How Big Is Home Field Advantage? Part Three (by JonathanF)

So… if travel doesn’t seem to do much, what about teams? Once we go to teams, we can no longer just look at home and road winning percentages, since those will depend greatly on how good the team was. Instead, … Finish Reading

How Big Is Home Field Advantage? Part Two (by JonathanF)

So what does the home field advantage in baseball look like? In my database of almost exactly 200,000 baseball games which didn’t end in ties, the home team won 54.7 percent. But road teams did really badly in the early … Finish Reading

Weird seasons: 1974, plus game thread: May 23, Braves at Pirates

1974 Atlanta Braves Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics – Baseball-Reference.com.

Since the Pirates are almost totally uninteresting, I figured I’d talk about something else. First, here’s a video.

While checking Henry Aaron’s stats for the season he broke the … Finish Reading