mlb-allstar-teams/allstar_player_talent: 95

This table contains data behind the story The Best MLB All-Star Teams Ever.

Estimates of most talented MLB All-Star teams, 1933-2015

allstar_team_talent.csv contains team talent estimates with the following headers:

Header Definition
yearID The season in question
gameNum Order of All-Star Game for the season (in years w/ multiple ASGs; set to 0 when only 1 per year)
gameID Game ID at Baseball-Reference.com
lgID League of All-Star team
tm_OFF_talent Total runs of offensive talent above average per game (36 plate appearances)
tm_DEF_talent Total runs of fielding talent above average per game (36 plate appearances)
tm_PIT_talent Total runs of pitching talent above average per game (9 innings)
MLB_avg_RPG MLB average runs scored/game that season
talent_RSPG Expected runs scored per game based on talent (MLB R/G + team OFF talent)
talent_RAPG Expected runs allowed per game based on talent (MLB R/G - team DEF talent- team PIT talent)
unadj_PYTH Unadjusted pythagorean talent rating; PYTH =(RSPG^1.83)/(RSPG^1.83+RAPG^1.83)
timeline_adj Estimate of relative league quality where 2015 MLB = 1.00
SOS Strength of schedule faced; adjusts an assumed .500 SOS downward based on timeline adjustment
adj_PYTH Adjusted pythagorean record; =(SOSunadj_Pyth)/((2unadj_Pyth*SOS)-SOS-unadj_Pyth+1)
no_1_player Best player according to combo of actual PA/IP and talent
no_2_player 2nd-best player according to combo of actual PA/IP and talent

allstar_player_talent.csv contains team player estimates with the following headers:

Header Definition
bbref_ID Player's ID at Baseball-Reference.com
yearID The season in question
gameNum Order of All-Star Game for the season (in years w/ multiple ASGs; set to 0 when only 1 per year)
gameID Game ID at Baseball-Reference.com
lgID League of All-Star team
startingPos Postion (according to baseball convention; 1=pitcher, 2=catcher, etc.) if starter
OFF600 Estimate of offensive talent, in runs above league average per 600 plate appearances
DEF600 Estimate of fielding talent, in runs above league average per 600 plate appearances
PITCH200 Estimate of pitching talent, in runs above league average per 200 innings pitched
asg_PA Number of plate appearances in the All-Star Game itself
asg_IP Number of innings pitched in the All-Star Game itself
OFFper9innASG Expected offensive runs added above average (from talent) based on PA in ASG, scaled to a 9-inning game
DEFper9innASG Expected defensive runs added above average (from talent) based on PA in ASG, scaled to a 9-inning game
PITper9innASG Expected pitching runs added above average (from talent) based on IP in ASG, scaled to a 9-inning game
TOTper9innASG Expected runs added above average (from talent) based on PA/IP in ASG, scaled to a 9-inning game

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rowid bbref_ID yearID gameNum gameID lgID startingPos OFF600 DEF600 PITCH200 asg_PA asg_IP OFFper9innASG DEFper9innASG PITper9innASG TOTper9innASG
95 hernafe02 2013 0 NLS201307160 AL   0.0 0.0 10.9692711 0 1.0 0.0 0.0 0.05485245 0.05485245
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