While a baseball team is only as good as the nine guys they put on the field, often times there are outside factors that can influence the outcome of a baseball game.

While the stadiums of today are not nearly as quirky as places like the Polo Grounds with its 483 foot center field, there are still certain home field advantages that give teams a distinct advantage 81 games a season.

Aside from the stadium itself, the people paying to fill the stadium can also influence a game. Playing in front of a loud, enthusiastic crowd can fire up any team and lead them to victory.

So what follows are the ten biggest home field advantages in the big leagues today. I encourage you to suggest anything I may have excluded, and I look forward to your feedback.

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