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2014 WAR now Updating on Baseball-Reference.com

11th April 2014

2014 Major League Baseball Player Value - Baseball-Reference.com.

We always wait a week or before we fire up the WAR machine.

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Mike Lynch Joins Sports Reference

31st March 2014

Mike Lynch has joined Sports Reference as our new User Affairs Coordinator. Mike is a Philly native and Boston U. grad. He has an extensive background in sports history and studio production research working for ESPN as the lead researcher for NBA Tonight, for the Big Ten Network, and most recently for Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic. Mike is on twitter at @SportInfo247.

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Happy Opening Day!

30th March 2014

It's been a long cold winter here in Philadelphia. In honor of Sunday and Monday, the greatest days of the year, here are some Opening Day features we have here at B-R:

Give them a try, and enjoy baseball's return.

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Random B-R Pages

21st March 2014

I've added a tiny little link to the very end of the page nav bars that sends you to a random B-R page (the squiggly Greek letter). Mousing over it will also show 100 random pages.

Screenshot 2014-03-21 11.50.22

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1914 and 1915 Seasons Added

4th March 2014

1914 Boston Braves Batting, Pitching, & Fielding Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com.

You can now follow the Miracle Braves season as we have added box scores, splits and gamelogs back to the 1914 season. This includes the entirety of the Federal League's existence.

Thanks for the miracle workers at RetroSheet we can now search through a cool 100 years of baseball box scores, gamelogs and splits. Check out the Data Coverage Page to see just how what we now do and don't have.

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Batting Gamelogs w Most Times Driven In By

4th March 2014

Rickey Henderson 1985 Batting Gamelogs - Baseball-Reference.com.

For the play-by-play era (roughly 1954 on), we've added information on who drove the player in the most times in a particular season. This appears just above the gamelog list. For instance, in 1985, Rickey Henderson was driven in 56 times by Don Mattingly, 31 times by Dave Winfield and 24 times by himself.

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Baseball Team Executives on Team/Year Pages

4th March 2014

If you look at a pre-2013 team season (back to about 1950) we now list GM, Farm Directors and Scouting Directors as applicable. This appears just under the team name in the top box, near where the manager can be found.

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PI Addition: Select Team Success as a Filter

4th March 2014

Play Index.

For many of the Play Index searches, we've added an option that allows you to filter the results by whether the team won the WS, the Pennant or even just made the playoffs. Enjoy.

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Year-by-Year Pro Baseball Maps — Baseball-Reference.com

18th February 2014

1969 Pro Baseball Map -- Minor Leagues - Baseball-Reference.com.

Just a note that we've got maps of every major and minor league team linked from our minor league year pages and our minor league league/year pages.

Read the rest of this entry

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Every Medal and Every Athlete – Olympics at Sports Reference

23rd January 2014

Olympics at Sports Reference

Are you getting excited for Sochi? SR has full Olympic Results with every medalist and athlete in Olympic History. Olympics at Sports Reference.

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