Fly Balls Percentage measures the percentage of balls in play that are hit as fly balls, whether they result in a successful hit or not.
FB% = Fly Balls/(Ground Balls + Fly Balls)
More about Fly Balls Percentage Leaders
Players who lead the league in fly balls percentage are those who hit the greatest percentage of all balls hit in play for fly balls. This includes all batted balls in play, meaning it does not matter if they resulted in a hit. These players are likely to be power hitters who hit a fair share of home runs, and also are going to have higher strikeout rates than the average hitter. Since fly balls are a batted ball type that do not frequently result in a hit these players do not usually hit for a very high average. Those who lead the league in fly balls percentage typically come close to have a 60% fly ball percentage.