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BASEBALL EXTRA | INFOSTAT

Swing, Batter!

September 14, 1997

Who swings and misses the most and least? A look at this year's leaders:

Lowest percentage of swings that missed:

Gregg Jefferies, Philadelphia (771 swings, 63 misses), 8.2%

Tony Gwynn, San Diego (898/74), 8.2%

Mark Grace, Chicago Cubs (889/75), 8.4%

Lance Johnson, Chicago Cubs (574/49). 8.5%

Brett Butler, Dodgers (602/53), 8.8%

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Highest percentage of swings that missed:

Henry Rodriguez, Montreal (966/319), 33.0%

Sammy Sosa, Chicago Cubs (1,285/406), 31.6%

Ray Lankford, St. Louis (935/287), 30.7%

Greg Vaughn, San Diego (694/213), 30.7%

Andruw Jones, Atlanta (737/221), 30.0%

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