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