In order to obtain the complete details for each run scored, we examined the box scores
and text descriptions for all 132 games played by Phillies in 1894, comparing the accounts of six daily newspapers published in Philadelphia and at least two daily newspapers from the opponents' cities.
July 3, 1933, being a Monday, I looked with alacrity at the box scores
of the Sunday Games.
Well-seasoned SABR members will easily recall the days of perusing box scores
in which--frequently rather than rarely--the lineups came to nine to a dozen players on each side.
highlight rebounds and blocks, but rarely publicize how many charges were taken.
The out of the box scores
are a good test of compiler performance," stated Markus Levy, EEMBC president.
We found something troubling in a survey of 307 avid and knowledgeable Florida Marlins fans at a pair of games -- that more than half consider box scores
difficult to read, confusing, and too complex.
The mouse-print body text of the NFL Draft and Free Agency Newsletter is apparently no problem for football draft fans, teams and agents used to reading newspaper box scores
The research methodology was very simple: obtain a list of home runs hit in each major league park from the SABR Home Run Log and review the box scores
and the newspaper game accounts of all games with home runs.
Nothing earthshaking had occurred over the past 24 hours, but there were always the box scores
and human interest stories and the generally good writing to stimulate and entertain.