O'Reilly logo

Sports Analytics and Data Science: Winning the Game with Methods and Models by Thomas W. Miller

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Baseball Glossary

ahead in the count From the batter’s point of view, a situation in which he has more balls than strikes. Opposite of behind in the count.

All Star Game In Major League Baseball, a game played toward the middle of the baseball season with players selected from various teams for their exceptional skills.

American League In Major League Baseball, one of two leagues composed of fifteen teams, five in each of three divisions. The American League allows the designated hitter. See National League.

around the horn Baseball slang for throwing the ball around the infield after completing a play with no one on base.

at bats (AB) Batting appearance in which the batter does not receive a base-on-balls (walk), is not hit by a pitch, and does ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required