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 Unit 5 : American Voices Mathematics: from Wait Till Next Year Mathematics: from Wait Till Next Year In the 1950s, many fans collected baseball cards, just like they do today. One side of these cards showed a picture of a player. The other side showed baseball statistics about that player. It is easy to compute baseball statistics using some basic math skills. See page 861 of your textbook to learn how to compute a player's batting average, and visit the sites below for more on baseball stats. Math Baseball http://www.funbrain.com/ math/ index.html Play math with FUNBRAIN.COM. Enter answers to math problems and hit the "Swing" button. If your answer is correct, you will get a hit. FUNBRAIN will decide if the hit is a single, double, triple, or home run based on the difficulty of the problem. If your answer is wrong, you will get an out. The game is over after three outs. Little League Baseball http://www.littleleague.org/ This site includes information on the league, games, and more. Baseball Prospectus Online http://www.baseballprospectus.com/ In-depth analysis, neural net hitter projections, guest essays, and all the statistics you need.