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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1961 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 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 judged in relation to the ...

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fra paolo Posted: May 27, 2011 at 07:38 PM | 40 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1961 Discussion

1961 was the first year of the Expansion Era, as the American League added two teams. The old Nationals/Senators moved to Minnesota. One of the new teams was an AL competitor to the NL’s monopoly of the Los Angeles’ market, while the other took over the vacated Washington market.

When the season opened on 10 April 1961, John F. Kennedy had just been inaugurated president in January, in March South Africa declared it would withdraw from the Commonwealth of Nations, and the Marcels had the ...

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fra paolo Posted: April 29, 2011 at 01:33 PM | 170 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: Rules for Ballot

OK, let’s try this again.

Last week on Hall of Merit… I attempted to post this thread and it ended up in the Newsblog. This time it should appear in the right place.

Two key questions are —

How many players do we vote for?
What is each place on the ballot worth?

You can find a detailed proposal of a voting method in DanG’s post here

Although I promised to post a 1961 discussion thread today, I’ll delay that for a couple of days to see if this thread draws any attention. The last one did ...

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fra paolo Posted: April 26, 2011 at 02:49 PM | 157 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Edgardo Alfonzo

eligible 2012

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: February 05, 2011 at 01:33 PM | 8 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Ruben Sierra

eligible 2012

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: February 05, 2011 at 01:32 PM | 8 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Brad Radke

Brad Radke

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: February 05, 2011 at 01:29 PM | 18 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Javy Lopez

Javy Lopez

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: February 05, 2011 at 01:28 PM | 7 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Tim Salmon

eligible 2012

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: February 05, 2011 at 01:27 PM | 17 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Bernie Williams

Eligible 2012

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: February 05, 2011 at 01:24 PM | 6 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: 2012 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion

2012 (November 28, 2011)—elect 3
WS W3 Rookie Name-Pos

311 57.3 1991 Bernie Williams-CF
232 44.2 1993 Tim Salmon-RF
194 39.5 1994 Javy Lopez-C
211 31.3 1995 Edgardo Alfonzo-3B/2B
157 45.4 1995 Brad Radke-P
222 14.5 1986 Ruben Sierra-RF
166 23.0 1992 Brian Jordan-RF
170 13.0 1993 J.T. Snow-1B*
166 14.4 1993 Jeromy Burnitz-RF
162 17.1 1992 Eric Young-2B
126 30.5 1991 Jeff Fassero-P
120 30.8 1990 Scott Erickson-P
140 23.2 1996 Bill Mueller-3B
143 20.5 1995 Phil Nevin-3B/1B
153 11.9 1993 Vinny ...

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Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: February 05, 2011 at 01:12 PM | 341 comment(s)
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