From Carson Cistulli of FanGraphs.com on February 25:
As the title of the post indicates, this is a list of the 20 best and also worst groundballing seasons, 1950-2001, as estimated by the Retrosheet ground-out/air-out (GO/AO) data hosted at Baseball-Reference.
For more on the research here, please don’t hesitate to read the last article in this series or a discussion of same at Tango’s Inside the Book blog. I’ve also included a brief discussion of some name on this list after the leaderboards.
Here are the 20 best [and worst] groundballing seasons (xGB% is Expected Groundball Percentage and xGB+ is xGB% relative to league average in the relevant season) …
Read the full article here: http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/index.php/the-20-bestworst-groundballing-seasons-1950-2001/
Originally published: February 27, 2011. Last Updated: February 27, 2011.