slugging percentage

noun
Updated on: 12 Nov 2017

Definition of slugging percentage

: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

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First Known Use of slugging percentage

circa 1949


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