Like most of you, I like to catch up on matters that appear in the Northwest Arkansas Times. I especially like to read the high school sports sections.
Behold the story of Fayetteville High, the Purple Dogs, and their senior catcher Dan Hollenbeck.
"His on-base percentage is astronomical," [coach Vance] Arnold said. "He gets hit by pitches a lot, walks and has had his share of catcher's interference on his swing so he helps us in a number of ways. Every time you look up he's on base doing something great."
Emphasis mine, of course.
For those scoring at home, catcher's interference calls are not included in either the numerator or denominator to figure out on-base percentage.