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Better than Fiction

Ignoring the fact the Twins are 25:1 underdogs in the current ALDS; the incrediblenessitness of the Twins 1-game tiebreaker against the Tigers for the AL Central title was a mind blowing deal. Mind Bottling. Ridonculous.

To understand how superlative this game was, in entertainment value, we need to compare it to something supposedly entertaining.

So, here is the WPA chart of the final game in the movie “Major League” (generally a well regarded baseball comedy):


And here is the WPA chart for game #163:

Tigers_Twins_WPA 2009 163

Any fictional game (including the summer long snore fest in The Iowa Baseball Confederacy) has nothing on what happened to spectators at the game yesterday (Tuesday)