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.393 in 1923
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What was Babe Ruth's lifetime batting average?

Babe Ruth had a .342 lifetime batting average to go along with his 714 home runs, and 2217 RBI's. As a pitcher Babe Ruth had a lifetime record of 94 -46 with a 2.28 In 1919 Babe Ruth batted .322 led the Major Leagues with 29 home runs, 114 RBI's and was 9-5 with a 2.97 ERA.

What is the single season highest batting average of any pitcher in MLB history?

Since 1973, the highest single season batting average by a pitcher was in 1993 when Orel Hershiser hit .356 (26 for 73) for the Dodgers. I was not able to find a list of batting averages pre 1973 but I know there has to be one on the Web somewhere. I can tell you that in 1925, Walter Johnson of the (MORE)

How heavy was Babe Ruth's bat?

Babe Ruth's bat weighed 42 ounces and was 36 inches long. He used a 52 -ounce bat when he wanted to send it out of the park. Go Ducks!

What are the top 10 highest batting averages in a single season?

Top 10 Single Season Averages . Top Single Season Averages in MLB in since 1900:. Nap Lajoie .426 (1901) . Rogers Hornsby .424 (1924) . Ty Cobb .420 (1911) . George Sisler .420 (1922) . Ty Cobb .410 (1912) . Joe Jackson .408 (1911) . George Sisler .407 (1920) . Ted Williams .406 (1941) . (MORE)

What is the highest season batting average ever?

If you go all the way back, here's the all-time list of players: SEASON AVERAGE YEAR AVG 1 Hugh Duffy 1894 .440 2 Tip O'Neill 1887 .435 3 Ross Barnes 1876 .429 4 Nap Lajoie 1901 .426 5 Willie Keeler 1897 .424 6 Rogers Hornsby 1924 .424 7 George Sisler 1922 .420 8 Ty Cobb 1911 . (MORE)

What is the highest single season batting average?

Here's the all-time list as of the start of the 2008 season: SEASON AVERAGE YEAR AVG 1 Hugh Duffy 1894 .440 2 Tip O'Neill 1887 .435 3 Ross Barnes 1876 .429 4 Nap Lajoie 1901 .426 5 Willie Keeler 1897 .424 6 Rogers Hornsby 1924 .424 7 George Sisler 1922 .420 8 Ty Cobb 1911 .420 (MORE)

What was Babe Ruth's job during the off season?

Marketing Products . I do not believe that Babe Ruth had a job other than playing baseball. He did make extra money doing endorsements for companies like the ESSO Oil company, and many products such as underwear, Tobacco, Candy, cereal, and sporting goods.

What size was Babe Ruth's bat?

The size of Babe Ruth's bat varied depending on the year. It is rumored that at the beginning of his career he used a 54 ounce hickory bat, but I am not sure whether this is accurate information or not. The bat he used to hit the very first home run hit at Yankee Stadium in 1923 was 36 inches, 46 ou (MORE)

Babe Ruth batting averages?

.342 career Batting Average . Babe Ruth had a career batting average of .342. In 1923 he had a career high average of .393 for more stats see Related Links below.

Who had the highest batting average in a season?

Ted Williams had .420 under current batting average calculation rules in 1941, but officially he hit .406; the actual record belongs to Tip O'Neill, who hit .492 in 1887. If you discount 19th century players, the record is .424 by Rogers Hornsby.

Who holds the highest batting average catcher single year?

Joe Mauer of the 2009 Minnesota Twins set the record for highest batting average by a catcher with .365. He broke the record held jointly by Bill Dickey of the 1936 New York Yankees and Mike Piazza of the 1997 Los Angeles Dodgers at .362. Joe Mauer broke another Joe's record. Joe Torre batted .3 (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1914?

In 1914, Babe Ruth played in 5 games, all for the Boston Red Sox, and batting in all of them. He had 10 at bats, getting 2 hits, for a .200 batting average, with 2 runs batted in. He was walked 0 times. He struck out 4 times. He hit 1 double, 0 triples, and 0 home runs.

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1915?

In 1915, Babe Ruth played in 42 games, all for the Boston Red Sox, and batting in all of them. He had 92 at bats, getting 29 hits, for a .315 batting average, with 2 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 21 runs batted in. He was walked 9 times. He struck out 23 times. He hit 10 doubles, 1 triple, (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1916?

In 1916, Babe Ruth played in 67 games, all for the Boston Red Sox, and batting in all of them. He had 136 at bats, getting 37 hits, for a .272 batting average, with 4 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 15 runs batted in. He was walked 10 times. He struck out 23 times. He hit 5 doubles, 3 triples (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1917?

In 1917, Babe Ruth played in 52 games, all for the Boston Red Sox, and batting in all of them. He had 123 at bats, getting 40 hits, for a .325 batting average, with 7 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 12 runs batted in. He was walked 12 times. He struck out 18 times. He hit 6 doubles, 3 triples (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1918?

In 1918, Babe Ruth played in 95 games, all for the Boston Red Sox, and batting in all of them. He had 317 at bats, getting 95 hits, for a .300 batting average, with 3 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 66 runs batted in. He was walked 58 times, and was hit by the pitch 2 times. He struck out 58 (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1919?

In 1919, Babe Ruth played in 130 games, all for the Boston Red Sox, and batting in all of them. He had 432 at bats, getting 139 hits, for a .322 batting average, with 3 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 114 runs batted in. He was walked 101 times, and was hit by the pitch 6 times. He struck out (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1920?

In 1920, Babe Ruth played in 142 games, all for the New York Yankees, and batting in all of them. He had 457 at bats, getting 172 hits, for a .376 batting average, with 5 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 137 runs batted in. He was walked 150 times, and was hit by the pitch 3 times. He struck o (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1921?

In 1921, Babe Ruth played in 152 games, all for the New York Yankees, and batting in all of them. He had 540 at bats, getting 204 hits, for a .378 batting average, with 4 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 171 runs batted in. He was walked 145 times, and was hit by the pitch 4 times. He struck o (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1922?

In 1922, Babe Ruth played in 110 games, all for the New York Yankees, and batting in all of them. He had 406 at bats, getting 128 hits, for a .315 batting average, with 4 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 99 runs batted in. He was walked 84 times, and was hit by the pitch 1 time. He struck out (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1923?

In 1923, Babe Ruth played in 152 games, all for the New York Yankees, and batting in all of them. He had 522 at bats, getting 205 hits, for a .393 batting average, with 3 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 131 runs batted in. He was walked 170 times, and was hit by the pitch 4 times. He struck o (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1924?

In 1924, Babe Ruth played in 153 games, all for the New York Yankees, and batting in all of them. He had 529 at bats, getting 200 hits, for a .378 batting average, with 6 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 121 runs batted in. He was walked 142 times, and was hit by the pitch 4 times. He struck o (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1925?

In 1925, Babe Ruth played in 98 games, all for the New York Yankees, and batting in all of them. He had 359 at bats, getting 104 hits, for a .290 batting average, with 6 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 66 runs batted in. He was walked 59 times, and was hit by the pitch 2 times. He struck out (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1926?

In 1926, Babe Ruth played in 152 games, all for the New York Yankees, and batting in all of them. He had 495 at bats, getting 184 hits, for a .372 batting average, with 10 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 150 runs batted in. He was walked 144 times, and was hit by the pitch 3 times. He struck (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1927?

In 1927, Babe Ruth played in 151 games, all for the New York Yankees, and batting in all of them. He had 540 at bats, getting 192 hits, for a .356 batting average, with 14 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 164 runs batted in. He was walked 137 times. He struck out 89 times. He hit 29 doubles, 8 (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1928?

In 1928, Babe Ruth played in 154 games, all for the New York Yankees, and batting in all of them. He had 536 at bats, getting 173 hits, for a .323 batting average, with 8 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 142 runs batted in. He was walked 137 times, and was hit by the pitch 3 times. He struck o (MORE)

What were baseball player Babe Ruth's total batting stats for 1929?

In 1929, Babe Ruth played in 135 games, all for the New York Yankees, and batting in all of them. He had 499 at bats, getting 172 hits, for a .345 batting average, with 13 sacrifice hits, 0 sacrifice flies, and 154 runs batted in. He was walked 72 times, and was hit by the pitch 3 times. He struck o (MORE)