If a picture is worth a thousand words, then graph above says “collapse” a thousand-fold. Nate Silver, a pioneer of sabermetrics and a great political blogger, has an interesting post on the statistics and historical background regarding what happened last night. Let’s just say the odds were very long indeed. Check out his blog if you like politics, statistics, or baseball.
Posted By Max Viscio
Full Disclosure: I’m a Yankee fan…