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Fantasy vs. Reality

Postby WebHamster » Thu Mar 16, 2006 9:55 pm

This thread contains comments on Gabe Smith's Article "Fantasy vs. Reality", which was posted in the Cafe's Point of View section on March 16, 2006. The full article can be read here.
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Postby EugeneStyles » Fri Mar 17, 2006 1:39 am

Interesting read - good article.

One thing that I took away from that is that Fantasy Baseball is actually pretty good at accurately reflecting a player's real life value. It's not perfect - after all, Mark Grace was a top player and team leader in RL, but was never much of a fantasy player. But the rankings are remarkably close, and I think leagues with certain extra categories like Holds and, IMHO, K's for hitters, may do an even better job.
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Postby Madison » Fri Mar 17, 2006 2:23 am

Nice writeup! ;-D

Good to see some numbers that really show the differences in "fantasy stud" and "real life stud". Send the "real life studs" to my Rangers (and some pitching wouldn't hurt), and send all the "fantasy studs" directly to one of my teams. :-D
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