Major League Record Book: Batting Average in a Season

Who has hit for the highest batting average in the major leagues since the 2006 draft?

1 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2016 0.347
2 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2015 0.303
3 Jon Jay Staunton ’04 2011 0.297
4 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2012 0.291
5 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2014 0.289
6 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2013 0.286
7 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2013 0.284
8 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2015 0.281
9 Jon Jay Staunton ’04 2013 0.276
10 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2016 0.275

Dan Murphy crushed the rest of this list with his awesome 2016 season, and appears four more times as well. Jason Kipnis is on three times, and Jon Jay the last two.

Brett Gardner watch: Brett would be 9th on the list, from hitting .277 in 2010.

Next up: Seasonal WAR

Murphy in 2016 (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)
Murphy in 2016 (Photo by Matt Hazlett/Getty Images)

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