The European Starlings in the World Series

The winner of this year’s World Series was a flock of European Starlings flying with precise coordination across a road near where I live…

They’d never been the champions of Major League Baseball before, ever since 60 of them were introduced in 1890 Central Park by a guy who thought all birds mentioned in Shakespeare deserved to exist in North America. In fact, for 126 years The European Starlings had come in last place.

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