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Josh VanMeter’s Reds rise the result of thinking differently about hitting – The Athletic
  by Jim Furtado

I’m waiting to see how permanent his change will be and will it be enough to keep him in MLB.

VanMeter, who was traded to the Reds that offseason, watched a lot of video, starting with Barry Bonds.

“The best hitters get on a plane early and are in the zone as long as they possibly can. I wasn’t ...

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Posted: May 22, 2019 at 08:50 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1915 Results
  by DL from MN

Congratulations to Grover Cleveland “Pete” Alexander for winning the 1915 Most Meritorious Player award!


Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Pete Alexander	116	8	5
Ty Cobb	111	8	2
Eddie Collins	99	8	0
Walter Johnson	98	8	0
Tris Speaker	78	8	0
Gavy Cravath	77	7	0
Jack Fournier	59	7	0
John Henry ...
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Posted: May 02, 2019 at 12:05 PM
You Are Cordially Invited to SOFTBALL IN THE CITY
  by Hysterical & Useless

Permit application process has been started, with any luck we’ll be frolicking in the North Meadow of Central Park some sunny Saturday in July or August.* Attendance will be taken! Those not in attendance will be talked smack of!

Further details will be posted as they become available, or as I ...

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Posted: April 25, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1915 Ballot
  by DL from MN

For 1915 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.
Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 1 May 2019.
Anyone can vote, even if you do not normally participate in Hall of Merit discussions. If you have never participated in an MMP election, just post a preliminary ...

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Posted: April 23, 2019 at 12:13 PM
It’s not OMNICHATTER! until someone loses an eye, for April 11th, 2 0 1 9
  by Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim
Posted: April 11, 2019 at 12:12 PM
OMNICHATTER will never be your beast of burden, for April 10, 2019
  by Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim
Posted: April 10, 2019 at 12:08 PM
OMNICHATTER! for the weekend of April 6-7, 2019
  by Los Angeles El Hombre of Anaheim
Posted: April 06, 2019 at 05:09 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1915 Discussion
  by DL from MN

The Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies in 1915 which means Boston topped Philly in consecutive seasons with different teams.

The New York Lincoln Stars and Chicago American Giants met in Chicago for a championship series. After four wins apiece the final game of the series was called ...

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Posted: April 04, 2019 at 02:39 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 1912 Results
  by DL from MN

Congraulations to our 1912 Most Meritorious Player Tris Speaker!

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Tris Speaker	116	8	4
Walter Johnson	113	8	3
Ty Cobb	88	8	0
Joe Jackson	82	8	0
Joe Wood	81	8	0
Frank Baker	71	7	0
Ed Walsh	69	7	0
Eddie Collins	62	7	1
Honus Wagner	55	7	0
Joe Williams	48	5	0
John Henry ...
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Posted: February 06, 2019 at 05:50 PM
Taking Back the Ballparks - The Results
  by SoSH U at work

And so we’ve reached the end. I want to thank everyone who participated over these past 18 months. I hope you enjoyed it.

Here’s the complete list of names. I’m not going to link every name up to the discussion, but if you click on the A’s thread here, you can find all of the nominating and ...

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Posted: February 01, 2019 at 12:28 PM

 

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