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Manny’s First 27 Games (or, the Marginal Product of Drug Use) June 4, 2010

Posted by tomflesher in Baseball, Economics.
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Last year, Manny Ramirez was suspended for 50 games on May 6. The suspension came after his 27th game of the season. On May 25th of this year, Manny played his 27th game of 2010. That means we can take a look at the first 27 games of each season, when he was using performance-enhancing drugs (in 2009) and when he wasn’t (presumably, this year). The differential line is behind the cut.

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