Nolan Ryan's Opposing Batting Average Overview

Nolan Ryan's Opposing Batting Average was 0.203 for his 27-year Major League Baseball career. 1972 was his best season when his Opposing Batting Average was 0.171 and his worst season was 1966 when his Opposing Batting Average was 0.357. Nolan Ryan outperformed similar player cohorts when comparing career totals, besting USA (0.264185), Baby Boomers (0.265767), Y (0.240159), mlb (0.263628), and SP (0.266216) 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)

Nolan Ryan's Opposing Batting Average Per Season Line Chart

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

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

This chart attempts to draw comparisons between Nolan Ryan and related player groups by summarizing Opposing 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 Opposing Batting Average Stats Table

This table shows Nolan Ryan's 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 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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