Top finishers in the 1941 American League batting race, when Ted Williams batted .406 and Joe DiMaggio hit in 56 consecutive games.

Batting averages:Ted Williams, Boston .406

Cecil Travis, Washington .359

Joe DiMaggio, New York .357

Jeff Heath, Cleveland .340

Dick Siebert, Philadelphia .334

Top five hitting streaks

Games

1941 Joe Dimaggio, New York 56

1899 Willie Keeler, Baltimore 44

1978 Pete Rose, Cincinnati 44

1894 Bill Dahlen, Chicago 42

1922 George Sisler, St. Louis 41

.400 battling champions since 1901

American League

1941 Ted Williams, Boston .406

1923 Harry Heilmann, Detroit .403

1922 George Sisler, St. Louis .420

1920 George Sisler, St. Louis .407

1912 Ty Cobb, Detroit .410

1911 Ty Cobb, Detroit .420

1901 Nap Lajoie, Philadelphia .422

National League

1930 Bill Terry, New York .401

1925 Rogers Hornsby, St. Louis .403

1924 Rogers Hornsby, St. Louis .424

1922 Rogers Hornsby, St. Louis .401