Sports Teams Celebrate Pi Day on Twitter

Andrew Gould@AndrewGould4Featured ColumnistMarch 14, 2017

Whether sabermetric savants or supporters of basic counting stats and averages, sports fans spend plenty of time analyzing numbers. It's only fitting for teams from all leagues to unite on March 14, the celebration of Pi Day.

Some may know pi as 3.14, while others can recite 1,000 digits of the irrational number. Either way, there's room for all to appreciate math.

Twitter accounts that represent sports franchises and media did just that Tuesday, using players' jersey numbers to illustrate pi:

Pictured at the top, the Colorado Rockies went a step further by having their players and coaches replicate the never-ending number during a rendition of the national anthem in spring training.

The Chicago Bulls also went above and beyond the general and juxtaposed pictures of a No. 3 and No. 14:

The Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Indians, perhaps scornful of the opening two digits, did not participate.

[Twitter]

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