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 Win (baseball) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia In baseball, a pitcher is credited with a win (or "W") when, in a game won by his team, he is the team's pitcher at the time that his team takes a lead that it does not relinquish for the remainder of the game. If his team takes a lead it does not relinquish while that pitcher is in the game, the win is awarded to the relieving pitcher who, in the judgment of the scorer, pitched the most effectively. Winning 25 or more games is now considered one of the highest marks of extreme success and excellence in the sport, on a par with winning 30 or more games a generation or two ago. en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Win_(baseball_statistics)   (457 words)

 Baseball statistics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Traditionally, statistics like batting average for batters (the number of hits divided by the number of at bats) and earned run average (approximately the number of runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings) have governed the statistical world of baseball. However, the advent of sabermetrics brought an onslaught of new statistics that better gauge a player's performance and contributions to his team from year to year. Comprehensive, historical baseball statistics were difficult for the average fan to access until 1951, when researcher Hy Turkin published "The Complete Encyclopedia of Baseball". en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Baseball_statistics   (1867 words)

 Baseball statistics Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) '''Baseball''' is a team sport, in which a fist-sized ball is thrown by a defense (sport)defensive player called a pitcher and hit by an offense (sports)offensive player called a batting (baseball)batter with a round, smooth stick called a baseball batbat. Baseball is played between two teams of nine players each on a baseball field, usually under the authority of one or more officials, called umpire (baseball)umpires. Baseball history is full of heroes and goats—men who in the heat of the moment distinguished themselves with a timely hit or catch, or an untimely strikeout or error. www.echostatic.com /Baseball_statistics.html   (6391 words)

 Win Noyes Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac Win Noyes was born on Sunday, June 16, 1889, in Pleasanton, Nebraska. Win Noyes's biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable) career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this Win Noyes baseball statistics page. Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive player registry for Win Noyes which includes his biographical data, year-by-year statistics, career totals, and miscellaneous items-of-interest. www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=noyeswi01   (307 words)

 Win Ballou Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac Win Ballou was born on Tuesday, November 30, 1897, in Mount Morgan, Kentucky. Win Ballou's biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable) career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this Win Ballou baseball statistics page. Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive player registry for Win Ballou which includes his biographical data, year-by-year statistics, career totals, and miscellaneous items-of-interest. www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=ballowi01   (308 words)

 Cyberslugger Trivia The Ultimate Baseball Trivia Game!! - Baseball Statistics Numerous statistical studies done by Total Baseball have shown that the break even success rate for steals (the rate at which an attempt to steal is neither helping nor hurting the team in terms of total runs scored) is about 67%. An advanced pitching statistic used to measure the number of runs a pitcher prevents from scoring compared to the league's average pitcher in a neutral park in the same amount of innings. This statistic uses a league normalized earned run average in the calculation and is meant to measure how well the pitcher prevented runs from scoring relative to the rest of the league. www.cyberslugger.com /baseballstats.html   (2194 words)

 Win Clark Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac Win Clark was born on Sunday, April 11, 1875, in Circleville, Ohio. Win Clark's biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable) career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this Win Clark baseball statistics page. Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive player registry for Win Clark which includes his biographical data, year-by-year statistics, career totals, and miscellaneous items-of-interest. www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=clarkbi01   (307 words)

 New Method in Statistical Researches best win baseball statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) Win Mercer batting, fielding and pitching major league baseball lifetime statistics for each season and his career, and a list of any post-season awards he has won and his rank on various season and career statistical leaderboards. Win Kellum batting, fielding and pitching major league baseball lifetime statistics for each season and his career, and a list of any post-season awards he has won and his rank on various season and career statistical leaderboards. Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive player registry for Win Noyes which includes his biographical data, year-by-year statistics... ascot.pl /th/Statistics/win-baseball-statistics.htm   (623 words)

 Pitcher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throws the baseball from the pitcher's mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of out (baseball)retiring a batter who attempts to either make contact with it or draw a base on ballswalk/. In baseball statistics, for each game, one pitcher will be credited with win (baseball statistics)winning/ the game, and one pitcher will be charged with losing it. The act of throwing a baseball at high speed is very unnatural to the body and somewhat damaging to human muscles, thus pitchers are very susceptible to injuries, soreness, and general pain. www.infothis.com /find/Pitcher   (936 words)

 Sports - Fantasy Baseball   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) Rotisserie league baseball proved to be hugely popular, even in the 1980s when full statistics and accurate reporting was often hard to come by. Sabermetric thinkers argue wins and RBI often misreprensent the performance of players, since it is largely influenced by "outside" factors like run support and bullpen support (for wins) and runners on base (for RBIs). The statistics compiled by the players are then ranked, and the team with the best statistics at the end of the season is determined to be the winner. www.servidor-z.com /website/fantasy-baseball.html   (804 words)

 Baseball . Baseball for Beginners . Baseball Stats | PBS Unlike most other sports, baseball exists outside of time — there is no clock to control game play or judge a player's performance. Here are a few common player statistics, as found on the virtual baseball cards in The Players. A starting pitcher will be credited with a win if he pitches at least 5 complete innings, his team is in the lead when he leaves the game and his team continues to maintain the lead for the rest of the game. www.pbs.org /kenburns/baseball/beginners/stats.html   (487 words)

 SABR cuts through baseball's statistics Welcome to the 34th annual Society of American Baseball Research convention, where about 700 people are in town for a four-day convention that started Thursday. At the convention, a man can be placed by the baseball cap on his head, and a Montreal Expos shirt is enough to spark a conversation between a 34-year-old from Ottawa and an elderly man from Maryland. The group, known as SABR (pronounced "saber"), is an international association of baseball enthusiasts, historians and stat-rats who take the game to another level. reds.enquirer.com /2004/07/17/red1sabr.html   (536 words)

 Win (baseball statistics)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) In baseball, a pitcher is credited with a win when, in a game won by his team, he is the team's pitcher at the time that his team takes a lead that it does not relinquish for the remainder of the game. An exception to this is that a pitcher who starts a game but does not pitch at least five innings cannot be credited with a win. The winning pitcher cannot be a pitcher who is credited with a save in the same game. www.ukpedia.com /w/win-baseball-statistics-.html   (150 words)

 Jackie Robinson That said, the legend of Robinson is, of course, substantially exaggerated because he was the first fl man to play in the majors in the 20th century, to win the MVP award, and to be elected to the Hall of Fame. Robinson broke Baseball's color barrier when Branch Rickey brought him up to the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947, and was followed by Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians 11 weeks later. Robinson was the first fl man to play in the majors in the 20th century, to win the MVP award, and to be elected to the Hall of Fame; was also the first Rookie of the Year and the first baseball player, fl or white, on an American postage stamp. www.baseball-statistics.com /HOF/Robinson-Jackie.html   (590 words)

 Continuing League baseball statistics Managers may choose any ballpark but it must be kept for at least three seasons; once selected, ballpark ratings are fixed for a given year (e.g., 1934 Shibe Park) and do not change unless the GM renovates or builds a new park (minimum of three seasons must pass before either occurs). The number of players to be retained will be the same for all teams, although this number will vary from season to season (this will serve to maintain some parity in the league as all good players cannot be stockpiled or kept in the minors). Bids may be made on as many or as few players as desired (although if you don't have a player at a given position and are forced to substitute a player not rated for that position, you will regret it as their fielding will cost you heavily. continuinglg.50megs.com /rules.html   (1805 words)

 The Baseball Cube - Includes historical baseball statistics, player profiles, and thousands of links. - win shares - Original Baseball Research - Personal site of Clifford Blau, who has made his sabermetric studies on such topics as Bill Mazeroski's fielding, the effects of artificial turf, and park factors available. Articles from the baseball minds are thorough and informative. Results include the number of wins needed to date to guarantee a first-place division finish or playoff run, as well as to avoid elimination from first or the playoffs. www.majorsportsbetting.com /baseball/win-shares.html   (875 words)

 Win (baseball statistics) Definition / Win (baseball statistics) Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) Win (baseball statistics) Definition / Win (baseball statistics) Research In baseball, a pitcherIn the game of baseball the player who throws or pitches the ball is named the pitcher. [click for more] is credited with a win (or "W") when, in a game won by his team, he is the team's pitcher at the time that his team takes a lead that it does not relinquish for the remainder of the game. www.elresearch.com /Win_%28baseball_statistics%29   (300 words)

 The WSU Signpost - True baseball statistics began the first day Jackie Robinson played   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) A new era had begun for the sport, and all the statistical achievements that came before that momentous date were rendered more or less irrelevant. Statistics remain the engine that drives this sport, even today in the age of runaway inflation. Steroids are baseball's biggest scandal since the Black Sox, but the exclusion of fls was always the sport's greatest disgrace. www.wsusignpost.com /vnews/display.v/ART/2004/04/19/40835654a1992   (794 words)

 Houston Astros - Stadium It was Hofheinz's idea to build a gigantic dome, large enough to cover a baseball field and grandstands for 50,000 people without a single column obstructing the players' or the spectators' view. It is the world's first air-conditioned domed stadium for baseball and football, and also accommodates basketball, boxing, conventions, rodeos, and almost any other entertainment or sporting event. On April 8, 1966 the Astros and Dodgers played baseball's first game on synthetic grass; the durability and ease of drainage of the new material made it advantageous even in outdoor venues, and it quickly swept the sports world, football even more than baseball. www.baseball-statistics.com /Ballparks/Hou/Astrodome.htm   (1949 words)

 Sports: Win the numbers game,and win the baseball game Win the numbers game,and win the baseball game Considering that in a Times analysis of 55 state tournament games since 2000 only five teams have come back from a three-run lead to win, the odds of that TC victory are way, way out there. Teams that score first often win because the pitchers at that level are so darned good that they hold the leads. www.sptimes.com /2004/05/24/Sports/Win_the_numbers_game_.shtml   (719 words)

 Curve Ball : Baseball, Statistics, and the Role of Chance in the Game: Current Amazon U.S.A. One-Edition Data   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) Curve Ball represents another advance in the genre of baseball and statistics books." -- Journal of the American Statistical Association There is a fascination among baseball fans and the media to collect data on every imaginable event during a baseball game and to use these data to try to understand characteristics of the game. Finding ways to analyze the baseball data to make probabilistic inferences like answering the question of whether Lofton is better at getting on base than Knoblauch is the focus of what professional statisticians do and is the theme of the book. Curve Ball: Baseball, Statistics And The Role Of Chance In The Game provides the non-specialist, general reader with a sophisticated by accessible approach to statistics that can greatly enhanced their understanding and appreciation of baseball numbers and the game itself. highboskage.com /books-plain/038700193X.html   (2328 words)

 Are Baseball Statistics Actually Useful? They were able to calculate how many runs they would need to score in a season to win enough games to win their division. Then, they were able to put together a team that could produce those runs based on statistics such as on base percentage that correlated highly with run scoring. The A's were able to predict within a couple of games how many they would win given the statistical profiles of their players. www.healthydebate.com /C986231074/E537201412/index.html   (232 words)

 Baseball stats software, Baseball drills, Baseball coaching, Statistics Software, Baseball Software, Baseball stats ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) Baseball Coach is used by thousands of youth leagues, high schools and colleges. The Baseball Practice Planner is designed for coaches, managers and P. teachers. Baseball Planner comes pre-loaded with over 100 drills, many with illustrations. www.allstats.com /baseball1   (462 words)

 A Primer on Baseball Statistics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05) AVG or Batting Average:  An important statistic which is a mathematical ration of H (Hits) divided by the number of AB (at bats). WIN% or winning percentage:  The percentage of “wins” recorded as a % of games pitched. ND or no decision:  When a pitcher is not awarded a win or loss or a save in a game in which the pitcher has thrown a pitch. www.chiefball.net /Stat%20Definitions.htm   (2481 words)

 ESPN.com: MLB - Red Sox hire Bill James as advisor Henry, though, is perhaps unique among baseball owners, in that the philosophy that led him to great success in the world of investments is exactly the philosophy that could work in baseball. Similarly, many people think they are smarter than others in baseball, and that the game on the field is simply what they think it is, filtered through their set of images and beliefs. Of the serious candidates mentioned to this point, none are particularly known for their statistical acumen. espn.go.com /mlb/s/2002/1105/1456563.html   (1722 words)

 Men's Baseball - NCAA Sports.com Rhodes, who led the Ospreys to the Division II national championship game in June, has helped build the Greek National Team from the ground up in a country where baseball is not a well-known sport. Florida Southern had to win two in a row against Central Missouri just to get the final, then beat North Florida 12-9 for the championship. Wisconsin-Whitewater went udefeated in the tournament while Cortland State continued to win after falling to the losers bracket in the first round. www.ncaasports.com /baseball/mens   (351 words)

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 Dogpile - Web Search: baseball statistics program baseball teams to track player and team stats, prepare game schedules and lineups, print score sheets, and more. Contains the team's schedule, past scores, player statistics, roster, and a season overview. See recaps from games, headlines from around the program, statistics, a roster, an updated schedule with results, and weekly notes on the Flames. www.dogpile.com /info.dogpl/search/web/baseball%2520statistics%2520program   (168 words)

 Barry Zito Baseball Stats by Baseball Almanac Zito was 22 years old when he broke into the big leagues on July 22, 2000, with the Oakland Athletics, and his Major League Baseball stats for every season he played, along with his career totals are on this page. Barry Zito's biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable) career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this Barry Zito baseball statistics page. Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a comprehensive player registry for Barry Zito which includes his biographical data, year-by-year statistics, career totals, and miscellaneous items-of-interest. www.baseball-almanac.com /players/player.php?p=zitoba01   (299 words)

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