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Friday, May 24, 2013

Most Meritorious Player: 1982 Ballot

For 1982, each voter should rank their top 13 players from both leagues combined.

Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EST on 06 June 2013.

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 05 June 2013.

For detailed rules see one of our previous ballots.

DL from MN Posted: May 24, 2013 at 10:20 AM | 25 comment(s)
  Related News: hall of merit, history, mmp, mvp, sabermetrics


Friday, March 22, 2013

Most Meritorious Player: 1980 Ballot

For 1980, each voter should rank their top 13 players from both leagues combined.

Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EST on 04 April 2013.

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 03 April 2013.

For detailed rules see one of our previous ballots.

DL from MN Posted: March 22, 2013 at 10:23 AM | 21 comment(s)
  Related News: hall of merit, history, mvp, sabermetrics


Monday, February 25, 2013

Most Meritorious Player: 1980 Discussion

Mike Schmidt’s Phillies beat George Brett’s Royals in the World Series. Royals made it to the World Series by defeating the Yankees. Phillies route to the championship went through Houston.

MMP voting will end on April 03 2013.

Player			SH WS		BBR WAR
Schmidt, Mike		37.7		8.6		
Brett, George		36.2		9.0
Henderson, Rickey	33.0		8.7
Wilson, Willie		31.5		8.3
Yount, Robin		25.4		7.0
Murphy, Dwayne		26.2		6.7
Cooper, Cecil		26.8		6.6
Dawson, Andre		29.3		6.6
Randolph, Willie	29.7		6.5
Hernandez, ...
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DL from MN Posted: February 25, 2013 at 05:00 PM | 45 comment(s)
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Friday, February 22, 2013

Most Meritorious Player: 1979 Ballot

For 1979, each voter should rank their top 13 players from both leagues combined.

Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EST on 06 March 2013.

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 04 March 2013.

For detailed rules see one of our previous ballots.

DL from MN Posted: February 22, 2013 at 02:24 PM | 35 comment(s)
  Related News: hall of merit, mvp, sabermetrics


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Most Meritorious Player: 1979 Discussion

Pirates sweep the Reds in the NLCS.  Earl Weaver’s Orioles beat the Angels in the ALCS. The Pirates beat the Orioles in the World Series in seven games.

MMP voting will end on March 06 2013.

Player			SH WS		BBR WAR
Lynn, Fred		34.4		8.6
Thomas, Gorman		25.9		4.5
Lemon, Chet		25.3		5.6
Winfield, Dave		32.7		8.1
Singleton, Ken		31.7		5.0
Parker, Dave		30.7		6.5
Baylor, Don		28.5		3.5
Lezcano, Sixto		27.2		5.4
Rice, Jim		28.0		6.1
Wilson, Willie		23.6		6.0
Foster, George		21.9		4.9
Cruz, ...
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DL from MN Posted: January 29, 2013 at 04:56 PM | 115 comment(s)
  Related News: hall of merit, history, sabermetrics


Thursday, January 10, 2013

Luis Gonzalez and Steve Finley

Luis Gonzalez is eligible in 2014. Steve Finley was eligible in 2012.

DL from MN Posted: January 10, 2013 at 12:17 PM | 17 comment(s)
  Related News: diamondbacks, hall of merit, history, sabermetrics


David Wells and Kenny Rogers

Wells was eligible in 2013. Rogers is eligible in 2014.

DL from MN Posted: January 10, 2013 at 12:13 PM | 16 comment(s)
  Related News: athletics, blue jays, hall of merit, history, mets, rangers, sabermetrics, tigers, twins, white sox, yankees


Jeff Kent

eligible in 2014

DL from MN Posted: January 10, 2013 at 12:08 PM | 9 comment(s)
  Related News: astros, dodgers, giants, hall of merit, history, mets, sabermetrics


Mike Mussina

eligible in 2014

DL from MN Posted: January 10, 2013 at 12:06 PM | 47 comment(s)
  Related News: hall of merit, history, orioles, sabermetrics, yankees


Tom Glavine

eligible in 2014

DL from MN Posted: January 10, 2013 at 12:02 PM | 13 comment(s)
  Related News: braves, hall of merit, history, sabermetrics


Greg Maddux

eligible in 2014

DL from MN Posted: January 10, 2013 at 12:02 PM | 69 comment(s)
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Thursday, January 03, 2013

2014 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion

2014 (December 2, 2013)—elect 3
WS WAR Name-Pos

398 96.9 Greg Maddux-P
405 75.9 Frank Thomas-DH/1B
314 71.6 Tom Glavine-P
270 74.6 Mike Mussina-P
339 59.4 Jeff Kent-2B
318 46.3 Luis Gonzalez-LF
206 46.3 Kenny Rogers-P
277 38.2 Moises Alou-LF/RF
231 32.7 Ray Durham-2B
179 34.4 Tom Gordon-RP*
186 24.3 Mark Grudzielanek-2B/SS*
125 21.2 Steve Trachsel-P
156 19.8 Shannon Stewart-LF
128 17.7 Armando Benitez-RP
113 21.4 Jon Lieber-P
156 15.8 Sean Casey-1B
129 22.0 Jose Cruz-CF/RF
115 20.1 Keith ...

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DL from MN Posted: January 03, 2013 at 12:58 PM | 212 comment(s)
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Wednesday, January 02, 2013

Most Meritorious Player: 1978 Discussion

Hello to Ron Guidry and goodbye too early to Lyman Bostock.

A Yankees - Royals rematch in the ALCS and Dodgers - Phillies again in the NLCS. The Yankees beat the Dodgers the World Series in six games again as well.

MMP voting will end on February 6, 2012.

Player			SH WS		BBR WAR
Parker, Dave		36.8		6.9
Rice, Jim		36.0		7.4
Simmons, Ted		28.3		5.3
Smalley, Roy		21.5		5.7
Otis, Amos		29.3		7.1
Clark, Jack		28.0		5.8
Cey, Ron		25.2		5.1
Madlock, Bill		23.4		4.6
Randolph, ...
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DL from MN Posted: January 02, 2013 at 07:17 PM | 150 comment(s)
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Most Meritorious Player: 2012 Ballot

Here are the specific rules for this election:
Candidate Eligibility: Any North American professional baseball player is eligible for the Most Meritorious Player (MMP) award including players in the top Negro Leagues or independent teams. Voters should consider the player’s on-field contribution to Major League Baseball (MLB) team(s) in that season only. If part of the season was spent outside MLB, that value may be considered as well. However, the player’s on-field contribution should be ...

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DL from MN Posted: December 12, 2012 at 02:30 PM | 36 comment(s)
  Related News: sabermetrics


Sunday, October 21, 2012

Orlando Hernandez

Eligible in 2013.

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: October 21, 2012 at 06:50 PM | 8 comment(s)
  Related News: history, sabermetrics, yankees


Monday, October 08, 2012

Most Meritorious Player: 1977 Discussion

1977 is an expansion year as the American League welcomes the Blue Jays and Mariners. The Yankees defeated the Royals in the ALCS. The Dodgers prevailed over the Phillies in the NLCS. The Yankees won the World Series in six games.

In other news Dave Kingman becomes the only player to play in all four divisions in one season.

MMP voting will end on November 8 2012.

Player			SH WS		BBR WAR
Carew, Rodney		37.7		9.5
Morgan, Joe		30.0		5.6
Schmidt, Mike		32.8		8.7
Parker, ...
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DL from MN Posted: October 08, 2012 at 11:21 AM | 49 comment(s)
  Related News: history, sabermetrics


Monday, October 11, 2004

Battle of the Uber-Stat Systems (Win Shares vs. WARP)!

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: October 11, 2004 at 02:46 PM | 366 comment(s)
  Related News: sabermetrics


Wednesday, September 08, 2004

Selected 20th Century Candidates

If you are looking for a player thread from the last century, this is the place to visit!

Hank Aaron (elected in 1982)

Joe Adcock

Pete Alexander (elected in 1936)

Edgardo Alfonzo

Dick Allen (elected in 1983)

Bob Allison

Roberto Alomar (elected in 2010)

Felipe Alou

Brady Anderson

Luis Aparicio

Kevin Appier

Luke Appling (elected in 1956)

Buzz Arlett

Richie Ashburn (elected in 1968)

Earl Averill (elected in 1961)

Bobby Avila

Jeff Bagwell (elected in 2011)

Frank Baker (elected in ...

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John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: September 08, 2004 at 06:39 PM | 11 comment(s)
  Related News: history, sabermetrics


 

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