What player holds the modern Major League Baseball record for the highest single-season batting average?

  • Barry Bonds
  • Tony Gwynn correct

    In 1994, San Diego Padres right fielder Tony Gwynn set the modern record for highest single-season batting average, hitting .394 with 64 RBIs and 12 home runs. Gwynn played his entire 19-year career with the Padres and retired in 2001 with 15 all-star selections and a career batting average of .338, also a modern record. Source: Major League Baseball.

  • Hank Aaron
  • George Brett
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