tribefan13 wrote:Well I definately think the AL is overall a lot better than the NL.
A note about the Nl east being the best division ever, as of right now they NL east division is 48 games above .500. I looked at a total of 3 years of the past and already found that in 1998 the AL East was 62 games above .500 together. So if you put all their records together the Al East killed them...... I think this is a good factor and shows that this NL East is just the most balanced, not BEST
In 1998 the Yankess ALONE were 66 games above .500. That's not a good metric to use because it lends waaaaay too much weight to having only one star team, rather than balance through and through. It's like a starting rotation. If you have Koufax on day one and Brian Anderson, Kyle Snyder, and Tanyon Sturtze starting the next three days, overall
you might look even to other teams (because Koufax picks up the slack for the other three), but you still only have one great pitcher.