Harry Heilmann

Harry HeilmannIn four odd-numbered years, in 1921, 1923, 1925, and 1927, Harry Heilmann not only won the batting title in the American League, he also flirted with the .400 mark each season. In 1923 the hard-hitting outfielder for the Detroit Tigers hit .403, the only time he topped that magical mark.

Most Total Bases, 1920-1929
Babe Ruth … 3,613
Rogers Hornsby … 3,470
Harry Heilmann … 2,949
Sam Rice … 2,700
George Sisler … 2,653
Frankie Frisch … 2,530
Bob Meusel … 2.515
George Kelly … 2,413
Ken Williams … 2,399
Jim Bottomley … 2,261