MLB Batting Leaders - 1979 - Batting Average
PLAYERYRSGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSBA
1Oscar Gamble1710027448981011964502821.358
2Keith Hernandez171616101162104811111058078116.344
3Fred Lynn1714753111617742139122827922.333
4Pete Rose241636289020840545995322011.331
5George Brett2115464511921242202310751361710.329
6Brian Downing20148509871662731275775733.326
7Jim Rice1615861911720139639130579794.325
8Al Oliver18136492691592841276343445.323
9Paul Molitor2114058488188271696248483313.322
10Sixto Lezcano121384738415229328101777443.321
PLAYERYRSGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSBA
11Rod Carew19110409781301533447346188.318
 Dave Collins16122396591261643352748169.318
 Ray Knight13150551641753741079385744.318
 Steve Kemp111344908815626326105687056.318
 Chet Lemon161485567917744217865668711.318
16Bruce Bochte121505548117538616100676422.316
 Ken Griffey Sr.1995380621202748323639125.316
18Steve Garvey191626489220432128110375936.315
 Willie Wilson19154588113185181364928928312.315
20Garry Templeton16154672105211321996218912610.314
PLAYERYRSGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSBA
 Bob Horner10121487661531513398227402.314
22Rob Wilfong11140419711312269592954114.313
23Dave Parker19158622109193457259467101204.310
24Lamar Johnson9133479601482911274415682.309
25Cecil Cooper1715059083182441241065677153.308
 Dave Winfield23159597971842710341188571159.308
27Larry Parrish151535448316739230824110151.307
28Steve Henderson1298350421071685393858135.306
29Ken Landreaux111515648117227515833757103.305
30Gary Matthews161566319719234527906075186.304
PLAYERYRSGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSBA
 Lou Brock191204055612315453823432112.304
32Lee Mazzilli1415859778181344157993743412.303
 Bob Watson19133475631442341671455632.303
34George Foster181214406813318330985910502.302
35Glenn Adams81193263498131850252722.301
 Ken Oberkfell1613536953111195135573541.301
37George Hendrick18140493671482711675496223.300
 Ron LeFlore9148600110180221095752957814.300
 Charlie Moore1511133745101162538293285.300
40Buddy Bell181626708920042318101304554.299
PLAYERYRSGABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSBA
41Bill Madlock1515456085167265148552413211.298
42Lou Piniella18130461491372221169173132.297
 Jerry Remy108030649911120292625149.297
44Don Baylor191626281201863333613971512212.296
 Lynn Jones895213336380426172296.296
46Al Cowens13136516691521879734044108.295
 Ken Singleton15159570931682913511110911831.295
 Amos Otis1715157710017028218906892305.295
 Jerry Mumphrey15124339531001033322639811.295