Are Seasons Arbitrary End Points?

It seems random when an analyst quotes a player’s stats ‘since April 3rd,’ but when they say that the same player had certain stats ‘last year,’ we don’t blink. Are seasons just as arbitrary as any end points?

[Me on FanGraphs]

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I write. About baseball, mostly, but also about the anthropology of sports, travel, cooking and sometimes music. But yeah, baseball mostly.
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