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On Base Percentage
On Base Percentage is the average of a batter
obtained by dividing the total number of hits, bases on balls and times
hit by pitch by the total of at-bats, bases on balls, times hit by pitch
and sacrifice flies. For example, if Barry has 529 at-bats, 175 hits, 64
walks, 7 times hit by pitch and 8 sacrifice flies, his on-base percentage
is .405 or ((175+64+7)/(529+64+7+8)).