Home Runs Versus Batting Average

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Reference: Moore, David S., and George P. McCabe (1989). Introduction to the Practice of Statistics.

Description: Batting average and number of home runs by each of the 14 baseball teams in the American League in 1987.

Number of cases: 14

Variable Names:

  1. Team: Team name
  2. Home_Runs: Number of home runs in the 1987 season
  3. Batting_Average: 1987 batting average
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A.L.HomeBatting
TeamRunsAve.
Boston1740.277
Milwaukee1630.276
Seattle1610.272
Detroit2300.272
Toronto2140.269
Texas1940.266
Cleveland1870.263
Kansas City1670.262
New York1960.262
Minnesota1960.261
Oakland1990.259
Chicago1730.258
Baltimore2130.257
California1720.252