Mains: Five things you (probably) didn’t know about the 2016 season

From SABR member Rob Mains at Baseball Prospectus on October 4, 2016:

A lot of things happened this year that you know about. There were a record number of strikeouts. There were almost a record number of home runs. Mike Trout was once again the best player in the American League, but (SPOILER ALERT) won’t win the MVP. None of this is news to you.

So, I decided to look up some features of 2016 that might’ve eluded you. After all, the season went by quickly, and you were probably busy for a lot of it. Here’s what went on without drawing headlines.

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Originally published: October 4, 2016. Last Updated: October 4, 2016.