Dominant Players (a la XKCD)

With apologies to Randall Munroe:

Dominant players

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If you’d like to make your own graph like this one, I’ve pasted the R code I used here.



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Aaron (UK)
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Aaron (UK)

Very nice. +2, but -1 for not including the start of The Great Trout Era…

attgig
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attgig

YES! I wanted an MLB chart when i saw that comic earlier this week.

TGI McScratchy
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TGI McScratchy

great stuff! thanks for the r. also, i never realized joe morgan turned into roger clemens in 1984. fascinating.

Not a very good R hacker (yet)
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Not a very good R hacker (yet)

Inspiring. The great thing is that I can actually justify doing this at work on Monday.

The Foils
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The Foils

Good on you dude.

John Elway
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Uncanny how Sandy Koufax’s great years coincide with Mr. Ed’s.

Just neighing.

JLuman
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JLuman

these numbers from baseball-reference? Fangraphs has Cy Young for less than 10 WAR every year.

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