Baseball: Baseball Data

Description Usage Format Source References See Also Examples

Description

Baseball data.

Usage

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data("Baseball")

Format

A data frame with 322 observations and 25 variables.

name1

player's first name.

name2

player's last name.

atbat86

times at Bat: number of official plate appearances by a hitter. It counts as an official at-bat as long as the batter does not walk, sacrifice, get hit by a pitch or reach base due to catcher's interference.

hits86

hits.

homer86

home runs.

runs86

the number of runs scored by a player. A run is scored by an offensive player who advances from batter to runner and touches first, second, third and home base in that order without being put out.

rbi86

Runs Batted In: A hitter earns a run batted in when he drives in a run via a hit, walk, sacrifice (bunt or fly) fielder's choice, hit-batsman or on an error (when the official scorer rules that the run would have scored anyway).

walks86

A “walk” (or “base on balls”) is an award of first base granted to a batter who receives four pitches outside the strike zone.

years

Years in the Major Leagues. Seems to count all years a player has actually played in the Major Leagues, not necessarily consecutive.

atbat

career times at bat.

hits

career hits.

homeruns

career home runs.

runs

career runs.

rbi

career runs batted in.

walks

career walks.

league86

player's league.

div86

player's division.

team86

player's team.

posit86

player's position (see Hitters).

outs86

number of putouts (see Hitters)

assist86

number of assists (see Hitters)

error86

number of assists (see Hitters)

sal87

annual salary on opening day (in USD 1000).

league87

league in 1987.

team87

team in 1987.

Source

SAS System for Statistical Graphics, First Edition, page A2.3

References

M. Friendly (2000), Visualizing Categorical Data. SAS Institute, Cary, NC.

See Also

Hitters

Examples

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data("Baseball")

Example output

Loading required package: MASS
Loading required package: grid
Loading required package: colorspace

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