1998 Season- The Baseball Gauge @ Seamheads.com

1998 Season


1997 / 1999

Top Hitter


Alex
Rodriguez

Top Pitcher


Kevin
Brown

1998 World Series








Defeated
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All-1998 Team



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Glossary

Left Field Tm
SFN
8.1
7.8
0.9
CHA
7.1
7.9
-0.3
SDN
6.3
6.8
0.2
HOU
6.2
6.5
0.3
CLE
3.9
2.6
1.8
TEX
3.8
4.2
0.1
Center Field Tm
ATL
7.4
3.5
3.6
SEA
6.6
6.6
-0.3
SLN
6.2
5.7
0.3
CLE
5.9
3.8
1.8
NYA
5.2
6.4
-1.4
ANA
4.7
4.7
-0.4

Right Field Tm
MON
7.4
6.4
1.7
SLN
7.0
5.0
2.5
CHN
6.4
6.9
0.2
PHI
6.4
4.2
2.8
NYA
5.8
5.2
1.1
COL
5.7
6.3
-0.1
Shortstop Tm
SEA
8.5
6.8
0.8
NYA
7.5
6.4
0.2
BOS
7.1
5.2
1.0
CIN
5.7
4.9
0.0
ARI
3.9
2.8
0.3
CLE
3.3
1.7
0.8
Second Base Tm
HOU
6.5
7.0
-0.8
DET
5.6
3.5
1.6
KCA
5.3
5.2
-0.2
SFN
4.4
4.8
-0.7
CHA
4.4
5.0
-1.0
CHN
3.8
2.5
1.0
Third Base Tm
ATL
7.0
6.6
0.2
PHI
6.6
5.3
1.1
MIL
5.9
4.0
1.7
CHA
5.8
2.4
3.2
COL
5.6
4.8
0.6
NYA
5.3
4.0
1.1
First Base Tm
NYN
7.6
7.1
1.4
SLN
7.5
10.1
-1.7
HOU
6.3
6.9
0.3
BAL
6.3
5.6
1.5
BOS
5.6
6.0
0.4
TOR
5.4
5.5
0.7
 
Catcher Tm
TEX
6.4
3.8
1.8
MULT
6.3
5.7
-0.2
PIT
5.6
5.0
-0.2
ATL
3.3
2.7
-0.2
NYA
2.9
1.7
0.7
ATL
1.9
1.6
0.2
Designated Hitter Tm
SEA
5.6
6.9
-0.1
ANA
3.7
5.1
-0.4
CHA
3.5
5.1
-0.1
Starting Pitcher Tm
SDN
257.0
9.1
8.6
0.5
TOR
234.2
8.2
8.2
-0.0
OAK
238.2
7.5
7.5
-0.1
ANA
223.1
7.2
7.2
-0.1
BOS
233.2
7.1
7.2
-0.1
ATL
251.0
7.1
6.6
0.6
NYN
193.0
6.8
6.8
0.1
ATL
229.1
6.6
6.1
0.5
PHI
268.2
6.0
6.2
-0.1
SEA
234.1
5.7
5.7
-0.1
MULT
244.1
5.5
5.8
-0.3
MIN
213.2
5.2
5.3
-0.1
PIT
220.1
5.2
5.5
-0.3
BAL
206.1
5.0
5.0
0.0
NYA
214.1
4.9
4.8
0.0
CIN
209.0
4.7
5.1
-0.4
NYN
212.1
4.6
4.5
0.1
SDN
226.2
4.6
4.8
-0.2
Relief Pitcher Tm
SDN
73.0
4.1
4.1
0.0
CLE
64.0
3.8
3.8
-0.0
SFN
88.2
3.4
3.4
0.0
MULT
85.0
3.3
3.3
0.0
MON
69.1
3.1
3.2
-0.0
ANA
97.1
3.1
3.0
-0.0
COL
68.1
3.0
3.0
0.1
MIN
96.2
2.9
2.8
-0.0
TOR
80.0
2.8
2.8
-0.0
NYA
61.1
2.8
2.8
-0.0
COL
76.1
2.8
2.7
0.1
TEX
62.0
2.7
2.7
-0.0
BOS
79.1
2.6
2.6
-0.0
SEA
79.1
2.6
2.5
-0.0
SDN
70.1
2.3
2.2
0.1
MULT
90.1
2.1
2.1
-0.0
CHN
112.0
2.1
1.8
0.3
MIN
74.1
2.1
2.1
-0.0
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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry

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Uniform images used with permission from Marc Okkonen, author of Baseball Uniforms of the 20th Century.
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James