Steve & Keith Podcast ep. 319

In sports, there is a way to experience winning in an emotional way and an aesthetic one, with some blurring between those two dimensions. However, has sabermetrics changed the balance? Does it dissect baseball so far as to strip away aesthetic considerations, replacing it with computational ones, in the name of winning? What kinds of stats are suspect? Which ones describe the aesthetic of the game? Then, a short diatribe tells how the video montage is an abominable trick played on the mind that makes football seem exciting. Football’s plays are awesome out of context, you know, the context of the actual “game” that people are so interested in…ha ha NOT.

Steve & Keith Suck at Football
Steve & Keith Podcast ep. 319

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