Baseballs Greatest Hitters of All Time

    ERA1&2 Hitting Seasons

The list of the greatest hitting seaons of era 1 and era 2 starts with the 1921 hitting season of Babe Ruth, which we consider to be the greatest of all-time.
Listed below are the top 25 hitting seasons of these combined eras1901-1935

No. PLAYER Pos. Year yr/era Runs H.R. R.B.I.'s Avg. O.B.% Slg.%  Points
1 Babe Ruth OF 1921 2 177 59 171 378 512 846 5.006
2 Babe Ruth OF 1920 2 158 54 137 376 532 847 4.962
3 Babe Ruth OF 1923 2 151 41 131 393 545 764 4.870
4 Babe Ruth OF 1927 2 158 60 164 356 486 772 4.860
5 Lou Gehrig 1B 1927 2 149 47 175 373 474 765 4.829
6 Jimmie Foxx 1B 1932 2 151 58 169 364 469 749 4.817
7 Babe Ruth OF 1926 2 139 47 146 372 516 737 4.808
8 RogersHornsby 2B 1925 2 133 39 143 403 489 756 4.806
9 Babe Ruth OF 1924 2 143 46 121 378 513 739 4.790
10 Babe Ruth OF 1930 2 150 49 153 359 493 732 4.789
11 Hack Wilson OF 1930 2 146 56 191 356 454 723 4.781
12 Babe Ruth OF 1931 2 149 46 163 373 495 700 4.776
13 Lou Gehrig 1B 1930 2 143 41 174 379 473 721 4.771
14 Rogers Hornsby 2B 1922 2 141 42 152 401 459 722 4.763
15 Lou Gehrig 1B 1934 2 128 49 165 363 465 706 4.724
16 Chuck Klein OF 1930 2 158 40 170 386 436 687 4.716
17 Babe Ruth OF 1928 2 163 54 142 323 463 709 4.712
18 Rogers Hornsby 2B 1929 2 156 39 149 380 459 679 4.705
19 Al Simmons OF 1930 2 152 36 165 381 423 708 4.700
20 Rogers Hornsby 2B 1924 2 121 25 94 424 507 696 4.696
21 Jimmie Foxx 1B 1933 2 125 48 163 356 449 703 4.691
22 Lou Gehrig 1B 1931 2 163 46 184 341 446 662 4.687
23 Babe Ruth OF 1929 2 121 46 154 345 430 697 4.643
24 Ty Cobb OF 1911 2 147 8 127 420 467 621 4.641
25 Babe Ruth OF 1932 2 120 41 137 341 489 661 4.634
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