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4596

Re: Player IDs

... I won’t be providing it, as it is redundant. Whether Sean will provide it in the downstream Lahman database is a question for him to answer. Not planning
anson2995
Dec 31, 2015
#4596
 
4595

Re: Player IDs

Thanks for response -- I am using the lahmanid only because of conventions (Rails in particular), not because of performance or ideology. I will adapt,
Geb Net
Dec 31, 2015
#4595
 
4594

Re: Player IDs

... Well, right - a machine int is always going to be faster for FK purposes than a longer string, where a comparison is going to require multiple
Theodore Turocy
Dec 30, 2015
#4594
 
4593

Re: Player IDs

Most benchmarking studies show little difference between INT and CHAR. The main reason for using INT keys is mostly for joins where the key is used as a
Mike Emeigh
Dec 30, 2015
#4593
 
4592

Re: Player IDs

... I would bet it is around the classic INT vs CHAR index search battle. I am not sure what the industry says these days.
aidanshealy
Dec 30, 2015
#4592
 
4591

Re: Teams table - home parks

... Kevin makes his parks database available here: http://www.seamheads.com/ballparks/ballpark.php?parkID=OAK01 And it's downloadable as the very last link
Tangotiger
Dec 30, 2015
#4591
 
4590

Re: Player IDs

Rob and all, ... I wonÆt be providing it, as it is redundant. Whether Sean will provide it in the downstream Lahman database is a question for him to answer.
Theodore Turocy
Dec 30, 2015
#4590
 
4589

Re: Teams table - home parks

Thanks for sharing...  The park geek in me would like to see this expanded someday to include different naming periods. That would require new from and to
Chris Lambrou
Dec 30, 2015
#4589
 
4588

Player IDs

... I asked a question a while back and don't believe it was ever answered, so let me try again -- Is the LahmanID gone for good? I have used the master player
Robert Gebeloff
Dec 30, 2015
#4588
 
4587

Teams table - home parks

All, Anticipating what is going to be a rather substantial refactoring of the Teams table, I have produced two new tables which I expect will be useful:
Theodore Turocy
Dec 30, 2015
#4587
 
4586

Re: 2015 release

Corky and all, ... One of the problems with the Internet is that humour doesnÆt always transmit well! ... I donÆt have any interest at all in building any
Theodore Turocy
Dec 30, 2015
#4586
 
4585

New Playing table

All, I have a few comments on the replies in the last days which IÆll post separately in a while Meanwhile, I have created a first draft of the proposed
Theodore Turocy
Dec 30, 2015
#4585
 
4584

Re: 2015 release

Can I (+1) the idea around removing HITS from the next generation of the data and just have 1B, 2B, 3B, HR? Ted, I didn't assume that you would give away your
aidanshealy
Dec 29, 2015
#4584
 
4583

Re: 2015 release

Sean, your efforts in making open source baseball data available for all have been commendable! As one of the users of the data, much of this discussion has
Paul Reeths
Dec 29, 2015
#4583
 
4582

Re: 2015 release

... in the traditional format. That is simple ... new format and export it whenever the ... on whether that ... I think that needs to be done, regardless of
Sean Lahman
Dec 29, 2015
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