Bush vs. Eckstein: Let's Run the Numbers

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There they are at the White House, our improbable 2006 World Series champs, getting feted by President Bush, who's taking a break from his usual decider duties.

Dubya compares himself to World Series MVP shortstop David Eckstein, saying, "They said he can't hit. They said he can't throw. Listen, David. I've made a career out of people underestimating me."

Let's run the stats from, oh let's see, the 2003-2006 seasons:

Player Errors U.S. lives lost owing to said errors
David Eckstein
35
0
George W. Bush
1
3,000 and counting

-Unreal

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