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Hall of Merit: 2016 Hall of Merit Ballot

Welcome to the 2016 Hall of Merit Ballot thread. Balloting is open from now (December 7) through December 17 21, 2015 at 8 p.m. EDT.

I’ve posted this the last several of years, but as a reminder:

“This has been an issue in the past, so I’ll repeat it now for clarification . . . the posting of the ballot to the discussion thread for new voters is not just a formality. With the posting of the ballot you are expected to post a summary of what you take into account - basically, how did you ...

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JoeD has the Imperial March Stuck in His Head Posted: December 07, 2015 at 06:44 PM | 63 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1911 Results

Congratulations to Ty Cobb on his 3rd consecutive MMP award.

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Ty_ Cobb_	119	8	7
Joe Jackson	108	8	1
Eddie Collins	92	8	0
Honus Wagner	70	7	0
Frank Baker	62	7	0
Jose Mendez	52	5	0
Pete Alexander	51	6	0
Walter Johnson	50	5	0
Ed Walsh	48	5	0
John H Lloyd	47	4	0
Chrs Mathewson	42	5	0
Sam Crawford	19	2	0
Frank Schulte	18	2	0
Nap Rucker	17	2	0
Larry Doyle	16	2	0
Jimmy Sheckard	8	1	0
Vean Gregg	8	1	0
Tris Speaker	7	1	0
Russ Ford	6	1	0

 

DL from MN Posted: December 02, 2015 at 04:33 PM | 10 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1911 Ballot

For 1911, each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.

Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 2 December 2015.

Anyone can vote, even if you do not normally participate in Hall of Merit discussions. If have never participated in an MMP election, just post a preliminary ballot in the discussion thread by 1 December 2015.

For detailed rules see one of our previous ballots.

DL from MN Posted: November 19, 2015 at 01:29 PM | 17 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Ballot Results: Mock Pre-Integration Hall of Fame Election 2016

BBTF voters recommend Bill Dahlen be elected to the Hall of Fame on the Pre-integration Veteran’s Committee Ballot.

Player		Percent	TOTALS
Dahlen		79%	30
Stovey		39%	15
Ferrell		37%	14
Adams		32%	12
Walters		8%	3
Herrmann	8%	3
Von Der Ahe	5%	2
Marion		0%	0
McCormick	0%	0
Breadon		0%	0
Voters			38
DL from MN Posted: November 11, 2015 at 02:06 PM | 7 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 2015 Discussion

Vote for 15. Election will take place in December.

Player			SH WS		BBR WAR
Bryce Harper		39.9		9.9
Mike Trout		41.9		9.4
Paul Goldschmidt	33.0		8.8
Josh Donaldson		31.4		8.8
AJ Pollock		26.2		7.4
Kevin Kiermaier		16.8		7.4
Lorenzo Cain		27.1		7.2
Buster Posey		26.7		6.1
Joey Votto		31.1		7.6
Manny Machado		30.2		7.1
Jason Heyward		21.2		6.5
Anthony Rizzo		30.9		6.3
Chris Davis		27.8		5.2
Miguel Cabrera		23.1		5.2
Ian Kinsler		20.5		6.0
Brandon Crawford	18.9		5.6
Kris Bryant		27.5		6.0
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DL from MN Posted: November 06, 2015 at 04:37 PM | 13 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1911 Discussion

Most Meritorious Player: 1911 Discussion

The Athletics defeat the Giants in the World Series.

Player			SH WS		BBR WAR
Ty Cobb			47.8		10.7	
Joe Jackson		38.2		9.2
Eddie Collins		34.7		6.5
Honus Wagner		30.8		6.5
Frank Baker		34.5		6.4
Jimmy Scheckard		30.6		5.0
Birdie Cree		25.4		5.5
Sam Crawford		32.5		5.7
Tris Speaker		26.2		6.1
Frank Schulte		30.6		5.3
Ed Konetchy		26.0		5.1
Danny Murphy		24.5		4.3
Larry Doyle		26.6		5.3
Jim Delahanty		24.7		3.4
Chief Meyers		17.5		3.7
Fred ...
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DL from MN Posted: November 04, 2015 at 04:16 PM | 13 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1910 Results

Congratulations to Ty Cobb on his second consecutive MMP award.

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Ty__ Cobb	134	9	8
Napoleon Lajoie	122	9	1
Ed Walsh	108	9	0
Eddie Collins	105	9	0
Walter Johnson	101	9	0
Russ Ford	65	8	0
Jack Coombs	65	7	0
Tris Speaker	62	7	0
Pete Hill	59	7	0
Sherry Magee	52	6	0
Chrs Mathewson	26	4	0
John H Lloyd	17	2	0
Jose Mendez	9	1	0
Fred Snodgrass	8	1	0
Honus Wagner	6	1	0
Ed Konetchy	6	1	0
DL from MN Posted: November 04, 2015 at 04:06 PM | 18 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Mock Pre-Integration Hall of Fame Ballot 2016

Players

Bill Dahlen
Wes Ferrell
Marty Marion
Frank McCormick
Harry Stovey
Bucky Walters


Executives

Doc Adams
Sam Breadon
Garry Herrmann
Chris Von Der Ahe

See full candidate descriptions here

Vote for zero to four candidates

DL from MN Posted: October 30, 2015 at 02:17 PM | 60 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1910 Ballot

For 1910, each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.

Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 4 November 2015.

Anyone can vote, even if you do not normally participate in Hall of Merit discussions. If have never participated in an MMP election, just post a preliminary ballot in the discussion thread by 3 November 2015.

For detailed rules see one of our previous ballots.

 

DL from MN Posted: October 21, 2015 at 02:17 PM | 22 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1909 Results

Congratulations to Ty Cobb on his first MMP award.

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Tyrus Cobb	116	8	5
Eddie Collins	111	8	3
Honus Wagner	107	8	0
John H Lloyd	90	8	0
Chrs Mathewson	87	8	0
Mordecai Brown	84	8	0
Tris Speaker	67	8	0
Orval Overall	43	5	0
Sam Crawford	41	6	0
Napoleon Lajoie	28	4	0
Donie Bush	24	3	0
Frank Smith	20	3	0
George Gibson	8	1	0
Pete Hill	8	1	0
Frank Baker	6	1	0
DL from MN Posted: October 09, 2015 at 10:54 AM | 8 comment(s)
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