There is a discussion at The Book Blog which began with a link Tango made to a post by John Dewan regarding the declining length of David Ortiz’s air balls and has evolved into a discussion of batted ball speeds as measured by HITf/x. It’s worth your time if you’re interested in the new HITf/x data. I posted a couple graphs in post #18 regarding how batting average is affected by the speed of the batted ball and the vertical launch angle.
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