Back to baseball with Retrosheet and OSS

Posted by siddfinch on Mar 5, 2007 2:23 PM EDT
NewsForge; By Mat Kovach
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One out and the bases are full of Indians. Grady Sizemore steps up to the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning with the Tribe on the wrong end of a 3-1 game against the Kansas City Royals. The first pitch he sees is a ball. After fouling off a pitch and watching the next ball blocked by the catcher he slices a fly ball to left field, clearing the bases of teammates to win the game. As I drove myself home that night I wondered how unusual it was for a game to end on a bases-loaded triple. I figured the best way to look it up was to visit Retrosheet and look through their data files.

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