• Datafile Name: Great PitchersDownload .TXT file
  • Datafile Subject: Sports,
  • Story names: Great Pitchers,
  • Reference: Branch Rickey, "Good-Bye to Some Old Baseball Ideas," Life Magazine, August 2, 1954.
  • Authorization: free use
  • Description: Branch Rickey presents the leading baseball pitchers of the period 1920 to 1950, ranked by earned run average (ERA). He also presents additional statistics related to pitching performance (ERA).
  • Number of Cases 12
  • Variable Names:
    1. HITS: hits per 100 at bats
    2. CON: Control = 100(bases on balls+hit batsmen) / (hits+bases on balls+ hit batsmen)
    3. CLU: Clutch = 100(earned runs) / (hits+bases on balls+hit batsment)
    4. SO: Strikeouts = 100(strikeouts) / (hits+bases on balls+hit batsmen)
    5. ERA: Earned run average = earned runs per nine innings pitched

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