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  Batting average - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Batting average is a statistic in both baseball and cricket measuring the performance of baseball hitters and cricket batsmen, respectively.
Batting averages in One-day International (ODI) cricket tend to be lower than in Test cricket, because of the need to score runs more quickly and the lesser emphasis on building a large innings.
Some cricket followers have noted that the batting average is inflated by the number of not-outs (innings in which the batsman has not been dismissed), and argue that a better measure of a batsman's quality is the number of runs scored divided by the number of innings played.
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 Batting average at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Major League Baseball batting average championship is awarded to the player in each league who has the highest batting average with at least 3.1 plate appearances per game that his team has played.
Batting averages in one-day international cricket are generally somewhat lower than in Test cricket, because of the need to score runs more quickly and the lesser emphasis on building a large innings.
Some cricket followers have noted that the batting average is inflated by the number of not out innings played, and argue that a better measure of a batsman's value to his team is the number of runs scored divided by the number of innings played.
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 THT Glossary
Batting Average with Runners in Scoring Position (second and/or third base).
This is a measure of the number of batted balls that safely fall in for a hit (not including home runs).
This stat is based on the number of strikeouts divided by total number of batters faced, times the average number of batters per game in that specific league (generally around 38 batters a game).
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 Field of Dreams Fantasy Baseball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Documented Batting Average leader boards for 2,000+ ABS and sub-2,000 ABs
Interestingly, the batting averages in the MacMillan Encyclopedia were somewhat high and the pitching ERA's were rather low.
In using these statistics, adjustments were made to the statistics by the allocation of ballparks created for specific percentage drop-offs for batting and pitching and these drop-off ballparks are documented on the Negro Leagues Register.
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