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Lowest Batting Average to Win Batting Title

Picture of a BaseballTrivia Question

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



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.