Jack Bentley, whose career was nine seasons, is credited with the highest batting average for a pitcher with .322 (109 hits in 339 at bats).
HERE ARE THE TOP 25 MLB CAREER PITCHING AVERAGES;
(with at least 500 PA) ACCORDING TO: www.Baseball-reference.com
1 George Uhle .289
2 Red Lucas .283
3 Wes Ferrell .280
4 Doc Crandall .275
5 Jack Scott .275
6 Win Mercer .273
7 Don Newcombe .271
8 Al Orth .270
9 Sloppy Thurston .270
10 Red Ruffing .269
11 Carl Mays .268
12 Johnny Marcum .265
13 Fred Hutchinson .264
14 Schoolboy Rowe .263
15 George Mullin .262
16 Dutch Ruether .258
17 Joe Shaute .258
18 Jesse Tannehill .255
19 Joe Bush .253
20 Mickey McDermott .252
21 Ray Caldwell .248
22 Burleigh Grimes .248
23 Clarence Mitchell .246
24 Pete Donohue .246
25 Johnny Sain .245
Ty Cobb has the highest batting average, with a .366 bating average.
In 2011, Matt Kemp had the third highest batting average (.324) in the National League.
Hanley Ramirez won the 2009 National League Batting title with a .342 batting average, and Joe Mauer won the 2009 American League batting title with a .365 batting Average.
Chipper Jones won the 2008 National League Batting title with a .364 batting average, and Joe Mauerwon the 2008 American League batting title with a .328 batting Average.
In 2005 Derrek Lee led the National League in batting with a .335 average, and Michael Young led the American League with a .331 average.
Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies won the 2010 National League batting title with a .336 average.
The Minnesota Twins with a .287 batting average.
The highest career batting average is .367, held by Ty Cobb.
If you mean in a career, nobody has remotely approached it. His .366 LIFETIME batting average has been bested for ONE YEAR in either league only twelve times in the last fifty years. Cobb never held the record for highest batting average in a season. It was set by Hugh Duffy at .440 in 1894, and it is inconceivable to me that it will ever be broken.
Chipper Jones won the 2008 National League Batting title with a .364 batting average, and Joe Mauer won the 2008 American League batting title with a .328 batting Average.
Barry Bonds of the San Francisco Giants won the National League batting title with a .362 average. It was his second batting title in three seasons. He won the 2002 crown with a .370 average.
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Many guys are hitting 1.000 but none of them start often.
In the National League Matt Holliday hit .340, and in the American League Magglio Ordonez hit .363.
Detroit Tigers outfielder Magglio Ordonez led the American League in batting average in 2007 at .363. The Colorado Rockies's Matt Holliday led the National League at .340.
In my final season of little league All Stars I had a perfect batting average with 23 consecutive hits leading into the final game, where I grounded out twice, leaving me with a .920
Ty Cobb batted .367 for his career. That is the highest career batting average in major league baseball history.
Carlos Gonzalez of the Colorado Rockies won the 2010 National League batting title with a .336 average. It was the seventh time since 1993 that a Rockies player claimed the title.
Jimmie Foxx won the 1938 American League batting title with a .349 batting Average.
The average batting average of all teams in the National League in 2008 was .260. The average batting average of all teams in the American League in 2008 was .268.
The Cubs 2008 team batting average was .278, second highest in the National League (the St. Louis Cardinals were first at .281). The leading hitter for the Cubs was shortstop Ryan Theriot with a .307 batting average.
Derrek Lee won the 2005 National League Batting title with a .335 batting average, and Micael Young won the 2005 American League batting title with a .331 batting Average.
Tony Gwynn won the 1996 National League Batting title with a .353 batting average, and Alex Rodriguz won the 1996 American League batting title with a .358 batting Average.
Joe DiMaggio won the 1939 American League batting title with a .381 batting Average.