Forecasting Baseball Averages

Choose the baseball player that you think would have the better batting average in the future: Player 1 with the higher average or Player 2 with more experience?

  • Player 1 has a batting average of 0.500 after six appearances at bat in his career.
  • Player 2 has a batting average of 0.300 after 3,000 appearances at bat in his career.

The average baseball player has a batting average of approximately 0.250 and both players have records that are better than average.

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