Steve-o wrote:OPS+ and ERA+. They are league and park adjusted numbers that at a quick glance can tell you how much better or worse a player is above the average player. Plus people are already familiar with the non-adjusted stats.
Yeah, I like the + stats as a way to convey the player's relational skill in a concise, understandable manner.
Some stats would just require too much of an explanation to ever work on baseball cards, wouldn't they?