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Hall of Merit: 1905 Ballot

Time to start voting . . .

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: July 14, 2003 at 05:03 PM | 123 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Whitney, McCormick and Caruthers

The big peak pitchers—was it enough?

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: July 11, 2003 at 04:08 PM | 7 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Stovey and Browning

The two best hitters of the AA, how much do we discount them?

I think the AA was kind of like the USFL. The USFL had Jim Kelly, Herschel Walker and a few other legit stars (although they were young), and some decent retreads like Brian Sipe, but it wasn’t anywhere near the NFL, yet it was a major league, better than what we’d call AAA and they had really good players. Look at the AFL in the early years, it took them quite awhile before they were able to be truly competitive with the NFL. Even to this day, the AFL squads have won just 10 of 36 Super Bowls (28%), despite making up 38% of the teams from before the merger (not counting TB’s win, which is the only one from a post-1970 expansion team). Almost all of the really big stars were in the NFL/NL. It’s an interesting debate.

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: July 11, 2003 at 04:08 PM | 177 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Charlie Bennett

WS or WARP3? Whichever one you use will go a long way towards where he fits on your ballot.

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: July 11, 2003 at 03:59 PM | 38 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Thompson, Tiernan and Griffin

Three of our top OFs, all with very similar accomplishments.

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: July 11, 2003 at 03:58 PM | 43 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Al Spalding

Probably the toughest candidate to get a handle on.

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: July 11, 2003 at 03:56 PM | 26 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Ezra Sutton

One of our most talked about candidates.

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: July 11, 2003 at 03:55 PM | 14 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Start and McVey

A place to focus the discussion for them.

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: July 11, 2003 at 03:53 PM | 113 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: McPhee and Richardson

A place to focus in the pros and cons of our top keystone men.

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: July 11, 2003 at 03:52 PM | 16 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Galvin and Radbourn

As suggested earlier this week, a place to focus the discussion on some of our top candidates.

Joey Numbaz (Scruff) Posted: July 11, 2003 at 03:50 PM | 8 comment(s)
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