Who Won the National League Batting Title?

NL Batting Title

Major league baseball crowns a National League Batting Champion every year, and the list below starts way back in 1901 when Jesse Burkett won with a .376 average.

Ty Cobb has won the most titles with twelve. Other players with multiple AL Batting Titles include Honus Wagner, Rogers Hornsby, Roberto Clemente, Bill Madlock and Tony Gwynn.

The most recent winner of the NL Batting Title is Buster Posey of the San Francisco Giants.

Yr NL Batting Champions Team Avg
2013 Michael Cuddyer Colorado Rockies .331
2012 Buster Posey San Francisco Giants .336
2011 Jose Reyes New York Mets .337
2010 Carlos Gonzalez Colorado Rockies .336
2009 Hanley Ramirez Florida Marlins .342
2008 Chipper Jones Atlanta Braves .364
2007 Matt Holliday Colorado Rockies .340
2006 Freddy Sanchez Pittsburgh Pirates .344
2005 Derrek Lee Chicago Cubs .335
2004 Barry Bonds San Francisco Giants .362
2003 Albert Pujols St Louis Cardinals .359
2002 Barry Bonds San Francisco Giants .370
2001 Larry Walker Colorado Rockies .350
2000 Todd Helton Colorado Rockies .372
1999 Larry Walker Colorado Rockies .379
1998 Larry Walker Colorado Rockies .363
1997 Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres .372
1996 Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres .353
1995 Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres .368
1994 Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres .394
1993 Andres Galarraga Colorado Rockies .370
1992 Gary Sheffield San Diego Padres .330
1991 Terry Pendleton Atlanta Braves .319
1990 Willie McGee St Louis Cardinals .335
1989 Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres .336
1988 Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres .313
1987 Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres .370
1986 Tim Raines Montreal Expos .334
1985 Willie McGee St Louis Cardinals .353
1984 Tony Gwynn San Diego Padres .351
1983 Bill Madlock Pittsburgh Pirates .323
1982 Al Oliver Montreal Expos .331
1981 Bill Madlock Pittsburgh Pirates .323
1980 Bill Buckner Chicago Cubs .324
1979 Keith Hernandez St Louis Cardinals .344
1978 Dave Parker Pittsburgh Pirates .334
1977 Dave Parker Pittsburgh Pirates .338
1976 Bill Madlock Chicago Cubs .339
1975 Bill Madlock Chicago Cubs .354
1974 Ralph Garr Atlanta Braves .353
1973 Pete Rose Cincinnati Reds .338
1972 Billy Williams Chicago Cubs .333
1971 Joe Torre St Louis Cardinals .363
1970 Rico Carty Atlanta Braves .366
1969 Pete Rose Cincinnati Reds .348
1968 Pete Rose Cincinnati Reds .335
1967 Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates .357
1966 Matty Alou Pittsburgh Pirates .342
1965 Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates .329
1964 Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates .339
1963 Tommy Davis Los Angeles Dodgers .326
1962 Tommy Davis Los Angeles Dodgers .346
1961 Roberto Clemente Pittsburgh Pirates .351
1960 Dick Groat Pittsburgh Pirates .325
1959 Hank Aaron Milwaukee Braves .355
1958 Richie Ashburn Philadelphia Phillies .350
1957 Stan Musial St Louis Cardinals .351
1956 Hank Aaron Milwaukee Braves .328
1955 Richie Ashburn Philadelphia Phillies .338
1954 Willie Mays New York Giants .345
1953 Carl Furillo Brooklyn Dodgers .344
1952 Stan Musial St Louis Cardinals .336
1951 Stan Musial St Louis Cardinals .355
1950 Stan Musial St Louis Cardinals .346
1949 Jackie Robinson Brooklyn Dodgers .342
1948 Stan Musial St Louis Cardinals .376
1947 Harry Walker St Louis Cardinals .363
1946 Stan Musial St Louis Cardinals .365
1945 Phil Cavarretta Chicago Cubs .355
1944 Dixie Walker Brooklyn Dodgers .357
1943 Stan Musial St Louis Cardinals .357
1942 Ernie Lombardi Boston Braves .330
1941 Pete Reiser Brooklyn Dodgers .343
1940 Debs Garms Pittsburgh Pirates .355
1939 Johnny Mize St Louis Cardinals .349
1938 Ernie Lombardi Cincinnati Reds .342
1937 Joe Medwick St Louis Cardinals .374
1936 Paul Waner Pittsburgh Pirates .373
1935 Arky Vaughan Pittsburgh Pirates .385
1934 Paul Waner Pittsburgh Pirates .362
1933 Chuck Klein Philadelphia Phillies .368
1932 Lefty O'Doul Brooklyn Dodgers .368
1931 Chick Hafey St Louis Cardinals .349
1930 Bill Terry New York Giants .401
1929 Lefty O'Doul Philadelphia Phillies .398
1928 Rogers Hornsby Boston Braves .387
1927 Paul Waner Pittsburgh Pirates .380
1926 Bubbles Hargrave Cincinnati Reds .353
1925 Rogers Hornsby St Louis Cardinals .403
1924 Rogers Hornsby St Louis Cardinals .424
1923 Rogers Hornsby St Louis Cardinals .384
1922 Rogers Hornsby St Louis Cardinals .401
1921 Rogers Hornsby St Louis Cardinals .397
1920 Rogers Hornsby St Louis Cardinals .370
1919 Edd Roush Cincinnati Reds .321
1918 Zack Wheat Brooklyn Dodgers .335
1917 Edd Roush Cincinnati Reds .341
1916 Hal Chase Cincinnati Reds .339
1915 Larry Doyle New York Giants .320
1914 Jake Daubert Brooklyn Dodgers .329
1913 Jake Daubert Brooklyn Dodgers .350
1912 Heinie Zimmerman Chicago Cubs .372
1911 Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates .334
1910 Sherry Magee Philadelphia Phillies .331
1909 Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates .339
1908 Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates .354
1907 Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates .350
1906 Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates .339
1905 Cy Seymour Cincinnati Reds .377
1904 Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates .349
1903 Honus Wagner Pittsburgh Pirates .355
1902 Ginger Beaumont Pittsburgh Pirates .357
1901 Jesse Burkett St Louis Cardinals .376