Nate Silver was mostly wrong about the election again . . . And so this fond memory appeals to more sentimental readers who hope to be distracted with old school Midwest moneyball glory.
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We love our sports forecasts here at FiveThirtyEight, but one of the things that make the games great is when a team comes along and takes prognosticators by surprise. So along with our Hall of Pretty Damn Good Players , we want to appreciate these unsung teams that nobody saw coming, in a series we're calling the Little Teams That Could.