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Philip Hughes Fan
12-16-06, 04:08 PM
By far the best that has come out yet, neutralize a player's stats to any year, either league, and with any home park.

Pedro's 2000 were he around in 1966 pitching for the Dodgers:

Year Ag G W L WL% IP H R ER HR BB SO HBP ERA WHIP ActG
+-------+----+---+---+-----+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+---+-----+------+----+

2000 28 29 22 3 .880 227.0 106 33 29 14 26 297 12 1.15 0.581 29


He doesn't have the IP of Koufax, but hot damn. ERA about .6 runs lower, fewer than 1 H allowed per every 2 IP!!! Sweet baby jebus.

How about Bonds playing in Coors during the 2000 season?


Year Ag G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB Avg OBP SLG OPS RC ActG
+-------+----+-----+----+----+----+---+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+----+
2001 36 153 530 198 210 43 3 98 210 238 93 18 .396 .588 1.043 1.631 322 153
2002 37 143 465 189 211 44 3 65 178 280 47 13 .454 .663 .981 1.644 301 143


Now what about Ruth in the same place and time?


Year Ag G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB Avg OBP SLG OPS RC ActG
+-------+----+-----+----+----+----+---+----+----+----+----+----+-----+-----+-----+-----+----+----+
1919 24 153 577 206 233 57 20 49 228 169 68 12 .404 .545 .827 1.372 256 130
1920 25 149 520 220 220 46 12 69 191 192 84 18 .423 .581 .956 1.537 287 142
1921 26 161 608 235 252 54 20 73 227 179 86 21 .414 .551 .929 1.480 309 152
1922 27 116 456 134 164 31 10 45 141 108 84 3 .360 .483 .768 1.251 168 110
1923 28 162 606 216 268 59 17 54 187 222 99 22 .442 .594 .863 1.457 309 152
1924 29 162 603 199 255 50 9 59 169 181 86 11 .423 .559 .829 1.388 277 153
1925 30 102 392 82 127 15 2 31 88 72 71 2 .324 .431 .610 1.041 102 98
1926 31 159 568 205 243 40 7 62 221 190 79 15 .428 .573 .850 1.423 276 152
1927 32 158 612 226 248 37 10 78 235 177 93 9 .405 .539 .881 1.420 291 151
1928 33 162 611 243 229 38 11 71 212 181 92 5 .375 .520 .822 1.342 261 154
1929 34 142 570 179 226 34 8 60 228 95 63 7 .396 .486 .800 1.286 221 135
1930 35 153 578 199 229 34 11 60 203 167 64 12 .396 .532 .804 1.336 248 145
1931 36 152 606 211 256 40 4 59 231 165 53 6 .422 .547 .794 1.341 262 145
1932 37 138 508 164 195 16 6 51 188 162 64 2 .384 .534 .740 1.274 201 133
1933 38 146 524 144 182 28 4 45 153 150 96 5 .347 .495 .674 1.169 174 137
1934 39 131 410 113 136 22 5 28 122 135 66 1 .332 .500 .615 1.115 126 125


Bonds would have 993 career HR right now while Ruth would have finished with 936. Damn.

PinstripePride
12-16-06, 04:22 PM
That's really cool.

In Mo I Trust
12-16-06, 04:35 PM
Wow, plug in Pedro to 1968 in Dodger Stadium. His 2000 ERA falls to .98 :eek: .

pedromartinezfan
12-16-06, 04:45 PM
My namesake doesn't fool around ;)

yankeebot
12-16-06, 04:50 PM
This is very cool. Just what I needed. Another internet baseball tool to suck away my time.

Soriambi
12-16-06, 04:51 PM
I'm going to be ordering the PI service soon. There's so much you can do with it. For $29 a year it seems like a tremendous bargain.

I plugged in Barry Bonds playing his career at 2000 Coors Field:

.360/.512/.733, 993 HR, 3001 RBI, 1.245 OPS. :lol:

The Babe at 2000 Coors Field:

.393/.529/.791/1.320, 936 HR, 3292 RBI.

For those who won't be ordering, have your fun now, as evidently this will no longer be a free service after Christmas.

Soriambi
12-16-06, 04:55 PM
Tony Womack hitting for the 1968 Oakland Athletics for his career:

.230/.269/.300/.569, 28 HR, 249 RBI.

pedromartinezfan
12-16-06, 05:12 PM
Babe Ruth's 1968 Dodgers career

.287/.410/.577 with 581 HR

This should be a good tool for the raw numbers crowd to learn about context, hopefully.

yankeebot
12-16-06, 05:14 PM
Babe Ruth's 1968 Dodgers career

.287/.410/.577 with 581 HR

This should be a good tool for the raw numbers crowd to learn about context, hopefully.
Why do you say that?

Soriambi
12-16-06, 05:16 PM
I just ordered the service. :)

pedromartinezfan
12-16-06, 05:21 PM
Why do you say that?Because there a lot of people that use numbers and see no difference between 1908, 1968, 2000, etc.

yankeebot
12-16-06, 05:26 PM
Because there a lot of people that use numbers and see no difference between 1908, 1968, 2000, etc.
I wouldn't say a lot. Most of the people here that truly love the stats get it. There may be a few that view them in a vacuum but I do think the tendancy of non-numbers oriented people is to lump all the "statgeeks" together. But I guess that's an argument for a different thread.

pedromartinezfan
12-16-06, 05:30 PM
I'm not really talking about here.

Soriambi
12-16-06, 05:31 PM
I have so much fun finding out the random crap that these tools let you find out. For instance, did you all know that the most runs given up in a 9 inning game in which a team's pitching staff struck out 17 or more opposing batters (with the runs given up by the same team that did the striking out) was 11 on 9/27/2001 by the Arizona Diamondbacks when they beat the Brewers 13-11?

I love the amount of information that's available at baseball-reference now. If I really wanted to, I could go to the box score and tell you which pitchers struck out which 17 hitters and give pitch sequences for each of the 17 Ks.

The more useless information I can find out the happier (and less productive) I am.

Soriambi
12-16-06, 05:34 PM
The Event Finder is great as well for useless information. Did you know that Rickey Henderson doubled off of Mike Flanagan (10 times) more than any other pitcher? Or that he walked at least once from each spot in the batting order? Or that he had 16 walk-off hits in his career? (Plus two walk-off walks and three walk-off sac flies.) Or that 40 of his 311 outs to the pitcher occured in the 5th inning?

JDPNYY
12-16-06, 05:36 PM
I just ordered the service. :)

A little birthday present for yourself, eh?

Soriambi
12-16-06, 05:39 PM
A little birthday present for yourself, eh?

Exactly. :lol:

Mattpat11
12-19-06, 08:19 PM
I bought a month of the site and am occupying my time putting Bubba on different historical teams.

In Mo I Trust
12-19-06, 08:31 PM
Bubba's career line for the 1968 Dodgers:

.180 .216 .264

No worries, his grit-plus factor remains constant at 187.

yankeebot
12-19-06, 08:32 PM
I bought a day's worth but I'm going to wait until after the new year to purchase a full year. Just that 24 hours that I bought cost me about 4 hours of my life. :lol:

Mattpat11
12-19-06, 09:00 PM
Bubba's career line for the 1968 Dodgers:

.180 .216 .264

No worries, his grit-plus factor remains constant at 187.

He also has a Spunk Average of .350 and an IWJGHAC (If We Just Give Him a Chance!) percentage of .550

Big_E
12-19-06, 09:48 PM
Bonds would have 993 career HR right now while Ruth would have finished with 936. Damn.

And Hank Aaron would have had 1030 HR.

Soriambi
12-20-06, 02:09 PM
I bought a day's worth but I'm going to wait until after the new year to purchase a full year. Just that 24 hours that I bought cost me about 4 hours of my life. :lol:

Yeah, it is very addicting. I like looking at the Batter vs. Pitcher and Pitcher vs. Batter matchups using their sorting tooks. Jim Thome has a career OPS of around 1.380 against Roger Clemens while Cecil Fielder had a career OPS of .157 or something. (He was like 2-50 or whatever equals .157) :lol: It'll also be very useful when I have a question of "how many times has that happened before in a game?"

Big_E
12-20-06, 08:38 PM
I just paid for this feature. I can see wasting a lot of time there.

Did you know -- in 2005, A-Rod (who hit 48 HR that year) hit his first HR of the season off of Tim Wakefield on April 6th...and his final HR of the season off of...Tim Wakefield on Oct 1st.

I thought that was interesting.

Soriambi
12-22-06, 07:29 PM
Fun, Random Facts:

There have been five games between 1957 and 2006 where a pitcher threw a CG (of either 8 or 9 innings), gave up 1 hit (a HR) and lost 1-0. They were:

5/18/1983, Baltimore over Chicago, Rich Dotson.
7/27/1993, Texas over Kansas City, Kevin Appier.
8/2/1995, Baltimore over Toronto, Paul Menhart
8/23/2005, Minnesota over Chicago (AL), Freddy Garcia.
6/22/2006, Chicago (AL) over St. Louis, Anthony Reyes (That was also the only baserunner Reyes allowed-there were walks or HBPs in the other games)


The most walks by a pitcher in a win: 12, both in 1961. Jack Fisher gave up 12 walks and 7 hits but only 4 ER in an 11-4 win on 8/30/1961 while Stan Williams gave up 12 walks and 4 hits in a 2-1 win. (He threw 11 innings.)

The pitcher with the most walks without giving up one run? Mel Stottlemyre, who walked 11 and gave up six hits in 8 1/3 innings of shutout ball as the Yanks defeated the Senators 2-0 on 5/21/1970.

EvanJ
12-24-06, 06:38 PM
Can somebody who subscribes tell me how many time a winning pitcher has allowed at least 15 hits and had at most 1 strikeout in a game like Cleveland's Jake Westbrook did against Boston this year?

Soriambi
12-25-06, 12:24 PM
Can somebody who subscribes tell me how many time a winning pitcher has allowed at least 15 hits and had at most 1 strikeout in a game like Cleveland's Jake Westbrook did against Boston this year?

The fifteen+ hit/1 or less K thing has happened thirteen times since 1957. Only two of the games were won. They were Westbrook's and Reggie Cleveland's (Highlighted below). I've included all 13 games below on the list, because I didn't read your question right the first time (didn't see winning) and I'm not going to delete the other 11 now. ;):

Jason Westbrook, 8/3/2006 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/BOS/BOS200608030.shtml
Jason Jennings, 7/20/2004 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/COL/COL200407200.shtml
Mark Gubicza, 9/4/1995 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/KCA/KCA199509041.shtml
Greg Hibbard, 5/24/1994 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/OAK/OAK199405240.shtml
Mike Caldwell, 4/30/1983 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/MIN/MIN198304300.shtml
Jerry Augustine, 5/11/1982 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/KCA/KCA198205110.shtml
Reggie Cleveland, 9/25/1977 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/DET/DET197709250.shtml
Paul Mitchell, 6/26/1976 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/OAK/OAK197606260.shtml
Dave LaRoche, 8/20/1974 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/CHN/CHN197408200.shtml
Tim Wakefield, 6/10/1996 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/CHA/CHA199606100.shtml
Ed Figeuroa, 9/28/1976 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/BOS/BOS197609280.shtml
Whitey Ford, 7/2/1966 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/WS2/WS2196607020.shtml
Lew Burdette, 10/2/1960 http://www.baseball-reference.com/boxes/PIT/PIT196010020.shtml

Only two of the games were won (Westbrook's and Cleveland's)

Cleveland's game was the one in which the most hits were given up (18 with 1 K)

In four of the games (the last four listed), there were 15+ hits and 0 Ks.

I really recommend the service if you can afford it. It's only $30 for a full year, which I feel is very reasonable for what it offers.

EvanJ
12-25-06, 01:38 PM
Thank you.

NelsonChung
12-27-06, 01:15 AM
Does anyone own a copy of the Baseball America Almanac from any year between 1991-1995? If so, I have 2 questions: does it have these minor league stats for every player?

HBP, SF (sac fly) SH (sac bunt), CS?

Also, does it have team totals for every minor league team?

thanks (I can't start my own thread yet, so I'm posting under the closest thing).

backstop20
12-27-06, 04:07 PM
Does anyone own a copy of the Baseball America Almanac from any year between 1991-1995? If so, I have 2 questions: does it have these minor league stats for every player?

HBP, SF (sac fly) SH (sac bunt), CS?

Also, does it have team totals for every minor league team?

thanks (I can't start my own thread yet, so I'm posting under the closest thing).
sports-wired.com

NelsonChung
12-29-06, 10:35 PM
sports-wired.com

thanks, but that site sometimes doesn't have those stats I mentioned for years prior to 2000. Thus I'm wondering if Baseball America has'em.

Mean Linguine
01-26-07, 01:57 PM
Could you plug in Bobby Murcer's career line for the 1998 Yanks?

VanHalen5150
01-28-07, 10:03 PM
Barry Bonds stats for 2000 Rockies, 98 hrs in 2001 and 993 career home runs

Soriambi
01-28-07, 10:30 PM
Could you plug in Bobby Murcer's career line for the 1998 Yanks?

Sorry I didn't see this sooner. If Bobby had been a 1998 Yankee for his entire career, his career line would have been .294/.377/473/.850, 280 HR. His actual numbers were .277/.357/.445/.802, 252 HR.

Mean Linguine
01-31-07, 06:06 PM
Sorry I didn't see this sooner. If Bobby had been a 1998 Yankee for his entire career, his career line would have been .294/.377/473/.850, 280 HR. His actual numbers were .277/.357/.445/.802, 252 HR.

Thanks a lot, Kevin. Those revamped Bobby numbers look eerily like Bernie's career numbers: .297/.381/.477/.858, 287 HR.