661Re: Winter 1995, regular season 1995 (was Refresh my memory)
- Aug 1, 2002Just a side question:
Is this transaction database available?
--- In baseball-databank@y..., Derek Adair <dadair@i...> wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, tom tom wrote:
> > That's an interesting question. What does Tom R's
> > transaction database have? (My copy is on my work
> > computer, but if someone knows off-hand...)
> Nothing related to replacement players. Charles Gipson and Benny
> (two examples) have nothing related to replacement status in their
> entries. The transaction types also have no replacement info.
> > I think it's a mess to consider the spring training
> > stats, or even regular season stats (say like the NFL)
> > in the same class as the MLB players. Just because
> > they are on MLB teams doesn't make them a "majors"
> > class, regardless of what MLB and the NFL decide to
> > designate them as such. They are an independent minor
> > league level class.
> If we ever have spring training data, I see no reason why their
> should not be included. We can deal with majors when that happens
> imagine there would be some sort of ruling to determine records and
> like, and we'd adhere to that). I say keep the records and
> differently if there's an extenuating circumstance; don't segregate
> Derek Adair
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