Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Blogpen

Archives

July 2019
S M T W T F S
  1 2 3 4 5 6
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
28 29 30 31      
Blogpen
— Our Blogs and Nothing But Our Blogs

Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1913 Ballot

For 1913 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.

Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 6 March 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 ballot in the discussion thread by 5 Mar 2019.
For detailed rules see one of our previous ballots.

DL from MN Posted: February 21, 2019 at 01:20 PM | 15 comment(s)
  Related News:

Sox Therapy: Happy Pitchers and Molinas* Day!!!

* - That’s not my joke but I don’t remember who first coined it so let’s just assume I’m incredibly funny.

Today is the official early report day for pitchers and catchers at JetBlue Park.  For those of you who enjoyed shoveling snow this morning like I did you’ll be pleased to know the report from my mother in SW Florida is that it’s “chilly” (i.e. 66 degrees) and raining so they are miserable too.  A few random thoughts as people who were a hell of a lot warmer when they woke up arrive at ...

Read More...
Jose is Absurdly Unemployed Posted: February 13, 2019 at 10:29 AM | 17 comment(s)
  Related News:

Gonfalon Cubs: Spring Training

It’s kind of hard to remember a less inspiring - or maybe I should say a more uninspiring - offseason for the Cubs in some time.  Sure, there were many, many, MANY years where we knew going into the season they would be bad - or even worse, unwatchable; some of those years the Cubs were trying to sell that they were going to be good or there was a longer rebuild coming; we’ve also gone through plenty of offseason off-field drama.  There was just something this year that seemed to bug me more.  ...

Read More...
Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington Posted: February 13, 2019 at 10:21 AM | 86 comment(s)
  Related News:

Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1913 Discussion

Eddie Collins, Home Run Baker and the Philadelphia Athletics defeated the New York Giants in the World Series. The New York Lincoln Giants defeated the Chicago American Giants for the colored championship.

Vote for 10.

Player			SH WS		BBR WAR
Eddie Collins		39.1		9.0
Tris Speaker		35.9		8.4
Frank Baker		37.2		7.9
Joe Jackson		35.7		7.6
Ty Cobb			31.7		7.4
Gavvy Cravath		28.2		5.7
Burt Shotton		22.6		4.9
Sam Crawford		25.7		5.2
Stuffy McInnis		24.8		5.4
Napoleon Lajoie		22.6		5.3
Art ...
Read More...
DL from MN Posted: February 07, 2019 at 02:34 PM | 13 comment(s)
  Related News:

Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1912 Results

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 Lloyd	17	2	0
Heinie Zimmerman	16	2	0
Christy Mathewson	13	2	0
Pete Hill	9	1	0

 

DL from MN Posted: February 06, 2019 at 05:50 PM | 4 comment(s)
  Related News:

Hall of Merit: Jason Giambi

Eligible 2020

DL from MN Posted: January 24, 2019 at 04:26 PM | 4 comment(s)
  Related News:

Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1912 Ballot

For 1912 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.

Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 6 February 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 ballot in the discussion thread by 5 Feb 2019.

For detailed rules see one of our previous ballots.

DL from MN Posted: January 24, 2019 at 04:19 PM | 14 comment(s)
  Related News:

Hall of Merit: 2020 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion

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 Name	HOFm	HOFs	WAR	WAR7	JAWS	Jpos
Derek Jeter	337	67	72.4	42.4	57.4	55
Bobby Abreu	95	54	60	41.6	50.8	56.8
Jason Giambi	108	44	50.5	42.2	46.4	54.7
Cliff Lee	72	30	43.5	39.8	41.7	61.7
Rafael ...
Read More...
DL from MN Posted: January 23, 2019 at 01:21 PM | 197 comment(s)
  Related News:

Hall of Merit: Bobby Abreu

Eligible 2020

DL from MN Posted: January 15, 2019 at 12:59 PM | 8 comment(s)
  Related News:

Hall of Merit: Derek Jeter

Eligible 2020

DL from MN Posted: January 11, 2019 at 01:02 PM | 47 comment(s)
  Related News:

Page 4 of 158 pages ‹ First  < 2 3 4 5 6 >  Last › | Features Archive | Site Archive

 

BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Sheer Tim Foli
for his generous support.

Hot Topics

Page rendered in 0.5027 seconds
57 querie(s) executed

Page rendered in 0.5027 seconds
57 querie(s) executed