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What is on base percentage?


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Answered 2009-11-21 22:49:18

The on base percentage is the amount of times you reach home base divided by the number of times you bat. That figures in your hits, walks, hit by pitches, or any other way you get on base.

The acronym used in Baseball for this is OBP.

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