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Old 11-16-2012, 11:47 AM   #29 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by calculusdork View Post
Nah, Metsfan1121 above is right. If you take an average .300 hitter and give him, say, 3.5 ABs per game, then in a given game he's got about a 71% chance of getting at least one hit. That would change the odds of getting 57 in a row to about 1:300,000,000. That is, if you are allowed to select your hitter(s).
Its two times harder to win this damn promotion than the MegaMillions loterry. I suppose it doesn't really matter when you are tallking about improbable odds, but I just can't see myself getting into something where I know I am bound to lose 300,000,000 times more often than I win.

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