For an MLB batting title, yes.
In 1907, Cobb led the AL and Wagner led the NL with averages of .350. When not rounding the number of decimal points in the batting average Cobb had the better average. Cobb had 212 hits in 605 at bats for a .3504 average and Wagner had 180 hits in 515 at bats for a .3495 batting average which rounds to .350.
I'll presume you mean "eight or more." That would be Ty Cobb (12) and Honus Wagner (8).
He refused to be in the picture with Honus Wagner.
Baseball mega stars Honus Wagner and Ty Cobb met once in the 1909 World Series. Wagner played for the Pittsburgh Pirates and Ty Cobb for the Detroit Tigers. The Pirates won the World Series that year.
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i hear it was Ty cobb it was the same year but Ty was first The first elections to the Baseball Hall of Fame were held in 1936. Babe Ruth was elected that year along with Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson, and Walter Johnson. Ty Cobb received the most votes and Babe and Honus Wagner tied for second most votes.
Major League leaders in both batting average and stolen bases for a single season: 2001 - Ichiro Suzuki, BA .350, SB 56(Suzuki was tied with Larry Walker for the MLB batting title) 1922 - George Sisler, BA .420, SB 51 (Sisler was tied with Max Carey for the MLB stolen bases title) 1917 - Ty Cobb, BA .383, SB 55 1915 - Ty Cobb, BA .369, SB 96 1911 - Ty Cobb, BA .420, SB 83 1909 - Ty Cobb, BA .377, SB 76 1908 - Honus Wagner, BA .354, SB 53 1907 - Honus Wagner, BA .350, SB 61 (Wagner was tied with Ty Cobb for the MLB batting title) There have been four other seasons where a player has led his league, but not the entire major leagues,in both batting average and stolen bases: American League:1945 - Snuffy Stirnweiss, BA .309, SB 33 National League: 1949 - Jackie Robinson, BA .342, SB 37 and 1904 - Honus Wagner, BA .349, SB 53 and 1891 - Billy Hamilton, BA .340 SB 111
Honus Wagner played in the Major Leagues from 1897 through 1917. He had a career batting average of .329, with 10 home runs (in the "dead" ball era, with 343 RBIs. He was one of the original five players elected to the baseball Hall of Fame when it was established in 1936, receiving the second most votes (behind Ty Cobb).
For the only time, baseball icons Ty Cobb and Honus Wagner faced each other in the 1909 World Series. Although they played a combined 27 more years in baseball, they never played against each other.
Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson, and Walter Johnson in 1936.
1936. The first electees were Ty Cobb, Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Christy Mathewson, and Walter Johnson.
babe Ruth, willie mays, hank aaron, ty cobb, honus wagner, joe dimaggio, Lou gehrig.
Baseball legend Honus Wagner has some great numbers in the MLB record booksin the National League. Among some of them are:* Eight batting titles;* Drove in or scored 100 runs in a season 15 times; For dead ball days this record is super!In the 1909 seven games World Series against Ty Cobb and the Tigers, Wagner hit .333 and stole 6 bases.Records like these are why Wagner is in the Hall of Fame.