Collection  |  Software, E-Resource Datasets from Branch Rickey Papers Branch Rickey :

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Title
Datasets from Branch Rickey Papers
Other Title
Branch Rickey :
Summary
The data available here is from Branch Rickey scouting reports, part of legendary baseball scout Rickey's Baseball Files available in his archival papers. In a career spanning nearly 60 years, Rickey was a player, manager, executive, and part-owner. He is perhaps best known as the man responsible for bringing Jackie Robinson into major league baseball in 1947, breaking baseball's long-established color barrier. The Branch Rickey data includes transcriptions of 1,926 pages of scouting reports. --Library of Congress website.
Version 1: branch-rickey-scouting-reports-data.zip - zip file containing 3 .CSV files and a README file - branch-rickey-scouting-reports_20190322 - a .CSV containing campaign, project, item, itemID, asset, and asset status metadata, as well as an image link, and the volunteer-generated transcription. This .CSV is the direct export of the Branch Rickey Scouting Reports campaign - branch-rickey-scouting-reports_chartforms_20190322 - a .CSV containing campaign, project, item, itemID, asset, and asset status metadata, as well as an image link, and the volunteer-generated transcription for 183 charts, forms, and player cards removal notices. - branch-rickey-scouting-reports_scoutingreports_20190322 - a .CSV containing campaign, project, item, itemID, asset, and asset status metadata, as well as an image link, and the volunteer-generated transcription for 1,743 narrative scouting reports of varying length and format. Version 1 README file
Version 2: This data set includes: - 2019667234_v2.zip - zip file containing a CSV file and a README file - branch-rickey-changing-the-game-2020-06-16.csv - a .CSV containing campaign, project, item, itemID, asset, and asset status metadata, as well as an image link, and the volunteer-generated transcription. This .CSV is the direct export of the Branch Rickey: Changing the Game campaign. Version 2 README file
Contributor Names
By the People (Program), compiler.
Created / Published
Washington, D.C. : By the People, Library of Congress, 2019
Subject Headings
-  Baseball--Scouting--United States
Genre
Data sets
Notes
-  Data is available in 2 versions. Version 1 of the dataset was published in March 2019 by the Library of Congress Labs team. Version 2 of the dataset includes a csv with updated transcription data and was published June 16 2020.
-  Title devised by the cataloger
Medium
Online resources (datasets)
Call Number/Physical Location
GV880.22
Repository
s-Online Electronic Resource
Digital Id
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gdc/gdcdatasets.2019667234_v1
https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.gdc/gdcdatasets.2019667234_v2
Library of Congress Control Number
2019667234
Online Format
compressed data
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2019667234
Additional Metadata Formats
MARCXML Record
MODS Record
Dublin Core Record

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Datasets from Branch Rickey Papers. composeds by By The People Iler Washington, D.C.: By the People, Library of Congress, 2019. Software, E-Resource. https://www.loc.gov/item/2019667234/.

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(2019) Datasets from Branch Rickey Papers. By The People Iler, comp Washington, D.C.: By the People, Library of Congress. [Software, E-Resource] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2019667234/.

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Datasets from Branch Rickey Papers. comp by By The People Iler Washington, D.C.: By the People, Library of Congress, 2019. Software, E-Resource. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2019667234/>.

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