Since records have been kept (from 1939) just 7 players have qualified for the batting title but never grounded into a double play:

Rk Player Year GDP Age Tm G PA AB 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS Pos
1 Craig Biggio 1997 0 31 HOU 162 744 619 37 8 22 81 84 107 .309 .415 .501 .916 *4/D
2 Rickey Henderson 1994 0 35 OAK 87 376 296 13 0 6 20 72 45 .260 .411 .365 .776 *7D8
3 Ray Lankford 1994 0 27 STL 109 482 416 25 5 19 57 58 113 .267 .359 .488 .847 *8
4 Otis Nixon 1994 0 35 BOS 103 461 398 15 1 0 25 55 65 .274 .360 .317 .677 *8
5 Rob Deer 1990 0 29 MIL 134 511 440 15 1 27 69 64 147 .209 .313 .432 .745 *93/D
6 Dick McAuliffe 1968 0 28 DET 151 658 570 24 10 16 56 82 99 .249 .344 .411 .755 *4/6
7 Pete Reiser 1942 0 23 BRO 125 537 480 33 5 10 64 48 45 .310 .375 .463 .838 *8
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Play Index Tool Used
Generated 3/31/2012.

It’s less impressive for the 3 guys who did it in 1994 since that was a shorter season.

Weird to see slowpoke Rob Deer on here, but that’s because he so often struck out or hit a fly ball.

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