Batting Average : 1910 National League Top 25

Finding the American or National League leader in virtually every hitting & pitching statistic is easy-to-do. Finding the top 25 players during any given season is far more challenging. Baseball Almanac has taken away that difficult problem and is pleased to present the data you requested:

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1910 Batting Average Leaders

Top 25 in the National League

Sherry Magee .331 (.33141) Philadelphia Phillies 1
Solly Hofman .325 (.32495) Chicago Cubs 2
Fred Snodgrass .321 (.32071) New York Giants 3
Honus Wagner .320 (.32014) Pittsburgh Pirates 4
Johnny Bates .305 (.30522) Philadelphia Phillies 5
Josh DeVore .304 (.30408) New York Giants 6
Ed Konetchy .302 (.30192) St. Louis Cardinals 7
Frank Schulte .301 (.30054) Chicago Cubs 8
Dode Paskert .300 (.30040) Cincinnati Reds 9
Bobby Byrne .296 (.29568) Pittsburgh Pirates 10
Fred Merkle .292 (.29249) New York Giants 11
Joe Tinker .288 (.28753) Chicago Cubs 12
Mike Mitchell .286 (.28645) Cincinnati Reds 13
Doc Miller .286 (.28571) Chicago Cubs 14
Boston Doves
Larry Doyle .285 (.28522) New York Giants 15
Zack Wheat .284 (.28383) Brooklyn Superbas 16
Mike Mowrey .282 (.28221) St. Louis Cardinals 17
Dick Hoblitzell .278 (.27823) Cincinnati Reds 18
Red Murray .277 (.27667) New York Giants 19
Al Bridwell .276 (.27642) New York Giants 20
Chief Wilson .276 (.27612) Pittsburgh Pirates 21
Fred Beck .275 (.27496) Boston Doves 22
Tommy Leach .270 (.27032) Pittsburgh Pirates 23
Eddie Grant .268 (.26770) Philadelphia Phillies 24
Bill Sweeney .267 (.26653) Boston Doves 25


Future Hall of Famer Sammy Sosa is best known for wearing number twenty-one; however, when the young slugger played for the Chicago White Sox (1989-1991) he only wore number twenty-five.

The most recognizable Detroit Tiger to wear the number twenty-five was probably Norm Cash (who wore it from 1960 through 1974), but did you know that Hall of Famer Larry Doby also wore it during his single season with Detroit?

Jim Thome wore number twenty-five since he first came up with the Cleveland Indians making him the franchise record holder for that particular number ( Mike Garcia is second).

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