On September 25, 1955 — Al Kaline, at the age of 20, becomes the youngest player to win a batting title, finishing his sophomore season with a .340 average, the highest of his 22 year career. Ty Cobb was one day older than the Tiger outfielder when he claimed the crown, batting .350 in 1907, also playing for Detroit.


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