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“Strat-School! Featuring Strat-o-Matic: Learn Math Skills Using the Classic Fantasy Baseball Game
May 10,6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
A Remake Learning Days series presented by the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum in partnership with the Linda Hall Library and Science of Sport.
A live, virtual program for the entire family!
Join the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Linda Hall Library, and our partners at Strat-o-Matic Baseball for “Strat-School,” teaching you the ins and outs of this popular board game. For 60 years, Strat-o-Matic has offered sports game simulations using math and probability tables. It is the original fantasy sports game simulation, starting with baseball. Learn the history of the game and how it can help sharpen your math skills. This event is free to attend and will broadcast live on our Facebook page and YouTube channel.
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Further reading at the Linda Hall Library
- Adair, Robert Kemp. The Physics of Baseball. New York: Perennial, 2002.
- Collins, H. M. Bad Call: Technology’s Attack on Referees and Umpires and How to Fix It. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2016.