Fun with Stats
A 72-year streak links the victory or defeat of the Washington Redskins on the eve of election day with the presidential race. If the Redskins go down to defeat or tie, the sitting president’s party loses the White House.
The Redskins’ performance has aligned with the presidential outcome in the last 18 elections Ã¢€” a probability of 1 in 263.5 million, according to Dave Dolan, an assistant professor of statistics at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.
A rather inprobable coincidence, to be sure.