• Datafile Name: World SeriesDownload .TXT file
  • Datafile Subject: Sports,
  • Story names: Home Field Advantage,
  • Reference: Data available in several books. (e.g. Bill James' Baseball Abstracts)
  • Authorization: free use
  • Description: The dataset contains information on the year, the two teams in the world series (an American and National League Champion), whether the American League (AL) or National League (NL) won the game, and the AL and NL winning at home or away percentage.
  • Number of Cases 125
  • Variable Names:
    1. year: Year
    2. AmerTeam: Name of the American League team
    3. NatlTeam: Name of the National League team
    4. Game1: 1 = AL won at home, 2 = NL won at home, 3 = AL won away, 4 = NL won away
    5. Game2: see code for Game1
    6. Game3: see code for Game1
    7. Game4: see code for Game1
    8. Game5: see code for Game1
    9. Game6: see code for Game1
    10. Game7: see code for Game1
    11. amer.home: Home winning percentage for the American League team
    12. amer.away: Away winning percentage for the American League team
    13. natl.home: Home winning percentage for the National League team
    14. natl.away: Away winning percentage for the National League team

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