Real estate averages and the Red Sox

I gave a presentation recently explaining why I do not use average prices in real estate.

In the ALCS Championship series against the Astros the Red Sox scored a total of 28 runs or an average of 5.6 per game. But averages don’t work in baseball either and the results were:
Red Sox

But if we could average those 28 runs over 6 games it would be 5.6 per game. So let’s give the Sox 4 games with 6 runs and 2 with 4. Then we could have produced these results:

Red Sox

And we’re off to the World Series!

Talking of which, I picked a hat from the closet on Friday as I headed out to hit some golf balls:
Red Sox

Now that was a year!

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