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New York Times All Star Baseball Poll, 1986

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • The New York Times
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
leisure; professionalism; United States
  • Abstract

    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.
  • Methods

    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..
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986-06-21 / 1986-07-02
    Time period: 1986-06-21--1986-07-02
  • 1986-06-21 / 1986-07-02
    Collection date: 1986-06-21--1986-07-02
Sampled Universe
Major league baseball players.
2009-02-17 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8679 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08679.v2

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2015-06-30

The New York Times (1987): New York Times All Star Baseball Poll, 1986. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.