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SCHEMA - Oversized MySQL fields?
I realize that this is a relatively minor detail in relation to some of the other things being planned here, but I've noticed that the current MySQL schema has...
Oct 22, 2008
2007 records missing...
Hey guys...I don't know if anyone else noticed this since it's not a huge deal 99% of the time, but for some reason in the 2007 season (most recent in the...
Oct 9, 2008
When will the final .sql be available on the bbdatabank.org site?
I realize the season isn't over yet, but I always like the info....
Sep 30, 2008
Retrosheet Misc Batting and Pitching Stats
I have compiled additional batting and pitching statistics from Retrosheet Play by Play data and wanted to share them here. I've linked the Retro ID's to the...
Sep 30, 2008
Re: [RetroList] Jiim Busby - Catcher - data inconsistency
Thank you for showing that the best answer is found in the easiest of places. Tom ... From: J. G. Preston <jgpreston@...> Subject: Re: [RetroList] Jiim...
Sep 3, 2008
Jiim Busby - Catcher - data inconsistency
(Cross-posting to Retrolist and BDB) This is to point out a discrepancy, without knowing which is correct. The Lahman DB and B-R.com has Jim Busby with one...
Sep 2, 2008
retroID in the mater table
I was wondering where to get the data which maps the playerID in the Master table to the retroID data? Basically, I wanted to cross reference the play by play...
Aug 31, 2008
The 2008 Scouting Report, By the Fans, For the Fans
I am compiling my sixth annual survey on Fans' evaluation of fielding characteristics of all players. Please find more details here: ...
Aug 19, 2008
Anyone know where I can find L/R batting and pitching splits?
I am looking for career batting and pitching splits for every Major Leaguer. I had been going to every retrosheet player page and copying them manually one at...
Aug 8, 2008
Anyone else notice this?
I did some research and signed up for this Yahoo! group for the Database and couldn't find the answer to this. There are some players that are missing InnOuts...
Aug 6, 2008
Minor League Data
zip.html> I'm not sure if this data is already...
Jul 8, 2008
Digging deeper, I looked at 1933 and 1934 thinking that the symmetric errors might just be data entry. See attachment. Different clubs are involved. I looked...
Jun 27, 2008
minor inconsistancies - team HR counts, Ideas?
Using the query: mysql> select yearID sum(HR) from Teams where lgID = "AL" group by yearID; I am puzzeling over some small incosistancies between the number of...
Jun 25, 2008
New Ballparks Database (raw data) Available at seamheads.com
The latest & greatest KJOK Ballparks database is now available at seamheads.com website under DATABASES (link is ballpark stats splits). THANKS, KJOK...
Jun 2, 2008
I think this was bounced the first time ... I would steer clear of copying an existing id system, be it retrosheet, STATS or Elias. Using their system would...
May 13, 2008
ZERO vs NULL
From the standpoint of an Oracle programmer/dba there is a difference between a 0 and a NULL. A zero is a value. It's value is ZERO. A null by definition is...
May 6, 2008
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
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