It’s pretty much impossible to watch baseball without numbers.
Watch a game on TV and you’ll see the score is tied at two, with two outs in the fourth inning and the batter has a .290 batting average and the pitcher will throw his first strike and now the batting average switches to .250 because that’s how well he hits on a 0-1 count.
Watch a game live and you’ll see the multi-million dollar giant TV screen spout batting average, runs batted in, home runs, pitch counts and how many doubles the batter has gotten during his eight-game hitting streak. It’s no wonder why in baseball, more than any other sport, historical numbers mean so much. …Read More →