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Hall of Merit
— A Look at Baseball's All-Time Best
Tag: Hall Of Fame
Monday, January 05, 2015
Mock 2015 Hall of Fame Ballot - Results
BBTF would elect seven this year if given the chance. Based on last year’s referendum results every returning player down to Sosa would already be inducted. We should probably re-do the referendum with Smoltz, Sheffield, Giles, Delgado and everyone who was between 75% and 5% last year.
Player Percent M Piazza 97.6% R Johnson 96.4% P Martinez 96.4% J Bagwell 91.6% Ba Bonds 90.4% R Clemens 89.2% T Raines 75.9% -------------------- C Schilling 67.5% C Biggio 59.0% M Mussina 57.8% A ...Read More...
Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Mock 2015 Hall of Fame Ballot
2015 BBTF Hall of Fame Ballot
IMPORTANT: Please read:
This election should follow BBWAA rules, not Hall of Merit rules. However, we hope to see only players that each voter feels belong on their ballots. Leaving 1st-year candidates off your ballot is also frowned upon. IOW, we would like to see an absence of some of the silliness that permeates Hall of Fame voting by the writers.
The election will end Monday on Jan 5th 2015 (4 PM EST). Results will be posted a short time later.
Please ...Read More...
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
Mock 2015 Hall of Fame Golden Era Ballot - Results
Nobody reached the 75% threshold required to be elected. Minnie Minoso led the balloting with 72% of the vote.
Player Name % NumVotes
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Mock 2015 Hall of Fame Golden Era Ballot
Rules are the same as the Hall of Fame: Vote for up to four. 75% of ballots wins election.
Eligibles: Dick Allen, Ken Boyer, Gil Hodges, Bob Howsam, Jim Kaat, Minnie Minoso, Tony Oliva, Billy Pierce, Luis Tiant and Maury Wills.
I’ll close the election on 11/12 at noon. Everyone is eligible to vote, not just Hall of Merit regulars.
Friday, January 10, 2014
BBTF Hall of Fame Referendum Results
BBTF believes Mike Mussina, Lou Whitaker, Edgar Martinez, Larry Walker, Kevin Brown and Sammy Sosa should be inducted into the Hall of Fame.
Votes Voters Percent player ---------------------------------------------------------- 70 75 93% Mike Mussina 65 75 87% Lou Whitaker 63 75 84% Edgar Martinez 63 75 84% Larry Walker 61 75 81% Kevin Brown 57 75 76% Sammy Sosa ====================================================== 55 75 73% Rafael Palmeiro 46 75 61% Kenny Lofton 43 75 57% Jeff ...Read More...
Thursday, January 02, 2014
BBTF Referendum on Hall of Fame candidates
Hall of Fame style ballot referendum only including players from this era who did not receive 75% support in a previous BBTF election. The only alteration from Hall of Fame rules is the voter can vote for any number between zero and all players if they choose. Please list alphabetically for easier ballot counting.
Eligible players: Kevin Appier, Harold Baines, Albert Belle, Kevin Brown, Jose Canseco, Will Clark, David Cone, Tony Fernandez, Chuck Finley, Steve Finley, Julio Franco, Andres ...Read More...
Monday, December 30, 2013
2014 BBTF Hall of Fame Ballot Results
119 ballots cast
Player Ballots Percentage
Friday, December 20, 2013
2014 BBTF Hall of Fame Ballot
IMPORTANT: Please read:
This election should follow BBWAA rules, not Hall of Merit rules. However, we hope to see only players that each voter feels belong on their ballots (sorry Bob Tufts). Leaving 1st-year candidates off your ballot is also frowned upon. IOW, we would like to see an absence of some of the silliness that permeates Hall of Fame voting by the writers.
The election will end Monday on Dec 30th (4 PM EST). Results will be posted a short time later.
Please don’t post any vote ...Read More...
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Expansion Era Hall of Fame Mock Ballot
The rules are the same as for the committee that will meet in December. Player bios and complete rules are available on the Baseball Hall of Fame website. Vote for zero to five names from the combined list of twelve candidates. 75% is required to be elected.
Balloting will end 11/11/2013 at 3:00pm EST. This is for all registered BBTF users, not just typical Hall of Merit voters.
Eligible Candidates: Bobby Cox, Dave Concepcion, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Tony LaRussa, Billy Martin, Marvin ...Read More...
Monday, March 26, 2012
Most Meritorious Player: 1971 Discussion
A year I know mainly from the fantastic Topps set. The Orioles, Athletics, Giants and Pirates made the playoffs with the Pirates winning the World Series in seven games. In other news, SABR is formed.
Voting will end on April 18th 2012.
Player SH Win BB-ref Shares WAR Bobby Murcer 36.5 7.2 Roy White 28.6 7.4 Willie Stargell 34.7 8.1 Graig Nettles 26.7 6.5 Sal Bando 28.0 6.3 Henry Aaron 32.4 6.6 Bobby Bonds 32.3 6.3 Merv ...Read More...
Monday, February 27, 2012
Friday, July 28, 2006
I’ve finally decided to go with a thread for the pitcher chart . . .
Tuesday, December 27, 2005
1967 Results: The Hall of Merit is Just “Ducky” Over Medwick - Lemon Also Not Considered a “Lemon!”
In his fourteenth year of eligibility, Cardinal and Dodger slugger Joe Medwick claimed the top spot for immortality with 45% of all possible points.
In his fourth year on the ballot, Cleveland Indians’ ace pitcher Bob Lemon was inducted into the HoM with 42% of all possible points.
None of the newly eligible made any impact upon the electorate this “year.”
A record 81 names appeared on a ballot for this election.
Rounding out the top-ten were: Eppa Rixey, Biz Mackey, Clark Griffith, George ...Read More...
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(15 - 6:31pm, Jun 10)
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Most Meritorious Player: 1905 Ballot
(21 - 4:01pm, Jun 10)
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(33 - 7:32am, Jun 03)
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2016 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion
(89 - 5:11pm, May 28)
Last: Chris Fluit
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Ken Griffey Jr.
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Most Meritorious Player: 1904 Results
(7 - 8:12pm, May 15)
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(39 - 12:09pm, May 13)
Most Meritorious Player: 1904 Ballot
(28 - 9:13pm, May 12)
Last: DL from MN
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2015 Election Results - Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez & Curt Schilling elected to the Hall of Merit!
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