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Postby ntrdame316 » Sun Jun 27, 2004 3:38 pm

What is it? And how is it caculated? Thanks
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Postby Amazinz » Sun Jun 27, 2004 3:45 pm

Total Bases / At-Bats
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Postby matmat » Sun Jun 27, 2004 4:03 pm

what amazinz said:

(1*singles + 2*doubles + 3*triples + 4*homers)/AtBats

the way to actually calculate it using common stats:
(hits + doubles + 2*triples + 3*homers)/AtBats
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Postby thetongueofire » Sun Jun 27, 2004 8:22 pm

another way to look at it... slug. percentage and BA is kinda similar. BA measures the percentage of the time you get a hit, it counts all hits equally. Slugging percentage counts them as 1 for singles, 2 for doubles, 3 for triples, and 4 for home runs. So it's the same information as batting average, with a little more info cos bigger hits count more.
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