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The odds of Marlins 14 10+ hit games


Clark Spencer asked a couple of his buddies, who happen to be Math Stats professors, about the odds of getting 10+ hits a game for 14 games.  While I absolutely agree with them there are too many variables to calculate it exactly, I do like the final synopsis.

 Perhaps the best way to illustrate the Marlins' hitting streak would be to use Albert's estimate that teams collect 10 or more hits in a game close to 50 percent of the time. If that's true, then a flipped coin would have to come up heads 14 straight times to approximate what the Marlins have accomplished.

Read the whole thing.  Lots of interesting trivia and even some stats math if you are prone that way.