fielding average

  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

First recorded in 1945–50

Words Nearby fielding average Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use fielding average in a sentence

  • With his fielding average quite intact he came in to face the crisis.

    The Varmint | Owen Johnson