Posted by MikeT23 on 2/13/2013 10:52:00 PM (view original):
"All I need to know can be found in a boxscore. **** watching a game!!!"
Sure, that's not a straw man.
People love baseball stats because they love watching baseball. Knowing things like, well, I don't know, maybe that Bernie Williams was no where near the offensive player that Edgar Martinez was, enhances the experience.