Rogers Hornsby of the Boston Braves with a .387 average.
1957 Stan Musial Baseball National League batting champion
The National Basketball Association does not have a batting champion..it is a basketball league.
The National League batting champion in 1947 was Harry Walker at .363. An oddity is that he was traded that year to the Philadelphia Phillies from the St. Louis Cardinasl he has starred in the World Series in 1946.
Rogers Hornsby of the Boston Braves at .387.
Derrek Lee of the Chicago Cubs with a .335 batting average
Matty Alou won the 1966 National League Batting title with a .342 batting average.
.262 The American League's average was .266 and the National League's average was .258.
The 1993 world baseball series pitted the defending champion Toronto Blue Jays of the American League against the National League champion Philadelphia Phillies.
None of the players that played in the 1997 Major League Baseball World Series regardless of being from the American League Champion; Cleveland Indians or the National League Champion; Florida Marlins are currently playing in the Major Leagues as of 2014.
Depends what you mean by "major league" baseball. The first national baseball organization that attempted to set rules, create team schedules, and declare a yearly champion was the National Association of Baseball Players; which was founded in 1871. To this day, neither Major League Baseball nor the Hall of Fame consider this organization to be a "major" league; although many historians do. The National League, an organization still in existence, was founded in 1876.
Rogers Hornsby of the Boston Braves won the NL batting title in 1928 with a .387 average.
According to Baseball Reference, through games played on June 19, 2008 the National League batting average was .259 and the American League batting average was .263. The National All-time average is .260.
Stan Musial won the 1951 National League Batting title with a .355 batting average.
Only two teams go to the World Series: the American League champion and the National League champion.
The San Francisco Giants
The commissioner and creator of baseball, in the time Major League Baseball was organized, wanted the championship to be decided by the top teams in each league. So, they created the American League and National League. The winner of each league faces each other in the World Series to decide the champion.
The average batting average of all teams in the National League in 2008 was .260. The average batting average of all teams in the American League in 2008 was .268.
No, Both American and National league baseball games are 9 innings long
None of the players that played in the '95 Major League Baseball World Series regardless of being from the National League Champion; Atlanta Braves or the Cleveland Indians are currently playing with any of the Major League Baseball teams in 2014.
Yes, the champion of each league plays each other.
In 2011, Matt Kemp had the third highest batting average (.324) in the National League.