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Holliday had an amazing 2007 season, but Coors was credited for boosting his numbers.
Matt Holliday had an amazing 2007 season. His final numbers were .340 batting average, 36 home runs, 137 RBI, 11 stolen bases and 1.012 OPS in 158 games.
However, he didn't win the MVP because people credited Coors Field with inflating his numbers. Look at his home/away splits:
Home: .376 avg, 25 home runs, 82 RBI, 1.157 OPS
Away: .301 avg, 11 home runs, 55 RBI, .860 OPS
It's interesting because nobody is talking about how inflated Josh Hamilton's numbers because of the Ballpark in Arlington, an extremely hitter-friendly park. Look at his splits:
Home: .390 avg, 22 home runs, 57 RBI, 1.188 OPS
Away: .327 avg, 10 home runs, 43 RBI, .894 OPS
So while Matt Holliday's home-field advantage cost him the MVP award, Josh Hamilton is getting almost zero detractions because of his home-field advantage.