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1 Lecture 10 Baseball Elimination Ivy League baseball The 8 ivy leagues Cornell, Brown, Princeton, Harvard, Yale, Columbia, Penn and Dartmouth compete each season in many different sports. Let’s focus on baseball . The last 10 Ivy Champions Year School 2006-2007 Brown 2005-2006 Princeton 2004-2005 Harvard 2003-2004 Princeton 2002-2003 Princeton 2001-2002 Harvard 2000-2001 Princeton 1999-2000 Princeton 1998-1999 Harvard 1997-1998 Harvard Cornell won its last baseball title in 1976-1977! Gehring division: Cornell, Penn, Princeton, Columbia Rolfe division: Harvard, Brown, Dartmouth, Yale
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2 Standings after 04/21/07 Games left to play Penn Columbia Cornell Princeton Princeton Penn 11-7 0 0 2 0 Columbia 11-9 0 0 0 0 Cornell 6-8 2 0 0 4 Princeton 6-8 2 0 4 0 Could Cornell still win the division? Clearly, yes. The question is not always easy to answer! Games left to play Penn Columbia Cornell Princeton Penn 11-0 0 3 1 5 Columbia 7-5 3 0 3 2 Cornell 7-7 1 3 0 2 Princeton 11-0 5 2 2 0 Could Cornell still win the division?
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3 • Penn does not win more than W-11=2 of the remaining games (score 13:7); • Columbia does not win more than W-7=6 of the remaining games; • Princeton does not win more than
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