In Altuve's first five full seasons in the big leagues, he already has three 200-hit seasons, including a 225-hit performance in 2014 that resulted in him winning the American League batting title
4) He had won the batting title
by a couple of decimal points.
376 to win the batting title
, smacked 39 home runs, drove in 131 runs and scored 135.
Mize's hope to achieve the Triple Crown and the others' chances to win the batting title
would be dashed the next day by the appearance of Pittsburgh Pirate third baseman-outfielder Debs Garms at the top of the list with a lead of more than 60 points.
And, surprisingly, those batting titles
aren't what he talks about when he reminisces about his most memorable moment as a player.
By the time it was surgically repaired following the 1965 World Series, he had won two batting titles
24) Was the first African-American to win an American League batting title
From 1970 through 2011, there were seven players who won three or more league batting titles
At the end of the 2008 season, there were three active major leaguers who won two league batting titles