World Series Observations

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World Series Observations
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After having the pleasure of watching five relatively exciting World Series games, there are a few things that have stood out in my mind as noteworthy. The following is a list of some observations from this year's series thus far:

With his half-dozen mound visits per inning, Jorge Posada is the sole reason these World Series games take four hours to complete . It is my hope that Baseball Reference starts keeping track of this statistic next season, which will be called MVI (mound visits per inning).

Ryan Howard strikes out a lot . And when he does, he always mutters something under his breath in disbelief…even when it’s a swinging strike three.

Kate Hudson just might be the most famous baseball groupie since Alyssa Milano .

Among many other things, Joba Chamberlain needs to wash his hat .

It appears as though Chase Utley has starting using the John Stamos/Jesse Katsopolis line of hair products . Have mercy!

There is so much loose jersey hanging off CC Sabathia , that the spare materials could be used as a tarp to cover the entire country of Cambodia.

Cliff Lee is non-chalant about everything , so would he even get excited if the Phillies won the World Series?

There is no stopping Mariano Rivera. If this World Series goes to a Game Seven, Joe Girardi might be best served to let Mo pitch the entire game himself.

After seeing all the camera time that the Philly Phanatic has been getting , I realized the Yankees don’t even have an official team mascot. How sad is that?

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