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11-17-2012, 07:04 PM
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Originally Posted by EverettMike View Post
Congrats on woefully missing the point too.

Mazz was railing against Sabrematicians that say batting average doesn't matter. So what do they say matters? On base.

So how did Mazz argue his point? By giving you two players with the same OBP. There isn't a ****ing stats guy that wouldn't agree with Mazz's silly hypothetical. If both guys are at 350 OBP everyone would take the 300 hitter, obviously. It is such a "no ****" argument that it is dumb and doesn't prove his point or disprove the batting average isn't that important guys.

he needed to give a hypothetical like a 250 average with a 400 OBP vs a 300 hitter with a 350 OBP for it to have any merit.
Mike... It embarrasses me that you had to explain that.

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