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Old 08-17-2008, 10:49 PM   #51
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Originally Posted by Brandon View Post
A little quirk to add to that is if you don't have enough plate appearances, you can still win the batting title, if you add enough plate appearances with the same amount of hits and the player still has the best BA, they still win. I think Tony Gwynn may have done this one year. Don't quote me on that, since I don't have a chance to back my Gwynn claim up.
Yes, that is correct. Gwynn won the '96 batting crown based on this technicality. McGwire got the '95 slugging title this way as well. According to Baseball Reference this is what one needs to win:

http://www.baseball-reference.com/ab....shtml#min_req
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