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Tuesday June 25th 2024


A Yankee Stadium Rarity

2009, the first season played at the New Yankee Stadium, the Yankees had 3,177 plate appearances at home.  Throughout all of those plate appearances, they hit only five triples.  That means one triple roughly every 635 plate appearances or so.  In other words: doesn’t happen often.  Yet, in this young 2010 season, with only 118 plate apperances under their belt, the Yankees have hit three triples.  That’s not really the story, though.  The story is that Curtis Granderson last night hit triples in consecutive at-bats.

Now, we all know that Yankee Stadium is a pretty easy place to hit home runs.  However, statistically it still played as a slight pitcher’s park (pretty much neutral, really) because it’s ...

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