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Puzzles and paradoxes
anonymous. 1991.  Facts and Faith 5(2):7. CELD ID 6362

For our new readers, here is a repeat of the puzzle presented in the last issue: Willie Mays hit 660 home runs in his baseball career. More than 20 percent came in the first inning. That's one-fifth of the home runs in the first one-ninth of the game. It seems reasonable to conclude that he lost momentum as the game progressed. What's wrong with this simple conclusion?