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Branden Florence paced FSL with 162 hits in 2006
July 21, 2020

Branden Florence finished at the top of the list with 162 hits with the Clearwater Threshers in 2006. The product of the College of Idaho finished second in the league with a .327 batting average, falling 14 points shy of the St. Lucie Mets’ Corey Coles. Of Florence’s 162 knocks,

Branden Florence finished at the top of the list with 162 hits with the Clearwater Threshers in 2006. The product of the College of Idaho finished second in the league with a .327 batting average, falling 14 points shy of the St. Lucie Mets’ Corey Coles.

Of Florence’s 162 knocks, 90 came at home where the outfielder hit .375 with six of his seven home runs. The right-handed batter improved during the post All-Star portion of the schedule, collecting 96 hits over his final 70 contests.

Florence had 17 games in 2006 in which he had at least three hits, with one four-hit performance on August 14 against the Mets.