Batting average is a mark of how well a batter performs. It’s the purest hitting statistic and shows the talent required to hit a baseball. If you figure that the truly great hitters only hit successfully a shade less than four out of ten times, it’s incredible. So, who has the highest lifetime batting average?
Number one on the list is Ty Cobb who ended with a .366 batting average lifetime.
Number two on the list is Rogers Hornsby who ended with a .358 batting average lifetime.
Number three of the list is Joe Jackson who ended with a .356 batting average lifetime.