batting average

noun

Definition of batting average

  1. 1 :  a ratio (such as a rate per thousand) of base hits to official times at bat for a baseball player

  2. 2 :  a record of achievement or accomplishment

Examples of batting average in a Sentence

  1. an excellent hitter with a batting average above .300

First Known Use of batting average

1867


BATTING AVERAGE Defined for English Language Learners

batting average

noun

Definition of batting average for English Language Learners

  • baseball : a number that shows how often a batter gets a base hit


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