Dodgers bring in humidor to combat mile-high effect at Isotopes Park
The new humidor at Isotopes Park in Albuquerque is intended to mute the effect dry air has on a baseball, which makes the ball feel harder and bounces off a bat with greater power. Will Webber/The New Mexican
Posted: Tuesday, April 2, 2013 7:00 am
Updated: 11:50 pm, Tue Apr 2, 2013.
ALBUQUERQUE — The average summertime temperature in the state’s largest city hovers in the low to mid 90s with humidity in the neighborhood of 25 to 30 percent.
Combine that with Albuquerque’s mile-high altitude, and it makes for a hitter’s haven where baseball is concerned.
Or, use your
Tuesday, April 2, 2013 7:00 am.
Updated: 11:50 pm.