slugging percentage

noun

Definition of slugging percentage

  1. :  the ratio (such as a rate per thousand) of the total number of bases reached on base hits to official times at bat for a baseball player —called also slugging average

First Known Use of slugging percentage

circa 1949


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up slugging percentage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!