Originally posted by SmookiePMy bad, only saw hitter, didn't read the thread title saying HR.. oops.
Funny, everyone's forgotten Ty Cobb. Early Century Detroit Tigers. He was a bad boy, held the hitting title along with the stolen base title until the 1960's. He was known for putting the shortstop and the 2nd baseman in the hospital.
I believe his lifetime average was .394, but not sure.