mlb: Salary data for Major League Baseball (2010)

Description Usage Format Source Examples

Description

Salary data for Major League Baseball players in the year 2010.

Usage

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Format

A tibble with 828 observations on the following 4 variables.

player

Player name

team

Team

position

Field position

salary

Salary (in $1000s)

Source

Collected from the following page (and its linked pages) on February 23rd, 2011:

http://content.usatoday.com/sportsdata/baseball/mlb/salaries/team

Examples

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# _____ Basic Histogram _____ #
hist(mlb$salary / 1000, breaks = 15,
    main = "", xlab = "Salary (millions of dollars)", ylab = "",
    axes = FALSE,
    col = "#22558844")
axis(1, seq(0, 40, 10))
axis(2, c(0, 500))
axis(2, seq(100, 400, 100), rep("", 4), tcl = -0.2)

# _____ Histogram on Log Scale _____ #
hist(log(mlb$salary / 1000), breaks=15,
    main = "", xlab = "log(Salary)", ylab = "",
    axes = FALSE, col = "#22558844")
axis(1) #, seq(0, 40, 10))
axis(2, seq(0, 300, 100))

# _____ Box plot of log(salary) against position _____ #
par(las = 1, mar = c(4, 8, 1, 1))
boxPlot(log(mlb$salary / 1000), mlb$position, horiz = TRUE, ylab = "")

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