State of the Game: Balls in Play

You will not be surprised to hear that the seven highest run scoring seasons of recent baseball history — let’s go all the way back to 1960 — all came right in the heart of the Selig Era.

2000: 5.14 runs/game
1999: 5.08 runs/game
1996: 5.04 runs/game
1994: 4.92 runs/game
2006: 4.86 runs/game
1995: 4.85 runs/game
2004: 4.81 runs/game

You will remember: Offense …

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