It was mentioned on Friday's telecast how much success David Wright has had at Coors Field (career batting average of .391, entering Saturday), so that got me to thinking about Mets batting averages at other ballparks. Thanks to BaseballMusings.com, I was able to generate a chart of Mets players best batting average by ballpark. How to read the chart The first name and number listed is the best batting average by a Met, minimum 50 plate appearances If there are 2 names, The 2nd name and number, noted with an *, is the best batting average by a Met, minimum 100 plate appearances Best Mets Batting Average By Ballpark Astrodome (Houston) Bruce Boisclair .453 Kevin McReynolds .307* Atlanta Fulton County Stadium Todd Hundley .342 Kevin McReynolds .328* Bank One Ballpark (Arizona) Edgardo Alfonzo .352 Old Busch Stadium (St. Louis) Daryl Boston .400 Ed Kranepool .347* Candlestick Park (San Francisco) Lance Johnson .417 Mookie Wilson .307* Cinergy Field (Cincinnati) Tim Teufel .373 Keith
A blog devoted to cataloguing New York Mets walk-offs and other trivia. For those unaware of the definition of walk-off just replace the term with the words "game-ending" and you should have a much better understanding of the phrase.