Why not? Sports and databases go hand in hand, baseball in particular. We can do some baseball analysis, answer some questions and have some fun -- all while using SQL the whole time.
I wrote about a few of the new features in SQL 2005 and how they can be used to solve some old "classic" SQL problems very easily, and I thought I'd briefly discuss a few more. Also, if you enjoy baseball, read on!
The RANK and PARTITION features in 2005 are simply amazing. They make so many "classic" SQL problems very easy to solve.
It's baseball season again and as many SQLTeamer's have probably discovered over the years, I'm a huge fan of the game. Living in Boston, of course my team of preference is the Red Sox which in itself can be quite a rollercoster ride.