Major League Record Book: Batting Average in a Season

Back into Daniel Murphy territory….

2006-2017
1 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2016 0.347
2 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2017 0.322
3 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2015 0.303
4 Jon Jay Staunton ’04 2011 0.297
5 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2012 0.291
6 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2014 0.289
7 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2013 0.286
8 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2013 0.284
9 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2015 0.281
10 Jon Jay Staunton ’04 2013 0.276
11 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2016 0.275

He has over half- 6 of the 11. Jason Kipnis has 3 , and Jon Jay has the other 2. Only three different guys have made the top 11!

All-Time
1 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2016 0.347
2 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1998 0.337
3 Juan Pierre Harrisonburg ’98 2001 0.327
4 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1996 0.326
5 Juan Pierre Harrisonburg ’98 2004 0.326
6 Mike Lowell Waynesboro ’93 2007 0.324
7 John Kruk New Market ’81 1992 0.323
8 Dan Murphy Luray ’05 2017 0.322
9 Larry Sheets Staunton 1987 0.316
John Kruk New Market ’81 1993 0.316
11 Mo Vaughn Harrisonburg ’87 1997 0.315
12 John Kruk New Market ’81 1987 0.313
13 Aubrey Huff Staunton ’97 2003 0.311
14 Chris Hoiles Harrisonburg 1993 0.310
15 Gene Richards Harrisonburg 1978 0.308
Chad Tracy Staunton ’99 2005 0.308
17 Reggie Sanders Winchester ’87 1995 0.306
18 Juan Pierre Harrisonburg ’98 2003 0.305
19 Aubrey Huff Staunton ’97 2008 0.304
20 Jason Kipnis Covington ’06-7 2015 0.303

Murphy’s phenomenal 2016 season leads both lists!

Murphy

 

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