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Saturday in the Park

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 Hernandez .347*

Coors Field (Colorado)
John Olerud .434

County Stadium (Milwaukee)
Edgardo Alfonzo .340

Crosley Field (Cincinnati)
Ron Hunt .343

Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles)
Edgardo Alfonzo and Hubie Brooks .341
Edgardo Alfonzo .341*

Dolphins Stadium (Florida)
Paul Lo Duca .397
David Wright .355*

Forbes Field (Pittsburgh)
Ed Charles .339

Olympic Stadium (Montreal)
Timo Perez .356
Mookie Wilson .316*

Qualcomm Stadium (San Diego)
John Olerud .362
Keith Hernandez .333*

Shibe Park (Philadelphia)
Art Shamsky .356

Three Rivers Stadium (Pittsburgh)
Tommie Agee .418
Ed Kranepool .352*

Turner Field (Atlanta)
Paul Lo Duca .466
Carlos Beltran .330*

Veterans Stadium (Philadelphia)
Mackey Sasser .388
Gary Carter .344*

Wrigley Field (Chicago)
Eddie Murray .403
Gregg Jefferies .342*

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