Does Batting Average Matter?
I mean: At all?
Tango has a great little piece on his blog where he compares Don Mattingly and Darryl Strawberry. A comparison between the two players has long fascinated him, but more in an aesthetic way. He has wondered which type of hitter fans enjoy watching more:
The Darryl Strawberry low-average, lots of walks and strikeouts, lots of homers.
The Don Mattingly hig…
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