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NEW YORK, Sept. 29--Thirty nine year-old Ted Williams won his fifth American League batting championship and 36-year-old Stan Musial his seventh National League title today

Williams finished with a .388 average. This was the highest big league mark since Ted hit .406 in 1941.

Musical wound up with a .351 average. This enabled the St. Louis Cardinals' first baseman to tie Rogers Hornsby on the list of all-time NL batting leaders. ship.

Honus Wagner, Pittsburg's great shortstop, led the senior circuit eight times while Ty Cobb holds the major league record with 12 American League titles.

With the season officially ended, final major league standings are as follows: American League New York  98  56  .636   Chicago  96  64  .584  8 Boston  82  72  .532  16 Detroit  78  76  .506  20 Baltimore  76  76  .500  21 Cleveland  76  77  .497  21 1/2 Kansas City  59  94  .386  38 1/2 Washington  55  99  .357  43

National League Milwaukee  95  59  .614   St. Louis  87  67  .565  8 Brooklyn  84  70  .545  11 Cincinnati  80  74  .519  15 Philadelphia  77  77  .500  18 New York  69  85  .448  26 Chicago  62  92  .403  33 Pittsburg  62  92  .403  33

National League Milwaukee  95  59  .614   St. Louis  87  67  .565  8 Brooklyn  84  70  .545  11 Cincinnati  80  74  .519  15 Philadelphia  77  77  .500  18 New York  69  85  .448  26 Chicago  62  92  .403  33 Pittsburg  62  92  .403  33

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