ManagersHalf: ManagersHalf table

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

Split season data for managers

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 93 observations on the following 10 variables.

playerID

Manager (player) ID code

yearID

Year

teamID

Team; a factor

lgID

League; a factor with levels AL NL

inseason

Managerial order. One if the individual managed the team the entire year. Otherwise denotes where the manager appeared in the managerial order (1 for first manager, 2 for second, etc.). A factor with levels 1 2 3 4 5

half

First or second half of season

G

Games managed

W

Wins

L

Losses

rank

Team's position in standings for the half

Source

Lahman, S. (2021) Lahman's Baseball Database, 1871-2020, 2020 version, http://www.seanlahman.com/baseball-archive/statistics/

Examples

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library("dplyr")
library("reshape2")

# Only have data for 1892 and 1981

# League rank by half for 1981 teams with the same
# manager in both halves who were hired in-season
ManagersHalf %>% 
  filter(yearID >= 1901) %>%
  group_by(teamID, yearID) %>%
  filter(all(playerID == playerID[1])) %>%  # same manager in both halves
  mutate(winPct = round(W/G, 3)) %>%
  reshape2::dcast(playerID + yearID + teamID + lgID ~ half,
                     value.var = "rank") %>%
  rename(rank1 = `1`, rank2 = `2`) 

Example output

Attaching package: 'dplyr'

The following objects are masked from 'package:stats':

    filter, lag

The following objects are masked from 'package:base':

    intersect, setdiff, setequal, union

    playerID yearID teamID lgID rank1 rank2
1  amalfjo01   1981    CHN   NL     6     5
2  andersp01   1981    DET   AL     4     2
3    coxbo01   1981    ATL   NL     4     5
4  garcida99   1981    CLE   AL     6     5
5  greenda02   1981    PHI   NL     1     3
6  herzowh01   1981    SLN   NL     2     2
7   houkra01   1981    BOS   AL     5     2
8  howarfr01   1981    SDN   NL     6     6
9  larusto01   1981    CHA   AL     3     6
10 lasorto01   1981    LAN   NL     1     4
11 martibi02   1981    OAK   AL     1     2
12 mattibo01   1981    TOR   AL     7     7
13 mcnamjo99   1981    CIN   NL     2     2
14 robinfr02   1981    SFN   NL     5     3
15 rodgebu01   1981    ML4   AL     3     1
16 tannech01   1981    PIT   NL     4     6
17 torrejo01   1981    NYN   NL     5     4
18 virdobi01   1981    HOU   NL     3     1
19 weaveea99   1981    BAL   AL     2     4
20 zimmedo01   1981    TEX   AL     2     3

Lahman documentation built on April 9, 2021, 9:07 a.m.