About Batting Average

Nolan Ryan's Batting Average was 0.110 for his 27-year Major League Baseball career. 1981 was his best season when his Batting Average was 0.216 and his worst season was 1966 when his Batting Average was 0.000. Nolan Ryan underperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, not beating USA (0.251401), Baby Boomers (0.247824), Y (0.298152), mlb (0.251156), and SP (0.162462) player career averages. See the charts and graphs below that visualize this information in more detail.

Batting average is the number of hits divided by the number of at bats of a player over a defined period of time, typically a season or career. Generally, for Batting Average, higher is better. (Source)

Nolan Ryan's Batting Average Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Nolan Ryan's yearly 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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Nolan Ryan Batting Average Change by Season

This waterfall chart attempts to show how Nolan Ryan's Batting Average changed season over season. This data is cumulative for each season, each column represents the career Batting Average Nolan Ryan had at that season in his career.
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Nolan Ryan's Batting Average Per Season Box Chart

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Nolan Ryan and related player groups by summarizing Batting Average for each season played by Nolan Ryan. 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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Nolan Ryan's Season Batting Average Stats Table

This table shows Nolan Ryan's 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 Nolan Ryan'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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