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A seemingly intrinsic part of the game of baseball is the keeping of statistics on the achievements of the players. Started by [Henry Chadwick]? in the 19th century who devised the concept of batting average based on his experience of cricket. Some of the most oftenly used statistics will be explained here:

Other terminology (to be) defined here (should maybe be in a different section)

NB: This was going to be a kinda mini-/sabermetric thing, but I found myself defining some of the standard terms, too. If someone with moderator power could put them under a different subhead (Baseball, or BaseballTerminology? or somesuch), that'd be nice-- Gareth Owen

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