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1988 Batting Leaders 1988 Batting Leaders

Wade Boggs led the major leagues with a .366 batting average

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Boston's Wade Boggs led all major leaguers in batting in 1988.

Wade Boggs batted .366 ... Kirby Puckett, Minnesota Twins .356 ... Mike Greenwall, Red Sox .325 ... Dave Winfield, Yankees .322 ... Paul Molitor, Brewers .312.

Puckett with 234 hits and Wade Boggs with 214 hits were the only two major league players to collect over 200 hits.

Wade Boggs led both leagues in runs scored with 128. Jose Canseco, Oakland A's, was runner-up with 120. Rickey Henderson, Oakland 118 ... Paul Molitor, Brewers 109 ... Fred McGriff, Blue Jays 100 ... Dave Henderson, Oakland 100.

Tony Gwynn Wins National League Batting Crown 1988

Tony Gwynn, San Diego Padres, led the NL in batting with .313. Rafael Palmerio, Chicago Cubs was second with .307. Andre Dawson placed 3rd with .303. Andres Galarraga, Montreal Expos batted .302 and led the NL in hits with 184.

Only four NL players scored over 100 runs- Brett Bulter, SF Giants 109 ... Kirk Gibson, LA Dodgers 106 ... Will Clark, SF Giants 102 ... Andy VanSlyke, Pirates 101

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