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NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation had its final season premiere on Tuesday night and the producers snuck in a few baseball-related Easter eggs for fans.

By Extra Mustard
January 14, 2015

NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation had its final season premiere on Tuesday night and the producers snuck in a few baseball-related Easter eggs for fans.

The first was a sabermetric law firm known as Fwar Dips, Winshares, Gritt, Babip, Pecota, Vorp and Eckstein. Most of the partners names are actually advanced baseball statistics.

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The show, which is currently set in 2017, also had some good news for long-suffering fans of the Chicago Cubs, who finally grabbed a World Series title.

Baseball jokes are not new territory for Parks and Recreation, as several of the writers and producers are the brains behind the wonderful, now-defunct baseball website Fire Joe Morgan.

 

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