The Bright Side: Who’s On First? Statistics in sports

Kathleen Wyatt is currently the leading angler in the HMT Series. She stands with her sons Colton and Hudson, husband Jamison and Capt. K.J. Robinson. (Courtesy photo/HMT Series)

“Painless” Paul Douglas celebrates the second largest marlin of the HMT Series to date - a 747 pounder from the Firecracker Open. (Courtesy photo/HMT Series)

Statistics are a funny thing. They don’t always paint a complete picture, and in certain circumstances they can even be misleading. If there were not statistics in sports, however, it would be like a bazillion trees falling in the woods with nobody around to count how many made noise.