batting average

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Synonyms for batting average

(baseball) a measure of a batter's performance

(an extension of the baseball term) the proportion of times some effort succeeds

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According to Sport24, Sir Donald Bradman had rated Pollock as 'the best left-handed batsman of all time' with Pollock holding the second-best Test batting average at 60.
354 postseason batting average leads all active players and ranks eighth in major league postseason history (min.
Only 4 of the 50 all-time leaders in batting average (with 1,000 or more games) are playing in the current Live Ball Enhanced era (Albert Pujols, Ichiro Suzuki, Todd Helton, and Vladimir Guerrero), and none of them ranks in the top 10.
So, then, a retailer's batting average, or conversion rate, is calculated by dividing the transaction count by the store traffic count--just as you would calculate a batting average.
A comparison of the batting average between the racial groups for the U15 and U19s are represented in Tables II and III, respectively.
Eight-times winner of the best batter honour in the National League with a lifetime batting average of .
321 postseason batting average with seven home runs and 24 RBI.
Without the right metrics, we will be on a losing team no matter what our batting average.
By 1996, NCAA Division I-wide records were set for batting averages, home runs and earned run averages, prompting stricter standards in the construction of aluminum bats.
Baseball aficionados can routinely rank players by their batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage, to mention only a few.
Batting average, just a component of both, was vastly overrated when compared to drawing walks and hitting for power; 1970s catcher Gene Tenace, with his low batting average and high walk numbers, was never considered the offensive equivalent of his singles-hitting counterpart Manny Sanguillen, when in fact Tenace was his run-producing superior by a wide margin.
Using baseball terminology Investars estimates the 'batting averages' - both the 'Buy' and the 'Sell' batting average.
During his 18 years in the majors, Mantle finished among the American League's top 10 hitters in batting average seven times, and led the league in
A true all-rounder has a higher batting average than bowling average, and there are very few players who have maintained that record over a career.