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2010 Nippon Professional Baseball data

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2010 Nippon Professional Baseball data
Hi.

Linked to below is game, play-by-play, and pitch-by-pitch data from the 2010 Nippon Professional Baseball season. It was acquired by scraping and copying information from Yahoo! Sports, as well as other sources, and is being released under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-SA) license. For more information on this process, please see this forum topic (Building a pitch-by-pitch database).

The data is contained in six files, all of which are comma separated values (csv) files:
  • 2010 NPB game information.csv -- game data
  • 2010 NPB game linescores.csv -- linescores data
  • 2010 NPB game rosters.csv -- rosters data
  • 2010 NPB plate appearances.csv -- plate appearance data
  • 2010 NPB pitches.csv -- pitch data
  • 2010 NPB player ids.csv -- player ids

A readme file with field explanations is also included.

Please note that the data is provided as is---there are errors and inconsistencies, as well as missing information.

The compressed file (tar.gz) containing the data is located here at Google Docs.

Two examples of what this data can be used for are located here at Google Docs.

Michael Eng
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