"Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweeping down the plain," might be more than just a line from a Broadway musical, it could provide insight on why so many home runs are hit in the Sooner State.

"The wind is usually always blowing in Oklahoma. If you listen to our state song, it has it in it," said Timothy LaValley, head coach at Carl Albert (Midwest City, Okla.) when asked by MaxPreps to give a possible reason for the high high school baseball home run totals from the state. "Most fields in Oklahoma are set north or south. In March, usually, we have north winds that help carry the ball out. ...

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