Experimenting with a new feature on Baseball-Reference.com

I’ve put together the following table ranking Babe Ruth’s seasons by OPS+…let’s see how it looks:

Year Age Tm G H HR BB BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ ▾
1920 25 NYY 142 172 54 150 .376 .533 .849 1.382 256
1923 28 NYY 152 205 41 170 .393 .545 .764 1.309 239
1921 26 NYY 152 204 59 145 .378 .512 .846 1.359 239
1927 32 NYY 151 192 60 137 .356 .486 .772 1.258 226
1926 31 NYY 152 184 47 144 .372 .516 .737 1.253 225
1924 29 NYY 153 200 46 142 .378 .513 .739 1.252 220
1919 24 BOS 130 139 29 101 .322 .456 .657 1.114 219
1931 36 NYY 145 199 46 128 .373 .495 .700 1.195 218
1930 35 NYY 145 186 49 136 .359 .493 .732 1.225 211
1928 33 NYY 154 173 54 137 .323 .463 .709 1.172 208
1932 37 NYY 133 156 41 130 .341 .489 .661 1.150 201
1918 23 BOS 95 95 11 58 .300 .411 .555 .966 194
1929 34 NYY 135 172 46 72 .345 .430 .697 1.128 193
1915 20 BOS 42 29 4 9 .315 .376 .576 .952 189
1922 27 NYY 110 128 35 84 .315 .434 .672 1.106 182
1933 38 NYY 137 138 34 114 .301 .442 .582 1.023 176
1917 22 BOS 52 40 2 12 .325 .385 .472 .857 162
1934 39 NYY 125 105 22 104 .288 .448 .537 .985 161
1925 30 NYY 98 104 25 59 .290 .393 .543 .936 137
1916 21 BOS 67 37 3 10 .272 .322 .419 .741 121
1935 40 BSN 28 13 6 20 .181 .359 .431 .789 118
1914 19 BOS 5 2 0 0 .200 .200 .300 .500 50
22 Seasons 2503 2873 714 2062 .342 .474 *.690* *1.164* *207*
162 Game Avg. 162 186 46 133 .342 .474 .690 1.164 207
NYY (15 yrs) 2084 2518 659 1852 .349 .484 .711 1.195 210
BOS (6 yrs) 391 342 49 190 .308 .413 .568 .981 191
BSN (1 yr) 28 13 6 20 .181 .359 .431 .789 118
AL (21 yrs) 2475 2860 708 2042 .344 .475 .692 1.167 207
NL (1 yr) 28 13 6 20 .181 .359 .431 .789 118
Provided by Baseball-Reference.com: View Original Table
Generated 8/29/2009.

Wow! That came out slick as all get out!

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2 thoughts on “Experimenting with a new feature on Baseball-Reference.com

  1. purpleraider53

    Reads like the stock exchange to me. I like this scout’s summary better: “Helluva hitter and a fan favorite.”

    Reply
    1. prestonjg Post author

      Not much poetry in those numbers for some…I just like the way B-R is working on being able to generate and share these custom tables!

      Reply

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