Translated Home Run Numbers Good Til the Last Drop

Baseball Prospectus

Clay Davenport and Will Carroll put together translated season-by-season home run stats for all of modern baseball history and demonstrate that Babe Ruth really was the greatest. There is a nice twist, however, one that seems very satisfying at first, but the explanation about how it came about makes me want to learn more about the project before throwing all my support behind it.

But even if you shouldn’t say this stands as decisive evidence, it sure feels right.