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Old 01-10-2013, 10:48 AM   #56 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by xbignick View Post
Home Run Rates in 1998 and 2012 | FanGraphs Baseball

"If you put forth the current run environment as an example of what baseball looks like without PEDs, please understand that you are arguing that PEDs caused hitters to be able to make contact more often, not hit the ball over the wall more often when they did make contact. That is what the facts demonstrate. We’re all entitled to our own opinions, but we aren’t entitled to our own facts. And the fact is, the rate of home runs on contacted balls was higher in 2012 than it was in 1998."
I respect the facts, so it would seem to me many factors could go into that stat such as number of power hitters in the Major leagues or rate of foul balls ect, but again I can see your point. Food for thought thanks!
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