J. R. Richard Career Opposing Batting Average Overview

J. R. Richard's Opposing Batting Average was 0.212 for his 10-year Major League Baseball career. 1980 was his best season when his Opposing Batting Average was 0.166 and his worst season was 1972 when his Opposing Batting Average was 0.385. J. R. Richard outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting USA (0.26336974364437), Baby Boomers (0.26576715079389), Y (0.24038456471203), mlb (0.26267512321167), and SP (0.26584028191208) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Opposing batting average is the batting average of players against a pitcher or a team's pitchers. Opposing batting average is calculated by dividing the number of hits allowed by the number of at bats pitched. Generally, for Opposing Batting Average, lower is better. (Source)

J. R. Richard Lifetime Opposing Batting Average

Stats similar to Opposing Batting Average for J. R. Richard
J. R. Richard
Opposing Batting Average
Career0.212
Season Avg.0.229
162 Game Avg.0.212
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J. R. Richard Opposing Batting Average By Year Line Chart

This line chart shows J. R. Richard's yearly Opposing Batting Average for each season of his Major League Baseball career. Also included, for comparison, are yearly player averages for MLB, Hall of Fame players, SP, 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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J. R. Richard Opposing Batting Average By Year Change

This waterfall chart attempts to show how J. R. Richard's career Opposing Batting Average changed per season. This data is cumulative for each season, each column represents the career Opposing Batting Average J. R. Richard had at that season in his career.
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J. R. Richard Opposing Batting Average By Year Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between J. R. Richard and related player groups by summarizing Opposing Batting Average for each season played by J. R. Richard. 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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J. R. Richard Opposing Batting Average Per Season Stats Table

This table shows J. R. Richard Opposing Batting Average 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, SP, and players from their country of birth. The comparisons are calculated for each group for each year of J. R. Richard 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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