Originally Posted by dougdirt
A few bigger stadiums has opened up in the 2000's as well. Petco, Safeco, Busch, PNC Park, Target Field. That certainly adds a bit too it as well. Combine it with better pitching and teams being more defensive minded (leading to lesser hitting players) and we are seeing some of the ramifications. There are certainly some explanations for why offense is down and it isn't automatically "STEROIDS".
Absolutely. However, looking at the case studies, would Bonds, Sosa, and Mac have obliterated Maris without the use of steroids? I have seen some say yes, which I disagree with.
To act like the science is in on this one is a folly at best, and an insult at worst.