OPINION: Not all statistics tell the truth

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By Kenny Fogle

If you depend on statistics to help you decide what is real and what is not, then I hope you are also someone who does extensive research before you make your final conclusion. I remember years ago, Pistol Pete Maravich was scoring above every other player in the country in college basketball. Just going on that stat, you would think he was the best player in the game. Dig a little deeper and you find his father was the coach and he was the only player designed to shoot the ball. Happens all the time in little league, and on occasion in other levels of sports.

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