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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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If there's any concern about Schwarber, it centers on his batting average. Teams shift against Schwarber, and that contributes somewhat to the average.
To analyze this question, we compared team batting averages to the league average at 16-game intervals through the first half of the season.
The 29-year-old, also Haddin's understudy for New South Wales, has a fine first-class record - with a batting average of more than 44, including a double-century.
The 1906 team is remembered in history as the "Hitless Wonders" for becoming World Series champions despite hitting only seven home runs all year and compiling the worst batting average in the American League and the second-worst of all sixteen major league teams.
Joining Gloucestershire in 1969, he topped the county's batting averages in his first season but arthritis forced his retirement in 1970.
Spin bowler Butterworth won the Division Two batting averages while former Nuneaton captain Field topped the batting averages in Division Three.
Two of the team's best batters, Jess Baird and Amanda Scola, saw dramatic improvements of their batting averages the year the team adopted the SwingRite Home Run Hitter (+.060 and + .040 respectively).
Miguel Cabrera, the slugging third baseman for the Detroit Tigers baseball club, has won the first Triple Crown 6 that is, he led his American League in batting average, home runs and runs batted in 6 in the big leagues in 45 years.
The Meltham junior finished top of the batting averages as Huddersfield lifted the trophy under skipper Jack Hendy.
If baseball statisticians only tracked hits, without considering at-bats and batting averages, how much less would we understand about the greatness of players like Ty Cobb or Babe Ruth?
A non-parametric independent sample (Kruskal-Wallis) test was used to determine the difference between the median batting averages (runs/dismissal) of the different racial groups for each year.
This is preposterous because in between these two, there are at least 17 batsmen (or even more) with Test batting averages between 99.94 and 55.
Sampson, Cleary and senior Steve Fisher currently have batting averages over .600.
(1) The first is that the style of play after about 1920 (when Babe Ruth first appeared on the scene) began to emphasize power over high batting averages, bunting, and stolen bases.
Arizona, which won its sixth national title in 2001, is led by five players with batting averages higher than .300, led by Caitlin Lowe's .430.