January 11, 2012

The Problem With Batting Average, In 12 Words

Why is batting average a seriously flawed metric for measuring a hitter's worth? Quickly:
I have three coins. You have five coins. Who has more money?
On a related note, Joe Posnanski writes about early baseball scribe (and proto-basement dweller) F. C. Lane.

1 comment:

Amy said...

Great way of describing it!