Tomorrow I'm hitting the road for a cross-country move, the sixth time I've driven the width of the nation since 2001. As I was boxing up my video games it occurred to me that some of them will have made five of those journeys by the time I reach North Carolina on Friday. All of them are sports titles.
It drives me nuts every time I hear it. A professional athlete delivers a gobsmacking statistical performance, whether for a single game or a longer span, and a commentator or a columnist inevitably describes him as "putting up video game numbers."
When the Texas Rangers' Josh Hamilton unloaded nine home runs and 15…