So in case you’ve been asleep all day, today is “12-12-12”. The VORG is celebrating by giving you the players with the most “twelveness” in a season, based on their major batting stat categories:
Let’s start off by stating that there has never been a player-season in which the homers, RBI and batting average all ended in “12” (ex. .312/12/112).
Of those who hit exactly 12 homers in a year, only six had a batting average that ended in a “12”, and none of those had an RBI total ending in “12”:
There has not been any occurrence of a player ending a season with exactly 12 homers and 112 RBI.
There have been two player-seasons with a batting average and RBI total each ending in “12”:
In terms of careers, of those who ended their playing days with exactly 12 homers, only two players ended with RBI totals ending in “12”, and neither one had a batting average ending in “12”:
Only three other players have career homer totals ending in “12” and only one of those (Jim Thome) was active in 2012. None of the three have BA or RBI totals ending in twelve: