This folder contains the data behind the story We Watched 906 Foul Balls To Find Out Where The Most Dangerous Ones Land.
foul-balls.csv contains 906 foul balls collected from the most foul-heavy day at each of the the 10 stadiums that produced the most foul balls, as of June 5, 2019. Batted-ball data is from Baseball Savant.
|The two teams that played|
|Date of the most foul-heavy day at each stadium|
|Fly, grounder, line drive, pop up or batter hits self|
|Recorded exit velocity of each hit -- blank if not provided|
|The zone we predicted the foul ball would land in by gauging angles|
|The zone that the foul ball landed in, confirmed by footage|
|The zone used for analysis|