This study is provided by ICPSR. ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.
New York Times All Star Baseball Poll, 1986 (ICPSR 8679)
Principal Investigator(s): The New York Times
For this survey, 230 players from the American League and 187 from the National League were questioned. The players were asked who they thought should be on the All-Star team for all positions for their respective leagues. They were also questioned about who the best personnel in their league were at the following positions: pitcher, relief pitcher, non-pitcher, and manager. All respondents were asked who was the best player in baseball.
One or more data files in this study are set up in a non-standard format, such as card image format. Users may need help converting these files before they can be used for analysis.
These data are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions. Because you are not logged in, we cannot verify that you will be able to download these data.
The New York Times. New York Times All Star Baseball Poll, 1986. ICPSR08679-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-02-17. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08679.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08679.v2
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: leisure, professionalism, United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Major league baseball players.
Data Types: survey data
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Created variable labels and/or value labels.
Original ICPSR Release: 1987-10-12
- 2009-02-17 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
- Citations exports are provided above.
Export Study-level metadata (does not include variable-level metadata)
If you're looking for collection-level metadata rather than an individual metadata record, please visit our Metadata Records page.