slugging percentage


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slug·ging percentage

(slŭg′ĭng)
n. Baseball
A player's total number of bases reached on hits divided by official at bats, expressed to three decimal places and used as a measure of batting power. Also called slugging average.
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The third and final run came in the eighth when another potential producer of an improved slugging percentage, Howie Kendrick, homered as well.
While less sexy than the home run mark, the record shattered by Bonds for slugging percentage, which measures total bases from hits, may be even more astonishing.
As a result, this is a bit like using one guy's home runs to calculate another guy's slugging percentage.
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