Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

You are here > Home

Updated Blogs

Last:  Aug 22 5:09pm

Special Links


Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher



Most Meritorious Player: 1918 Results
  by DL from MN

Congratulations to Walter Johnson, our 1918 Most Meritorious Player!

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Walter Johnson	102	7	5
Babe Ruth	95	7	2
Hippo Vaughn	80	7	0
Tyrus Cobb	79	7	0
Stan Coveleski	68	7	0
Joe Williams	50	5	0
George Sisler	49	5	0
Tris Speaker	34	4	0
Scott Perry	28	3	0
Cristobal ...
Posted: August 13, 2019 at 10:11 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1919 Discussion
  by DL from MN

Players returned from the war. Sunday baseball starts in New York. Ray Caldwell gets hit by lightning and finishes the game anyway. The Giants and Phillies played a 51 minute 9 inning game.

The White Sox threw the World Series to the Reds losing 5 games to 3 in a best of 9 contest.

The Atlantic ...

Posted: August 06, 2019 at 04:36 PM
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 ...

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 ...
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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Posted: April 04, 2019 at 02:39 PM


BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF


Thanks to
for his generous support.


You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOMNICHATTER is King of the News! for August 22, 2019
(40 - 12:09am, Aug 23)
Last: Bote Man

NewsblogAlex Cora has bold proposal to cut down on position players pitching
(32 - 11:59pm, Aug 22)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogMLB warns sexual enhancers may include PEDs
(6 - 11:26pm, Aug 22)
Last: Lance Reddick! Lance him!

NewsblogGiants’ Samardzija celebrates 10 years in majors with call for service-time reforms
(22 - 11:23pm, Aug 22)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogClemens nixes political run, citing 'climate'
(25 - 10:45pm, Aug 22)
Last: the Hugh Jorgan returns

NewsblogAs Clayton Kershaw passes Sandy Koufax in wins, October remains the focus
(4 - 10:42pm, Aug 22)
Last: Srul Itza

NewsblogRevisiting whether clutch is a skill
(33 - 10:39pm, Aug 22)
Last: The Duke

NewsblogJustin Verlander responds after Astros block Free Press from media session
(29 - 10:27pm, Aug 22)
Last: The Duke

NewsblogOT - Catch-All Pop Culture Extravaganza (August 2019)
(267 - 10:26pm, Aug 22)
Last: Lassus

NewsblogWelcome to the Pecos League
(8 - 9:38pm, Aug 22)
Last: My name is RMc and I feel extremely affected

NewsblogMariners manager: Hernández to rejoin rotation this weekend
(27 - 9:31pm, Aug 22)
Last: My name is RMc and I feel extremely affected

NewsblogMike Trout hits career-high 42nd home run
(60 - 9:10pm, Aug 22)
Last: GregD

NewsblogOT Soccer Thread - A New Season is Upon Baldrick
(555 - 9:08pm, Aug 22)
Last: Biff, highly-regarded young guy

Gonfalon CubsTaking the current temperature
(253 - 7:57pm, Aug 22)
Last: Dag Nabbit at

NewsblogWhy Bryce Harper is rooting for Mookie Betts to beat his $330 million deal
(7 - 5:38pm, Aug 22)
Last: it's hittin' 53450n.

Page rendered in 0.1134 seconds
14 querie(s) executed