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  • n. A .200 batting average, which is around the minimum batting average a player with strong defensive skills can have and still stay in the major leagues. Named for Mario Mendoza.
  • n. The line dividing acceptable mediocrity from unacceptable mediocrity

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After shortstop Mario Mendoza, whose lifetime batting average is taken to define the threshold of incompetent hitting. (Wiktionary)

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