In baseball, the **Batting average** is a statistic to determine the performance of a player. The cricket statistic was the main pioneer of the development of this baseball statistic. The expression of the batting average is the number of hits divided by at-bats.

## How is a batting average calculated?

For calculating batting average follow the below formula.

**Batting Average** = Hits ÷ At Bats

## What is Baseball Batting Average?

Batting average is the most popular baseball statistic among the three statics for decades, along with runs batted in (RBI) and home runs. Three decimal numbers represent this Baseball Batting Average though people read it without the decimal.

In recent times, a fabulous rank represents a score that is higher than .300 in a season batting, an average higher than .400, a nearly futile goal. However, Sabermetrics statistics takes this batting average as a weak measure of performance since it does not consider other measures to runs scored such as walks. But batting average is still a wholesome and famous method for comparing offensive skill.

### Purpose of the Baseball Batting Average Calculator:

Know the batting averages calculator purposes.

- To determine the performance of a player.
- To measure the offensive skill of a player.