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
Feb 1 Brett Anderson, Sean Manaea
Mar 29 Matt Olson, Chad Pinder
Feb 10 Jorge Lopez, Brandon Woodruff
Mar 26 Jett Bandy, Hernan Perez
Mar 11 Pedro Baez, Rich Hill
Nov 23 Ross Stripling, Justin Turner
Oct 19 Josh Tomlin, Rajai Davis
Jun 19 Jacob deGrom, Devin Mesoraco
Jul 20 Stephen Strasburg, Pedro Severino
Apr 8 Zach Eflin, Carlos Santana
Aug 10 Anthony Banda, Wilson Ramos
Dec 31 Alex Colome, Ryan Yarbrough
Aug 21 Christian Vazquez, J.D. Martinez
May 3 Homer Bailey, Amir Garrett
Feb 10 Tim Hill, Alex Gordon
Apr 19 Zach Duke, Joe Mauer
Dec 15 Trevor Hildenberger, Ryan Pressly
Dec 9 Bruce Rondon, Adam Engel
Sep 6 Tyler Austin, Clint Frazier
Of 30 teams 15 had 2 players with the same birthday.
15/30 is 0.50