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Remember the Beer or How to Defeat a Sabermetrician in an Argument

As someone who has been schooled in the old fashioned thinking of the triple crown stats as being the way to judge a player and I have always had a hard time understanding the "new age" stats of sabermetricions...I found this and I pass it along to you

http://catfishstew.baseballtoaster.com/archives/900869.html

A little quote...

The first and most important lesson when fighting against a Sabermetrician is this: remember the beer. No, I'm not saying you should get your opponent drunk, although I suppose that wouldn't hurt your cause any. The point is this: sabermetricians almost always argue from the point of view of a General Manager. They focus entirely on how to win instead of why we watch.

Kasey

See the Cubs 2008 schedule with TV schedule at http://ignarski.tripod.com/sched2008.html

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