Dec 28, 2012, 12:26 PM EDT
You ever look at those little “keys to the game” graphics on baseball telecasts and note how tautologous they are? How, essentially, they all say “to win the game, don’t lose the game,” and “try to score runs and don’t let the other team score runs,” more or less? Analysis!
Sam Miller of Baseball Prospectus noticed it, and he used the advice he learned to put together a wonderful pitching tutorial. Follow these instructions, kids, and you’ll be in the bigs in no time!
Oh, and if you have trouble reading it, read the words and understand them and don’t not understand them. That’s the key!
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