# Batting Average Calculator

In baseball, the batting average (BA) is defined by the number of hits divided by at bats or the number of balls faced. Here is an online baseball batting average calculator for calculating player's average batting score.

## Cricket / Baseball Batting Average Calculation

In baseball, the batting average (BA) is defined by the number of hits divided by at bats or the number of balls faced. Here is an online baseball batting average calculator for calculating player's average batting score.

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#### Formula:

Batting Average (BA) = ( Number of hits ) / ( Number of official at bats )
**What is a Batting Average?**

It is a statistic in sports such as cricket, baseball, and softball which measures the performance of batsmen. It can be estimated by placing a player's number of runs in comparison with their number of times they have been out.

**How the average is represented?**

The baseball batting average is represented as three decimal places such as 0.003 and is pronounced as '300', as if it were multiplied by 1000. The higher this average or closer the average is to '1' (1000), the better the player hits.

It has been used to gauge the batman's relative skills since the 18th century. Most players have career batting averages in the range of 20 to 40. Use our online batting average calculator to find the batsman's average batting score in just a single click.

#### Example:

**The number of hits scored by a baseball player for 16 balls faced is 10. What is his Batting Average (BA)?
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Applying the values in the formula,

Baseball Batting Average = 10/16

= 0.625