In modern times, a season batting average of . 300 or higher is considered to be excellent, and an average higher than . 400 a nearly unachievable goal.

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## Is 600 a good batting average?

In modern times, a season batting average higher than . 300 is considered to be excellent, and an average higher than . 400 a nearly unachievable goal.

## What is the best batting statistic?

1. wRC+ Weighted runs created is a good overall measure of a player’s hitting. The plus added to the acronym means that the statistic is shown as a ratio to league average (100). For instance, a 110 wRC+ means the player’s runs created were 10% above average, and 90 means 10% below average.

## Does batting average matter?

No, that’s no answer. Batting average may be a distraction in analysis, but that does not mean that it is entirely without value. Packaged together with on-base percentage and slugging percentage, it gives you a quick and easy snapshot of the KIND of player we’re looking at.

## Who has the highest batting average?

Ty Cobb

## What is the difference between batting average and slugging percentage?

Slugging percentage represents the total number of bases a player records per at-bat. While batting average is calculated by dividing the total number of hits by the total number of at-bats, the formula for slugging percentage is: (1B + 2Bx2 + 3Bx3 + HRx4)/AB.

## How can a batting average be higher than OBP?

This happens when a player has almost no walks or times hit by pitch, with a higher number of sacrifice flies (e.g. if a player has 2 hits in 6 at-bats plus a sacrifice fly, his batting average would be . 333, but his on-base percentage would be . 286).

## What is the highest slugging percentage possible?

4.000

## Who was the last player to hit 400?

Ted Williams

## What are 4 things you need to do to throw a baseball properly?

5 Steps to Throw a Baseball with Accuracy