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Saturday, June 16, 2001

Rocky Mountain News: Does baseball covet inflated scores at Coors?

Dave Krieger reports on an interesting idea about reducing the park effect at Coors Field. Frank Funk suggests the use a restricted flight ball.

Thanks to Rod Nelson for bringing this link to our attention.

Jim Furtado Posted: June 16, 2001 at 07:51 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Darren Posted: June 17, 2001 at 12:13 AM (#69337)
A few years ago a interviewed Robert Adair, author of "The Physics of Baseball." We got to talking about the Rockies and he suggested a reduced flight ball--also citing the tennis example.

It's an idea that's been floating around for a while now, and it doesn't look like MLB is very interested.

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