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First with 3 Consecutive Batting Championships

Picture of a BaseballTrivia Question

Who was the first baseball player to lead the major leagues in batting average for three consecutive years?

Trivia Question Answer

Hall of famer Ty Cobb was the first player to lead the major leagues in batting average for three consecutive years. He first did it in 1907, 1908, and 1909. He then did it for five consecutive seasons (1911-1915) and again for three consecutive seasons (1917-1919).