Discussions about 'the numbers' and how they apply to understanding baseball.
Let's get this one out of the way before the season starts.
Some knowledge about baseball is much easier to get from personal observation than from statistics. (Does he look good in the field? Is he a confident or tentative baserunner?) Other knowledge of baseball is much easier to get from statistics than from personal observation. (How often does he hit into double plays? How many defensive plays does he make in a season?)
In those situations where you can go either with