Sports Question

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  1. Vincenzo69

    Vincenzo69 Well-Known Member

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    In football we have seen a team have a perfect record and win a Super Bowl. We also saw a couple years ago the New England Patriots go 16-0 in the regular season and then lose the super bowl.


    Will we ever see a baseball team go 162-0 and win the World Series?
     
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    Nope
     
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    why?
     
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    Season is Too long. If baseball played 16 games then yeah.
     
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    Never, too many games. Every team has at least one or two at the very least shit pitchers even the best teams.
     
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    Too many games. Players don't give a shit. Basketball has a better shot and I don't see that happening either
     
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    No.
     
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    No. Way too many variables
     
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    The statistical probability of that occurring is incredibly small. Too many variables over such a long season.

    Found this online:

    Statistically the odds of a team winning:

    1 game = 1 in 2, or 1 in 2^1, (Either W or L)
    2 games = 1 in 4, or 1 in 2^2, (Either WW, WL, LW, or LL)
    3 games = 1 in 8, or 1 in 2^3, (Either WWW, WWL, WLW, WLL, LWW, LWL, LLW, or LLL)

    162 games = 1 in 5.846 x 10^48th, or 1 in 2^162
    (About 5 quindecillion to 1)
     
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    In the early days of computer baseball games I played Tony LaRussa Baseball, which had historical players that you could use to assemble teams and simulate seasons.
    I tried this.
    Even with starting lineups of Ruth, Gehrig, Cobb, Williams, Wagner, Bench, etc. the absolute best at each position, the teams would still lose 30-40 games out of 162.
     
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    Quinn Decillion was my radio name when I worked in Hartford, Robin. Robin?
     
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    If the Warriors go 82-0 won't there be public outcry that a baseball team still hasn't done it?
     
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    We have steroids now. How much better would Babe Ruth and Ty Cobb be if they played today?
     
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    Arsenal FC 2003-4, 26 wins, 12 draws, 0 loses.
     
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    But that's homo football
     
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    All the pitchers they faced and other teams would also use so it would be a wash.
     
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