That was Don Mattingly.
Don Mattingly of the Yankees won the A.L. Batting title in 1984 with a .343 average.
Don Mattingly won the 1984 American League batting title with a .343 average.
That player was Don Mattingly of the New York Yankees.
In 1948, the A.L. Batting Champion was Ted Williams of the Boston Red Sox, with a .369 average. The N.L. Batting Champion was Stan Musial of the St. Louis Cardinals with a .376 average. In 1949, George Kell of the Detroit Tigers won the A.L. Batting Title with a .343 average.
The last Yankees hitter to win an American League batting title was Bernie Williams, who had a .339 average in 1998. Paul O'Neill won a title by hitting .359 during the 1994 season. And Don Mattingly led the A.L. in batting with a .343 average in 1984.
Don Mattingly 1984 AL Batting TitleDon Mattingly finished the 1984 season with a .343 batting average to win the American League batting title. Mattingly and teammate Dave Winfield went head to head going into the last week of the season. Don Mattingly got 4 hits in 5 at bats in the last game of the season to beat out Dave Winfield who finished with a .340 batting average.
Edgar Martinez of the Seattle Mariners at .343.
Santa Barbara - 1984 1-343 was released on: USA: 3 December 1985
Mickey Mantle's Left Handed Batting Average .282Hitting left handed Mickey Mantle had a career batting average of .282 with 343 home runs, 867 RBIs in 4,517 at bats.Hitting Right handed Mickey Mantle had a career batting average of .334 with 136 home runs 397 RBIs, in 2,208 at bats.
Jeff Heath of the Cleveland Indians at .343 ... Jimmie Foxx of the Red Sox led the AL at .349.
In 1984, John Moses played in 19 games, all for the Seattle Mariners, and batting in all of them. He had 35 at bats, getting 12 hits, for a .343 batting average, with 1 sacrifice hit, 0 sacrifice flies, and 2 runs batted in. He was walked 2 times, and was hit by the pitch 1 time. He struck out 5 times. He hit 1 double, 1 triple, and 0 home runs.