There is an all-encompassing statistic for baseball players called WAR, or wins above replacement. The higher the WAR over a career, the better the player. The very best Hall of Fame players might have a WAR of more than 100.
A career for one of these greats might last 20 years, but their WAR is usually all earned in the first 12 to 15 years, and sometimes they go several years without amassing any WAR, and it can even become negative. I find that this can be a good parallel to the concept of life expectancy versus healthy years, and it is a very important one for all of us.
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