Tecmo Super Bowl and Baseball Stars are probably the two most important games when it comes to sports because not only did they have great gameplay but they introduced stat tracking over an entire season. I don't know how many hours I spent just simulating seasons btw those two games.
My friend and I used to play seasons on Super Bases Loaded (or maybe it was Super Bases Loaded 2). The game kept your record, but no stats, so we would actually keep a book and total up our stats at the end of the season...haha. Here's an actual photo of me looking through our score book: