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New Play-by-Play Data Added to Baseball Reference

19th March 2024

Thanks to our friends at Retrosheet, we have added Play-by-Play for 3,868 games from 1912 to 1972. The additions mean we now have Play-by-Play for all games back to 1969. Before this update our coverage was 100% back to 1973. Additionally, we have Play-by-Play coverage for over 99% of games in each season back through 1957. You can see our full NL/AL/Federal League Play-by-Play coverage map by season here.

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College Basketball Stats are now in Stathead! Check out our first discovery tool

18th March 2024

Huge news for college hoops fans! You can now search D1 college basketball stats, both men's and women's, in Stathead Basketball.

Our first college discovery tool is live. It's the Team Game Finder, which gives you the ability to search through team stats from a single game or across multiple games. This will be an especially useful tool to use this week, as you can use the Team Game Finder to build out your bracket. Read the rest of this entry

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NCAA Tournament Round Name Changes Over Time

13th March 2024

Our new Stathead Basketball tools for searching our college basketball database feature ways to search for NCAA Tournament games. Due to major changes in the format and round nomenclature over the years, it is tricky to search for exactly what you're looking for using strictly round names. And so we have added some search groupings that will hopefully make all of this a bit more clear. Read the rest of this entry

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Check Out an Amazing New Feature in Stathead

13th February 2024

We've added a very cool new features to Stathead that we're excited to share with you. On all Game, Streak, and Span Finders for all five Stathead sports, there's a new way to search timeframes. Read the rest of this entry

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Stathead FBref: A Football Stats Revolution Has Arrived

29th November 2023

After years of development, we're thrilled to announce that Stathead FBref is here! If you're a Stathead subscriber who loves football (or an American Stathead subscriber who loves soccer), you know just how much of a game changer this is. If you've never heard of Stathead, read on to discover how this is going to change everything for stat-savvy football fans.

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The Versus Finder is Now Available on Stathead Baseball!

27th July 2023

In April, May, and June, we launched the Versus Finder on Stathead for Hockey, Basketball, and Football. Last but not least, we’re excited to announce that we’ve launched the Versus Finder on Stathead Baseball!

The Baseball Versus Finder has many of the same powerful tools as the Versus Finders across our other Stathead sports, as well as a couple of new ones that are specific to baseball. Here’s a primer on what it offers and how to use it.

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Stathead Adds Filters for Scoring Within Games

19th July 2023

We're excited to announce that we've brought one of the most commonly requested features to Stathead! All Team Game Finders on all sports now have filters for scoring and margin by quarter/inning/period. Read the rest of this entry

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NEW Draft Filters Added To Stathead

18th July 2023

Exciting news from your friends at Stathead! We've rolled out a new set of filters to the Season Finders on all of our sports. These filters allow you to explore the history of the draft in some exciting new ways! Read the rest of this entry

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Advanced Stats are Now in the Stathead Hockey Season Finder!

9th June 2023

The Hockey Season Finder just got a massive upgrade.

We merged the Advanced Stats Finders into the Player and Team Season Finders. Now you can combine your traditional stats and advanced stats. For example:

We added a bunch of new stats while we were at it! For example:

We hope that you enjoy these updates to the Hockey Season Finder. If you're not subscribed to Stathead Hockey, now is a great time to try it out (and get your first month free!).

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Versus Finder Launches on Stathead Football

5th June 2023

In April, we launched the brand new Hockey Versus Finder. May brought us the new Basketball Versus Finder. Now that it’s June, we have yet another big launch. The Versus Finder is here for Football.

The Versus Finder is your one-stop shop for any comparisons or matchups. Want to compare a current player to an all-timer? Check out the Versus Finder. Want to see how two quarterbacks perform in their games against each other? Once again, the Versus Finder. Want to see how a star player performs against his upcoming opponent? You want to fire up the Versus Finder. Want to see the history of matchups between two teams? Find it in the Versus Finder. Want to compare historical dynasties to see how their stats were similar? You’ve got it—the Versus Finder. 

The Versus Finder is a “next generation” version of our popular Player Comparison Finder. We’ve listened to user feedback and built what we hope is the tool of your dreams. What’s different? A whole lot is:

- A visual summary: The Versus Finder has a lot of information available. But if you only want a quick visual summary, we have you covered. In the graphic above, you’ll see overall players stats, head-to-head records (in the regular season and playoffs), and more.

- Awards: Yes, the visual summary includes more than stats. Compare the number of championships and Pro Bowl appearances as well as other honors such as MVP and AP Defensive Player of the Year. This is particularly handy when searching for two players from positions with limited stats.

- More stats: In addition to all the stats you expect from Stathead, we’ve added Advanced Stats for modern players (since 2018). For example, when you search for Patrick Mahomes vs. Jalen Hurts you’ll see standard Passing and Rushing stats, but also tables for Air Yards, Accuracy, Pressure, Play Types, Advanced Rushing, and even Snap Counts.

- Game Logs: In addition to seeing players’ records each other, we’ll show their game logs right in the Versus Finder.

- Team vs. Team: A popular request, you can now compare the stats for teams as well as see their head to head records and game logs.

- Team vs. Player: Sometimes a player can absolutely dominate an opponent. The new Player vs. Team view can show you year-by-year stats and game logs. You can also use this to see your QB’s history against his upcoming opponent

What do you think? We'd love to hear from you! If you've used the Versus Finder, we'd really appreciate it if you took a few minutes to fill out this survey so we can make sure it's meeting your needs.

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