Ed Wade does not live in reality right now.
OK, I’m going to pull a quote out of a book here, and I want you to guess who wrote this. I did this once, but it was more more than a year ago … and anyway, this always gets me. These words were written in 1993 … so 15 years ago. Are you ready? Here we go:
"The two most overrated stats in all of baseball are batting average and earned run average. I measure a player by his run production: Slugging percentage and on-base percentage actually tell you more about run production than batting average."