About Batter Strikeouts

During Barry Bonds's 22-year Major League Baseball career, he had 1539 batter strikeouts, an average of 69.9545 batter strikeouts per season. 2005 was his best season with 6 batter strikeouts and his worst season was 1986 when he had 102 batter strikeouts. Barry Bonds underperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, not beating USA (302.636), Baby Boomers (386.416), Y (747.844), mlb (311.259), and LF (339.309) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Strikeouts are outs recorded because the player at bat accumulates 3 strikes before putting the ball in play, is walked, or hit by a pitch. Strikes are accumlated by swinging and missing a pitch, not swinging at a pitch in the strike zone, or by hitting a foul ball. Foul ball strkes however are not counted for a third strike unless the foul results from a bunt or is a foul tip caught by the catcher. Generally, for Batter Strikeouts, lower is better. (Source)

Barry Bonds's Batter Strikeouts Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Barry Bonds's yearly Batter Strikeouts for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, LF, and players from their country of birth. For these groups, averages are calculated for each group's performance for the defined year.
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Barry Bonds's Cumulative Batter Strikeouts by Season

This line chart attempts to show shows Barry Bonds's progression over their entire career. Each year on the chart represents Barry Bonds's career total Batter Strikeouts at the end of that season.
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Barry Bonds's Batter Strikeouts Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Barry Bonds and related player groups by summarizing Batter Strikeouts for each season played by Barry Bonds. The box represents the middle 50% of the data for each player with the line in the box being the median value. The whiskers represent the ranges for the top and bottom 25% of the data. Review the spread and medians to draw your conclusions!
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Barry Bonds's Season Batter Strikeouts Stats Table

This table shows Barry Bonds's Batter Strikeouts stats per season for his full MLB career with the aggregations’ sum, average, minimum, maximum, and median. Also included, for comparison, are season player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, LF, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of Barry Bonds's career.

Note: "—" indicate there were no players for comparison for a specific year. Most commonly this happens for the hall of fame group where there may not have been a hall of famer playing that year.
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