What does AB stand for?

At bat

A popular baseball statistic that represents the number of times a player comes to home plate to bat; can also stand for "at bats" for a player who has multiple plate appearances; used to calculate the batting avg of a player by dividing the number of hits by at bats.


"He can't buy a hit today. He has 5 AB and no hits."

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Last Updated: September 30, 2014

AB definition

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