Dewan: The Flat Bat Award 2012
From SABR member John Dewan at ACTA Sports on October 23, 2012:
With the regular season behind us, it is time once again to hand out the Flat Bat Award for the best bunter in baseball in 2012. In 2011, Emilio Bonifacio beat out the two-time defending champion Erick Aybar. However, Bonifacio only played in 64 games this season because of a series of injuries. Will it be Aybar who reclaims the title or someone else?
To decide, we will first look at which players were most successful on bunt hit attempts. These players had the best batting averages on bunt hit attempts with a minimum of 10 attempts.
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Originally published: October 23, 2012. Last Updated: October 23, 2012.