Monday, August 22nd, 2011

A Sabermetric Look At The Little League World Series

Jon Methven is the author of This Is Your Captain Speaking, due out in 2012 by Simon & Schuster. He can be reached here, or follow him on Twitter @jonmethven.

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Mr. B (#10,093)

I like this and everything but … "Chinese Taipei"? Isn't that how the propaganda ministry in Beijing refers to Taiwan?

keisertroll (#1,117)

@Mr. B They just use that term to differentiate from 1976 eighth place winner Irish Taipei. Their star player? Saduharu O'Brien.

BadUncle (#153)

I love these features.

keisertroll (#1,117)

For someone with a right fielder's disposition I spent a lot of time in left.

SeanP (#4,058)

@keisertroll I hope you at least got to smoke the weed.

keisertroll (#1,117)

@SeanP Like Bill "Spaceman" Lee, I only used it on my cereal.

whizz_dumb (#10,650)

Step 3 (with the bear) gave Dave Bry PTSD, way to go. I, on the other hand, really enjoyed this whole thing.

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