Who has the most batting titles ever?

Batting Champion Records

Batting Champion Records Major League Baseball Records Set by Batting Champions
Batting Title Records LG Name(s)
Most Batting Titles (In A Career) NL Honus Wagner
Most Batting Titles (In a Career / Consecutively) AL Ty Cobb
NL Rogers Hornsby

Who won the most consecutive batting titles?

Paul Hines won two consecutive NL batting titles in 1878 and 1879. Hugh Duffy set the current single-season record when he batted . 440 in 1894. Willie Keeler won two consecutive NL batting titles in 1897 and 1898….National League.

Year 1894
Winner Hugh Duffy†
AVG .440
Team(s) Boston Beaneaters
Runner-up Tuck Turner

Who won the AL batting title 12 times?

Ty Cobb
The Tiger’s Ty Cobb leads the American League and all MLBers with 12 batting titles and also captured the most consecutive titles at nine. The Padres’ Tony Gwynn and the Pirates’ Rogers Hornsby share the National League top spot with eight titles.

What MLB player won 9 consecutive batting titles?

Cobb was known for his aggressive base running style and his ability to hit to all fields. He won nine consecutive AL batting titles from 1907 to 1915 and three more in his career. He hit . 320 or better for 22 consecutive seasons including over .

Has a catcher ever won a batting title?

A six-time All-Star, Mauer is the only catcher in MLB history to win three batting titles, and the only catcher to ever win a batting title in the American League (AL).

Does Pete Rose still hold any records?

He holds the major league records for games (3,562), at bats (14,053), hits (4,256), and singles (3,215). He also has the most RBI of any player without a season of 100 or more (1,314, with a career-high of 82 in 1969).

Who is the goat in baseball?

Babe Ruth
Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players

Baseball’s 100 Greatest Players by The Sporting News (1998)
Rank Name
1 Babe Ruth
Rank Name