Jaffe: A quick comparison of historical KBO and MLB trends

From SABR member Jay Jaffe at FanGraphs on May 21, 2020:

As I’ve found in my recent attempts to write about the Korea Baseball Organization, gathering statistics often requires a cross-site scramble, and historical information and context isn’t easy to come by. With that in mind, and particularly with the wide year-to-year fluctuation in that league’s home run rate occurring at the same time that balls have been soaring out of the park at record rates here in the States, I thought it would be worthwhile to pull together some quick comparisons to the trends we’ve seen in MLB.

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Originally published: May 22, 2020. Last Updated: May 22, 2020.