The Importance Of Dating In The MLB

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My hypothesis was proven incorrect. In the MLB, having a batting average over .400 is considered a remarkable achievement. Few players have achieved having a batting average over .400. The last baseball player to hit over .400 was Ted Williams in 1953, where his batting average was .407 and was earning a salary 80,000(712,623.22) dollars. In 1994, Tony Gywnn came close to having a batting average of .400. Unfortunately, for Gywnn the strike of 1994 ended the season early. The majority of professional baseball players do not increase their batting average when their salary increases. However, few players in this study did in fact increase their batting average, but it is only for one year and the following year it decreases again. For example,
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