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When Are Baseball Fans Safe to Leave a Game Early?

Baseball is probably the one major sporting event where there is no shame in leaving a little early.  According to a FiveThirtyEight statistical model, based on 2010-2015 regular season inning-by-inning scoring data, you should leave after the sixth inning if the leading team is ahead by four or more runs.  Read more and view charts here.

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