Contents

- 1 What does RF and RA stand for in baseball?
- 2 What do the abbreviations mean in baseball?
- 3 How many innings do you need to qualify for ERA title?
- 4 What does C mean in baseball?
- 5 What does RA stand for in softball stats?
- 6 What does G mean in baseball?
- 7 What does DTF mean in baseball?
- 8 What’s the lowest ERA in a season?
- 9 How many innings does a pitcher have to pitch to get a win?
- 10 Who invented baseball?
- 11 Why is third base 5 and shortstop 6?

## What does RF and RA stand for in baseball?

Run differential (RF – RA) T. Ties. H2H. Head-to-head wins among teams with same win percentage.

## What do the abbreviations mean in baseball?

BA – Batting average (also abbreviated AVG) – hits divided by at bats. BB – Base on balls (also called a “walk”) – times receiving four balls and advancing to first base. BB/K – Walk-to-strikeout ratio – number of base on balls divided by number of strikeouts. XBH – Extra base hits – doubles plus triples plus home runs.

## How many innings do you need to qualify for ERA title?

In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. It is determined by multiplying the number of earned runs allowed by nine and dividing by the number of innings pitched.

## What does C mean in baseball?

CS% – Caught Stealing Percentage: The percentage of the time a catcher throws out opposing baserunners who are attempting to steal a base.

## What does RA stand for in softball stats?

In baseball statistics, run average (RA) refers to measures of the rate at which runs are allowed or scored. For pitchers, the run average is the number of runs—earned or unearned—allowed per nine innings.

## What does G mean in baseball?

Extra-base Hit (XBH) Games Played (G) Grand Slam (GSH) Ground Into Double Play (GIDP) Groundout-to-Airout Ratio (GO/AO)

## What does DTF mean in baseball?

Definition. A team’s run differential is determined by subtracting the total number of runs (both earned and unearned) it has allowed from the number of runs it has scored.

## What’s the lowest ERA in a season?

The lowest single-season ERA in league history was posted by Tim Keefe, whose 0.86 ERA in 105 innings pitched for the National League’s Troy Trojans in 1880 led his closest competitor by. 52 runs.

## How many innings does a pitcher have to pitch to get a win?

First, a starting pitcher must pitch at least five innings (in a traditional game of nine innings or longer) to qualify for the win. If he does not, the official scorer awards the win to the most effective relief pitcher.

## Who invented baseball?

A special commission constituted by sporting-goods magnate Albert Goodwill Spalding affirmed in 1908, after nearly three years’ purported study of the game’s true origin, that baseball was assuredly American for it had been created from the fertile brain of twenty-year old Abner Doubleday in Cooperstown, New York, in

## Why is third base 5 and shortstop 6?

It didn’t seem to make sense – the positions in the infield were numbered from first base to third base, except shortstop was number 6 while third base was number 5. Why is shortstop number 6? The shortstop is the sixth position because they were originally a shallow outfielder.