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fielding average

noun, Baseball.
1.
a measure of the fielding ability of a player, obtained by dividing the number of put-outs and assists by the number of put-outs, assists, and errors and carrying out the result to three decimal places. A player with ten errors in 600 chances has a fielding average of .984.
Origin of fielding average
1945-1950
1945-50
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  • With his fielding average quite intact he came in to face the crisis.

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