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Posted 16 JANUARY 2002 - "HITTERS & WINNERS"     

Year HITS  MOST HITS FOR SEASON   WINS  PITCHING WINNERS
1990 57  Pete Beeler (Reds) - 153AB   9  Phil Dale (Reds) - 81.1IP
1991 61  John Jaha (Dolphins) - 137AB   9  Pat Leinen (Heat) - 72.1IP
1992 57  R. Vagg (MB) & P. Hartas (DD)   13  Adrian Meagher (DD) - 107.0IP
1993 62  Greg Jelks (Heat) - 164AB   9  D. White, C. Reyes & A. Meagher
1994 67  Homer Bush (Bandits) - 179AB   10  Brad Cornett (Blues) - 92.0IP
1995 76  Scott Metcalf (Heat) - 208AB   12  Phil Dale & Dirk Blair (both Reds)
1996 69  Michael Dunn (Giants) - 178AB   9  D. White (PH) & B. Cederblad (GC)
1997 75  Andrew Scott (Giants) - 181AB   9  P. Dale (MM) & B. Reed (BB)
1998 78  Steve Hinton (Bandits) - 208AB   8  P. Dale (MM) & B. Iddon (SS)
1999 55  Adam Burton (Reds) - 148AB   7  D. White, P. Ahearne & M. Herges
2000 22  S. Dawes (VA) & M. Taintey (SA)   3  Four Pitchers
2001 57  Andrew Zapp (Int'nationals) - 153AB   5  Chao-Hao Tseng & Jake Joseph
2002 12  Ben Wigmore (SA) - 20AB   2  D.McWatters, Br.Thomas & J.Veitch
2003 13  Craig Lewis (NSW) - 23AB   1  Many Pitchers
2004 12  G.Fingleson (NSW) & S.Tibbits (SA)   1  Many Pitchers
2005 11  Paul Rutgers (Victoria) - 28AB   2  Simon Beresford & Craig Anderson
2006 15  Brad Dutton (QLD) - 28AB   3  Matt Gahan (QLD)

Posted 8 OCTOBER 2001 - "SLUGGERS & STOPPERS"    

Year SLG% SLUGGING LEADERS   OBA% LOWEST OPP BATTING AVE
1990 .617  Randy Knorr (Monarchs) - 128AB   .189  Scott Robinson (Clippers) - 57.0IP
1991 .829  Tony Adamson (Heat) - 140AB   .149  Mike Anderson (Reds) - 66.1IP
1992 .678  Tony Adamson (Heat) - 121AB   .211  Graeme Lloyd (Heat) - 60.0IP
1993 .701  Greg Jelks (Heat) - 164AB   .168  Rick Krivda (Heat) - 73.2IP
1994 .695  David Nilsson (Bandits) - 141AB   .169  Andy Paul (Bandits) - 83.1IP
1995 .775  David Nilsson (Reds) - 160AB   .179  Korey Keling (Cougars) - 94.0IP
1996 .813  Adam Burton (Bandits) - 107AB   .195  Frankie Rodriguez (Bandits) - 73.2IP
1997 .716  Brendan Kingman (Blues) - 194AB   .184  David Spykstra (Giants) - 62.2IP
1998 1.083  Brendan Kingman (Storm) - 156AB   .230  Brent Iddon (SS) & Erick Nelson (MM)
1999 .723  Adam Burton (Reds) - 148AB   .181  Pat Ahearne (Heat) - 87.1IP
2000 .549  Chris Snelling (Country NSW) - 51AB   .136  Brett Baker (Rams) - 19.1IP
2001 .938  Andrew Zapp (Int'nationals) - 153AB   .114  Luke Prokopec (Australia) - 23.0IP
2002 .608  Scott Peace (AP) - 16AB   .143  Josh Hill (NSW) & Paul Mutch (QLD)
2003 1.043  Craig Lewis (NSW) - 23AB   .077  PJ. Bevis (QLD) - 7.1IP
2004 .762  Lachlan Dale (WA) - 21AB   .040  Ryan Rowland-Smith (NSW) - 6.2IP
2005 .647  Mark Saunderson (AP) - 17AB   .050  Simon Eissens (WA) - 6.0IP
2006 .857  Ben Wigmore (SA) - 21AB   .111  Wayne Lundgren (NSW) - 8.2IP

Posted 20 AUGUST 2001    

Year HR's AMLB HOME RUN KINGS   K's AMLB STRIKEOUT KINGS
1990 9  Dave Rusin (Heat) - 137AB   70  Carl Grovom (Reds) - 82.1IP
1991 17  Tony Adamson (Heat) - 140AB   71  Chip Duncan (Patriots) - 57.1IP
1992 12  Tony Adamson (Heat) - 121AB   102  Adrian Meagher (DD) - 107.0IP
1993 12  Greg Jelks (Heat) - 164AB   74  Carlos Reyes (Reds) - 98.0IP
1994 17  Brendan Kingman (Blues) - 188AB   91  Brad Cornett (Blues) - 92.0IP
1995 22  Scott Metcalf (Heat) - 208AB   119  Derek Brandow (Blues) & Everett Stull (HE)
1996 17  Gary White (Blues) & Craig Watts (Giants)   77  John Challinor (Giants) - 100.0IP
1997 21  Brendan Kingman (Blues) - 194AB   92  Kevin Millwood (Monarchs) - 89.0IP
1998 27  Brendan Kingman (Storm) - 156AB   95  Phil Dale (Monarchs) - 109.1IP
1999 14  Adam Burton (Reds) - 148AB   81  Matthew Herges (Giants) - 82.2IP
2000 3  Michael Moyle (Heelers) - 39AB   27  Phil Brassington (Rams) - 36.1IP
2001 7  Robert Stratton (MLB) & Travis Wilson (Int)   48  Brad Guy (Internationals) - 58.0IP
2002 2  Paul Gonzalez (QLD) & Scott Peace (AP)   11  John Veitch (QLD) - 12.0IP
2003 3  Brendan Kingman & Craig Lewis (NSW)   11  Shane Tonkin (WA) - 16.2IP
2004 4  David Nilsson (QLD) - 11AB   9  T.Crawford, Brendon Thomas, B.Purcell
2005 2  Mathew Kent (VA) - 27AB   10  John Challinor (SA) - 12.0IP
2006 3  Ben Wigmore (SA) - 21AB   13  Matt Gahan (QLD) - 15.0IP

Posted 30 JULY 2001    

Year Avg. AMLB BATTING CHAMPIONS   ERA AMLB PITCHING ACES
1990 .444  David Clarkson (Reds) - 126AB   1.44  Phil Dale (Reds) - 81.1IP
1991 .445  John Jaha (Dolphins) - 137AB   2.33  David Fitzgerald (DD) - 65.2IP
1992 .369  Paul Gorman (Dolphins) - 122AB   1.93  Adrian Meagher (DD) - 107.0IP
1993 .390  Kevin Jordan (Bandits) - 154AB   1.48  Graeme Lloyd (Heat) - 61.0IP
1994 .374  Homer Bush (Bandits) - 179AB   2.45  Brad Cornett (Blues) - 92.0IP
1995 .388  David Nilsson (Reds) - 160AB   2.17  Jesus Martinez (Giants) - 87.0IP
1996 .402  Adam Burton (Bandits) - 107AB   2.68  Jon Deeble (Monarchs) - 53.2IP
1997 .414  Andrew Scott (Giants) - 181AB   3.30  David Spykstra (Giants) - 62.2IP
1998 .487  Brendan Kingman (Storm) - 156AB   2.83  Erick Nelson (Monarchs) - 70.0IP
1999 .372  Adam Burton (Reds) - 148AB   2.16  Pat Ahearne (Heat) - 87.1IP
2000 .386  Gavin Fingleson (Country) - 44AB   1.60  David White (Aces) - 33.2IP
2001 .373  Andrew Zapp (Int) - 153AB   1.06  Chao-Hao Tseng (Twn) - 59.2IP
2002 .600  Ben Wigmore (SA) - 20AB   0.96  Shane Tonkin (WA) - 18.2IP
2003 .565  Craig Lewis (NSW) - 23AB   0.00  PJ. Bevis (Q) & Brendan Thomas (W)
2004 .500  Ben Wigmore - 20AB   1.29  Darren Fidge (SA) - 7.0IP
2005 .393  Paul Rutgers (VA) - 28AB   0.56  Simon Beresford (VA) - 16.0IP
2006 .536  Brad Dutton (QLD) - 28AB   0.60  Matt Gahan (QLD) - 15.0IP

Data extracted from Flintoff & Dunn's AUSTRALIAN MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Database.
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