Re: [baseball-databank] consistency of stint data
- View SourcePaul Wendt wrote:
> Lahman50 Pitcher and Manager tables are practically inconsistent forThe player tables have been checked against each other. I'm fairly
> Mordecai Brown 1914, showing that he pitched first for Brooklyn but served
> as St Louis' first manager.
> Perhaps the manager table can be checked against all the player tables for
> this type of inconsistency and its converse, where some team's last
> manager played last for another team. (Neither check will uncover logical
> inconsistencies, since teams begin and end their seasons on different
> dates, especially in the bankruptcy days to 1891. I guess that few cases
> will be uncovered, and they will be easy to confirm as "true positives".)
> Perhaps the player tables can be checked against each other.
> P/\/ \/\/t
> Paul Wendt, Watertown MA, USA <pgw@...>
confident that we don't have any stint errors between fielding and
batting and pitching tables. I've fixed a couple of the ones you sent
me regarding the managers.
My school year ends this week, so I should be able to update the BDB
more often this summer and hopefully implement a system that keeps one
person from being the bottleneck for corrections and updates.
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