PHOTO: Excellent, subtle baseball reference on 'Parks and Recreation'

Michael Schur is a writer and executive producer on the NBC sitcom, "Parks and Recreation." And though I wasn't watching it Thursday night -- I mean, ALCS game, c'mon -- there was an outstanding-yet-subtle nod to baseball in the episode (click on the photo for a full-size version):

Nice work there, Mose.

For those unaware, BABIP stands for batting average on balls in play. PECOTA (Player Empirical Comparison and Optimization Test Algorithm) is Baseball Prospectus' projection machine. VORP is BP's version of WAR, as it stands for Value Over Replacement Player.

And Eckstein, of course, is the grittiest freaking grinder of all time: David Eckstein.

The hidden baseball reference was undoubtably of Schur's doing, as he's an avid baseball fan and used to post frequently on the excellent FireJoeMorgan.com under the alias of Ken Tremendous, which is now his Twitter handle.

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