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Princeton's WordNet

  1. batting average, hitting averagenoun

    (baseball) a measure of a batter's performance; the number of base hits divided by the number of official times at bat

    "Ted Williams once had a batting average above .400"

  2. batting averagenoun

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

    "the salesman's batting average was 7 out of 12"

Wiktionary

  1. batting averagenoun

    A statistical estimation of the scoring ability of a batsman; equal to the total number of runs scored divided by the number of times out.

  2. batting averagenoun

    A statistical estimation of the hitting ability of a batter; equal to the number of hits divided by the number of official at-bats. Normally expressed as a real number instead of an average despite the name.

Freebase

  1. Batting average

    Batting average is a statistic in cricket, baseball, and softball that measures the performance of cricket batsmen, and baseball hitters. The two statistics are related in that baseball averages are directly descended from the concept of cricket averages.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of batting average in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of batting average in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of batting average in a Sentence

  1. Peter Hotez:

    That's an all-star batting average in Major League Baseball.

  2. Franklin Delano Roosevelt:

    I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat. What I seek is the highest possible batting average.

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