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Batting average

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New page: '''Batting average''' (abbreviated '''BA''') is a [[baseball]] [[statistic]] that tracks how often a batter gets a hit. Its formula is <math>BA = \frac{H}{AB}</math> where *''H'' is Hi...
'''Batting average''' (abbreviated '''BA''') is a [[baseball]] [[statistic]] that tracks how often a batter gets a hit. Its formula is

<math>BA = \frac{H}{AB}</math>

where

*''H'' is Hits
*''AB'' is At bats

Although batting average is a traditionally popular statistic, modern [[sabermetrics|sabermetricians]] prefer other metrics, such as [[on-base percentage]].

==See also==
*[[On-base percentage]]
*[[Slugging percentage]]
*[[OPS]]


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