AwardsPlayers table

Description

Award information for players awards

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 6078 observations on the following 6 variables.

playerID

Player ID code

awardID

Name of award won

yearID

Year

lgID

League; a factor with levels AA AL ML NL

tie

Award was a tie (Y or N)

notes

Notes about the award

Source

Lahman, S. (2016) Lahman's Baseball Database, 1871-2015, 2015 version, http://www.seanlahman.com/baseball-archive/statistics/

Examples

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data(AwardsPlayers)
# Which awards have been given and how many?
with(AwardsPlayers, table(awardID))
awardtab <- with(AwardsPlayers, table(awardID))

# Plot the awardtab table as a Cleveland dot plot
library("lattice")
dotplot(awardtab)

# Restrict to MVP awards
mvp <- subset(AwardsPlayers, awardID == "Most Valuable Player")
# Who won in 1994?
mvp[mvp$yearID == 1994L, ]

goldglove <- subset(AwardsPlayers, awardID == "Gold Glove")
# which players won most often?
GGcount <- table(goldglove$playerID)
GGcount[GGcount>10]

# Triple Crown winners
subset(AwardsPlayers, awardID == "Triple Crown")

# Simultaneous Triple Crown and MVP winners
# (compare merged file to TC)
TC <- subset(AwardsPlayers, awardID == "Triple Crown")
MVP <- subset(AwardsPlayers, awardID == "Most Valuable Player")
keepvars <- c("playerID", "yearID", "lgID.x")
merge(TC, MVP, by = c("playerID", "yearID"))[ ,keepvars]