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Monday, September 15, 2014

Baseball Reference: Span of Games Searches Enhanced in Play Index Game Finders

here’s a few concrete examples of searches that can now be completed: [...]

* Jorge Soler is just the third player since 1914 with an extra-base hit in each of his first five career games.

* Since 1914, only Dwight Gooden had more double-digit K games in his first 83 games than Yu Darvish.

* The most wins by a non-playoff team in the Wild Card Era from Games 82-162 is 52 by the 2006 Angels.

bobm Posted: September 15, 2014 at 02:10 AM | 5 comment(s)
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Saturday, May 03, 2014

Baseball Reference: Season Finders now with Wins Above Average (WAA)

This is great for analyzing career performance and sustained greatness vs compiling.

For example:

Spanning Multiple Seasons or entire Careers, From 1901 to 2014, Played 1000 games at SS, sorted by greatest WAA Position Players

 

                                                           
Rk             Player WAA/pos WAR/pos oWAR dWAR         Pos
1         Honus Wagner    82.2   113.8 106.6 21.2 *63/9574H81
2       Alex Rodriguez    77.4   116.0 113.0 11.4       65D/H
3          Cal Ripken    53.1    95.5 77.2 34.6      *65/DH
4         Arky Vaughan    47.3    72.9 70.9 12.0    *65/H74
5         Barry Larkin    42.2    70.2 67.5 13.8      *6H/4D
6         Lou Boudreau    42.2    63.0 50.3 23.3    *6/5H324
7          Ozzie Smith    41.6    76.5 47.8 43.4       *6/H
8         Luke Appling    41.5    74.5 70.6 19.0    *6/5H43
9       Alan Trammell    40.2    70.4 62.4 22.0   *6/HD5478
10         Robin Yount    37.0    77.0 82.2 5.8    *68D/7H3
11          Joe Cronin    35.9    66.4 63.6 14.2    *6H/5347
12         Derek Jeter    32.0    71.5 94.2 -9.3       *6/DH
13       Pee Wee Reese    31.7    66.3 55.6 25.6       *65/H
14          Joe Tinker    30.5    53.2 32.5 34.3    *6/54H9
15       Bobby Wallace    28.6    55.2 43.2 24.5    *6/54H91
16         Ernie Banks    28.5    67.5 61.9 4.9      36/H57
17       Art Fletcher    27.6    47.0 30.1 28.3      *6/54H
18         Jim Fregosi    24.5    48.7 50.1 7.8   *635H/D74
19   Nomar Garciaparra    24.2    44.2 42.6 6.0    *63/5HD4
20       Vern Stephens    24.2    45.4 45.5 9.1    *65/H79

bobm Posted: May 03, 2014 at 01:10 PM | 44 comment(s)
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