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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
2020 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion
  by DL from MN

2020 (December 2019)—elect 4

Top 10 Returning Players
Luis Tiant (263), Todd Helton (251), Kenny Lofton (217), Andruw Jones (201), Ben Taylor (196), Jeff Kent (188), Johan Santana (176), Wally Schang (153), Sammy Sosa (148), Lance Berkman (135)

Newly eligible players

Player ...
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Posted: January 23, 2019 at 01:21 PM
Taking Back the Ballparks - A’s voting thread
  by SoSH U at work

And we’ve reached the end. While I have no doubt what the winner will be, I had no interest in ending the series by Executive Order, so we’ll vote it out. Actually, there is some question which version of the Coliseum will get the nod.

Choose One. If you opt for No. 2, then choose one of the ...

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Posted: January 23, 2019 at 10:53 AM
Taking Back the Ballparks - Oakland A’s
  by SoSH U at work

We started this exercise in the Bay Area, and we’re going to come full circle and end here with the American League’s franchise in Northern California.

If Billy Beane and co. have their way, we’ll be coming up with a name for a new park instead of the coliseum, perhaps the ...

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Posted: January 14, 2019 at 09:43 AM
Roy Halladay, Mariano Rivera, and “Cannonball” Dick Redding elected - Hall of Merit Class of 2019
  by JoeD has the Imperial March Stuck in His Head

Congrats to the class of 2019, Roy Halladay, Mariano Rivera, and “Cannonball” Dick Redding!

Halladay and Rivera each garnered 9 of 27 first place votes, with Redding carrying 6 others. There was strong consensus this year - no other player received more than four top 3 votes. Halladay had 25, ...

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Posted: January 09, 2019 at 08:21 PM

 

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