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Let’s Get Off-Seasoning!
  by Jose is an Absurd Force of Nature

So it’s been a couple of weeks since the Boston Red Sox WON THE 2018 WORLD SERIES…let’s take a moment…OK and now it is time to look ahead to 2019.  Apologies for the delay but I am on a bit of a vacation in Florida but sadly the weather here is awful, only 72 degrees and clear skies.  I can’t ...

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Posted: November 16, 2018 at 04:45 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 1948 Ballot
  by DL from MN

For 1948 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.

Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 7 November 2018.

Anyone can vote, even if you do not normally participate in Hall of Merit discussions. If you have never participated in an MMP election, just post a ...

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Posted: October 26, 2018 at 11:19 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1948 Results
  by DL from MN

Congratulations to our 1948 Most Meritorious Player Stan Musial!

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Stan Musial	118	8	6
Lou Boudreau	111	8	1
Ted Williams	105	8	1
Harry Brecheen	87	8	0
Joe DiMaggio	78	8	0
Johnny Sain	71	7	0
Johnny Mize	55	6	0
Bob Elliott	42	5	0
Ken Keltner	29	3	0
Ralph Kiner	28	4	0
Hal ...
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Posted: October 08, 2018 at 10:09 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1948 Discussion
  by DL from MN

The Cleveland Indians beat the Boston Braves in the World Series. The Negro American League folded.

Vote for 10.

Player			SH WS		BBR WAR
Stan Musial		46.2		11.1
Lou Boudreau		34.5		10.4
Ted Williams		38.7		8.5
Johnny Mize		29.6		6.6
Ralph Kiner		29.5		6.1
Bob Elliott		27.4		6.5
Joe ...
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Posted: September 28, 2018 at 01:12 PM
Taking Back the Ballparks - Dodgers voting thread
  by SoSH U at work

This one’s simple enough. The existing name, or it’s long-time alt handle.

A) Chavez Ravine
B) Dodger Stadium

Next up: The new name grates.

Posted: September 25, 2018 at 11:35 AM
Taking Back the Ballparks - Los Angeles Dodgers
  by SoSH U at work

Another older gem. Even before I made my maiden visit two weeks ago, it was a ballpark I could identify immediately the moment the game was turned on, even absent any Dodger blue or the guy in the Ecuadorian* straw hat who used to stand behind home plate with the JUGS Gun.

The layout, once more ...

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Posted: September 18, 2018 at 09:06 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1946 Results
  by DL from MN

Congratulations to Ted Williams, the unanimous MMP of 1946!

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Ted Williams	105	7	7
Stan Musial	94	7	0
Hal Newhouser	88	7	0
Bob Feller	76	6	0
Hank Greenberg	68	7	0
Johnny Pesky	37	4	0
Dizzy Trout	33	4	0
Howie Pollet	32	4	0
Charlie Keller	32	4	0
Josh Gibson	25	2	0
Johnny ...
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Posted: September 07, 2018 at 04:12 PM
The Final Push
  by Moses Taylor, aka Hambone Fakenameington

24 games to go.  Cubs still have 8 games left on this 23 straight day stretch, but only 2 more real road trips - DC this weekend and and Phoenix in a couple of weeks; the only other road games are today in Milwaukee and 3 at The Cell.  A 3 game lead is far from comfortable, especially after the way ...

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Posted: September 05, 2018 at 10:27 AM
Join Jim’s OOTP League
  by Jim Furtado

About six years ago, I invited people to join my league. My request was successful and a few great people became valuable and fun additions to my Whalehead League. Due to a change in our simulation from Dynasty League Baseball (DLB) to Out of the Park Baseball (OOTP), we have three open teams. 

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Posted: September 05, 2018 at 09:22 AM
Taking Back the Ballparks - Toronto Blue Jays
  by SoSH U at work

We leave the states to visit our friends to the north. Canada’s team began play in the futuristic SkyDome in 1989, though it got its current Rogers Centre name, complete with Canadian spelling, in 2005.

For the record, it was just SkyDome. I’m not sure why that bugs people. We don’t say the ...

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Posted: September 04, 2018 at 10:26 AM

 

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