New York Times All Star Baseball Poll, 1986 (ICPSR 8679)

Published: Feb 17, 2009

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The New York Times

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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.

The New York Times. New York Times All Star Baseball Poll, 1986. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-02-17.

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1986-06-21 -- 1986-07-02

1986-06-21 -- 1986-07-02

Major league baseball players.

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2009-02-17 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.

1987-10-12 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:

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