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Saturday, December 11, 2004

Bobby Veach

Is it Bobby Leach or Tommy Veach?

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: December 11, 2004 at 11:15 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Howie Menckel Posted: December 12, 2004 at 05:57 AM (#1014416)
I never checked to make sure, but it seemed like a lot of voters last year had Leach and Veach right next to each other on their ballots...
   2. OCF Posted: December 12, 2004 at 06:40 AM (#1014533)
That was one of my two tallying errors, a Veach/Leach mixup. My other was that old standby, C.Jones/F.Jones. It used to be that C.Jones voters wouldn't vote for F.Jones and vice versa, but lately I've been seing more voters with both Jones's on the ballot. Then there's Hooper/Cooper, about to become Hooper/W.Cooper/A.Cooper.
   3. John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: December 12, 2004 at 03:57 PM (#1014931)
That was one of my two tallying errors, a Veach/Leach mixup. My other was that old standby, C.Jones/F.Jones.

Yup, those two examples are a pain in the butt for anyone tallying.
   4. Mark Shirk (jsch) Posted: December 12, 2004 at 07:57 PM (#1015155)
Veach is a WARP guy. His WS numbers aren't impressive enough for him to make my ballot in my system. However, his peak and prime looks very good in WARP with 6 seasons with 9+ WARP1 and 4 seasons with 10+ WARP1. Its enough to keep him in the fight for the last few ballot spots for me.

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