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Berkman showing he's the king of swing

Originally Published: May 20, 2008
By Jerry Crasnick | ESPN.com

Sure, it's a lot of fun reporting to the park when your batting average is outpacing crude oil futures. But for each three-hit game Lance Berkman enjoys today, he knows the inevitable market correction awaits.

On Web sites that traffic in statistical analysis, they call it regression to the mean. In layman's terms, the phenomenon is more commonly known as "gravity."

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2008 Season Stats

GM HR RBI R OBP AVG

45 16 44 48 .467 .389

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