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Lowest Batting Average to Win Batting Title

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What Major League Baseball player won the batting title with the lowest batting average in major league history, and in what year?

Trivia Question Answer

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In 1968 Boston Red Sox outfielder Carl Yastrzemski won the batting championship with a batting average of .301. That is the lowest batting average for a batting championship in Major League Baseball history. The year before, 1967, “Yaz” won the triple crown with a .326 batting average, 121 RBIs, and 44 home runs.