF
991
.366
5.8%
0.6%
11.00
1.1%
.117
98
1930-1942
LF
1019
.365
6.8%
0.7%
10.00
2.1%
.159
99
1927-1938
1B
2048
.365
9.3%
0.5%
17.00
0.4%
.109
100
1921-1933
LF
2865
.365
9.5%
0.8%
12.20
1.4%
.135
* = Left-handed hitter       ** = Switch-hitter       ^ = Unknown

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