Cubsgrafs: Triple slash
Infographic by Emerald Gao and Sean Ahmed, from the September 2011 issue of Vine Line. Subscribe to Vine Line today to get more top analysis on the Cubs.
Known as the triple-slash line, a player’s batting, on-base and slugging averages help quantify the ways in which he produces on offense. The Cubs’ position players through 117 team games are shown at top. The charts at bottom show the distribution of triple-slash stats for all MLB regulars, defined as those who would qualify for the batting title.