Seamheads.com Launches Ballparks Database

From Mike Lynch at Seamheads.com on February 16:

We at Seamheads.com are proud to announce the launch of the new Seamheads.com Ballparks Database, created by Seamheads.com co-founder Kevin Johnson and designed for the Internet by Dan Hirsch, fellow Seamhead and founder of TheBaseballGauge.com

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The database includes the following:

From Mike Lynch at Seamheads.com on February 16:

We at Seamheads.com are proud to announce the launch of the new Seamheads.com Ballparks Database, created by Seamheads.com co-founder Kevin Johnson and designed for the Internet by Dan Hirsch, fellow Seamhead and founder of TheBaseballGauge.com

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The database includes the following:

  • Batting data for every ballpark ever used in the major leagues.
  • Lefthanded/Righthanded batting splits from 1950-2010.
  • Descriptive data that includes location, date of first and last game (if applicable), number of  seasons and games played, seating capacity, field dimensions, wall heights, playing surfaces, area of fair and foul ground, distance from the plate to the backstop, latitude, longitude, altitude, comments about structural or rules changes and current and historic aerial views.
  • Runs ballpark factors for every year since 1871.
  • Home run splits for every year since 1876.
  • Partial ballpark factors for 1911, 1914 and 1915.
  • Full ballpark factors and partial HR splits for every year from 1919-1949.
  • Full ballpark factors and splits for home runs, hits, singles, doubles, triples, walks and strikeouts for every year since 1950.

Read the full article here: http://www.seamheads.com/2011/02/16/seamheads-com-boasts-most-comprehensive-ballparks-database-on-the-internet/



Originally published: February 21, 2011. Last Updated: February 21, 2011.

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