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Spring 2005 Exhibition Season Stats

It is time to ponder the imponderable: exhibition season statistics. Here for your enjoyment are some select stats for the numbers connoiseur, courtesy of the ATL Sporting Life e-zine. The normal statistics, such as batting and ERA leaders can be found elsewhere. Here we bring you the piece de resistance.

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Batting Average of Home Teams in Each Park

Park                          Avg      Games 
Seals Stadium (1950-57)       .279      23    
Polo Grounds (1923-57)        .276      22    
Forbes Field (1932-46)        .272      23    
Exhibition Stadium (1977-88)  .268      23    
Ebbets Field (1934-47)        .268      23    
Wrigley Field (1928-37)       .266      23    
Shea Stadium (1964-1981)      .265      23    
La Gran Estadio (1946-60)     .263      23    
Shibe Park (1935-54)          .261      23    
Ruppert Stadium (1932-49)     .261      23    
League Park (1891-09)         .258      23    
Crosley Field (1958-70)       .257      23    
Comiskey Park (1971-75)       .253      23    
Briggs Stadium (1938-60)      .252      23    
Huntington Ave Grnd (1901-11) .250      23    
Korakuen Kyujo (1952-87)      .245      23    
Minute Maid Park (2001-04)    .245      23    
Griffith Stadium (1920-41)    .244      46    
Sicks Stadium (1969)          .243      23    
Green Stadium Kobe (1991-99)  .239      23    
Parc Jarry (1970-75)          .221      23    
Yankee Stadium (1937-66)      .194      23    
Perry Park (1875)             .174      23    


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Batting Average of Visiting Teams in Each Park

Park                          Avg      Games  
Perry Park (1875)             .164      23     
Forbes Field (1932-46)        .207      23     
Shibe Park (1935-54)          .209      23     
League Park (1891-09)         .219      23     
Comiskey Park (1971-75)       .228      23     
Seals Stadium (1950-57)       .229      23     
Korakuen Kyujo (1952-87)      .230      23     
Minute Maid Park (2001-04)    .243      23     
Shea Stadium (1964-1981)      .243      23     
Crosley Field (1958-70)       .247      23     
Griffith Stadium (1920-41)    .247      46     
Wrigley Field (1928-37)       .251      23     
Yankee Stadium (1937-66)      .252      23     
Green Stadium Kobe (1991-99)  .252      23     
Briggs Stadium (1938-60)      .253      23     
Sicks Stadium (1969)          .254      23     
Huntington Ave Grnd (1901-11) .254      23     
Parc Jarry (1970-75)          .254      23     
Polo Grounds (1923-57)        .256      22     
Ruppert Stadium (1932-49)     .263      23     
Ebbets Field (1934-47)        .263      23     
La Gran Estadio (1946-60)     .267      23     
Exhibition Stadium (1977-88)  .281      23    

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Batting Average of Both Teams in Each Park

Park                          Avg      Games 
Exhibition Stadium (1977-88)  .275      23    
Polo Grounds (1923-57)        .266      22    
Ebbets Field (1934-47)        .265      23    
La Gran Estadio (1946-60)     .265      23    
Ruppert Stadium (1932-49)     .262      23    
Wrigley Field (1928-37)       .258      23    
Shea Stadium (1964-1981)      .254      23    
Seals Stadium (1950-57)       .254      23    
Briggs Stadium (1938-60)      .253      23    
Crosley Field (1958-70)       .252      23    
Huntington Ave Grnd (1901-11) .252      23    
Sicks Stadium (1969)          .249      23    
Griffith Stadium (1920-41)    .246      46    
Green Stadium Kobe (1991-99)  .246      23    
Minute Maid Park (2001-04)    .244      23    
Comiskey Park (1971-75)       .241      23    
Forbes Field (1932-46)        .239      23    
League Park (1891-09)         .239      23    
Parc Jarry (1970-75)          .238      23    
Korakuen Kyujo (1952-87)      .237      23    
Shibe Park (1935-54)          .235      23    
Yankee Stadium (1937-66)      .224      23    
Perry Park (1875)             .169      23    

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Won-Lost Record of Home Teams in Each Park

Park                          W       L       Pct.   
Shea Stadium (1964-1981)      17      6       .739   
Forbes Field (1932-46)        16      7       .696   
Seals Stadium (1950-57)       14      9       .609   
Ruppert Stadium (1932-49)     13      10      .565   
League Park (1891-09)         13      10      .565   
Comiskey Park (1971-75)       12      11      .522   
Perry Park (1875)             12      11      .522   
Briggs Stadium (1938-60)      12      11      .522   
Crosley Field (1958-70)       12      11      .522   
Korakuen Kyujo (1952-87)      12      11      .522   
Exhibition Stadium (1977-88)  12      11      .522   
Shibe Park (1935-54)          12      11      .522   
Huntington Ave Grnd (1901-11) 12      11      .522   
Wrigley Field (1928-37)       12      11      .522   
Parc Jarry (1970-75)          11      12      .478   
Griffith Stadium (1920-41)    22      24      .478   
Minute Maid Park (2001-04)    11      12      .478   
Sicks Stadium (1969)          11      12      .478   
Polo Grounds (1923-57)        10      12      .455   
Green Stadium Kobe (1991-99)  10      13      .435   
Ebbets Field (1934-47)        10      13      .435   
La Gran Estadio (1946-60)     8       15      .348   
Yankee Stadium (1937-66)      6       17      .261   

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Shutouts by Home Teams in Each Park

Park                          SO      Games  
Forbes Field (1932-46)        6       23     
Perry Park (1875)             4       23     
Minute Maid Park (2001-04)    2       23     
League Park (1891-09)         2       23     
Polo Grounds (1923-57)        2       22     
Comiskey Park (1971-75)       2       23     
Griffith Stadium (1920-41)    1       46     
Sicks Stadium (1969)          1       23     
Korakuen Kyujo (1952-87)      1       23     
Green Stadium Kobe (1991-99)  1       23     
Yankee Stadium (1937-66)      1       23     
Briggs Stadium (1938-60)      1       23     
Parc Jarry (1970-75)          1       23     
Seals Stadium (1950-57)       1       23     
Shea Stadium (1964-1981)      1       23     
Exhibition Stadium (1977-88)  1       23     
Crosley Field (1958-70)       1       23     
Wrigley Field (1928-37)       0       23     
Shibe Park (1935-54)          0       23     
Ebbets Field (1934-47)        0       23     
Huntington Ave Grnd (1901-11) 0       23     
La Gran Estadio (1946-60)     0       23     
Ruppert Stadium (1932-49)     0       23     

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Shutouts by Visiting Teams in Each Park

Park                          SO      Games  
Perry Park (1875)             5       23     
Briggs Stadium (1938-60)      3       23     
Shibe Park (1935-54)          2       23     
Forbes Field (1932-46)        2       23     
Parc Jarry (1970-75)          2       23     
Ruppert Stadium (1932-49)     1       23     
Wrigley Field (1928-37)       1       23     
Minute Maid Park (2001-04)    1       23     
La Gran Estadio (1946-60)     1       23     
Griffith Stadium (1920-41)    1       46     
Seals Stadium (1950-57)       1       23     
Comiskey Park (1971-75)       1       23     
Sicks Stadium (1969)          1       23     
Korakuen Kyujo (1952-87)      0       23     
Ebbets Field (1934-47)        0       23     
Shea Stadium (1964-1981)      0       23     
Yankee Stadium (1937-66)      0       23     
Exhibition Stadium (1977-88)  0       23     
Huntington Ave Grnd (1901-11) 0       23     
Green Stadium Kobe (1991-99)  0       23     
League Park (1891-09)         0       23     
Crosley Field (1958-70)       0       23     
Polo Grounds (1923-57)        0       22     

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Standing for Teams in Shutouts

Team             W      L      Pct.   G.B.  
Pirates          6      2      .750   ---   
Giants           3      0      1.000  0.5   
Spiders          4      1      .800   0.5   
Blue Jays        4      2      .667   1     
Eagles           3      1      .750   1     
Seals            2      1      .667   1.5   
Nationals        1      0      1.000  1.5   
Athletics        4      3      .571   1.5   
Blue Wave        2      1      .667   1.5   
White Sox        3      3      .500   2     
Mets             1      1      .500   2     
Reds             1      1      .500   2     
Grays            0      1      .000   2.5   
Astros           3      4      .429   2.5   
Royales          2      3      .400   2.5   
Beaneaters       1      2      .333   2.5   
Cubs             1      2      .333   2.5   
Westerns         4      5      .444   2.5   
Pilots           2      3      .400   2.5   
Yankees          1      2      .333   2.5   
Leones           0      2      .000   3     
Giants*          1      3      .250   3     
Tigers           1      4      .200   3.5   
Bridegrooms      1      4      .200   3.5   

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Home Runs by Home Teams in Each Park

Park                          HRs     G       HRs/G  
Briggs Stadium (1938-60)      36      23      1.6    
Sicks Stadium (1969)          35      23      1.5    
Huntington Ave Grnd (1901-11) 34      23      1.5    
Polo Grounds (1923-57)        33      22      1.5    
Shea Stadium (1964-1981)      30      23      1.3    
Green Stadium Kobe (1991-99)  29      23      1.3    
Parc Jarry (1970-75)          28      23      1.2    
Wrigley Field (1928-37)       28      23      1.2    
Exhibition Stadium (1977-88)  26      23      1.1    
Griffith Stadium (1920-41)    26      46      0.6    
Crosley Field (1958-70)       24      23      1.0    
Seals Stadium (1950-57)       22      23      1.0    
Forbes Field (1932-46)        22      23      1.0    
Comiskey Park (1971-75)       20      23      0.9    
Ruppert Stadium (1932-49)     18      23      0.8    
Shibe Park (1935-54)          18      23      0.8    
Korakuen Kyujo (1952-87)      18      23      0.8    
Minute Maid Park (2001-04)    17      23      0.7    
League Park (1891-09)         16      23      0.7    
Perry Park (1875)             14      23      0.6    
Ebbets Field (1934-47)        13      23      0.6    
La Gran Estadio (1946-60)     11      23      0.5    
Yankee Stadium (1937-66)      10      23      0.4    

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Home Runs by Visiting Teams in Each Park

Park                          HRs     G       HRs/G  
Forbes Field (1932-46)        13      23      0.6    
Wrigley Field (1928-37)       16      23      0.7    
League Park (1891-09)         16      23      0.7    
Comiskey Park (1971-75)       16      23      0.7    
Perry Park (1875)             17      23      0.7    
Seals Stadium (1950-57)       19      23      0.8    
Shea Stadium (1964-1981)      22      23      1.0    
La Gran Estadio (1946-60)     22      23      1.0    
Exhibition Stadium (1977-88)  25      23      1.1    
Ruppert Stadium (1932-49)     25      23      1.1    
Shibe Park (1935-54)          25      23      1.1    
Green Stadium Kobe (1991-99)  26      23      1.1    
Crosley Field (1958-70)       26      23      1.1    
Ebbets Field (1934-47)        28      23      1.2    
Griffith Stadium (1920-41)    28      46      0.6    
Parc Jarry (1970-75)          28      23      1.2    
Minute Maid Park (2001-04)    30      23      1.3    
Korakuen Kyujo (1952-87)      32      23      1.4    
Huntington Ave Grnd (1901-11) 34      23      1.5    
Sicks Stadium (1969)          34      23      1.5    
Yankee Stadium (1937-66)      36      23      1.6    
Briggs Stadium (1938-60)      40      23      1.7    
Polo Grounds (1923-57)        40      22      1.8    

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Triples by Home Teams in Each Park

Park                          3Bs     G       3B/G   
Forbes Field (1932-46)        16      23      0.70   
Griffith Stadium (1920-41)    14      46      0.30   
La Gran Estadio (1946-60)     14      23      0.61   
Exhibition Stadium (1977-88)  12      23      0.52   
Crosley Field (1958-70)       11      23      0.48   
Ruppert Stadium (1932-49)     11      23      0.48   
Shea Stadium (1964-1981)      10      23      0.43   
Perry Park (1875)             9       23      0.39   
League Park (1891-09)         9       23      0.39   
Minute Maid Park (2001-04)    8       23      0.35   
Seals Stadium (1950-57)       8       23      0.35   
Briggs Stadium (1938-60)      8       23      0.35   
Korakuen Kyujo (1952-87)      7       23      0.30   
Comiskey Park (1971-75)       6       23      0.26   
Yankee Stadium (1937-66)      6       23      0.26   
Wrigley Field (1928-37)       6       23      0.26   
Parc Jarry (1970-75)          5       23      0.22   
Shibe Park (1935-54)          5       23      0.22   
Ebbets Field (1934-47)        5       23      0.22   
Sicks Stadium (1969)          5       23      0.22   
Green Stadium Kobe (1991-99)  4       23      0.17   
Huntington Ave Grnd (1901-11) 3       23      0.13   
Polo Grounds (1923-57)        3       22      0.14   

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Triples by Visiting Teams in Each Park

Park                          3Bs     G       3B/G   
Korakuen Kyujo (1952-87)      2       23      0.09   
League Park (1891-09)         2       23      0.09   
Shibe Park (1935-54)          3       23      0.13   
Shea Stadium (1964-1981)      5       23      0.22   
Parc Jarry (1970-75)          6       23      0.26   
Green Stadium Kobe (1991-99)  6       23      0.26   
Polo Grounds (1923-57)        6       22      0.27   
Sicks Stadium (1969)          7       23      0.30   
Crosley Field (1958-70)       8       23      0.35   
Seals Stadium (1950-57)       8       23      0.35   
Ruppert Stadium (1932-49)     9       23      0.39   
Wrigley Field (1928-37)       9       23      0.39   
Huntington Ave Grnd (1901-11) 9       23      0.39   
Yankee Stadium (1937-66)      10      23      0.43   
Ebbets Field (1934-47)        10      23      0.43   
Comiskey Park (1971-75)       10      23      0.43   
Briggs Stadium (1938-60)      11      23      0.48   
Minute Maid Park (2001-04)    12      23      0.52   
Forbes Field (1932-46)        12      23      0.52   
Perry Park (1875)             14      23      0.61   
Exhibition Stadium (1977-88)  15      23      0.65   
La Gran Estadio (1946-60)     16      23      0.70   
Griffith Stadium (1920-41)    18      46      0.39   

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Doubles by Home Teams in Each Park

Park                          2Bs     G       2B/G   
Griffith Stadium (1920-41)    52      46      1.1    
Polo Grounds (1923-57)        39      22      1.8    
Exhibition Stadium (1977-88)  38      23      1.7    
Seals Stadium (1950-57)       38      23      1.7    
Ruppert Stadium (1932-49)     37      23      1.6    
Ebbets Field (1934-47)        37      23      1.6    
Sicks Stadium (1969)          37      23      1.6    
Wrigley Field (1928-37)       36      23      1.6    
Comiskey Park (1971-75)       35      23      1.5    
Minute Maid Park (2001-04)    33      23      1.4    
Parc Jarry (1970-75)          32      23      1.4    
Forbes Field (1932-46)        31      23      1.3    
Huntington Ave Grnd (1901-11) 30      23      1.3    
League Park (1891-09)         29      23      1.3    
Shibe Park (1935-54)          29      23      1.3    
La Gran Estadio (1946-60)     29      23      1.3    
Briggs Stadium (1938-60)      28      23      1.2    
Korakuen Kyujo (1952-87)      27      23      1.2    
Green Stadium Kobe (1991-99)  26      23      1.1    
Shea Stadium (1964-1981)      23      23      1.0    
Crosley Field (1958-70)       21      23      0.9    
Yankee Stadium (1937-66)      18      23      0.8    
Perry Park (1875)             14      23      0.6    

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Doubles by Visiting Teams in Each Park

Park                          2Bs     G       2B/G   
Perry Park (1875)             18      23      0.8    
Forbes Field (1932-46)        20      23      0.9    
Shibe Park (1935-54)          20      23      0.9    
Minute Maid Park (2001-04)    21      23      0.9    
Wrigley Field (1928-37)       22      23      1.0    
Korakuen Kyujo (1952-87)      22      23      1.0    
La Gran Estadio (1946-60)     23      23      1.0    
Seals Stadium (1950-57)       24      23      1.0    
Comiskey Park (1971-75)       24      23      1.0    
Sicks Stadium (1969)          25      23      1.1    
Huntington Ave Grnd (1901-11) 25      23      1.1    
Parc Jarry (1970-75)          25      23      1.1    
Yankee Stadium (1937-66)      26      23      1.1    
Crosley Field (1958-70)       27      23      1.2    
Polo Grounds (1923-57)        28      22      1.3    
League Park (1891-09)         28      23      1.2    
Briggs Stadium (1938-60)      29      23      1.3    
Ebbets Field (1934-47)        30      23      1.3    
Exhibition Stadium (1977-88)  34      23      1.5    
Shea Stadium (1964-1981)      36      23      1.6    
Green Stadium Kobe (1991-99)  37      23      1.6    
Ruppert Stadium (1932-49)     37      23      1.6    
Griffith Stadium (1920-41)    64      46      1.4    

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Teams That Came From Behind to Win

Team           Times 
Spiders         14
Westerns        13
Eagles          13
White Sox       12
Beaneaters      12
Pirates         12
Astros          12
Giants*         12
Giants          12
Grays           11
Cubs            11
Nationals       10
Royales         10
Bridegrooms     10
Tigers          10
Reds            10
Mets            9
Seals           9
Leones          9
Athletics       8
Yankees         8
Blue Jays       7
Blue Wave       6
Pilots          5

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Teams That Won by More Than 4 Runs

Team           Times 
Pirates         10
Seals           8
Athletics       8
Bridegrooms     8
Eagles          7
Mets            7
Giants          7
Nationals       6
Pilots          6
Spiders         6
Cubs            6
Beaneaters      6
Royales         5
Reds            5
White Sox       4
Astros          4
Yankees         3
Tigers          3
Blue Jays       3
Westerns        3
Leones          2
Grays           2
Blue Wave       1
Giants*         1

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Teams That Scored More Than 4 Runs in Any Inning

Team           Times 
White Sox       7
Eagles          6
Reds            5
Seals           5
Athletics       5
Beaneaters      5
Pilots          4
Yankees         4
Bridegrooms     4
Giants          4
Mets            3
Cubs            3
Pirates         3
Spiders         3
Westerns        3
Nationals       3
Tigers          2
Astros          2
Blue Jays       2
Giants*         1
Royales         1
Grays           1
Blue Wave       1
Leones          1

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Teams With at Least 1 Home Run in at Least 9 Consecutive Games

Seals      15   March 19 -- Still Active
Mets       14   Feb. 14 -- Feb. 28
Royales    13   March 13 -- March 28
Beaneaters 11   March 3 -- March 14
Tigers     9    March 9 -- March 18

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Teams With at Least 1 Stolen Base in at Least 9 Consecutive Games

Grays     11   Feb. 26 -- March 8
Nationals 10   Feb. 25 -- March 6
Westerns  9    Feb. 14 -- Feb. 24

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Starter's ERAs  ( Totals )

Team               ERA     ER      IP     
Athletics          2.94    104     318    
Westerns           3.15    113     323    
Spiders            3.20    114     321    
Seals              3.33    114     308    
Pirates            3.36    106     284    
Nationals          3.71    126     306    
Eagles             3.71    126     306    
Beaneaters         3.93    135     309    
Bridegrooms        3.94    122     279    
Blue Jays          3.94    128     293    
Grays              3.97    122     277    
Leones             3.98    127     287    
White Sox          3.99    132     298    
Cubs               4.04    128     285    
Reds               4.16    135     292    
Mets               4.21    144     308    
Giants*            4.26    126     266    
Royales            4.40    138     282    
Giants             4.65    152     294    
Yankees            4.82    143     267    
Blue Wave          4.84    150     279    
Astros             4.99    141     254    
Tigers             5.09    159     281    
Pilots             5.14    160     280    

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Reliever's ERAs  ( Totals )

Team               ERA     ER      IP     
Westerns           2.26    24      96     
Cubs               2.97    42      127    
Astros             3.22    56      156    
White Sox          3.22    43      120    
Nationals          3.35    43      116    
Blue Wave          3.39    52      138    
Pirates            3.47    46      119    
Giants*            3.51    43      110    
Mets               3.55    42      106    
Pilots             3.61    52      130    
Royales            3.65    55      136    
Spiders            3.68    41      100    
Athletics          3.92    46      106    
Grays              3.92    59      135    
Reds               4.10    57      125    
Beaneaters         4.17    52      112    
Eagles             4.20    54      116    
Bridegrooms        4.27    60      126    
Tigers             4.27    65      137    
Leones             4.42    67      136    
Blue Jays          4.58    64      126    
Yankees            4.63    78      152    
Giants             4.73    83      158    
Seals              5.07    62      110    


"Baseball is probably the world's best documented sport."


-Ford C. Frick-