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Wednesday, June 05, 2019

Most Meritorious Player: 1916 Results

Congratulations to Pete Alexander, our 1916 Most Meritorious Player.

This election went to the tiebreaker of most first place votes. Alexander had 5 first place votes and Tris Speaker had zero.

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Pete Alexander	96	7	5
Tris Speaker	96	7	0
Tyrus Cobb	85	7	0
Walter Johnson	84	7	1
Babe Ruth	77	7	0
Joe Williams	43	4	1
J H Lloyd	40	4	0
Joe Jackson	32	4	0
Harry Coveleski	25	3	0
Zack Wheat	23	3	0
Eddie Collins	22	3	0
Jeff Pfeffer	22	3	0
Art Fletcher	19	2	0
Reb Russell	12	1	0
Dick Redding	10	1	0
Louis Santop	9	1	0
Cristobal Torriente	8	1	0
Heinie Groh	7	1	0
Max Carey	7	1	0
Burt Shotton	6	1	0
Rogers Hornsby	6	1	0
Rabbit Maranville	6	1	0
DL from MN Posted: June 05, 2019 at 05:39 PM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. DL from MN Posted: June 05, 2019 at 05:46 PM (#5848737)
Player # years on ballot
Cobb 10
JH Lloyd 9
Speaker 8
Collins 8
W Johnson 7
Joe Williams 5
P Alexander 4
J Jackson 4

First time on-ballot for HoM players Max Carey, Rogers Hornsby, Louis Santop and Babe Ruth.
   2. DL from MN Posted: June 05, 2019 at 05:51 PM (#5848740)
Pitchers with 2+ MMP and # years on ballot

Greg Maddux 2 / 8
Pedro Martinez 2 / 7
Pete Alexander 2 / 4
   3. Chris Fluit Posted: June 06, 2019 at 04:13 PM (#5849168)
I'm surprised to see Alexander get to two MMPs before Walter Johnson.

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