It's no secret that not every ballpark in Major League Baseball is created equal. At some, opposing players can't wait to visit, while at others, they know that a satisfying homer or gap double is hard to come by.
With a recent wave of beautiful new parks have come unexpected hitting characteristics: New York's Citi Field seems impossible to leave via the long ball, and Cincinnati's Great American Ballpark for a hitter to touch 'em all.
Based on certain hitter traits, some parks are more suitable for certain hitters than others. As opposed to more traditional and conventional ways of evaluating whether to acquire a particular hitter or not, teams would be smart to begin tailoring their personnel decisions to getting specific hitters who would thrive in their stadiums.
Here, I will do some of the legwork for them.
Check out the optimal hitting park for each of MLB's top 15 sluggers.