Hugh Duffy is credited with having the highest batting average in a season. In 1894, Duffy batted .4397
Hugh Duffy of the 1894 Boston Beaneaters.
The highest batting average a player can have is 1.000, which would mean that he would have a hit every time he is at bat. Of course, this wouldn't count the times the batter may have been walked, since walks aren't considered "at-bats" and don't reflect upon his batting average.
Riggs Stephenson and Bill Madlock are tied for the Cubs career batting average leader with .336.
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The highest average of basketball is 14 points a game for a benched player.
As of the start of the 2009 season, the active MLB player with the highest batting average is Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals at .334. Ichiro Suzuki of the Mariners is second at .331 and Todd Helton of the Rockies is third at .328.The highest all time career MLB batting average is Ty Cobb at .366.Now its Derek jeter in 2009 with .400
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