PA

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AcronymDefinition
PAPhysician Assistant
PAPublic Address
PAPennsylvania (US postal abbreviation)
PAPurchasing Agent
PAPort Angeles (Washington)
PAPublic Affairs
PAPará (Brazilian state)
PAPara (Brazil)
PAPublic Address system
PAPrincess Anne (high school in Virginia Beach, Virginia)
PAPublic Administration
PAPort Authority (of NY and NJ)
PAPress Association (British National News Agency)
PAProgram Administrator
PAPublic Assistance
PAProfessional Association
PAParents Association
PAPoint A
PAPhysical Activity (health)
PAProgram Announcement
PAPanama
PAPay Attention
PAPrivacy Act
PAPublic Accounting
PAPoints Against
PAPower of Attorney
PAPeople's Association (Singapore)
PAPersonal Assistant
PAPut Away
PAPolice Academy
PAPass Along
PAPolitical Affairs (journal of the Communist Party of the United States of America)
PAPre Approval (to adopt)
PAPan Am (airline)
PAPhillips Academy (Andover)
PAPerformance Analysis
PAPalo Alto (California)
PAPrince Albert (Canada)
PAPrince Albert (piercing)
PAProduction Assistant (filmmaker)
PAProduction Assistant
PAPeace Agreement
PAProgram Assistant
PAParaguay
PAPerformance Assessment
PAPamela Anderson
PAProject Administrator
PAProgrammer/Analyst
PAPower Amplifier
PAPower-Amplifier
PAPascal
PAPalestinian Authority
PAPenny Arcade (webcomic)
PAPrior Authorization (Pharmacy Benefits)
PAProtected Area (conservation)
PAPale Ale
PAPort Adapter (Cisco)
PAParty Animal
PAPersonal Appearance
PAPublic Announcement
PAPublishers Association
PAPlanning Authority
PAPulmonary Artery
PAProcess Analysis
PAPolicy Analyst
PAPakistan Army
PAProfessional Associates
PAPublish America (book publisher)
PAPer Annum
PAParalegal
PAPolk Audio
PAPlein Air (Quebec)
PAPower Act (gaming)
PAPali (linguistics)
PAPaisley (postcode, United Kingdom)
PAPersonal Accident (insurance)
PAPerformance Appraisal
PAProject Architect
PAPublic Appearance
PAProcess Automation
PAPersonnel Action
PAPreliminary Assessment
PAPoint d'Appui (French: Support Point)
PAParental Advisory
PAPassive Aggressive (behavioral health)
PAPersonnel Administration (various organizations)
PAPhilippine Army
PAPreferred Alternative
PAPsychoanalysis
PAProcess Area
PAPhonological Awareness
PAProject Accounting
PAProgram Access
PAPost-Apocalyptic
PABureau of Public Affairs
PAPeople's Alliance
PAPlasminogen Activator (biochemistry)
PAPerfect Attendance
PAProblem Analysis
PAPseudomonas aeruginosa (bacteria)
PAPlanet of the Apes (movie)
PAPolyamide
PAPernicious Anemia
PAPublic Aid (Medicaid)
PAPregnancy-Associated
PAPracticing Attorney
PAProject Analyst
PAPatients Association (UK)
PAPharmacological Action (US NIH)
PAPhthalic Anhydride (organic compound)
PAPenny Arcade (comic strip)
PAPsoriatic Arthritis
PAPunk Ass
PAPeace Arch (US/Canada border)
PAPicatinny Arsenal
PAPrecautionary Approach (fisheries)
PAPlayahead (Internet community)
PAPantothenic Acid
PAPosition Angle (astronomy)
PAPlate Appearance (Baseball)
PAPrivate Adoption
PAPreferential Attachment (mathematics)
PAPoint Analysis
PAProject Assessment
PAProtactinium
PAProtective Antigen (microbiology)
PAPollution Abatement
PAPersistent Asthma
PAParticle Accelerator
PAPress Agent
PAPersonal Adviser
PAPaying Agent
PAPorte-Avions (French, aircraft carrier)
PAPinkerton Academy (New Hampshire)
PAPrivate Account
PAPancreatic Adenocarcinoma
PAPlant Air
PAPax Americana
PAProcessing Activities
PAPersonalausweis (German: identity card)
PAPreparing Activity
PAProtocol Analyzer
PAProgrammatic Agreement (USACE)
PAPosterior Anterior (radiology)
PAPredictive Analysis
PAProject Agreement
PAProduct Assurance
PAPalermo, Sicilia (Italian province)
PAPrecision Approach (avionics)
PAPressure Altitude
PAPower Automation
PAPolicy Article (medical policy)
PAProperty Administrator
PAProduction Agency
PAPhantom Assassin (gaming)
PAPreventative Action
PAPreferred Address
PAProanthocyanidin (flavanol class)
PAPermit Authority
PAProhibited Areas
PAPrednisolone Acetate (eye medication; usually followed by %)
PAPolyacryl
PAPersonal Alarm
PAPartial Agreement
PAPolitical Agent (Pakistan)
PAPeer Advisor
PAPotential Equalisation
PAProvider Aggregatable (Internet Provider addresses)
PAPersonal Agent
PAPublic Attorney
PAPartner Association
PAPathologists' Assistant
PAPlanetarion (online game)
PAPerformance Assurance
PAPension Adjustment
PAPressure Alarm
PAProxy Agreement
PAPrecision Attack
PAPending Availability
PAProgramming Assistant (campus residential officer)
PAPost Adjutant
PAProgram Authorization
PAPropionic Acidemia
PAPrincipal Administrator
PAPilote Automatique (French: Autopilot)
PAProject Authorization
PAProponent Agency
PAProject Audit
PAPrivacy Advocate
PAPerfect Attack (gaming, Dance Dance Revolution)
PAProsecution Attorney
PAPastoral Assistant
PAPrivatization Agency
PAProducing Ability (breeding)
PAPublic Audio
PAProof Assistant
PAPooling Administrator
PAParliamentary Assistant (Ontario Government)
PAPepper-Ann (TV show)
PAProfessional Audio System
PAParticipatory Appraisal
PAProduction Acceptance
PAProton Affinity
PAPassenger Address
PAPicoampere
PAProcurement Army
PAPartido Arnulfista (Arnulfista Party, Panama)
PAPaper Advance
PAProject Arrangement
PAPhysical Affair
PAProvider Assigned (IP address space assigned to a specific provider by IANA)
PAProgrammed Amount (USACE)
PAPastoral Administrator
PAProtected Administrator (computer security)
PAPerforming Activity (CEFMS)
PAProfessor's Assistant
PAProduct Accelerator
PAPassenger Announcement (airlines)
PAProgressão Aritmética
PAPerverted Ass
PAPayroll Area
PAPierce Armor (Age of Kings game)
PAProcurement Authorization
PAPhysician's Association
PAPhotoinduced Absorption
PAPolar Air Mass
PAProcurement Appropriation
PAPseudomonas Aeruginosa Lectin
PAPosition Approximate
PAPride Africa (Herndon, VA)
PAParti de l'Action (French: Action Party, Morocco)
PAPre-Auditing
PAPaulus Apostolus (Apostol Paul)
PAParapsychological Association, Inc (Petaluma, California)
PAPre-Arbitrated
PAPayload Accommodations
PAProduct Accumulate (linear code)
PAPreplaced-Aggregate (concrete)
PAPerforate Artery (Darke Age of Camelot game)
PAPremier Agendas, Inc. (US)
PAPass-through Applications
PAPutt and Approach (disc golf)
PAPhysical Abuse/Assault
PAPeano Arithmetics
PAProduktaansprakelijkheid (Dutch: product responsibility)
PAPerverts Anonymous
PAPokémon Aaah! (website)
PAParalyzed Age (band)
PAProcess Allocator
PAPlatinum Aero (band)
PAPatronato Antialcohólico (Guatemala)
PAPrune Agar
PAPlaza Automotriz (Guatemala car dealer)
PAPaniagua y Asociados (Guatemala, consulting agency)
PAParamedic's Assistant
PAPosition Adaptivity
PAProcurement Aide/Assistant
PAPersisting to an Older Age
PAPurchasing Aide/Assistant
PAProgram Account/Allocation
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The criterion for a successful plate appearance was reaching base on a single, double, triple, home run, base on balls, intentional base on balls, or by being hit by pitch.
True, Hamilton got one fewer plate appearance than Green did, and, in a hypothetical sixth, he may have singled, to tie the record, or even hit for extra bases to break it.
Cabrera will make $43,195 per plate appearance under the deal, based on his yearly average of 676 plate appearances during six seasons with the Tigers.
407 in 361 plate appearance with the Philadelphia Phillies and the Toronto Blue Jays last season, is said to be one of the two players the Orioles plan to acquire ahead of this week's minicamp.
Should a person think that a major league game lasting two hours and 47 minutes--the current average--is a long time, then they might run screaming from the idea of an infinitely long plate appearance.
Under the agreement, Cabrera would fall one plate appearance short of qualifying for the title.
PABA is similar to bases per plate appearance and runs created (RC), though these latter include stolen bases, and advancing other players through sacrifices.
The only other player to hit a grand slam in his first major league game was Bobby Bonds of the San Francisco Giants who connected off Dodgers pitcher John Purdin in his third major league plate appearance on June 25, 1968 at Candlestick Park.
The 500 plate appearance standard was chosen because the official minimum performance standard for individual batting championships as listed in rule 10.
Blahaus noted in his article that each game plate appearance above and beyond four added little to the odds of getting a hit in that game, but reducing the number of plate appearances significantly impacted the odds.