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**Sultan_1895-1948**So for example in 1920 Ruth had 200 RC in 616 plate appearances. That is 0.3247 RC per plate appearance. The league scored 5869 in 47806 plate appearances, or 0.1227 RC per PA.

Ignoring park factors, that would make Ruth .3247/.1227 at good as the league on average or a 265 RC+ (like an OPS+ score). His OPS+ was 255 so it looks like another way of looking at his relative productivity.

I could get his RC+ for each season and then weigh each one by his plate appearances, or I could find the league runs per plate appearance. there is no "correct" way to weight them. If I weight them by plate appearances then seasons that occurred on a higher offensive team, or league will get weighed more, but the same is true of other rate stats anyway.

Here are a few seasons RC+ for starters. Also dividing them by his park factor would be the equivalent of adjusting them to his park so I'll do that too.

This is with 1 year park factors

1919 207

1920 260

1921 217

1923 233

1924 225

1927 225

This is actually a better stat than OPS+ in my opinion because OPS+ is just contrived and happens to correspond to runs, but gets worse at extremes. This is giving Ruth a set amount of value per event, not just estimating his productivity from rate stats that become less accurate at extremes.

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