Monthly Archives: September 2013

Number Fun!

Here’s another poor attempt to make some fun and interesting connections using stats. We’ll start with the number 17 today, because the Chiefs needed every last point of the 17 they scored this weekend to beat the Cowboys. And it’s the 17th day of September. Did that blow your mind? C.J. Wilson of the 73-77 […]

Successful Sports Towns: Part II

Last week we took a look at the cities with the most successful major league sports teams. The post can be found here. We focused specifically on titles and championship appearances since 1990, and we found that Boston, St. Louis, and New York had the highest percentage of seasons for their teams ending in a championship […]

Successful Sports Towns: Part I

The MLB season is winding down as the NFL opens regular season play this weekend. While the playoff teams are starting to take shape on the baseball side, all 32 NFL teams harbor some sort of hope of the playoffs or more. The Pittsburgh Pirates are closing in on their first playoff appearance and winning […]