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zeros better than NULLs in pre-classification SF, SH columns?
Hi, Working mostly with MySQL type baseball-databank files, I haven't been able to figure why sometimes SF's are zero and sometimes NULL in the pre-1954...
May 2, 2008
New Yahoo Group - RetroSQL
I've created a separate Yahoo group, so as to not interfere with Retrolist or Baseball-Databank. This purpose of this new group is to yada yada yada a SQL...
Apr 29, 2008
New Files uploaded
I didn't quite make it by opening day, but there is a new set of files I uploaded this morning. The fielding table has a number of important new additions. ...
Apr 27, 2008
Rickert, John H
Open Access Principles Spreading to Science
This article reminded me quite a bit of how 'open' (vs. closed) is viewed in sabermetric circles: http://www.sciam.
Apr 22, 2008
propel compatible database structure
I am a PHP developer and I think it would be really cool to use Propel (http://propel.
trac/) with the statistics provided by BDB either for personal...
Apr 14, 2008
BDB Board - Coordinator
I haven't received a response, and it appears that this message is not in the archives, so I am resending. *** In order to get the BDB Board rolling, we...
Apr 7, 2008
Has anyone developed webservices that web masters could use vs. downloading and managing their own database? If not I would like to volunteer to do this. It...
Mar 31, 2008
I found something interesting while rooting around in Google recently. The MLB has, in a publicly accessible portion of their site, all their reports and notes...
Mar 10, 2008
Change to DB IDs
Is there still a plan to change to numeric table IDs such as creating an ID for team+lge+year for the batting, pitching, fielding tables instead of separate...
Mar 10, 2008
AL Red Book, NL Green Book
Last year I picked up my copies on eBay, and I'm sure I'll be able to do the same this year. However, it seems like it should be possible to purchase these...
Mar 7, 2008
New Sabermetrics Stat Site
Check out this new website. I think you guys will enjoy it... www.BaseballStatGen
Feb 29, 2008
defensive GS in 2007
I see that defensive GS information is missing for all players in 2007. Can we expect to see this corrected in a new version? (I'm working with the mysql...
Feb 29, 2008
Job Ad: Baseball and Computers @ Sports Reference
Sports Reference (operators of Baseball-Reference.
com) in Philadelphia is looking to hire paid interns for computer programming positions this summer. Details...
Feb 22, 2008
I have uploaded (am uploading) the 2005 files. There is a mysql file and a csv file as well. I would welcome an access file if and when someone is able to...
Jan 8, 2008
org vs. Lahman 5.5
I'm sorry if this is a dumb question but I wasn't able to find the answer on the site or FAQ, but what is the different between the Baseball-Databank database...
Jan 7, 2008
1891 Philadelphia AA
I think I've mentioned this for a couple of years, but the 1891 AA Philadelphia team has a Team ID of PH4, but I believe it really should be PHQ. The...
Jan 1, 2008
Lahman Database 5.5 Now Available
I see the updated Lahman Database is now available: http://baseball1.
view/57/82/ THANKS, KJOK...
Jan 1, 2008
BDB to Retrosheet Team X-ref for Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim
Just an FYI... BDB is using "LAA" as the Angels team ID, starting in 2005. Retrosheet has continued to use "ANA"
. For the years 1961-1964, both however use...
Dec 31, 2007
Two of the lines in FieldingOF do not have corresponding lines in Fielding "lehanmi01&quo
Dec 15, 2007
Rickert, John H
Tom, Is there an ETA for the final release? Is there anything those not involved in the process now can do to help? Thanks. Peter...
Dec 11, 2007
Conversation on this mailing list has gotten pretty spotty, and I was wondering if there is any plan for an updated BD database? I've got hitters and pitchers...
Dec 14, 2007
Ted Williams and 1941 AL BB
A few years ago, somebody discovered 2 "missing" 1941 walks for Ted Williams that had erroneously been uncredited. So Williams had 147 walks for the season,...
Nov 30, 2007
Taking the Extra Base, Retrosheet Years
(Cross-posted to retrolist, baseball-databank.
) John Jarvis has his excellent data, posted team-by-team, year-by-year, which I recommend: ...
Nov 22, 2007
Re: baseball in general
Dear Baseball Data Bank, My name is Rick. I live in Chicago (actually Northlake) with my family. I've just written 2 baseball books- one on 19th Century...
Nov 21, 2007
Statistical Difference in HRs hit
Hi guys, I apologize for the stat-based question. If this is not the appropriate place, if you could point me in the right direction I would greatly apprecate...
Nov 20, 2007
1955 AL HBP pitchers grand total 8 lower than batters grand total; 1
HP HP Bosox Sullivan baseball-ref. 2 vs 7 daily's total Tigers Hoeft " 3 vs 6 daily's total Apparently transcription errors caused these...
Nov 10, 2007
MASTER - record missing
Mark Kiger is not in the MASTER (the version that I have anyway). He played in the 2006 post-season, but not regular season. Tom ... The 2007 Fans' Scouting...
Sep 25, 2007
Two years ago on the Retrolist group, I posted this a while ago (see also David Vincent'
s response): ...
Jul 14, 2007
SALARY - Pappas - Status
I've emailed John Zajc, executive director of SABR, and Carolyn Pappas, to establish the exact status of Doug's salary data. They confirm that Carolyn donated...
Jul 7, 2007
Help with Description of Abbreviations
I downloaded the baseball-database zip file and in one of the tables have come up against column names which I can't figure a description out for and was...
Jul 4, 2007
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