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2021-2022 Catalog

FYS 023 Baseball: The One Constant Through All The Years

Why is baseball the "American pastime"? What is it about baseball that fascinates millions around the world? This seminar explores the game by examining the role of statistics on decision making, in-game managerial strategy and economics as well as investigating the historical significance of baseball. Students examine baseball through various writings, films, game attendance, and game simulations in which they manage their own teams. Critical thinking skills are emphasized in the context of baseball.