I have the recent data and have forwarded that to Derek as well. It is a
flat text file. Derek, are you going to sync it or would you like someone
else to pick that up for you?
--- Paul Wendt <pgw@...
> Is there a biographical committee here?
> For the maybe committee:
> Much data is missing for Hall of Fame members who did not play or
> although much of it has been published. Much data is missing for
> who did not play. I understand that it is maintained by the SABR
> Biographical Cmtee, for all MLB managers as for all MLB players.
> Two SABR publications include biographical data for many 19c personages,
> _Nineteenth Century Stars_ (1989) and _Baseball's First Stars_ (1996).
> For example, here is the extra data published in the second volume,
> "BB1st*", for the three men in the database with 1820s birthdates.
> Alexander Cartwright [BB1st*, p24], name weight & height:
> "Alexander Joy, Jr.", Alick, 210, 74
> (I wonder whether Knick basepaths were measured in Cartwright's paces.)
> Bill Cammeyer [BB1st*, p21], birth death & name:
> USA, NY, New York, 1898, 9, 4, USA, NY, Brooklyn, William Henry, *
> (* no mention of "Bill".)
> Henry Chadwick [BB1st*, p26-27], birth death & name
> England, Devonshire, Exeter, 1908, 4, 20, USA, NY, Brooklyn, Henry,
> P/\/ \/\/t
> Paul Wendt, Watertown MA, USA <pgw@...>
> Chair, 19th Century Committee, SABR