60 Years of Doubles at Fenway Park

An article of mine published at The Hardball Times today:

http://www.hardballtimes.com/new-findings-about-an-old-park/

I know I’m biased, but I think this one is pretty fun.

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OBP By Base-Out State

In response to this comment¬†over at Tango’s blog:

Base Runners 2010-2014 1993-2009 1969-1992 1953-1968
1B 2B 3B 0 out 1 out 2 out 0 out 1 out 2 out 0 out 1 out 2 out 0 out 1 out 2 out
_ _ _ .32O .313 .315 .337 .330 .333 .327 .322 .325 .325 .317 .326
1B _ _ .342 .337 .321 .358 .356 .336 .347 .344 .323 .338 .342 .318
_ 2B _ .344 .338 .333 .350 .356 .354 .326 .335 .340 .318 .330 .340
1B 2B _ .329 .328 .309 .354 .342 .325 .337 .328 .311 .336 .332 .310
_ _ 3B .356 .366 .330 .366 .383 .352 .339 .359 .347 .333 .356 .348
1B _ 3B .351 .341 .326 .364 .356 .345 .339 .336 .320 .334 .328 .326
_ 2B 3B .346 .358 .321 .364 .357 .351 .331 .337 .333 .330 .343 .341
1B 2B 3B .331 .331 .303 .344 .341 .322 .337 .320 .309 .351 .321 .302

Note bases loaded and 2 out: across all four observed eras, this base/out state results in the lowest OBP.

Edit: updated to correct a query error.