bat one thousand

bat one thousand

Have a perfect record, as in In meeting deadlines, she's batting one thousand. The term comes from baseball statistics, where it signifies getting a hit for every turn at bat. It was transferred to other activities in the 1920s.
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He's hit two and had other opportunities where he has't come through, but you aren't going to bat one thousand.