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  Slugging percentage - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Barry Bonds holds the MLB record for highest slugging percentage in a season (.863).
In baseball statistics, slugging percentage (often abbreviated SLG) is a measure of the power of a hitter.
The term slugging percentage is a misnomer, for it is actually a weighted average, not a percentage.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Slugging_percentage   (476 words)

 On-base plus slugging - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
On-base plus slugging, or OPS, is a baseball statistic which is calculated as the sum of a player's on-base percentage and slugging percentage.
One fault of OPS is that it weights on-base average and slugging percentage equally, although on-base average correlates better with scoring runs.
Discrepancies between published OPSes and the sum of on-base average and slugging percentage are due to rounding errors.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/On-base_plus_slugging   (547 words)

 What is a Slugging Percentage?
A slugging percentage is a measurement of a batter’s ability, that takes into account the kinds of hits a batter makes.
In fact, the slugging percentage should convince most young baseball players that learning math might in fact be practical and useful, since the formula is somewhat complex.
The slugging percentage is often considered a better measurement and predictor of a player’s overall batting performance.
www.wisegeek.com /what-is-a-slugging-percentage.htm   (447 words)

 Comments and Critique by Casie Britton
Slugging percentage is not a good way to determine the number of runs produced by a hitter.
Slugging percentage would, quite possibly, need to be higher to account for the same number of runs as on base percentage since simply because slugging percentage is rather high does not necessarily mean that the player is on base often.
Sluggin percentage is probably not a very accurate way of determining how many runs are produced since that will depend greatly on the number of other players on base for each of the hits accounted for in determining slugging percentage.
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 numbers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Slugging percentage is calculated to 3 decimal places.
In fact, the highest slugging percentage possible is 4.000 which showed that a player batted once and hit a home run.
Fielding percentage is calculated to 3 decimal places and is dependent on putouts, assists and errors.
www.turnerlearning.com /efts/bball/numbers.htm   (653 words)

 Untitled Document
She posted a.508 slugging percentage, a.444 on-base percentage and a.961 fielding percentage.
She owned a.279 slugging percentage, a.344 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.
She owned a.176 slugging percentage, a.222 on-base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.
www.ric.edu /athletics/Releases/Releases0203/rel_0203-097s.html   (1563 words)

 deseretnews.com | New benchmarks: Baseball re-evaluates statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Like on-base percentage, slugging percentage — total bases divided by at-bats, or the average number of bases a hitter racks up each at-bat —; is a better measure of somebody's ability to create runs than dowdy batting average is.
Slugging percentage is also far superior to runs batted in, which dress up mediocre hitters in good lineups to look like stars.
For now, on-base and slugging percentages are far easier to find on the Internet than in newspapers or on scoreboards.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/0,1249,595080988,00.html   (988 words)

 Fantasy Baseball News: TipSheet #54
He had a.402 on-base percentage last year, which is a direct result of his 1.4 BB/K ratio as a hitter.
His slugging percentage was down from.595 in 1998 to.526 in 2000 after his one year off.
Of course, in those 200-plus at-bats, he put up a sick.582 slugging percentage and a startling.419 on-base percentage to go with his.303 average, 15 homers and 45 RBIs.
games.espn.go.com /news/mlb/shea/tip54.html   (1159 words)

 Intel Education: Designing Effective Projects: Unit Plan Index: Play Ball!: Batting Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The slugging percentage tells you how many bases a player hits for each time at bat.
The calculation for slugging percentage is the number of total bases achieved from all hits divided by the number of at bats, as shown here:
Use your knowledge of batting averages and slugging percentages to fill in the blank cells.
educate.intel.com /en/ProjectDesign/UnitPlanIndex/PlayBall/baseball_slugging.htm   (300 words)

 Slugging percentage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
In baseball statistics, '''slugging percentage (SLG)''' is a measure of the sluggerpower of a hitter.
The next year he slugged.846, and for 80 years those records went unbroken until 2001, when Barry Bonds hit 411 bases in 476 at-bats, bringing his SLG to.863, unmatched since.
The term Slugging percentage is a misnomer, as it is actually a calculation of average, not percent.
www.territoriopc.com /eng/slugging_percentage.php   (193 words)

 Athletes.com - Brad Revare - The New School Approach To Hitting!
On-base percentage can be directly applied to see the percentage of the time a player does not make an out.
Slugging percentage can be defined as the number of total bases per at-bat.
On-base percentage and slugging percentage both contribute to scoring runs, which is how you win games.
www.athletes.com /fun/other11.htm   (1906 words)

 ALCS Yankee-Red Sox Preview 2004   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
His.259 batting average,.359 OBP,.374 slugging percentage, and.733 OPS are lousy especially when you compare them to his career numbers of.295,.399,.465, and.864.
His.290 batting average,.393 on base percentage,.534 slugging percentage, and.927 OPS are great numbers, just not for him.
His.301 batting average,.380 on base percentage,.603 slugging percentage, and.983 OPS, combined with the fact that he's still improving, is amazing.
www.athomeplate.com /ALCSpreview04.shtml   (1677 words)

 Player Bio: Marc Maddox :: Baseball
Finished with 153 total bases for a slugging percentage of.598, tied for highest on the team...
Among the Conference USA leaders in hitting (5), slugging percentage (2), on-base percentage (5), runs (2), hits, (4), RBIs (5), doubles (T12), home runs (3), total bases (3), walks (4) and stolen bases (7) and fielding putouts (10)...
Finished with 20 total bases for a 1.333 slugging percentage and had a.647 on-base percentage...
southernmiss.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/mtt/maddox_marc00.html   (1331 words)

 Kansas City Star | 08/24/2006 | Teahen is slugging his way into top-notch company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Royals third baseman’s rocketing slugging percentage is evidence of his impressive turnaround.
A dramatic rise in slugging percentage is one way to measure the scope of Mark Teahen’s increased production this summer over an inconsistent rookie season.
Ibañez went from a.329 slugging percentage in 2000 for the Mariners to.495 in 2001 for the Royals; and then to.537 in 2002.
www.kansascity.com /mld/kansascity/sports/baseball/mlb/kansas_city_royals/15345638.htm   (392 words)

 The Sport Journal: Volume8, Number1,Winter 2005:An Examination of the Moneyball Theory: A Baseball Statistical Analysis
Each player's professional (Major and Minor League) Moneyball statistics (slugging percentage, on-base percentage, and on-base plus slugging) from their rookie year to their 4th year of playing professionally were utilized.
Slugging percentage was calculated as (Total Bases divided by At Bats).
Even though slugging percentage is the only significant difference, the college players have better statistics from a baseball playing perspective.
www.thesportjournal.org /2005Journal/Vol8-No1/daniel_czech.asp   (3537 words)

 Local Sports
Slugging percentage is the total number of bases in comparison to the number of at-bats.
But if that one hit was a home run, his slugging percentage is.400.
All of those players had a slugging percentage of at least.450 and an on-base percentage of at least.348.
www.texnews.com /sports97/alcol051797.html   (583 words)

 Untitled Document
Henault owns a team-high.696 slugging percentage and a team-high.581 on-base percentage along with a 1.000 fielding percentage.
He owns a.438 slugging percentage, a.368 on base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.
Earl owns a 2.000 slugging percentage, a 1.000 on base percentage and a 1.000 fielding percentage.
www.ric.edu /athletics/releases/Releases0405/Spring0405/spr-014.html   (1164 words)

 How to Calculate Slugging Percentage - eHow.com
Slugging percentage is a classic baseball statistic and shows a hitter's power.
Slugging percentage tells you how many bases you hit for per time at bat.
Babe Ruth holds the record for lifetime slugging percentage in the major leagues with.690.
www.ehow.com /how_9737_calculate-slugging-percentage.html   (299 words)

 Big Ten Conference - Official Athletic Site - Baseball
The sophomore shortstop led the Gophers to a 3-0 record with a slugging percentage of 1.111 and an on-base percentage of.818.
The Hoosiers junior batted.533 (8-of-15) in the four-game set and boasted a slugging percentage of 1.067, as five of his eight hits went for extra bases, including three doubles, a triple and a home run.
The Pennsylvania native produced a slugging percentage of.857 and an on-base percentage of.778 during the two-game split.
bigten.cstv.com /sports/m-basebl/spec-rel/big10-pow-03-04.html   (1957 words)

 Cyberslugger Trivia The Ultimate Baseball Trivia Game!! - Baseball Statistics
This is an advanced statistic which requires the complete understanding of on base percentage, slugging average and a park adjustment factor.
The primary purpose for this offensive measurement is to gauge the percentage of a batter's appearance at the plate that directly result in the player being walked.
The primary purpose for this offensive measurement is to gauge the percentage of a batter's at bats that directly result in the player hitting a home run.
www.cyberslugger.com /baseballstats.html   (2194 words)

 » Slugging Percentage Calculation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Slugging Percentage: Divide the total bases of all hits by the total official times at bat (Single = 1 base, double = 2 bases, triple = 3...
'Piscopal is always happy to employ her vast ecumenical network to demystify theology, liturgics, or the calculation of slugging percentage.
Now you complete this chart on your own and tell me his slugging percentage in 1921.
www.slugging.info /info/Slugging-Percentage-Calculation   (202 words)

 Slugging Percentage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
He also checked in with 120 RBI and a.593 slugging percentage - both of which were second best in the Midwest League.
Thomas (27-1) is first in home runs per game (1.25) and W-L percentage (.964); third in ERA (0.89); sixth in slugging percentage (.554); sixth in stolen bases (2.96 per game); and 18th in batting...
He posted a 1.400 slugging percentage with four multi-hit games and two multi-home run games to give him 14 dingers on the year.
calculatingweightedaverage.manoaverage.com /sluggingpercentage   (701 words)

 Where Have All the Sluggers Gone?
Slugging average is an interesting statistic that is calculated by multiplying a batter's home runs by four, triples by three, doubles by two, singles by one, adding them together and then dividing that sum by the batter's official plate appearances.
Achieving a.600 lifetime slugging average is one of the rarest of all accomplishments.
It is significant that the last player to retire with a.600 slugging average, Ted Williams, retired forty four years ago but in the last seven years, both Todd Helton and Barry Bonds have achieved better than.600 lifetime slugging averages.
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 In Baseball, what is OPS?
On base percentage plus slugging percentage (OPS) is a relatively new measurement of a hitter’s performance in baseball.
The other part of OPS is slugging percentage, which measures the number of types of hits like singles, doubles and triples, divided by the times at bat.
They feel that the on base percentage is nearer to the mark than the combination of on base percentage and slugging percentage.
www.wisegeek.com /in-baseball-what-is-ops.htm   (445 words)

 Slugging Average All Time Leaders by Baseball Almanac
At the completion of the 2001 regular season Barry Bonds had a slugging average of.863 — which was the highest slugging percentage ever hit during any season by any player in Major League history.
Babe Ruth led the American League in slugging percentage thirteen (13) different seasons, which is more than any other Major League ballplayer in history — from any league ever!
Visit Baseball Almanac's slugging record book today and find the answers to those questions and view serveral other researched slugging records.
www.baseball-almanac.com /hitting/hislug1.shtml   (256 words)

 ESPN.com - Major League Baseball - Left fielders
Williams'.344 batting average ranks sixth on the all-time list, but his.634 slugging percentage is second (behind Babe Ruth), and his.483 on-base percentage is first (ahead of Ruth's.474).
He led the AL in both slugging and on-base percentage in 1941, '42, '46, '47, '48 and '49.
He led in both OBP and slugging percentage three times (including 1967), and finished his career as the only American Leaguer with more than 3,000 hits (3,419) and 400 home runs (452).
espn.go.com /mlb/century/leftfield.html   (940 words)

 The County Press
Overall, her batting average was.288 with a.419 on-base percentage and.338 slugging average.
Overall, Hart batted.478 with a.566 slugging percentage and.562 on-base percentage in 113 at-bats.
She was second on the team with 18 RBIs (six in the league), had 30 hits in 97 at-bats (11 in 37 in the league) with five doubles and two triples.
www.countypress.com /stories/070706/spo_20060707005.shtml   (536 words)

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