Examining The “Yankee Stadium Effect” on The 2009 Yankees

Posted: 11th September 2009 by patrick bohn in MLB
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There's been a lot of talk this season about how Yankee Stadium has provided a big boon to the Bronx Bombers, with home runs flying out every which way. Some critics say the Yankees offensive numbers are nothing more than a product of their home ballpark. (If that's you, I invite you to take a quick peek at the Yankees run total at home vs. the road. You'll be pleasantly surprised.) And while some Yankees have benefited greatly from the park, others have not seen quite the boost you might have been led to believe. Let's take a look at the 2009 Yankees on a case by case basis here. Note: Players are considered innocent unless something in their overall numbers suggests they are benefiting from the home ballpark. Contrary to popular belief, home runs are not the only relevant offensive sta ...

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