July 5, 2012

Silly Baseball Statistics — and a New One

The Not-an-Error Error (“the 1/2 Error?” “the Should’ve??”) I dare say modern baseball suffers from too many statistics, not too few (try to decipher the almost ridiculously complex scoreboard at Target Field lately?). But watching a Twins-Royals makeup game last weekend, I saw a play that had no “statistic” to go with it — at...
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“The Byerly’s Buffer”

No More Door Dings? “Murphy’s Law for parking lots:  never park next to a car in worse condition than yours.” –Ross Kaplan I have no idea if local grocery store chain Byerly’s in fact came up with the idea — but that’s where I first saw it, a few weeks ago:  a double stripe between...
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