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Are 450 foot homers a thing of the past?

The homerun data at hittrackeronline.com is a great resource that I wish we had in the mid to late 90s during the offensive explosion. 

Using hittracker data, I compared the ball velocity off of the bat from the 2006 season to the 2010 season.  Second, I looked at the frequency of 450 foot homeruns over the same stretch of time.  The results are somewhat expected but the downturn has been quiet dramatic.

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via 3.bp.blogspot.com

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