MLB Team Birthdays
In a group of 23 people the mathematical probability is more than half (.507)
that two of them will have the same birthday. This is unintuitive but true!
Let's test it out.
Major League Baseball teams have an active roster of 25 men. The probability
is .569 that a team will have two players with the same birthday.
Feb 20 Justin Verlander, Brian McCann
Mar 30 Alex Bregman, Jake Marisnick
Mar 29 Matt Olson, Chad Pinder
Dec 21 Kendall Graveman, Khris Davis
Sep 12 Matt Wisler, Freddie Freeman
Mar 26 Jett Bandy, Hernan Perez
Oct 19 Josh Tomlin, Rajai Davis
Apr 4 Odrisamer Despaigne, Cameron Maybin
Jun 18 Tomas Telis, J.B. Shuck
Oct 22 Robinson Cano, Ichiro Suzuki
Mar 27 Matt Harvey, Brandon Nimmo
Jul 20 Stephen Strasburg, Pedro Severino
May 9 Luis Perdomo, Chase Headley
Jul 20 Tyler Webb, Matt Szczur
Apr 4 Martin Perez, Renato Nunez
Dec 4 Blake Snell, Carlos Gomez
Dec 31 Alex Colome, Ryan Yarbrough
Aug 21 Christian Vazquez, J.D. Martinez
May 3 Homer Bailey, Amir Garrett
Jun 19 Austin Brice, Devin Mesoraco
Apr 19 Zach Duke, Joe Mauer
Dec 15 Trevor Hildenberger, Ryan Pressly
May 27 Miguel Gonzalez, Yoan Moncada
Dec 9 Bruce Rondon, Adam Engel
Of 30 teams 16 had 2 players with the same birthday.
16/30 is 0.53