WHIP Calculator: Master the Art of Baseball Stats
About WHIP Calculator
The WHIP Calculator helps you determine the walks plus hits per inning pitched (WHIP) in baseball statistics.
In baseball statistics, WHIP (walks plus hits per inning pitched) is a sabermetric measurement of the number of baserunners a pitcher has allowed per inning pitched. It is a measure of a pitcher’s ability to prevent batters from reaching base. Comparing to ERA, WHIP measures a pitcher’s effectiveness against the batters faced more directly.
The WHIP calculation formula is as follows:
WHIP = (Number of hits allowed + Number of walks allowed) / Number of Innings Pitched
WHIP provides insights into a pitcher's ability to prevent batters from reaching base, making it a crucial metric for evaluating a pitcher's effectiveness.
A WHIP score below 1.10 is considered elite, while a score above 1.60 is seen as below average. Reference:
Yes, for partial innings, use .3333 for a third of an inning and .6666 for two thirds.
Average WHIP in MLB: The average WHIP for MLB pitchers in recent years has hovered around 1.30.
Historical Best WHIP: Hall of Famer Addie Joss holds the record for the best single-season WHIP at 0.9673 in 1908.