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Batting Average

Batting average is a statistic in cricket, baseball, and softball that measures the performance of cricket batsmen, and baseball hitters.

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According to the nos. in the record book, Indian tail-enders have the worst batting average when compared to the rest of the world!
What exactly Dhoni brings to the table in a test XI away? Keeping is poor batting is average and captaincy..
Woakes' first-class batting average is actually better than George Bailey's and massively better than Aaron Finch & Mitch Marsh
James Tredwell has a better batting average in this series than Eoin Morgan.
our batting v spin has always been our strength but we are now making average twirlers like Moeen & Lyon look good. Depressing
Morgan's 2014 ODI batting average is worse than Cook's, yet media give Morgan an easy ride - why? Morgan needs dropping
Low batting average? Or too few at-bats? Two core causes of disappointing biz dev results
Gorgeous girl opposite me in this restaurant, eye contact etc, then her fella walks in. . He's definitely batting above his average.
Kiran More,Parthiv Patel, Kumble, Bhajji, Shastri, Ashwin. All have better batting average than Dhoni in Australia.
18.69 : Batting average of Dhoni. 26.83 : Batting average of Harbhajan. In Australia ! .
Good Test for Steve Smith's average. His batting average might surpass his bowling one soon!
Best Captain,Best Wicketkeeper,Now come to his batting:. 8200 runs in odi 53 batting avg. 39 batting average in tests. Now Say ?
Please quit mr. Cook. Ur very average at batting/captaining in ODI's!!
Ashwin should be picked for batting instead of Rohit. Ashwin's batting average from 6 matches is 31.88. Rohit's from 6 is 22.72.
better batting average than Rohit Sharma
India put up one of the Worst batting display against one of the most Average Australian bowling attack. Only to blame themselves
what about the bad batting of one sharma and average bowling from another sharma . sharamao ne kohli ko harwa diya :P
I don't think dhoni has achieved anything apart from odi batting average by remaining not outs
Two minutes silence for those checking batting average of Karn Sharma and Mohd Shami. .
And no wriddhi to his batting average too. "Not so Buddhimaan...
Altuve almost has the same batting average that nick young does FG%
All baseball players who finished a whole season with a better batting average than Kobe's FG % this year thus far.
you know much about baseball? 7/22 is the same as .318. That's not even a top 5 BATTING AVERAGE from last year.
Carmelo Anthony, he's on the Lakers right, dude what's his batting average these days?
Nobody mentioned about Yuvraj Singh in that 4th innings highest batting average
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Kohli has the best average chasing in ODIs for any player with atleast 1000 runs. Only SRT has more hundreds.
He would just block - attempt to save the match and fail at that, considering his mediocre overseas batting average.
Mark Reynolds has a career .184 batting average as a pinch hitter. So does Daniel Descalso. Shane Robinson is at .206
19.5.Shikhar Dhawan's batting average in his last eight Test innings (six innings in England and two in Australia)
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My batting average in little league was insane so im pretty much set
I worked over the summer and I got so much better my batting average in my summer league was around a .450
“hey dad” I did not give birth to ur .250 batting average ***
how much of a batting average with that give him in the MLB?
That slider is really working for Salazar tonight. In the first time through the order, Salazar has allowed a .227 batting average against.
I'm not at all concerned about the O's play of late because we need our stars. I don't want to risk Markakis missing another playoffs. He's worked too *** hard to get there. I would rather face the Detroit Tigers as they having a 2nd half to forget. Their ERA is going up and their batting average as a team is just falling hard. D.A. said it best this morning: "It's going to be the most refreshing and fun playoffs."
mentioning Heyward and not Chris Johnson invalidates everything. Look at the empty batting average and terrible defense from CJ
To bad he can't hook himself up with clutch hits, a decent batting average, or that all star title of LY.
Why do guys like the term batting above my average...even if you may be appreciating her beauty...she now thinks she's setters
Pete Rose played for 24 seasons and had a lifetime batting average of .303 ~ very very hard to maintain such a high average in a career that long. Most players lifetime average decreases because they don't produce well in their latter years. But Pete Rose , after 24 seasons , walked away with a lifetime average above .300
Right? Roenicke's batting average this month STINKS!
This Hall of Famer had 1 AB in the Major Leagues. Struck Out and finished with a lifetime batting average of .000. He also made one error in two fielding chances for a lifetime fielding average of .500. Who is this Hall of Famer?
In the world of fantasy baseball, I would like to point out that Seth Smith of the Padres - who I picked up mid-season as an undrafted free agent in our 14-team dynasty league - had a better batting average, far better OBP, better slugging percentage, more homers, and more RBIs than Josh Hamilton, who I'm paying 1/8th of my salary cap to at $33 million dollars. Granted, Josh played fewer games due to injuries, but when he was healthy, he was way below his career averages. Probably a big reason I finished 10th out of 14 this year, after many years finishing in the top 5 in the league.
So far I'm 1 for 3 on plugging in crockpots for the last three days. Let's pretend it's my batting average, shall we?
ok but year in baseball I had the highest batting average on the team? and getting letters from colleges as a freshman last year
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Matt Carpenter is slowing down a bit, but he still maintains a .372 OBP. Forget batting average. His job is to get on base.
Tryin to fix my batting average like
Olbermann, did you ever mention where he was on all-time hits? Or career batting average? Or coming in clutch in October?
Yeah, I guess you're right ... batting .242 is quite average. And yeah, he's been a pretty awful fielder so far.
except when batting. Apparently. That'll be why my average is less that the IQ of an X Factor contestant!
I'm gonna start pretending grades are like batting average so I feel ok about it
Ain't gonna lie... Only reason my batting average so high is cause I keep my at bats low. At least you in the game. lol
Had a .500 batting average this past weekend 😊
Happy birthday to the kid with the best batting average on the gbg A team you're gonna do big things⚾️💯
Derek Jeter has gone 9 for his last 20, which makes his lifetime batting average round up to .310. If he goes 0-for-3, it goes down again.
Matt Dominguez is hitting .176 since the All-Star Break and now has the 3rd worst WAR and 3rd worst batting average in all of MLB
You will come to discover batting average & pitcher wins are about as useful as those Koine Greek classes.
."Baseball players would give their right arm for a 50% batting average!". "Then how would they bat?" . 😂😂😂😂
leading the majors in batting average and hits. He's top 5.
“are last in majors in September with .194 batting average and .283 slugging percentage” these are some painful numbers
Only 6 MLB players in the last 20 years had a better BA vs. LHP (min. 125 PAs) than Jose Altuve's .422 batting average.
"idk what's higher chappy freshman year batting average or his GPA"
The currently lead the American League with a .277 team batting average, 1,507 hits, and 315 doubles.
MadBum has a higher batting average than like half of our position players
Care to show me any lawyer with a batting average of speaking before judges of a 1000?
ND batting line being exposed for what it really is, very very average, cropped up by 1 brilliant player
"I have no expectation of making a hit every time I come to bat. What I seek is the highest possible batting average." - …
This is kind of cool: Derek Jeter and Don Mattingly currently have the same career batting average in home games- .313
If the Braves have two straight games like last night (4-31) their September win % (.190) will drop below the team batting average (.192)
no one is having a monster year in baseball- the high batting average is .318... Would be a record low
Let this marinate a bit: The are 4-15 with a .199 batting average and 40 runs scored in September. Astounding.
The fact Oakland has a team batting average below the league average and still have a +163 run differential.
Cubs batting average with runners in scoring position. (RISP)
“224 laughs, just to equal his batting average.” Not even Swisher?
Jose Altuve up to .338 after another 2-hit game today. He leads the AL in batting average and trails only Tulowitzki (.340) for the MLB lead
Owens leads Eastern League in wins (13), strikeouts (117), complete games (3), shutouts (2) and opp, batting average (.193).
Does anyone keep a batting average for earnings calls in terms of answers vs. non-answers from execs? That AMZN call was below Mendoza line
morales helped the Mariners last year being around cano will bring his batting average up don't be a hater kevin
Avila batting average minus his 2011 all star year is .234 for someone who the Tigers are paying 4.1 million which is 10th
Hanley Ramirez has lost 72 batting average points over roughly the same at-bats as last season w/ half the power & a lot more walks.
Offensively, lead league with .281 batting average, 152 RBIs, .393 slugging pct, .355 on-base pct and are 3rd with 168 runs
Colby was never supposed to hit for average. Taveras could win batting titles one day
Do we really need to see Chris Young and his .198 batting average? All EY did yesterday was was get on base 3 times and score 2 R
it's well known that the average British male has 0.7% cat DNA. On that basis it's no wonder we enjoy batting those juicy melons
Brian Kenny says he doesn't look at batting average...because evidently hits don't matter in scoring runs?
Who cares if the A's are hitting .240, Cliff Floyd? Batting average is worse than worthless.
BABIP is batting average on balls in play. So, if his only hits were his HR’s, that’s what his OBP would be
Now if u can just learn 2 hit the ball 2 left more often when pitches r outside ur batting average mite actually start rising
Former Gville Astros, Houston's Altuve (.352) and Detroit's Martinez (.351), are ranked 1-2 in all of MLB in batting average since May 31st
I probably got the highest batting average in the league 😂😂
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Arguing with people who use batting average as a sole indicator for batting success.why do I do this to myself?
To be a "good" hitter with that low a walk rate and no power, you need to be well over .300 in batting average.
He's Ichiro with weaker glove, without the occasional extra-base power and hitting about 50 points lower in batting average.
if you're talking about how reliable "batting average" is then it's clear you just don't get it. AVG not useless but tells very, very little
Somebody in the office just said "batting average" and my ears perked up like a dog hearing the word "walk".
he's still stuck on the batting average situation. he's saying alex is the reason Verlander and Nathan have struggled because
The Rangers have J.P. Arencibia and his .143 batting average at DH so I guess yes it would be too much to ask them to beat the Yankees.
My batting average is horrible cause I swang too much
Why are you saying my batting average isn't that good?
2nd best score this season. Batting average still less than 20. Never let the truth get in the way of a good story.
Of course Arias should stay in the game with that huge batting average of his. What, he's only hitting .180? Never mind...
you're batting above your average Piers.
In fact, I'd look at Andrew Miller of the Red Sox. LHP with strong numbers: .155 LHB batting average against.
Barry Bonds had a .571 career batting average when bunting. Long live bunting!
In his 16 recorded bunt attempts, Bonds laid down two for sacrifices and picked up eight hits on the others, for a .571 batting average
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morales has a career batting average of around 280 Pryor hasn't been the same since he got injured.
Cressley has an 0.48 ERA, .186 opponent batting average and 13 strikeouts in 18 2/3 innings.
After back to back hitless weeks, Matt Whitney's batting average continues to fall like palms in a hurricane.
I was wondering why he was so cheap then I look at his batting average
Stop striking out and boost your Recruiting Batting Average.
If love was a Batting Average, would you be happy if I hit .495 💪😜
do they cite batting average as the reason Avila is horrible as well?
hence why Chris read has the better 1st class batting average
Hoge needs to remember his poor batting average with judges who aren't fooled by his lies.
"and that's why Alastair Cook's batting average means we must leave the EU"
Ben Revere is desperately searching for a way to have his OBP be lower than his batting average.
Things like batting average are natural stats. WAR is something a guy came up with to win an argument.
his batting average might stink but the rbi total is on a 100 rbi pace and is among the NL leaders so he's produced
The have the AL's 3rd best day-game batting average (.269), but have lost 5 straight under the sun, 6 straight under the road sun.
Came in 5th place, my son had highest batting average and tied another kid for most runs scored!! ⚾
Follow up to my interview this Friday. Thus far if my interview to job ratio were a batting average I'd have a 1. Crossing my fingers.
Does appear to work that way ... but with a batting average of 850 ? ... Face Book call was dead on, Rock Right On; enjoy the day!
I hate to bring this up But, has a higher batting average then Chris.. He plays once a month.. 😳
I have a higher batting average then Chris Davis
"The only thing higher than the Vermillion baseball team is their batting average" -Vermillion
Since June 29, has the highest batting average in He's hitting .455 (30-for-66).
Athlete of the Week David Fitzgerald has a .408 batting average and part of the pitching rotation with 35 wins.
B. Kumar: Batting Average: 66.67 and 11 wickets in 3 innings.
19 years with a single team. 8-time NL batting champion .338 career Batting Average, including hitting .394 in the '94 strike season (only second to Ted Williams) 2 trips to the World Series (sorry about '84) 3,141 career hits One of my all-time favorite players, along with Cal Ripken, Jr., that I had the pleasure of seeing get inducted into the Baseball H.O.F. I still remember yelling to the top of my lungs, "Tony, you're the best". Were you ever. To say that I tried to emulate you would be putting it mildly. Like the late Kirby Puckett, you were a hard guy to get out. And you proved it every single time. Farewell, Mr. Padre. One love to
Nick Hundley leads the in Batting Average (minimum 10 PAs).
Ben Revere has the HIGHEST Batting Average in all of MLB since May 1st 2013 - It's true.
I know Rickie Weeks needs as much help as he can get when it comes to Batting Average, but enough home field scoring,
  Baseball is frivelous.   it is inherent and intrinsic in its frivolity. it is an escape and a respite from the real world, and in that way it is beautiful, as nothing else is. Men are boys and summers are forever in the context of this game. all is youthful fantasy.   however, 67 years ago today, baseball for the first time became important to the soul of the country inwhich it was created.    Jackie Roosevelt Robinson was more than a good player, but before i speak of his value as a man and a historical figure, let's get this out of the way: Robinson's career statistics speak for themselves. .331 Batting Average, 1,500 hits, 137 home runs, 734 runs batted in, 197 stolen bases, more of those steals were at home plate than seems even possible. he played in 6 World Series in just 10 years. Robinson was so good that his value as a player transcends his era. he could scare the living *** out of a pitcher and snag extra bases from under a pitcher's nose. in a spring training game during his first year . ...
1927 New York Yankees World Series Commemorative Plaque "MURDERERS' ROW" This plaque highlights the 1927 World Series Champion New York Yankees and the legendary "Murderers' Row". Featured is an awesome 8 x 10 team photo of what most experts consider the Greatest Team in Baseball History. With arguably the most feared batting order of all-time, the Yankees led the American League in Runs Scored, Hits, Triples, Home Runs, Base on Balls, Batting Average, Slugging and On-Base Percentage. Two highly collectible and hard-to-find licensed trading cards of Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig are also included. The beautiful brass engraved plate captures this iconic team making this plaque a great gift item for any Babe Ruth/Lou Gehrig or Yankees fan or a special keepsake for collectors. The plaque measures 10 1/2 x 13 and comes ready to hang. It is available in a Cherry finish. PRICE IS 30.00 FIRM PM IF INTERESTED
Happy Birthday to former Ranger great, Randy Bass! (1982) He had a batting average of .208 with Texas
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The type of writing I would produce if I were to write about 95% of the stored up knowledge in my melon, song lyrics, movie quotes, batting averages, etc. etc. etc.!
game day says both Dee and Chone have exactly the same batting average .194
I Re-Signed with my Semi-Pro Baseball Team yessir!! They better bring back the dude with the highest Batting Average on the entire team!! Anyone in Colorado interested in joining the League hit me up for Details!!
Clear Springs gives away 6-5 game to Brazoswood Clear Springs saw victory slip away on Thursday when a five-run sixth inning lead disappeared after a furious charge from Brazoswood, who ended up with a 6-5 win at Clear Springs. Blake Chisolm boosted his batting average thanks to a perfect 3-3 day at the plate to pace Clear Springs - Varsity. He singled in the first inning and doubled in the fifth and seventh innings. Anthony Dahl got the win for Brazoswood. He tossed two innings of shutout ball. Anthony Dahl struck out one, walked three and gave up two hits. Itchy Burts ended up on the wrong side of the pitching decision, charged with the loss. He lasted just one inning, walked one, struck out none, and allowed one run. The bottom of the first saw Clear Springs take an early lead, 2-0. Clear caught fire after Jacob Vasquez doubled. Then Blake singled, bringing home Jacob Vasquez. More runs came home for Clear Springs when Chisolm scored on an RBI double by Tyrone Thomas. Clear Springs put one more run on ...
to 2006 and Joe Orlando's .380 batting average that helped the Endicott baseball team win the CCC…
...Would equate to a .317 batting average and 29 home runs over a full season
Hoping tonight game brings up my batting average⚾️
Hamilton had a .429 on-base percentage prior to his 1st inn. ground out. .368 batting average on 7 hits and 2 walks. 22 PA.
Fact of The Day: Over the past 3 seasons, PI&I Express' Tom Jones is 93 for 216---a .431 batting average---with 4 homeruns, 28 doubles, 46 RBIs and 57 runs scored. He was both the 2012 and 2013 Warren AA Baseball League Most Valuable Player, finishing those seasons at .500 and .458, respectively, and holds 2 league records: batting average (.500) and doubles (13). Jones has also won 2 Homerun Derbies.
Our batting lineup is so average without KP
I only played in 3 softball games last year in came in 3rd place for batting average and 4th for on base percentage 💁 lol.
Cajuns To Host Defending National Champions Over Weekend Ragin' Cajuns (15-5-1) vs. Oklahoma Sooners (17-6) Date: March 14-15 Location: Lafayette, La. Radio: ESPN 1420 (Steve Peloquin) Live Stats: Television: MyKLAF/ESPN3* (Dan McDonald & Gerald Broussard) Time: Friday - 6 p.m., Saturday - 4 p.m. (Doubleheader) *Saturday Games only, ESPN3 is blacked out in Lafayette. Game Notes Contact: Nick Ross, 3/13/2014 11:36:00 AM _ What's On Tap? The Louisiana Ragin' Cajuns host the defending National Champions, the Oklahoma Sooners for a three-game series at Lamson Park, with a single game on Friday, March 14 at 6 p.m. and a doubleheader on Saturday, starting at 4 p.m. The Saturday games will be broadcast locally on MyKLAF and nationally on ESPN3, as well as on the radio at ESPN1420, with Steve Peloquin on the call for all three games. * About the Opponents: Oklahoma is fresh off of a visit with President Barack Obama at the White House, where they joined the rest of the 2012-13 National Cha ...
Looking at our starting batting average right now makes me so freaking happy it's not even funny.
Rollins is the one who should be upset with his lacsidaisical play and his poor batting average.
Now keep in mind, my batting average for $AAPL hasn't been that great as of late. Best of luck traders!
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Lance Lynn 9 strikeouts in 4 innings! Holliday batting with an .600 batting average! Can't wait till the season starts! Let's go Cardinals! While I'm thinking about it...Let's go Blues!
And goodbye to his batting average.
That's right and I bated 750 batting average
Sorry Barry, your batting average and your juiced home run record no longer carry any weight. You lied, you cheated, and you stole. And we aren't talking about your former marriage either.
Table setter completes the 7 games in Florida with .385 batting average with a double, 2 RBIs, and 6 runs.
Since 2008 Miguel Cabrera has a .4767 batting average on pitches right down the middle.
Cutch's spring training batting average is now DOWN to .556 - This just isn't going to be his year.
Conversely, how concerned are you with your batting average? Yeah, you had the confidence to face Nolan Ryan but you'll probably strikeout.
MLB: Healthy Pedroia showing more pop at plate: Forget about the .105 batting average Dustin Pedroia t...
Happy 50th Birthday to the Thrill, Will Clark. With a .303 Career Batting Average and 284 Career Home Runs, he was a legend.
Robinson Cano's updated batting average just reached over .600
Shoutout to my shortstop leading the CIAA in batting average ⚾️
bold prediction: Peter Bourjos will be in the top 10 for batting average and steals this year.
Interesting fact: MLB league-wide batting average was the lowest last year in 41 years, and has dropped 7 consecutive years. Percentage of strikeouts has increased each of the last 8 years as well. I'd say a) MLB's quest to rid it's league of PEDs is working and b) ballplayers had better figure out how to play and not rely on home runs anymore. P.S. - Recent study shows soccer just as popular with kids as baseball. You're about to move to 4th place, MLB. You'd better figure it out fast.
I don't know much about sabermetrics, and I still look at baseball through the same lens of batting average, home runs, and runs batted in
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Highest Batting Average against an Opposition team in Tests (Min 2000 Runs) :). 12: 60.64 - Garry Sobers (WI) vs...
What is the one question Beane stressed? It wasn't can he walk, can he hit home runs, it was can he hit. Thankfully we have batting average
v tonight. The average 1st innings score at Kensington Oval is 156.The team batting 1st has won 11 of 15 T20i's
First there was the dream. Of the 7,000 thousand or so homeowners of Xevera Mabalacat and Xevera Bacolor--- only 26 are complaining.This went out of proportion! 26/7000 is ridiculously a minuscule batting are killing the man with trial by publicity.
.after 18 years in Cricket all Shahid Afridi has is a batting average of below 24:00 --- TULLA master.
Today in Baseball History -- March 13 -- from Mary Landers ... 1915 -- Dodger manager Wilbert Robinson, thinking he is going to catch a baseball dropped from a plane, is surprised and splattered when the sphere turns out to be a grapefruit. 1944 -- It's True, Cy Young's middle name is not Tucumseh, as generally accepted, but the middle initial T really stands for True. 1953 -- Braves' owner Lou Perini announces he will seek permission from the National League to move his franchise from Boston to Milwaukee. The day will become known as 'Black Friday' in Beantown. 1954 -- During an exhibition game against the Yankees, recently acquired Brave Bobby Thomson breaks his ankle in three places and will be sidelined until July 14. The '51 National League playoff hero is replaced in the Braves' lineup by a promising prospect named Hank Aaron. 1960 -- Much to the chargrin of other owners and most of his players, Bill Veeck's White Sox become the first team to put the players' names on the back of the jersey, unveili ...
The Tommie offense has scored 70 runs with a .348 batting average
Jimmy Rollins: "Maybe he's mad at something" Last 5 years: .296 .320 .338 .316 .318 Those are really good batting averages. I don't get why anybody would be mad at you
Know very little about baseball - guess a .500 would be a spectacular batting average - thought about it - could be wrong - this mean to me that if you are only right 1/2 of the time you are still REALLY REALLY good - all you perfectionist out there need to chill out and smell the roses - you're already better than ok - just got called for lunch - c, ya later
My roll up the rim average is worse than Kawasaki's batting average
RIGHT? with what I've seen this spring & his batting average - it always happens when I'm not around 😢
     After a brief midweek nonconference break, the UAFS baseball team will resume Heartland Conference play this weekend at Crowder Field with a three-game series against No. 3-ranked St. Mary’s.      The Diamond Lions (9-10, 4-5) will begin the series at 1 p.m. on Friday with a doubleheader and finish the series at 1 p.m. on Saturday with one nine-inning game. Live statistics and webcast will be available by visiting Fan Central on the UAFS athletics website (      It will be the third, fourth and fifth games of a 17-game homestand for the Diamond Lions, who are coming off a doubleheader split against the Southeastern Oklahoma State Savage Storm on Tuesday at Crowder Field.      UAFS is batting 0.255 as a team with 21 extra-base hits, including 16 doubles, two triples and three home runs. Center fielder Curtis Clark leads all starters with a 0.375 batting average and 21 hits, including three extra-base hits.      The Diamond Lions pitching staff has compil ...
Did you know the MLB batting average is at a 40-year low?...
It's nostalgic to see a Cubs team straight for the 1970's return for spring training. With a league low .225 batting average and after being shut out 13-0, the manager says, "We didn't score a lot of runs, but we did squared up some balls." Real quote. Zero is not a lot of runs to be sure. "Rudy did a nice job of leaning into a few pitches, and Engelberg has been doing a fine job helping me clean pools down here in Arizona." Fake quote in the styling of Morris Buttermaker.
yeah but Freddy is dominating in spring training he probably has the best batting average and most hits on the team.
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Hi gang. I am forever complaining about "computer people" using terms that they believe are so commonplace that everyone knows what they mean but, of course, there are people like me that have no idea what they are talking about. This is not a big deal if they are speaking in a room where you can stop them and ask a question but when the words are used in a writing, such as in written directions, then there is a problem. Written directions do not respond to my oral questions. I know this because I have asked the "written directions" for clarification many times and have gotten no response. Thus, the pile of parts in my driveway or living room and no finished product. So, what is the point of this"mini rant" you ask? The point is that you would think that I would be more sensitive to using term(s) in sports that I assume are so commonplace that most everyone know(s) what they mean. Having the shoe on the other foot, so to speak. This insensitivity came to my attention the other day during a Hall O ...
I have more good news to share. Ashley Stassin will be coming to Thomasville to give pitching lessons. Ashley is a freshman at the University of West Alabama. She played her travel ball with the California Thunder. Spent the 2013 season at Middle Tennessee. Split time between pitcher, first base and designated player in 30 games. Slugged .302 on the season while hitting .209 for the Blue Raiders. In High School, she allowed just seven walks and only one home run senior year. Held opponents to just a .258 batting average while putting together a 2.62 ERA. Defensive Player of the Year in 2012. First Team All-CIF 2012. First Team All-League 2010 and 2012. We are looking at two dates for Ashley’s first trip to Thomasville. Tuesday, March 18th after school and Saturday March 22. If you are interested in scheduling a lesson, you can message me. After Ashley’s initial visit to Thomasville, you can schedule future lessons in Thomasville or Livingston.
Why are the Phillies emailing me to get health insurance? Worry about winning games and batting a team average above 200
3rd time this week that I leave my keys in the 'batting average' is .100. Pathetic!
Softball Hitting Tips Spend twice as much time on your hitting as you do on your defense. Hitting is a tough skill to learn, refine and master. It takes a lot of time to become a highly skilled hitter and ultimately, team selections are often made based on who can contribute offensively. Select the heaviest bat you can swing without losing bat speed or developing faulty mechanics. This will give you maximum power. Hold the bat with your fingers. You have considerably more strength and control with your fingers rather than your palms. Adjust your placement in the box according to the type of pitcher you are facing. For example, move up in the box when facing dropball pitchers and move back in the box when facing riseball pitchers. Don’t change your swing right before the season or during the season. A new swing takes too much time to learn. You can make minor adjustments but no big chances. The best time to change your swing is right after the season. Stay loose at the plate. Tensed muscles are slow musc ...
Tunes and Tudes Spur Skipstone to Victory After dropping yesterdays road game to Harvester Christian 12-2, the Warriors of Skipstone Christian Academy rebounded tonight with a decisive 12-1 victory of their own over region foe Alpha Omega of Covington. Some drama found its way into this one at, yes, both the beginning and the ending of the contest. But in the end, the Warriors walked away with class and dignity as well as the win, and now also, a 3-1-1 record heading into the middle of March. The Warriors came into this game with a Mendoza-like batting average of just .206. In desperation and looking to latch onto some form of motivation, Coach Tim employed the sound of music. Hitters were escorted to the plate for the first time this year with their own walk-up songs, and more music sang out during timeouts and between innings. The players responded with 12 runs on 12 hits in 29 official at-bats, a .413 mark. Senior Alex Snider worked through some first inning inconsistencies to earn the Win, hi ...
This date in White Sox history- March 13, 2000- Sox slugger Frank Thomas is again featured on the cover of Sports Illustrated. A lengthy story talks about his career, the controversies and his desire to return to the top of the game. The caption reads, "Don’t Question My Desire. Frank Thomas Comes Out Swinging." Thomas would have a spectacular season, 43 home runs, 143 RBI's and a .328 batting average, yet he'd lose out on his 3rd MVP Award to the A’s Jason Giambi, who’d later admit to using steroids in grand jury testimony.
Will the "Thrill" turns 50. A player determined to win!! William Nuschler "Will" Clark, Jr. (born March 13, 1964) is a former first baseman in Major League Baseball best known for his years with the San Francisco Giants from 1986 to 1993. Will was known by the nickname of "Will the Thrill." One story states that he earned the nicknames by his classmates at Jesuit High School in New Orleans, where he played both varsity baseball and varsity basketball. The more common story states that former teammate Bob Brenly gave Clark the moniker after Clark reportedly stated, "I'm just thrilled to be here," when asked about his recent call-up to the big leagues. The nickname has often been truncated to simply, "The Thrill." Another more generic nickname shared by Will, as well as other players past and present, is "The Natural" because of his natural gifts as a baseball player. Ken Griffey Jr., Jeff Francoeur, Rick Ankiel, and most recently, Josh Hamilton have also donned the nickname. Clark was inducted into the Col ...
Did you know.that Hall of Famer *Wee Willie Keeler's 2,955 hits represented 2,534 singles? His 5' 4 1/2" frame knocked in over 210 hits a year the first 7 full years of his career and the 8th consecutive year was a 200 hit season as well and this was when he was averaging 130 games a season. Did you know. that *Keelers 12 year stint in the National League with over 1,200 games and over 5,000 at bats left him with a career batting average 10 points higher than Cobbs? His NL batting average was .377. His overall lifetime was .345 because his 7 years in the AL was a career .295 and Did you know. that *Keeler, if they could have kept accurate early records, would have been the toughest strikeout victim of all time? The MacMillan Encyclopedia has only his first 3 full seasons which represents 1,699 at bats and 27 strikeouts which is once in every 63 at bats. Wee Willie Keeler. short on power but big on bat control. *Please note that Daguerreotypes and the MacMillan Encyclopedia have different records for K ...
ABC's postal address in all state capital cities of Australia is PO Box 9994, Sir Don Bradman's Test batting average 99.94.
Isaiah 1:10-14 (10) Hear the word of the LORD, You rulers of Sodom; Give ear to the law of our God, You people of Gomorrah: (11) "To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices to Me?" Says the LORD. " I have had enough of burnt offerings of rams And the fat of fed cattle. I do not delight in the blood of bulls, Or of lambs or goats. (12) "When you come to appear before Me, Who has required this from your hand, To trample My courts? (13) Bring no more futile sacrifices; Incense is an abomination to Me. The New Moons, the Sabbaths, and the calling of assemblies— I cannot endure iniquity and the sacred meeting. (14) Your New Moons and your appointed feasts My soul hates; They are a trouble to Me, I am weary of bearing them. Amos 5:21-22 (21) " I hate, I despise your feast days, And I do not savor your sacred assemblies. (22) Though you offer Me burnt offerings and your grain offerings, I will not accept them, Nor will I regard your fattened peace offerings Just because He calls them your Sabbaths, or ...
“Might do a season in the UK. Got room for an alcoholic with fidelity issues and a career batting average of 1…
Alabama is playing their best baseball of the season as they open their SEC schedule on Friday, welcoming 20th ranked Kentucky (13-4) to Sewell-Thomas Stadium for 3 game weekend series. The Wildcats are coming off a 7-2 loss at Indiana on Tuesday. A game against Northern Kentucky, scheduled for last night was postponed due to wet field conditions. The UK moniker "Bat Cats" couldn't be more accurate this year as they enter play this week as the top offensive team in the NCAA. When this week's statistics were released on Monday, Kentucky led the nation in batting average, hits, runs scored, on base pct, & doubles, while also being among the leaders in home runs & walks. Jr A.J. Reed leads the NCAA in home runs with 8 & RBIs at 28. The Wildcats currently have 3 players hitting .400 or better, paced by Austin Cousino at .432, Reed at .414 & Michael Thomas at an even .400. The Tide (10-5) comes into the series on a 6 game win streak, with the most recent victory coming on Tuesday night as a 12-1 dismantling of ...
batting average in a small sample size in spring training FTW
Comfort is comfortable. But it’s not the route to success. Get out of your comfort zone. Move toward challenges, not away from them. And ask for more, even if it means getting turned down more. Remember that it’s not the batting average that counts, it’s the number of hits.
Finding out my batting average is above 300 is the best thing that has happened to me all week 😒
4 HRs, 13 RBIs and a .500 batting average. The Moose is on the loose this spring:
Don't be envious of others.Two of the most devastating sins of today are envy and covetousness.Envying others can work havoc in your spiritual life and sap you of your spiritual strength.It also can ruin your social batting average and weaken your Christian testimony.Don't be enslaved by this ruinous evil it can destory your happiness and rob your life of its sweetness.
Willie Abreu of leads with a .339 batting average.
Another loss for the Stars, but Dave Costa went 3 for 3, increasing his batting average to .800 for the season :) 3 solid singles with at least 1 RBI. Not bad for a Wednesday night!
Captaincy record outside india in test Ganguly -11 wins and batting average is 66.66 Dhoni -5 wins and batting average is 31.85 I repeat again, ganguly had double the batting AVG than dhoni in overseas test matches and ganguly has no different,he too batted at no 5 or 6 only... WILL CONTINUE...
Spring Training baseball: Salvador Perez, Mike Moustakas, Yordano Ventura shine in Royals win over A's PHOENIX, Ariz. (AP) — Yordano Ventura struck out six in 4 1/3 innings and Salvador Perez hit a two-run home run, leading the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. "I like his composure. I like the way that game doesn't speed up on him for a young player," Royals manager Ned Yost said of the 22-year-old Ventura. "He always seems to be in control of his emotions on the mound." Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas continued his torrid spring, going 3 for 3 with a solo homer, double and single to raise his batting average to .500 in 11 games. Moustakas has four home runs and 13 RBIs. Moustakas got two of his hits with two strikes. "His whole focus this spring has primarily been with two strikes," Yost said. "In the cage and the drills that they do, it's on two-strike approach." Ventura allowed a run on two hits, leaving after giving up a single to Oakland's Derek Norris. " ...
What a disgrace Ruben Amaro has turned this once respected team into. They will lose a minimum of 90 games if not 100. Time to show the fans real business and cut the overrated Jimmy the *** Rollins. He's a joke and makes this team a joke. He knows how much money he's due regardless of his performance. He's a bum and I would send him packing immediately. Eat the salary and move on tons younger more committed to the team A 133 batting average. Send his buddy too Ryan I'm crippled Howard He stared in trouble with the curve! Bum!
Sports Banquet. Dad's proud of Grace...she received the Big Stick award for the team's highest batting average.
Price of gas this morning was 3.33 which is too much but I like 333 on many's a great batting average that's easy to figure, has nice OCD appeal and really isn't anywhere near half as bad as the dreaded mark of the beast. Despite all of these factors I didn't buy any gas.
We won our home opener tonight 6-4. Yay!!! And just to throw some stats at Boy's batting average is .419 and his ERA is 1.867 I'm pretty happy with those!!!
Three players leave the tour and George Bailey is proud. Ironically, 3 is Bailey's test batting average.
Sangakkara test batting average is approaching 57
Highest Batting average as Test Captain, minimum 20 matches
Lmao the funny moment when I have a better batting average then a guy ;D
League Batting Average was .253 in 2013. The last time it was that low was 1972 (.244). Lowest ever was .237 in 1968.
And oddly so far you have a 0.000 batting average for dragons, OR pronz, on this account. :3
Lol find me on playstation. 327 batting average. 27 homers 84 all-star second basemen on the dodgers.
Definitely batting above my average
well done tupla. Cij too good. Turning wicket? And Dollar, Champion batting average mate.
Heard a dude got a scholarship with a 400 batting average
he led the team in batting average one time! Remember when him and BDunn got in a fight 6th grade?!
left that batting average out, talked about the disgrace of back-to-back-to-back Runners up
It's going down, my batting average, I see the pitch, I swing and mis.
batting way over your average there Matt!
Chris Johnson (Braves third baseman who was 2nd in the NL in batting average last year)
Which team had the highest batting average at home this season, going 24 games above .500 in their own park?
You wore me out. Only once this set too. pretty good batting average. Dont even think about it. Put your bat back in those panties. She can
“batting average above .500 this year bub.” I gotchu. I'll do my best! 😝
Learning how to calculate batting average and on-base percentage in my coaching baseball class. Really nervous about the quiz next week.
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Come to Jeffs Driving Range to work on that baseball swing of yours. don't you wanna get that batting average up?
Well, , , 427 hrs, 1,335 rbi, .308 batting average and .545 slugging % really should stand on its own.
I think batting average will be a little lower but other than that for sure!
One of my favorite saber stats--a look at Batting Average on Balls in Play (BABIP) in MiLB this past year:
What is batting average when he is playing on a sunday, while he is batting lefty, against the Blue Jays..?
My team batting average is better than yours , 1st
The Missing Puzzle Piece: Tyler Colvin and his .160 batting average
VMI baseball announces 2014 early commits: 412 batting average at 1B and a 1.93 ERA in 54 IP on the ...
Happy 40th Birthday to alum Brian McClure. In 1996, he was the NCAA's 19th-leading hitter with a .418 batting average.
theres nothing like saying it as it is I think the term for lee is above his average
Batting average for the developers as of yesterday: 800. Pretty impressive!
Dodgers Clayton kershaw on signing 215 million dollar deal."I have the same batting average as pujols so I deserve it"
"Hits" of the Top 10 in both houses by gender is depressing. At least there's 1 woman in the Top 10 batting average?
I love her a little bit. Watson is batting well below his average based on his previous. Needs more of Mycroft's assistant.
New instructors have joined the staff which now has more than 100 years of combined coaching experience! Rich Lodding Former pitcher in Seattle Mariners and Toronto Blue Jays organization; Played at Western High School (Anaheim), Cal State Fullerton 1987 under Augie Garrido & Cypress College 88-89 under Scott Pickler. All County and All League pitcher in high school and All Conference in Orange Empire at Cypress J.C; Rich is currently the pitching and defense coach at Sonora High School in La Habra for the past 20 years Jose Hernandez 4 years of professional baseball experience; former outfielder in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization; received scholarship to play at Long Beach State; also played at University of Texas San Antonio; 2009 All-Conference: .360 batting average. 17 home runs, school record 25 doubles; played at Servite HIgh School; former student of Andy Trevino. Dr. Angela (Besolo) Robles Pitcher for Notre Dame; Big East Rookie of the Year; Played professionally in Italy; has coached and ...
Geezer in the BT advert batting well above his average
not like he leads the team in points scored ... That's like a pitcher leading a team in batting average.
hits and batting average what is this 1984? Jeter hasn't broken an 800 OPS in almost 5 years
Gone to 4 out of 6 classes thus far .667 batting average. Off to a hot start. Put me in the All Star Game
Tejadas ego is bigger than his batting average will ever be.
S'fine, my batting average is not too great today obviously
.he's involved w/ so much stuff of so many genres and styles, I can't come up w/ a batting average. Inclined toward latter.
"This *** Elijah has a .824 batting average !!!"
This *** is ranked 61 and had a 662 batting average
we hope improves his run giving average of 8.27 and increase his batting average of 26. Tighten up the bowling.
"If you over 400 batting average, you could be professional in NBA!" -my little Asian stats teacher
Elston Gene Howard was signed by the New York Yankees on July 19, 1950. He was an outstanding hitter, three times topping .300 batting average, with a high of .348 in 1961. In 1963 as a Yankee catcher, Howard won the American League’s Most Valuable Player Award becoming the first Black player to receive the honor.
Who is the only player to lead the league in batting average in his rookie and sophomore seasons?
Look at YK's average. And throw in his 4th inn average to the mix too. Most underrated modern day batting great.
Hey don't sweat it 1/3 is a .333 batting average, you'd be a Hall of Famer.
You butt, ahahha thank you Sean, maybe if you start swinging like 7 yr old me your batting average will go up. 😉
You don't measure people by their last time at bat, you measure them by their batting average
Over last couple days I've had to look at the stats of Chris Snyder and Mark Reynolds. Batting average and strikeouts don't matter to Rizzo
“If you can sign a bunch of guys that maybe aren’t the high-price guys, you have a chance to have a batting average."
Fact: Fred McGriff holds the record for the all-time highest opponent batting average at Fenway Park, with a .377...
Virender Sehwag's Batting average of 91.14 against Pakistan in Test matches, is the highest average by any...
"Of all the predictions we made in 2013, our batting average is 85%, a new record." Good work
Playing the role of tennis player who is batting well above average tonight is mr ebden.
13 overs down, 4-100. Average score batting first is 159. Par score tonight?
David Wright - 2013 - from stats section Batting average .353 when team is behind Batting average .263 when team is tied Batting average .297 in late/close games Batting average .315 when team is ahead. Looking at one, isolated stat is.short-sighted!
When it's all over, I wonder which will be higher, A-Rod's post season batting average (.263) or his percentage of court victories against MLB, the Yankee doctor, the MLBPA, et. al.
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*SHOCKING NEWS* - "According to Diamond Hoggers, the Detroit Tigers unloaded Fielder and consequently Avasail Garcia, because the five-time All-Star’s wife was allegedly sleeping with Garcia behind Prince Fielders back. As you can imagine, this caused an altercation. One which involved Prince Fielder, Avasail Garcia, and Miguel Cabrera. Cabrera was nursing a sore groin and re-injured it while attempting to hold back Prince Fielder from pounding Garcia’s face into the ground. Miguel was of course sticking up for Fielder, who had the right to be angry. Could Prince Fielder’s wife have been behind all of this? 2014-01-10_0124The team quickly traded Garcia in order to cut cancer off before it spreads. They traded Garcia to the White Sox in a deal that came out of nowhere… unless you know the entire picture. Fielder was traded in the offseason so he could go in a new direction with a fresh start (and no constant reminders of his wife’s infidelity) and also to make sure that this situation would not o ...
[News release from Whitecaps baseball. The Detroit Tigers today announced that former Whitecaps’ catcher Andrew Graham has been promoted from Short-Season Connecticut to manage the West Michigan Whitecaps in 2014. He is the first former Whitecaps’ player to become the Whitecaps’ manager. Graham replaces Larry Parrish, who spent one year at the helm of the Whitecaps and will move to Class AAA Toledo, where he spent eight seasons managing during the last two decades, for 2014. A native of Sydney, Australia, Graham was drafted by the Tigers in 2003 as a catcher. He played in 26 games for the Whitecaps in 2004 (.253 batting average) and 32 games in 2005 (.190 batting average) before advancing to Class A-Advanced Lakeland, Class AA Erie and finally Class AAA Toledo in 2007. In 2009 and 2010, Graham served as a coach for the rookie Gulf Coast League Tigers. In 2011, at the age of 29, he earned his first managerial assignment with the short-season Class A Connecticut Tigers. He spent three years there, com ...
Miguel Cabrera was one of only three "triple milestone" major leaguers last season: a .300 batting average, 30 home runs and 100 RBI. The others were Boston's David Ortiz and Arizona's Paul Goldschmidt. 2013 was Cabrera's seventh triple-milestone season. Prince Fielder, who joined Cabrera in the triple-milestone group in 2012, fell short in the BA and HR departments in 2013.
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Even Bilawal Bhatti's batting average is better than Ahmed, Khurram and Asad in this series. :/ -Ansar
Wherever he is...Mickey Mantle is laughing at A-Rod's .299.348 career batting average.
Opening the vault. Happy birthday to 1982 Expos Dan Norman. Born Jan 11, 1955. Norman spent the latter part of the 1981 season playing for the Montreal Expos AAA affiliate, the Denver Bears of the American Association. He played in 73 games for Denver with 11 home runs, a batting average of .272, an on-base percentage of .348 and a slugging percentage of .490. In 1982 Norman split his time between the Expos Major League team and their new AAA affiliate, the Wichita Aeros. He played in 53 games for the Expos, getting 66 at-bats. With a batting average of just .212, that was Norman's last season in the Major Leagues. He continued to bounce around the minor leagues through the 1987 season, ending his professional career at age 32.
I discovered today who is England's best test allrounder in history. Enid Blakewell batting average nearly 60 bowling average of 16. She is 73 and still plays and is known to charge young fast bowlers.
Man...played 2 baseball seasons and got a batting average of .346...
A batting average of 19.50 from 13 innings in the current season of the Ranji Trophy with a highest of 56 and a strong possibility that his contract with the Delhi Daredevils will not be renewed. Is Virender Sehwag's career as a cricketer over?
Just so everyone knows we will be keeping stats this year. Your batting average for each tournament and for the season will be posted right here on this page. Also, we will be keeping track of doubles, triples, homeruns, and having a vote on MVP's and so forth.
K, let's be honest here. The only ones who think that Mike Piazza shouldn't have been a shoe-in first ballot Hall of Famer are Roger Clemens and the *** sportswriters who voted as such. Greatest HITTING catcher of ALL TIME! Johnny Bench and his paltry .267 lifetime batting average can bite me! But it don't matter because the Hall of Fame has long since become irrelevant anyway. Probably right around the time they started letting guys like Mike Lupica choose it's occupants. You ever see some of these sportswriters who sit on the Hall's board of elections? I bet most of them never even played STICKBALL. That would be like letting a shoe salesman judge a Navy SEAL's body of work. Ridiculous! I'd vote in 10 Mike Piazza's before I voted in ONE fcheater like *** Perry! But I guess the SUSPICION of being a cheater is a bigger roadblock to Cooperstown than ACTUALLY being one! Unless, of course, you're Frank 'Freakishly Large' Thomas! I guess in that instance, the scribes were somehow able to conclude beyond ...
New Hampshire Bobcats Baseball: Batting average can be evil
If you had a 70% failure rate in talking with prospects that would convert, what would you outlook be on your business? If you were a baseball player, you could be in the Hall of Fame. Ask Frank Thomas whose batting average was .301 over his career. It's not always about the ones you lose, sometimes it more about the number of people you speak with.
Craig Biggio and Rafael Palmeiro are the seventh and eighth members of the 3,000-hit club to not reach the Hall of Fame on the first ballot. The others, you ask? Tris Speaker, Eddie Collins, Nap Lajoie, Paul Waner, Cap Anson and Roberto Clemente (Pete Rose does not count here because he has never appeared on the HOF ballot). Speaker, Collins and Lajoie could be excused. They were all elected in the first four years the Hall opened and they were competing with players like Babe Ruth and Cy Young. Anson played so early in baseball's history the veteran's committee had to elect him. Clemente was elected the year after he died in 1973, as the Hall waived the five-year voting period. That leaves Waner, whom the Sporting News named as one of baseball's Top 100 players of all-time in 1999. His numbers feel better than Biggio's but not appreciably better, except for his .333 batting average. None of the players listed above had to wait more than four years after their eligibility began to get in. So Biggio's day ...
Here's a little more Big Hurt perspective. Of the top 20 home run producers of all time only five had a higher batting average than Thomas and his .301 career avg. They are Ted Williams .344 , Babe Ruth .342 , Manny Ramirez .312 , Hank Aaron .305 , and Willie Mays .302. That is lofty company to be in. The difference between him, Aaron and Mays is very small.Only Ted Williams and Babe Ruth stand out from him as power hitters who could also hit for avg. There are others who hit for power and avg. but I am only talking about the top twenty. Besides finishing 18th all time in HR he was 22nd in RBI's, and 10th in walks. I would also put an asterisk next to Ramirez who tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. In an almost identical amount of at-bats(8200) Ramirez struck out 1813 times and walked 1329. Thomas on the other hand walked 1667 times and only struck out 1397 times. For all you Cub loving Sosa people here's one.Sosa had 8813 at-bats and STRUCK OUT 2306 times. He is third on the all time list! I ...
Frank Thomas was voted into the MLB Hall of Fame today. He is 1 of only 4 MLB players to have at least a .300 batting average, 500 home runs, 1,500 RBI, 1,000 runs and 1,500 walks in a career. The other 3 are Mel Ott, Babe Ruth & Ted Williams. In the midst of the steroid era, he was one of the few sluggers who did it the right way. He spoke out against steroid use long before testing came about. From an interview in 2002 - "I think they should test everybody, and that would be it. Draw the blood. I hate this because I know what it takes to get to this level, all the hard work.'' Critics think he was too stats driven. He was. He felt the burden of carrying his team on his back and often succeeded. In return, his team carried him through an injury filled 2005 to give the Sox their 1st World Series Championship in 88 years. I couldn’t be more proud to be a fan of The Big Hurt. It has been my dream to someday visit the Hall of Fame and I will be there with my oldest brother, Larry and longtime friend, Lance ...
The Hall of Fame today botched another one. My favorite player aside, how is Craig Biggio not a HOFer. He is the only eligible player in history with 3000 hits that's not in. I thought about comparing him to other great second basemen. Joe Morgan for example, a first ballot HOFer. Biggio has more career hits, runs, doubles, HOMERUNS, RBI's, a higher batting average and despite playing more games than the aforementioned Morgan, did it in less seasons. Joe Gordon got in a couple of years ago and despite only playing 11 years had a .268 batting average and no where near the career numbers of Biggio. Ryne Sandberg, 1st ballot. One more HR than Biggio, but every other number across the board belongs to Biggio in a landslide. The three previous did win a league MVP but 7 won't get you in. Not even going to bother with Mazerowski and his .260 batting average and lower fielding percentage than Biggio. One homerun gets you in! I vote for Tito Landrum. Or closer to home, Scott Spezio in 14! Joh ...
Bill James on Biggio. Admittedly this was in 2001 before James professed to growing tired of Biggio: "Anyway, Biggio has the best “little stats” of any player in baseball history, this being one of the reasons that he has been tremendously underrated. If you compare him to, let’s say, Jim Rice in 1984, Biggio has a hidden advantage of 69 extra times on base, since he was hit by pitches 33 more times (34 to 1) and beat the throw to first on a double play attempt 36 more times (0 to 36). Those little stats that get left out of USA Today, in this comparison, have an impact roughly equivalent to 100 points of batting average."
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TOP 2013 STARTERS: ZAC WESTCOTT, COVINGTON Continuing to count down an amazing group of starting pitchers, today we have Covington's Zac Westcott. Westcott, a senior at Nova Southeastern, had a super summer for the Lumberjacks. He went 6-3, 1.93 in 14 games (9 starts). His WHIP was 1.072, opponent's batting average was .233, and he added a tiny 1.5 BB/9, and 5.4 K/9 in 65 1/3 innings pitched. As a freshman at Southeastern in 2011, Zac pitched only 6 2/3 innings, but he exploded in his sophomore season. Get a load of this: he went 9-2, 2.27, with only 17 walks in 91 innings pitched. His awards: 1st Team All Sunshine State Conference, 2nd Team ABCA/Rawlings All-South Region, and 2nd Team Daktronics All-South Region. As a junior in 2013, he went 3-4, 4.42, with 14 walks and 36 K's in 55 innings. Congratulations on your excellent summer, Zac, and good luck this spring!
Folks who are on my friends list and others know what this and the OM says a hearty hello to you all. If you know others that used to comment on the old CCR FB page, send this to them. I'm trying to encourage him to reappear on FB. Any comments you make about the CCR/OM I will pass on via e-mail. Some folks have asked about the OM. Do what you want with this. Today, early, OM met a fellow who OM had not seen since we were both 12 years old. Many years ago! We were both on the same championship baseball team. We were able to talk for some time. He was a great shortstop. But he shared something with OM that was almost forgotten: "I remember a particular baseball game. I never thanked you for for leadership. I do so now. The score was tied. It was the 8th inning. They were a great team. We loaded the bases with two outs. As the catcher and captain of the team, you called for a squeeze play as you came to the plate. Your first at bat had ended in a lucky catch by the left-fielder. The second at bat was a sa . ...
TOP 2013 STARTERS: COREY ARMENTROUT, WAYNESBORO Our starter, a 5-11 lefty from Bridgewater, had an excellent regular season for the Generals, but his postseason was the stuff of legend. Seriously, we may be talking about Corey's postseason for years to come. First of all, his regular season. Corey went 4-2, 2.20 in 9 games (8 starts). He had a .229 batting average against, 1.156 WHIP, 2.8 BB/9, and 8.8 K/9 in 45 innings pitched. He struck out 44 batters in 45 innings. And then came the postseason. Corey started three games, going 2-0, 0.45, while allowing 16 hits and 7 walks in 19 2/3 innings- while striking out 23. The most astonishing piece, though, is that Corey started the final game on only 2 days rest, and earned the win after pitching five innings. Deservedly, he was named the MVP of the postseason. Often, the Valley League is a place where pitchers can get some well-needed innings, but Corey is not in that category. At Bridgewater as a freshman in 2012, he threw 62 1/3 innings, and went 4-4, 2.02. ...
1993: Reggie Jackson is the lone player elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America to the Hall of Fame. Jackson, whose .262 lifetime batting average is the lowest of any outfielder in the Hall, receives 93.6 percent of the vote. His 563 career home runs make him a hit with voters in his first year of eligibility
William J. "Kid" Gleason (October 26, 1866 – January 2, 1933) was an American professional athlete and Major League Baseball player and manager. Gleason managed the Chicago White Sox from 1919 through 1923. His first season as a major league manager was notable for his team's appearance in the World Series and the ensuing Black Sox Scandal, but Gleason was not involved in the scandal. After leaving the White Sox, Gleason was on the coaching staff for the Philadelphia Athletics until 1931. Gleason was born in Camden, New Jersey. He acquired the nickname "Kid" early in life, not only because of his short stature (growing to only 5-foot-7, 155 pounds) but also because of his energetic, youthful nature.Gleason played two seasons in the minor leagues of northern Pennsylvania. In 1886 at Williamsport of the Pennsylvania State League, he batted .355 and stole 20 bases in 36 games. Gleason debuted as a pitcher with the Philadelphia Phillies on April 20, 1888. He enjoyed several successful seasons, especially 18 ...
Today I would like to talk about INTEGRITY, and that's our main topic for the day from the Ifedet, Accra Ghana; an institute that propagate the teaching of ethics and financial education. We're known to assisting our clients, partners, subscribers and stakeholder discover their true potentials in life. I have come learn to my fullest understanding that keeping one’s integrity is one of the most critical challenges we all face. Life is full of temptations and distractions that can drive a wedge between our beliefs, words and acts. I’ve learned it’s a lot easier to talk about integrity than to live it. The true test of how I see integrity is my willingness to do the right thing even when it costs more than I want to pay. I have a decent batting average, but it’s way below an appreciable number of times. Among the seductions is the tendency to “do onto others as they have done onto you.” No matter how I behave, some people will be mean-spirited, dishonest, irresponsible and unkind, but if I fight ...
Ryan Theriot announced his retirement from Major League Baseball this morning. Theriot finishes his career with a .281 batting average, 911 hits, 17 home runs, & 257 RBI. Theriot played for the Cubs, Dodgers, Cardinals, & Giants in his Major League career from 2005-2012. Ryan Theriot is a 2-time World Series Champion (2011, 2012)
Australia scored 1142 more runs than England for 23 fewer wickets. Asutralia batting average is 41.42 while England 20.47. Australia scored 10 hundred and england 1 . Enjoy the Ashesh i will through the party today also Australia won series. O rippa...
1st time in an AshesWhitewash that England have lost all 100 wickets. Also the worst batting average of 20.30 .. and Australia became the first Test team ever to win a series 5-0 with the same playing XI
Happy Birth Day Kapil Dev Ramlal Nikhanj. Better known as Kapil Dev, nicknamed The Haryana Hurricane, captained the Indian cricket team which won the 1983 Cricket World Cup. Named by Wisden as the Indian Cricketer of the Century in 2002, Kapil Dev was also India's national cricket coach for 10 months between October 1999 and August 2000. Kapil was a right-arm pace bowler noted for his graceful action and potent out-swinger, and was India's main strike bowler for most of his career. He also developed a fine in-swinging Yorker during the 1980's, which he used very effectively against tail-enders. As a batsman, he was a natural striker of the ball who could hook and drive effectively. A naturally aggressive player, he often helped India in difficult situations by taking the attack to the opposition. He retired in 1994, holding the world record for the most number of wickets taken in Test cricket, a record subsequently broken. At the time, he was also India's highest wicket taker in both major forms of crick ...
What MLB World Series Winner won with league's 2nd lowest team batting average, no 300 hitters, league's highest (worst) team ERA. They hit .183 in playoffs and .211 in World Series but easily won both.
Mickey Fact: Mickey is the only switch-hitter to ever win Baseball's Triple Crown. In 1956 Mickey led BOTH leagues with a .353 batting average, 130 rbi & 52 home runs.
I had previously counted up 4 tests worth of marks out of 10, so I am now adding my marks out of 10 for the 5th test to the combined total.   42.5 - Mitchell Johnson (Aus) - Comfortably the man of the series, he had man of the match awards in the 1st, 2nd and 4th tests, and was probably about 5th best in the 3rd test, and around 6th or 7th best in the 5th and final test. His best test was the 1st test, where he took 4/61 and 5/42 (9/103 total for the match) as well as scoring 64 and 39 not out for the best match of his entire career. The 2nd test wasn't far behind as he managed an amazing 7/40 on the flat Adelaide oval, and, while he didn't do much else all test, that burst won Australia the match - and how. In Perth he wasn't quite as good with just 6 wickets, and in the 5th test he only managed 6 wickets too, but overall he took 37 wickets for the series, miles and miles ahead of the others. His scores, test by test, were 10, 8.5, 7.5, 9.5, 7. Simply an amazing effort. One of the best series by any pla ...
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