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4300Re: [baseball-databank] Re: The 2012 Update

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  • Tangotiger
    Dec 3, 2012
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      I think the idea is to create splits off the Retrosheet event files, no
      different than what Baseball-Reference and Retrosheet.org does.

      It's really fairly straightforward. Just need someone to just step up and
      do it, and continue to do it every year.


      > Split table may create confusion. As one does 20th century seasons
      > splits don’t add exactly up to official totals.
      > Also if we do true stints as opposed to each unique team-year combination
      > for each player, that may involve a lot of work for those players with 2
      > stints
      > in same season for same team. Retrosheet’s site does not subdivide
      > splits
      > by stint, just by team.
      > Clem Comly
      > From: KJOK
      > Sent: Friday, November 30, 2012 12:02 PM
      > To: baseball-databank@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [baseball-databank] Re: The 2012 Update
      > One project we've discussed on and off over the years was some type of
      > basic splits table for batters and pitchers.
      > Would probably just include bat-hand and Home/Away splits (4 records) for
      > each current batting or pitching stint.
      > Given Retrosheet's progress seems like a good idea to me.
      > THANKS,
      > Kevin

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