Listed are players who led their league in batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage
in a season, but did not win league MVP honors.
Slugging percentage is perhaps the best reflection of how high a percentage of a team's hits go for extra-bases.
For the Angels this year, extra-base hits in general and home runs in particular have been at a premium, so the club ranks in the bottom third in the American League in slugging percentage.
405 slugging percentage
, had scored 13 more runs than the Angels and showed off by cracking three consecutive home runs in the second inning off Joe Saunders.
500 slugging percentage usually rank among the league leaders, it follows that a .
Adding hitting percentages may be good enough most of the time, but to generate an exact OPS, you must calculate the OBP and slugging percentage yourself
It takes a little more work to calculate his slugging percentage, which is his total bases divided by his at-bats.
Then, divide 52 by 100 for the player's slugging percentage, which equals .
The three players besides Eddie Mathews to hit 500 or more career home runs without ever leading the league in slugging percentage
are Rafael Palmeiro, Eddie Murray and Sammy Sosa.
637 slugging percentage
while clubbing a career-high 39 home runs and driving in 122 and scoring 116 runs.
The outfielder certainly did it last year at Single-A Vero Beach, where he set the franchise record in home runs (27) and slugging percentage
426) and is second among them in slugging percentage
The club's all-time leader in home runs (290), walks (941), runs scored (956) and slugging percentage
New highlights to the Baseball Register include career on-base and slugging percentages
for hitters, career save opportunities and home runs allowed for pitchers, as well as 2002 games played by position and managerial tendencies as previously found in STATS Major League Handbook.
More importantly, his on-base and slugging percentages