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Monday, February 13, 2017

Career Home Run Rate Home/Road Percent Difference.

Image result for mel ottHome Sweet Home: Met Ott, 45% better Home Run rate at home, the best by far among the 29 players with at least 493 career Home Runs. Others with big positives at home: Thomas (33.55%), Foxx, Robinson, Thome, Palmiero,

David Ortiz has the biggest home disadvantage: -27%. The others with negative rates at home: Williams, Pujols, Mathews, Murray.

Jim Rice and Joe DiMaggio are tossed in at the bottom for interest.

Click this link to view data in the Matrix, which is also below but I have a techie issue with Google Docs Spreadsheets about the format in these posts. I just discovered this small window into the spreadsheet, which is cool:


Unfortunately, I cannot figure out how to stretch it into something functionally useful. %Dif is the important column below.


TotTotHomeHomeRoadRoadTotHomeRoadH-R%Dif
RkNameHRABHRABHRABHR/ABHR/ABHR/ABHR/ABHR/ABNameRk
1Barry Bonds7629,8473794,7573835,090.0774.0797.0752.00445.56%Barry Bonds1
2Hank Aaron75512,3643855,9683706,396.0611.0645.0578.006710.33%Hank Aaron2
3Babe Ruth7148,3993474,0353674,364.0850.0860.0841.00192.21%Babe Ruth3
4Alex Rodriguez69610,5663545,2233425,343.0659.0678.0640.00385.56%Alex Rodriguez4
5Willie Mays66010,8813355,2383255,643.0607.0640.0576.00649.95%Willie Mays5
6Ken Griffey6309,8013324,7322985,069.0643.0702.0588.011416.21%Ken Griffey6
7Jim Thome6128,4223394,1892734,233.0727.0809.0645.016420.31%Jim Thome7
8Sammy Sosa6098,8133214,3332884,480.0691.0741.0643.009813.22%Sammy Sosa8
9Albert Pujols5919,1382774,4553144,683.0647.0622.0671-.0049-7.84%Albert Pujols9
10Frank Robinson58610,0063214,7792655,227.0586.0672.0507.016524.52%Frank Robinson10
11Mark McGwire5836,1872853,0092983,178.0942.0947.0938.00091.00%Mark McGwire11
12Harmon Killebrew5738,1472913,9352824,212.0703.0740.0670.00709.47%Harmon Killebrew12
13Rafael Palmeiro56910,4723115,1352585,337.0543.0606.0483.012220.18%Rafael Palmeiro13
14Reggie Jackson5639,8642804,7992835,065.0571.0583.0559.00254.24%Reggie Jackson14
15Manny Ramirez5558,2442824,0162734,228.0673.0702.0646.00568.05%Manny Ramirez15
16Mike Schmidt5488,3522654,0202834,332.0656.0659.0653.00060.90%Mike Schmidt16
17David Ortiz5418,6402414,3703004,270.0626.0551.0703-.0151-27.40%David Ortiz17
18Mickey Mantle5368,1022663,9702704,132.0662.0670.0653.00172.48%Mickey Mantle18
19Jimmie Foxx5348,1342993,8842354,250.0657.0770.0553.021728.17%Jimmie Foxx19
20Frank Thomas5218,19931240832094,116.0635.0764.0508.025633.55%Frank Thomas20
21Ted Williams5217,70624838872733,819.0676.0638.0715-.0077-12.04%Ted Williams21
22Willie McCovey5218,19726439072574,290.0636.0676.0599.007711.34%Willie McCovey22
23Eddie Mathews5128,53723840882744,449.0600.0582.0616-.0034-5.78%Eddie Mathews23
24Ernie Banks5129,42129047342224,687.0543.0613.0474.013922.68%Ernie Banks24
25Mel Ott5119,45632345761884,880.0540.0706.0385.032145.42%Mel Ott25
26Gary Sheffield5099,21726245152474,702.0552.0580.0525.00559.47%Gary Sheffield26
27Eddie Murray50411,33624255322625,804.0445.0437.0451-.0014-3.19%Eddie Murray27
28Fred McGriff4938,75724142452524,512.0563.0568.0559.00091.62%Fred McGriff28
29Lou Gehrig4938,00125138612424,140.0616.0650.0585.006610.08%Lou Gehrig29
TotTotHomeHomeRoadRoadTotHomeRoadH-R%Dif
RkNameHRABHRABHRABHR/ABHR/ABHR/ABHR/ABHR/ABNameRk
Max76212,3643855,9683836,396.0942.0947.0938.032145.42%Mel Ott25
Min4936,1872383,0091883,178.0445.0437.0385-.0151-27.40%David Ortiz17
Ave5769,0762964,4232804,65300008.97%
Jim Rice3828,2252084,0751744,150.0464.0510.0419.009117.86%Jim Rice
Joe DiMaggio3616,8211483,3602133,461.0529.0440.0615-.0175-39.72%Joe DiMaggio

Mel Ott:
I Split G GS PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB ROE BAbip tOPS+
Home 1367 1282 5600 4576 953 1360 182 21 323 948 50 25 955 430 .297 .422 .558 .980 2553 38 31 32 49 56 .271 106
Away 1363 1256 5748 4879 904 1516 306 51 188 917 43 21 765 466 .311 .408 .510 .918 2488 42 33 53 29 47 .314 94
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 2/13/2017.

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