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"I don't care how long you've been around, you'll never see it all." -- Bob Lemon
TRIPLE CROWN WINNERS
BATTING
Top marks in a league for batting average, home runs, and RBIs in a single year.
1878 (NL) -- Paul Hines (PRO) .358, 4, 50
1894 (NL) -- Hugh Duffy (BSN) .440, 18, 145
1901 (AL) -- Nap Lajoie (PHA) .426, 14, 125
1909 (AL) -- Ty Cobb (DET) .377, 9, 107
1922 (NL) -- Rogers Hornsby (STL) .401, 42, 152
1925 (NL) -- Rogers Hornsby (STL) .403, 39, 143
1933 (NL) -- Chuck Klein (PHI) .368, 28, 120
1933 (AL) -- Jimmie Foxx (PHA) .356, 48, 163
1934 (AL)  -- Lou Gehrig (NYY) .363, 49, 165
1937 (NL) -- Joe Medwick (STL) .374, 31, 154
1942 (AL) -- Ted Williams (BOS) .356, 36, 137
1947 (AL) -- Ted Williams (BOS) .343, 32, 114
1956 (AL) -- Mickey Mantle (NYY) .353, 52, 130
1966 (AL) -- Frank Robinson (BAL) .316, 49, 122
1967 (AL) -- Carl Yastrzemski (BOS) .325, 44, 121

PITCHING
Top marks in a league for won-lost record, ERA, and strikeouts.
1877 (NL) -- Tommy Bond (BSN) 40-17, 2.11, 170
1884 (NL) -- Charley Radbourne (PRO) 59-12, 1.38, 441
1884 (AA) -- Guy Hecker (LOU) 52-20, 1.80, 385
1888 (NL) -- Tim Keefe (NYG) 35-12, 1.74, 335
1889 (NL) -- John Clarkson (BSN) 49-19, 2.73, 284
1894 (NL) -- Amos Rusie (NYG) 36-13, 2.78, 195
1901 (AL) -- Cy Young (BOS) 33-10, 1.62, 158
1905 (NL) -- Christy Mathewson (NYG) 31-9, 1.28, 208
1905 (AL) -- Rube Waddell (PHA) 27-10, 1.48, 287
1908 (NL) -- Christy Mathewson (NYG) 37-11, 1.43, 259
1913 (AL) -- Walter Johnson (WSA) 36-7, 1.14, 243
1915 (AL) -- Pete Alexander (PHI) 31-10, 1.22, 241
1916 (AL) -- Pete Alexander (PHI) 33-12, 1.55, 167
1918 (NL) -- Hippo Vaughn (CHC) 22-10, 1.74, 148
1918 (AL) -- Walter Johnson (WSA) 23-13, 1.27, 162
1920 (NL) -- Pete Alexander (CHC) 27-14, 1.91, 173
1924 (NL) -- Dazzy Vance (BRO) 28-6, 2.16, 262
1924 (AL) -- Walter Johnson (WSA) 23-7, 2.72, 158
1930 (AL) -- Lefty Grove (PHA) 28-5, 2.54, 209
1931 (AL) -- Lefty Grove (PHA) 31-4, 2.06, 175
1934 (AL) -- Lefty Grove (NYY) 26-5, 2.33, 158
1937 (AL) -- Lefty Grove (NYY) 21-11, 2.33, 194
1939 (NL) -- Bucky Walters (CIN) 27-11, 2.29, 137
1940 (AL) -- Bob Feller (CLE) 27-11, 2.61, 261
1945 (AL) -- Hal Newhouser (DET) 25-9, 1.81, 212
1963 (NL) -- Sandy Koufax (LAD) 25-5, 1.88, 306
1965 (NL) -- Sandy Koufax (LAD) 26-8, 2.04, 382
1966 (NL) -- Sandy Koufax (LAD) 27-9, 1.73, 317
1972 (NL) -- Steve Carlton (PHI) 27-10, 1.97, 310
1985 (NL) -- Dwight Gooden (NYM) 24-4, 1.53, 268
1997 (AL) -- Roger Clemens (TOR) 21-7, 2.05, 292
1998 (AL) -- Roger Clemens (TOR) 20-6, 2.65, 271
1999 (AL) -- Pedro Martinez (BOS) 23-4, 2.07, 313
2002 (NL) -- Randy Johnson (ARI) 24-5, 2.32, 334

BSN: Boston Braves     LOU: Louisville Colonels     PHA: Philadelphia Athletics     PRO: Providence Grays
IMAGE: Nap Lajoie (above), Lefty Grove (below)