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In baseball, an at bat (AB) or time at bat is a batter's turn batting against a pitcher.
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The Atlanta Braves are an American professional baseball franchise based in the Atlanta metropolitan area.
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George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. (February 6, 1895 – August 16, 1948) was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.
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The Baltimore Orioles are an American professional baseball team based in Baltimore, Maryland.
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Barry Lamar Bonds (born July 24, 1964) is an American former professional baseball left fielder who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Pittsburgh Pirates and San Francisco Giants.
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Baseball is a bat-and-ball game played between two opposing teams who take turns batting and fielding.
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Baseball Digest is a baseball magazine resource, published in Evanston, Illinois by Grandstand Publishing, LLC.
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Baseball statistics play an important role in evaluating a player's and/or team's progress.
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Batting average is a statistic in cricket, baseball, and softball that measures the performance of batsmen in cricket and batters in baseball and softball.
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Catcher is a position for a baseball or softball player.
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In baseball, a double play (denoted as DP in baseball statistics) is the act of making two outs during the same continuous play.
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Edward Frederick Joseph Yost (October 13, 1926 – October 16, 2012) was an American professional baseball player and coach.
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ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
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First base, or 1B, is the first of four stations on a baseball diamond which must be touched in succession by a baserunner to score a run for that player's team.
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In baseball, a force is a situation when a baserunner is compelled (or forced) to vacate his time-of-pitch base—and thus try to advance to the next base—because the batter became a runner.
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Glossary of baseball (B)
Adventures as Knobloch Starts Over in Left",, March 23, 2001.
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Henry Louis Aaron (born February 5, 1934), nicknamed "Hammer" or "Hammerin' Hank", is a retired American Major League Baseball (MLB) right fielder who serves as the senior vice president of the Atlanta Braves.
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In baseball statistics, a hit (denoted by H), also called a base hit, is credited to a batter when the batter safely reaches first base after hitting the ball into fair territory, without the benefit of an error or a fielder's choice.
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Hit by pitch
In baseball, hit by pitch (HBP) is a situation in which a batter or his clothing or equipment (other than his bat) is struck directly by a pitch from the pitcher; the batter is called a hit batsman (HB).
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In baseball, a home run (abbreviated HR) is scored when the ball is hit in such a way that the batter is able to circle the bases and reach home safely in one play without any errors being committed by the defensive team in the process.
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In baseball, interference occurs in situations in which a person illegally changes the course of play from what is expected.
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List of Major League Baseball career bases on balls leaders
A base on balls (BB), also known as a walk, occurs in baseball when a batter receives four pitches that the umpire calls balls, and is turn awarded first base without the possibility of being called out.
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List of Major League Baseball career on-base percentage leaders
In baseball statistics, on-base percentage (OBP) is a measure of how often a batter reaches base for any reason other than a fielding error, fielder's choice, dropped or uncaught third strike, fielder's obstruction, or catcher's interference.
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List of Major League Baseball career OPS leaders
On-base plus slugging (OPS) is a sabermetric baseball statistic calculated as the sum of a player's on-base percentage and slugging average.
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List of Major League Baseball career strikeout leaders
In baseball, a strikeout occurs when the batter receives three strikes during his time at bat.
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List of Major League Baseball career total bases leaders
In baseball statistics, total bases (TBs) is the number of bases a player has gained with hits.
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Major League Baseball
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
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In baseball, the field manager (commonly referred to as the manager) is the equivalent of a head coach who is responsible for overseeing and making final decisions on all aspects of on-field team strategy, lineup selection, training and instruction.
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Mark David McGwire (born October 1, 1963), nicknamed Big Mac, is an American former professional baseball player and currently the bench coach for the San Diego Padres.
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The Miami Marlins are an American professional baseball team based in Miami, Florida.
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José Miguel Cabrera Torres (born April 18, 1983), commonly known as Miguel Cabrera and nicknamed "Miggy", is a Venezuelan professional baseball player.
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Michael Gregory Rabelo (born January 17, 1980) is a former Major League Baseball catcher.
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In the game of baseball, the official scorer is a person appointed by the league to record the events on the field, and to send the official scoring record of the game back to the league offices.
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In baseball statistics, on-base percentage (OBP; sometimes referred to as on-base average/OBA, as the statistic is rarely presented as a true percentage) is a statistic generally measuring how frequently a batter reaches base.
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In baseball, an out occurs when the umpire rules a batter or baserunner out.
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In baseball, a catcher is charged with a passed ball when he fails to hold or control a legally pitched ball that, with ordinary effort, should have been maintained under his control, and, as a result of this loss of control, the batter or a runner on base advances.
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Philadelphia Media Network
Philadelphia Media Network LLC is an American media company.
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In baseball statistics, pitch count is the number of pitches thrown by a pitcher in a game.
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In baseball statistics, a player is credited with a plate appearance (denoted by PA) each time he completes a turn batting.
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Professional baseball is played in leagues throughout the world.
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Run batted in
A run batted in (RBI), plural runs batted in (RBI or RBIs), is a statistic in baseball and softball that credits a batter for making a play that allows a run to be scored (except in certain situations such as when an error is made on the play).
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In baseball, a sacrifice fly (sometimes abbreviated to sac fly) is defined by Rule 9.08(d) http://mlb.mlb.com/mlb/official_info/official_rules/official_rules.jsp: "Score a sacrifice fly when, before two are out, the batter hits a ball in flight handled by an outfielder or an infielder running in the outfield in fair or foul territory that.
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In baseball, a stolen base occurs when a runner advances to a base to which he is not entitled and the official scorer rules that the advance should be credited to the action of the runner.
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In baseball, the strike zone is the volume of space through which a pitch must pass in order to be called a strike, if the batter does not swing.
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Theodore Williams (born Theodore Samuel Williams; August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002) was an American professional baseball player and manager.
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Times on base
In baseball statistics, the term times on base, also abbreviated as TOB, is the cumulative total number of times a batter has reached base as a result of hits, walks and hit by pitches.
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Todd Michael Williams (born February 13, 1971) is a former Major League Baseball relief pitcher.
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In baseball, a wild pitch (abbreviated WP) is charged against a pitcher when his pitch is too high, too short, or too wide of home plate for the catcher to control with ordinary effort, thereby allowing a baserunner, perhaps even the batter-runner on an uncaught third strike, to advance.
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Yunel Escobar Almenares (born November 2, 1982) is a Cuban professional baseball third baseman who is a free agent.
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1887 in baseball
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1955 in baseball
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3,000 strikeout club
In Major League Baseball (MLB), the 3,000 strikeout club is the group of pitchers who have struck out 3,000 or more batters in their careers.
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