Friday, May 6, 2011

Cyclic Baseball Answer

Contained inside this post is the answer to the problem posted on May 3rd. The answer is after the jump.

The odds of Jim hitting for the cycle are 0.00945%.

Also, check out this link (found by Ken). The probabilities in this problem are based off the statistics of a real MLB player. That player is Jimmy Rollins. Please post any feedback in the comments section.

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