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Jim Thome: Round Numbers and Baseball Analytics

jim thome: A .300 career average, according to The Chronicle Herald. In the age of baseball analytics, there's still room in the Hall of Fame for big, round numbers you can count on. More than 600 saves. Chipper Jones, Jim Thome, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman were rewarded Wednesday, easily elected in the newest class headed for Cooperstown. Yes, you can dig deeper, he said. I don't know how you tabulate or calculate WAR, Jones said, referring to a sabermetric stat that didn't exist for much of his career. ( As reported in the news.