World's Series

In the tabulated statistics of a baseball game, commonly known as the "box score" are from seven to fourteen columns of figures (depending on the detail with which the game is reported). The last column on the right is headed "E," which stands for "error." Here are recorded the players' single "mechanical mistakes"—the dropped fly, the fumbled grounder, the ball that should have been fielded and was not. The story of a baseball game is told largely in terms of hits by the attacking side and errors...

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