Re: FAQ Answers Round 6: SABR and Sabermetric Tools
I'll try to think of a few as well, but the one that comes to mind from the beginning is "Why sabermetrics?" I think that's one of the barriers to the understanding of sabermetrics, namely not understanding the need.
The answer should center around the desire to better understand a player's true contributions to things such as generating runs for the offense. It should also mention the ability to project future performance within reasonable limits.
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