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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1972 Discussion

The 1972 strike gave each team an uneven schedule; remember that when considering your ballots. Major League Baseball arrives in Dallas, TX and leaves Washington DC. Carlton Fisk and John Matlack make impressive debuts. Josh Gibson and Buck Leonard are elected to the Hall of Fame along with Sandy Koufax, Yogi Berra and Early Wynn. The Tigers, Athletics, Reds and Pirates made the playoffs with the A’s beating the Reds in a World Series I remember from Roger Angell’s vivid description in Five ...

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DL from MN Posted: April 23, 2012 at 12:46 PM | 46 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1971 Results

Congratulations to Tom Seaver, 1971’s Most Meritorious Player!

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fra paolo Posted: April 20, 2012 at 08:40 AM | 20 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1971 Ballot

Here are the specific rules for this election:
Candidate Eligibility: Any North American professional baseball player is eligible for the Most Meritorious Player (MMP) award including players in the top Negro Leagues or independent teams. Voters should consider the player’s on-field contribution to Major League Baseball (MLB) team(s) in that season only. If part of the season was spent outside MLB, that value may be considered as well. However, the player’s on-field contribution should be ...

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DL from MN Posted: April 09, 2012 at 10:32 AM | 34 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1970 Results

Another close result, and congratulations to Carl Yastrzemski, 1970’s Most Meritorious Player!

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fra paolo Posted: March 26, 2012 at 08:50 PM | 25 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1971 Discussion

Most Meritorious Player: 1971 Discussion

A year I know mainly from the fantastic Topps set. The Orioles, Athletics, Giants and Pirates made the playoffs with the Pirates winning the World Series in seven games. In other news, SABR is formed.

Voting will end on April 18th 2012.

Player 			SH Win	BB-ref
        		Shares	WAR
Bobby Murcer		36.5	7.2
Roy White		28.6	7.4
Willie Stargell		34.7	8.1
Graig Nettles		26.7	6.5
Sal Bando		28.0	6.3
Henry Aaron		32.4	6.6
Bobby Bonds		32.3	6.3
Merv ...
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DL from MN Posted: March 26, 2012 at 06:22 PM | 102 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1970 Ballot

Here are the specific rules for this election:
Candidate Eligibility: Any North American professional baseball player is eligible for the Most Meritorious Player (MMP) award including players in the top Negro Leagues or independent teams. Voters should consider the player’s on-field contribution to Major League Baseball (MLB) team(s) in that season only. If part of the season was spent outside MLB, that value may be considered as well. However, the player’s on-field contribution should be ...

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DL from MN Posted: March 12, 2012 at 11:10 AM | 33 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Kenny Lofton

Eligible in 2013.

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: March 05, 2012 at 04:43 PM | 79 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Curt Schilling

Eligible in 2013.

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: February 27, 2012 at 02:10 PM | 41 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Sammy Sosa

Eligible in 2013.

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: February 27, 2012 at 02:06 PM | 10 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Mike Piazza

Eligible in 2013.

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: February 27, 2012 at 01:51 PM | 278 comment(s)
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