Posted by jimmystick on 9/21/2012 4:50:00 PM (view original):I like this idea, and I'm upset with myself I never thought of it before.
Posted by shobob on 9/21/2012 6:09:00 PM (view original):Um, don't ballpark effects affect all plays?
Posted by bigal888 on 9/24/2012 11:32:00 AM (view original):Posted by shobob on 9/21/2012 6:09:00 PM (view original):Um, don't ballpark effects affect all plays?yeah, I don't think it is quite as simple as saying "that was a HR because of the short fence." I think the way it works is that you are more likely to get a HR because of the +3 factor...but it's not a direct correlation. You have to remember that most of what you read in the boxscore is just window dressing.
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