Baseball Player Statistics (mlb11)
Data from all 30 Major League Baseball teams from the 2011 season. This data set is useful for examining the relationships between wins, runs scored in a season, and a number of other player statistics.
Data Source: MLB.com.
- team: Team name.
- runs: Number of runs.
- at_bats: Number of at bats.
- hits: Number of hits.
- homerun: Number of home runs.
- bat_avg: Batting average.
- strikeouts: Number of strikeouts.
- stolen_bases: Number of stolen bases.
- wins: Number of wins.
- new_onbase: On base percentage, measure of how often a batter reaches base for any reason other than a fielding error, fielder's choice, dropped/uncaught third strike, fielder's obstruction, or catcher's interference.
- new_slug: Slugging percentage, popular measure of the power of a hitter calculated as the total bases divided by at bats.
- new_obs: On base plus slugging, calculated as the sum of these two variables