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  • A guide to data elements available on The Baseball Cube.
  • Its possible that not all data elements will be listed here but all data elements here are indeed available on the site.
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    40-Man Rosters Active 40-man and 25-man rosters are available for each Major League team.
    All-Star Games 1933-Present. Includes Rosters, Boxscores and a list of players with the # of their appearances.
    Arizona Fall League Since 1999. Batting and Pitching statistics.
    Attendance MLB attendance since 1903 and Minor league attendance since 1978. Independent Leagues since 1999.
    Awards All Major awards and year-end all-star teams for MLB. Minor leagues and college since 1993. Voting results for all Major MLB awards (MVP, Cy Young, Rookie and Manager of the Year)
    Ballparks and Stadiums Basic ballpark specifications and historical tenants for MLB 1903-, Minor 1977- and NCAA Division I 2002-.
    Baseball by Date Detailed listing of events, scores and standings for baseball on any date since 1957.
    Boxscores Since 1957. For all Major League games. Includes a lot of extra information not available on boxscore pages elsewhere.
    Cities For more than 15,000 cities worldwide. List of players, teams and stadiums from that city.
    Coaches Coaching information for all teams with tracked statistics.
    College Rankings Since 2014. Weekly RPI Rankings for Division I teams per week. Updated during College season and searchable by week or team.
    College Statistics Since 2002. Full batting and pitching statistics for all Division I teams. Includes team records, coaching staffs and ballpark information.
    College World Series Participants and rankings for all NCAA Baseball tournaments since 1947.
    Commissioners Listing of all MLB commissioners.
    Contracts Since the mid-2000s. Years and value of contracts for Major Leaguers. Does not go into minor detail beyond option years.
    Deaths Deaths for all players are recorded as the information becomes available. We rely on external sources and emails from site visitors.
    Debuts Major League Debuts are available between 1903-2017. Boxscore stats for debut games available since 1950.
    Designated For Assignment A list of players currently with roster status of DFA which means they have been removed from 40-man roster and are awaiting outcome.
    Disabled List Current injured players by MLB team. Also available for the Minor Leagues but without injury descriptions. Searchable feature by injury type.
    Dominican Summer League Since 2011. Updated at end of season. Includes batting, pitching and team win-loss records for all teams, which are always affiliated to an MLB franchise.
    Draft Since 1965. All phases and all rounds of the MLB Amateur Entry draft where franchises draft the rights to amateur players.
    Draft Prospects 2013-Present. Compiled by Baseball America each winter, this is a list of draft-eligible NCAA players ranked from 1 to 100.
    Draft Signings Whether or not a player signed with the drafting team during the allotted signing period following the draft. This information is not complete. Unsigned players are accurate for more recent seasons but for earlier years (pre-2013), unsigned players are determined based on the # of draft instances. Players with multiple draft instances are known to have not signed for any draft instance besides the latest.
    Expansion Drafts Full listing of picks for all historical expansion drafts.
    Extended Statistics 40 additional columns of statistics relating to Games, Home Runs, Outs, hits, Baserunning and Pitches for Major League statistics. Most of these statistics are not accessible so easily anywhere else on the web
    Feats and Milestones For MLB. From a player or team persepective, you can see game feats and milestones since 1957. The type of feats included may change over time.
    Franchise Changes List of high-level franchise changes through the history of MLB including relocation, ballpark changes and realignment.
    Free Agents Searchable list of current Free Agents based on applied filters. Considers a free agent any player not retired who is not on the roster of an affiliated team who has been in free agent status for no more than 2 years.
    Futures Game Rosters and Boxscores for all games since 1999.
    General Managers Since 1950. Includes start and end dates to pinpoint which GMs were responsible for trades. Also includes interim GMs.
    Hall of Fame Complete list of inductees and balloting results.
    High School Rankings Sourced from Baseball America, yearly top 50 high school rankings are available for seasons since 1994.
    High Schools For more than 13,000 schools (Mostly in US). List of alumni and basic school information (team nickname + colors).
    Home Run Derbys Since 1985, full round-by-round scores for all participants including view by year and team.
    Japan Since 2007. Includes standings, team information and statistics.
    Lists of feats A section devoted to major MLB feats such as No-hitters, cycle etc.
    Little League World Series List of tournament winners since 1947.
    Major League Baseball Statistics 1871-present. Includes batting, pitching and fielding statistics along with historical coaching staffs, ballparks, attendance and minor league team information where available.
    Managers List of managers for all teams with complete statistics included. Major League Managers include metrics based on managing tendencies and outcomes in games in which he managed. The metrics is compiled for all MLB seasons since 1957.
    Minor League Statistics 1977-present. Includes batting, pitching and fielding statistics along with historical coaching staffs, ballparks, attendance and minor league team information.
    Minor League Transactions Recent transactions also searchable by organization.
    Nicknames List of schools and teams for a selected nickname.
    Olympics Summary of all modern Olympic tournaments.
    Payrolls see Salaries
    Players Biographical information for all players on the site. See player inclusion rules for details. Where available, players will have statistics and transaction information. Major Leaguers have more detailed profiles.
    Playoffs MLB Playoffs details for all seasons since 1903. Includes a summary page and views by year and series. Includes boxscores and statistics. Minor League playoff information is available per team in a 1-line summary. College World Series information is available for the NCAA Division I teams but does not go beyond round rankings.
    Prospects Baseball America Rankings. Top 10 by Team since 1983. Top 100 MLB since 1990.
    Retired Numbers Complete list of retired numbers for MLB franchises.
    Retired Players Lists all recently retired players. Players must have publicly announced their retirement.
    Roster History Available for MLB and Minor League teams since May of 2012. Allows you to see active rosters for a team on any date.
    Rule 5 Drafts Since 1997. Full list of picks for the MLB Phase of this draft. Minor league phase not included.
    Salaries (Payrolls) MLB Salary data only became public in 1985. TBC has most salaries since 1985 where the only salaries missing are for late season call-ups who are likely making the league minimum. The data is available by player or by team. Opening Day payrolls are aggregated by team and make up the payroll value.
    Scouts Some attempt has been made at linking a signing scout to a pro player. Its a low priority data elements at TBC so you can expect some delay in updating recent draft picks.
    Signing Bonuses Mostly top 10 rounds, skewed towards recent seasons. There is no promise of completeness for this data.
    Splits Batting and Pitching splits for Major Leaguers. Available through filters on player stat pages.
    Spring Training 2005-Present. Batting and pitching statistics for all teams. Also a historical view of spring training locations by franchise.
    Stadiums See Ballparks
    Statistics MLB 1903-present. All Minor Leagues 1977-present. Division I College 2002-present. Batting, Pitching and Fielding statistics are available for MLB and Minors. College has batting and pitching. Independent League batting and pitching statistics since 1993. Japanese statistics since 2007.
    Summer Leagues Cape Cod League since 1999. Other summer leagues since 2010. Includes Alaska, Atlantic, California, Cal Ripken, Coastal Plain, Florida, Great Lakes, Hawaii, Jayhwk, MINK, New England, Northwoods, NY, Southern, Texas, Valley, West Coast Leagues.
    Teams Team pages for all Pro and College teams. Information available depends on the level of team. MLB teams have more information than Minor League Teams. College Division I schools have more information available than other schools.
    Trades All trades are listed in the transactions table. As of 2014, only trades from 2013- are available in the Trades research application. All trades will eventually be included.
    Transactions Basic MLB player transactions since 1903. Detailed MLB and Minor League player movements since May 2012.
    Umpires A list of all MLB umpires with at least 1 game since 1957. Include some basic umpiring metrics such as games umpired at each position and some home-plate umpire metrics.
    Uniform Numbers Complete Jersey #s for MLB since the 1930s and sporadic Minor League and College numbers heavily skewed towards the last 10 years.
    World Baseball Classic Standings, brackets and statistics for all of the tournaments.


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