Yep....I had (still have them) a huge collection of baseball and football cards and that is part of the reason I love statistics and numbers as much as I do.
I'd stare at the back of the cards and memorize the stats and always knew what the all-time records were for all the categories.
I used to read all of the box scores in the newspaper every day as a kid....and still get on and read over the box scores on the Internet every day.
Even today, I closely follow players as they chase achievements like the 3,000 hit club, 300 wins, 3,000 Ks, 500 HRs, etc...
Same deal with football, I pay attention to all of the statistical records and know who is close to breaking what record and who needs what stats to reach certain plateaus.
I spend a lot of time on these sites: