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Monday, January 09, 2006

The Baseball Archive: Database Version 5.3

Lahman’s Database has been updated, as it now includes statistics from the 2005 MLB season.  Awesome.

And ... it’s free to download.

Damon Rutherford Posted: January 09, 2006 at 07:01 PM | 12 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Slinger Francisco Barrios (Dr. Memory) Posted: January 09, 2006 at 07:38 PM (#1812718)

Woo-hoo!  No spreadsheet yet, though.

   2. Damon Rutherford Posted: January 09, 2006 at 08:08 PM (#1812758)

Sure, but the comma-delimited version can easily be imported into one’s favorite spreadsheet program.  Doesn’t have all the bells and whistles, though.

   3. Hal Chase Headley Lamarr Hoyt Wilhelm (ACE1242) Posted: January 09, 2006 at 08:19 PM (#1812781)

Feh.  Among Sean Lahman’s many crimes against humanity is that he makes me waste every January honing my database skills.

   4. Damon Rutherford Posted: January 09, 2006 at 08:22 PM (#1812788)

I can’t decide who deserves worse punishment: Forman for Baseball-Reference, Furtado for Baseball Think Factory, or Lahman et al. for Lahman’s Database.

   5. GGC don't think it can get longer than a novella Posted: January 09, 2006 at 08:59 PM (#1812861)

One of these years, I need to learn how to use this.

   6. CraigK Posted: January 09, 2006 at 09:09 PM (#1812884)

Mr. Lahman, my copy of Out of the Park 6 thanks you, and I thank you.

   7. HowardMegdal Posted: January 09, 2006 at 10:26 PM (#1813083)

Anyone know how to import this into either Baseball Mogul or Diamond Mind Baseball?

   8. PFJ Posted: January 10, 2006 at 02:04 AM (#1813481)

Mr. Lahman, my copy of Out of the Park 6 thanks you, and I thank you.

How can you import players into it?

   9. Damon Rutherford Posted: January 10, 2006 at 04:49 AM (#1813760)

Anyone know how to import this into either Baseball Mogul or Diamond Mind Baseball?

E-mail me, HowardMegdal, at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) for information.

   10. Slinger Francisco Barrios (Dr. Memory) Posted: January 10, 2006 at 05:32 PM (#1814272)

Sure, but the comma-delimited version can easily be imported into one’s favorite spreadsheet program. Doesn’t have all the bells and whistles, though.

Didn’t know there were bells and whistles in the spreadsheet.  Just liked the convenience of having all the importing done.  Now I’ll have to check for b’s & w’s.

   11. Mike Emeigh Posted: January 10, 2006 at 07:35 PM (#1814546)

I can’t decide who deserves worse punishment: Forman for Baseball-Reference, Furtado for Baseball Think Factory, or Lahman et al. for Lahman’s Database.

Without the Lahman DB, there wouldn’t be a Baseball-Reference, and quite possibly not a BTF.

—MWE

   12. fables of the deconstruction Posted: January 14, 2006 at 11:04 PM (#1821064)

Without the Lahman DB, there wouldn’t be a Baseball-Reference, and quite possibly not a BTF.

In that case Sean Lahman (et al) must be the ‘Most Important Man’ in the world…  :) ...

————
trevise

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