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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.

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sir Donald Bradman with an average of 99.94

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Career wise, that would be Tony Gwynn (1982-2001) with a .338 career average. As of the start of the 2008 season, Gwynn ranks 20th all time in MLB career batting average. For a single season, that would be George Brett (1973-1993) with a .390 average in the 1980 season.

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