Help:Structure of non-person articles

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While person articles all have the same structure, articles on other subjects vary. Some are as structured as people, while some have no predefined form.

In general, the Encyclopedia tries to give articles as much structure as possible, so that pages on the same subject will tend to look similar, differing in information, not in form.

The remainder of this article is a list of types and a description of the structure of each.

[edit] Team-seasons

A team-season describes one team over the course of a complete season. Examples are 2008 Philadelphia (National) or 1879 Rochester Hopp Bitters-Capital City of Albany (moved mid-season). These pages are approximately as structured as person pages.

All editing on team-season pages is done using individual edit links for sections. The editable sections are the page text, the infobox, etc. The page text is most likely to be interesting, and you can edit that by using the edit link to the left of the infobox {image}.

You cannot edit rosters by editing team pages. Rosters are defined on each player's page, and are generally maintained automatically.

[edit] League-seasons

A league season describes one season of play in one league. 1994 American League and 1977 New York-Pennsylvania League are examples. A league season is also highly structured.

Essentially the only section of interest on a league-season page is the page text, which you can edit using the "edit" link to the left of the infobox {image}.

[edit] Locations

Pages for locations are in development on the Encyclopedia. It is likely that they will be structured, with some automatic data tables and some manually edited sections.

Most of these places, specifically within the United States, will be cities or metropolitan areas. However, in some cases (particularly places where baseball is less popular), they may be countries. This is significant because locations are used as the basis for editing entries on early baseball games to trace the spread of the modern baseball rules.

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