Ugly ducks in AL-LABR: epilogue

Earlier this year, I wrote about my "Ugly Duck" implementation of the LIMA Extrema strategy in LABR-NL. When that column was published in June, the team was in contention, lurking two points out of the lead. By the end of the season, this group of "Ugly Ducks" jumped in front and pulled away, winning LABR-NL by 12.5 points. What lessons can we take from the success of this strategy?

History of the strategy

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