Pitcher's Slugging Average?
- Hi Guys,
Any chance that we can get the Pitcher's Slugging Average in the
database? I would like to see some measure of how hard a pitcher is
How hard would it be to get the data for this?
While I'm filling out my Christmas List I might as well inquiry
about: XBH allowed, TB allowed, 2B allowed, 3B allowed, pitch
counts, and number of balls & strikes.
Also, anyone keeping track of the results of the QuesTec system? I'd
like to know what part of the strike zone pitchers are hitting and
the number of pitches out of the strike zone of which hitters are
swinging (broken down by pitcher, of course).
After you stop laughing I would appreactiate a reply to this serious
Your request is not silly... quite the contrary. The
limiation is really about access.
Since we've got the Retrosheet pbp data (which you can
view online as well), getting the "batting version" of
pitcher's stats is easy enough... but only for those
pbp years (from 1972 - 1992), and if someone wants to
parse non-retro pbp data, like from STATS or
Gillette/Palmer, they can deliver that as well for
post-1992 years (or directly from MLB.com for
The delivery of this would be on whoever wants to do
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