Archive for date: May 30, 2004

Still more baseball statistics, and a story…

May 30, 2004 | Baseball | By: Mark VandeWettering

Amazing what you can find when you dig. On retrosheet.org you can find box scores for lots of games. Pretty cool. For instance, I dug up the box score from an interesting game I attended. The date was Sept 5, 2001. I was anxious to go to this Wednesday game because this would be the […]

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More Baseball Statistics

May 30, 2004 | Baseball | By: Mark VandeWettering

Baseball-DataBank.org has statistics similar (identical?) to those from baseball1.com but has conveniently placed them in the form of a 33 megabyte file that you can import directly into MySQL. With it, you can formulate pretty simple queries in SQL and learn, for instance, the top 10 players of all time in ABs.. mysql> select sum(Batting.AB), […]

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The Mathematics of Baseball

May 30, 2004 | Baseball | By: Mark VandeWettering

I just finished reading Moneyball, and as I woke up this morning I was wondering what good online information was available on the mathematics and statistics of baseball. Such are the questions that Google was invented for. Little Professor Baseball: Mathematics and Statistics of Baseball Simulation is the first link a search on “baseball” and […]

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