Total bases is a baseball statistic
. It is calculated by adding the number
s a player
hits, plus two times the number of double
s, plus three times the number of triple
s, plus four time the number of home run
s. Official abbreviation
for total bases is 'TB'.
Formula: TB = Hits + Doubles + 2 * Triples + 3 * Home runs
Total bases is important for calculating a number of different baseball stats, including slugging percentage.