Creating a Restrosheet Event and Roster Database Using R and baseballr

Retrosheet remains one of the very best data resources for the game of baseball. While we are all used to play-by-play data being readily availabel through Baseball Savant, if you really want to do any kind of research relying on that kind of data before 2008, Retrosheet is the only... [Read More]
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Scraping Non-table Content Using rvest

A friend of mine was looking for a reference to help him make some choices about which books to order and the quality of the pricing. Essentially, he wanted to see what competitor outlets were offering for different books. [Read More]
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