Wilt Chamberlain has the highest single season average throughout NBA history with 50. 4 points per game average. Kobe Bryant ranks highest among the active players with 35. 4 points per game average.
The record for the highest single season batting average is held by Hugh Duffy, who batted .440 in 1894.
.393 in 1923
Hugh Duffy of the 1894 Boston Beaneaters.
That would be Darren Erstad, who batted .355 in the 2000 season.
In the 1961-1962 season Wilt Chamberlain score 4029 points in 80 games for an average of 50.4 points scored per game.
.385, Arky Vaughan, Pittsburgh Pirates, 1935
Rogers Hornsby who hit .380 for the 1929 Cubs.
Wilt "The Stilt" Chaimberlain scored 50.4 ppg during the 1961-1962 season.
John Olerud holds the record for highest batting average by a New York Met in a single season with .354 in 1998
In his highest-scoring game, Abdul-Jabbar scored 61 points for his UCLA team.Other stats include:* Highest career Scoring Average: 26.4 * Most career Field Goals: 943 * Most season Points: 870 (1967) * Highest season Scoring Average: 29.0 (1967) * Most season Field Goals: 346 (1967) * Most season Free Throw Attempts: 274 (1967) * Most single game Points: 61 * Most single game field goals: 26 (vs. Washington State, 2/25/67) Just a Note: No one named Abdul-Jabbar ever played for UCLA Varsity Basketball. Lew Alcindor had a "highest-scoring game" in which he scored 61 points.It was only afterward that he changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.