Today In Hilarious Baseball Stat Acronym Humor

Ladies and germs, I give you Richard Griffin: "As for my view on the new generation of baseball statistics, I will just quote from the legendary R&B and soul icon Edwin Starr and his hit song for the Temptations: 'War, huh, good God. What is it good for? Absolutely nothing. Listen to me.'" [Toronto Star] » 9/13/11 8:01pm 9/13/11 8:01pm

All The News That's Fit To Analogize Ridiculously To Food

Your food metaphor of the day, courtesy The New York Times: "We all know the cliché that a prosecuting attorney can persuade a grand jury to indict a ham sandwich, but Clemens — and Barry Bonds, with his trial scheduled for next March — are not mere ham sandwiches but rather the prime beef of baseball." » 8/20/10 1:40pm 8/20/10 1:40pm

Today In Hilarious Baseball Stat Acronym Humor

Ron Borges, ladies and germs, on UZR: "I thought those were the initials of a former Russian state only to learn it means Ultimate Zone Rating." [Boston Herald] » 1/29/10 4:55pm 1/29/10 4:55pm

Harold Reynolds Won't Embrace OPS

Now that Joe Morgan is telling tales 'round the national campfire, who out there is left to make specious, proudly ignorant arguments about the value of baseball statistics? Batter up, Harold Reynolds! » 6/22/09 3:30pm 6/22/09 3:30pm