**Slugging average** — Slug ging av er*age (Baseball) a measure of the effectiveness of a batter at reaching base and advancing other runners, calculated as the sum of the number of bases reached on each hit, divided by the total number of times at bat. A double counts … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**slugging average** — noun see slugging percentage * * * Baseball. a measure of the effectiveness of a batter in making base hits, obtained by dividing the total bases reached by hitting by the number of official times at bat and carrying out the result to three… … Useful english dictionary

**slugging average** — noun see slugging percentage … New Collegiate Dictionary

**slugging average** — noun A statistic which compares the total number of bases achieved by a batter over that batters number of at bats. Syn: slugging percentage … Wiktionary

**slugging average** — slug′ging av erage n. spo a measure of a baseball player s effectiveness in making extra base hits, obtained by dividing total bases reached by number of times at bat. Also called slug′ging percent age • Etymology: 1965–70 … From formal English to slang

**slugging percentage** — Slugging average Slug ging av er*age (Baseball) a measure of the effectiveness of a batter at reaching base and advancing other runners, calculated as the sum of the number of bases reached on each hit, divided by the total number of times at bat … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**slugging percentage** — ☆ slugging percentage n. Baseball a number expressing a player s average effectiveness in making extra base hits, calculated by dividing the total number of bases (from all singles, doubles, triples, and home runs) by the number of official at… … Universalium

**slugging percentage** — ☆ slugging percentage n. Baseball a number expressing a player s average effectiveness in making extra base hits, calculated by dividing the total number of bases (from all singles, doubles, triples, and home runs) by the number of official at… … English World dictionary

**slugging percentage** — noun Date: circa 1949 the ratio (as a rate per thousand) of the total number of bases reached on base hits to official times at bat for a baseball player called also slugging average … New Collegiate Dictionary

**slugging percentage** — noun A statistic which compares the total number of bases achieved by a batter over that batters number of at bats. Syn: slugging average … Wiktionary