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According to statistical mechanics, the Sox aren't as bad as you might think

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A friend of mine ranks sports teams using a methodology similar to the way Google ranks pages, and arranges them in such a way as to illustrate the expected difference in score between teams, assuming a neutral playing field. Using his system, the Sox are actually a middle of the pack team. Other sports are ranked from time to time and I like the layout of the rankings, so I decided to share. Enjoy!

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