About Opposing Batting Average

Fernando Valenzuela's Opposing Batting Average was 0.248 for his 17-year Major League Baseball career. 1980 was his best season when his Opposing Batting Average was 0.136 and his worst season was 1991 when his Opposing Batting Average was 0.452. Fernando Valenzuela is middlin' tier compared to similar player cohorts career totals, not clearly beating or being beat by Mexico (0.260105), 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)

Fernando Valenzuela's Opposing Batting Average Per Season Line Chart

This line chart shows Fernando Valenzuela'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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Fernando Valenzuela Opposing Batting Average Change by Season

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

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

This table shows Fernando Valenzuela'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 Fernando Valenzuela'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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