Will Berkman's month rank as one of best ever?

Lance Berkman's unbelievable May has Page 2 searching for some of the hottest months ever. Story

Updated: May 22, 2008, 10:57 AM ET
By David Schoenfield | Page 2

The New York Yankees would like to see May end. So would the Seattle Mariners. Justin Verlander and Jeff Francis probably are looking forward to June.

Lance Berkman? He hopes this month goes on forever.

Even after going 0-for-4 Monday night, the switch-hitting slugger is tearing up May to a tune of a .530 batting average. Since divisional play began in 1969, the highest batting average for one month, with a minimum of 75 at-bats, is the .512 Todd Helton recorded in May 2000.

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