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I think this year we should make t-shirts.
The Central Park field for 10 AM on July 1st has been submitted for approval to the Parks Department, but not yet assigned. We’re waiting to hear back. It’s never been a problem as yet, so hopefully it won’t be this year as well.
Note: This is the same weekend as the massive SABR extravaganza in NYC. I would expect all connections and all favors to be called in to get some retired MLB players or broadcast and basement-dwelling notables to come ...Read More...
115 comment(s)Posted: March 30, 2017 at 09:49 AM |
Some people don’t know how to use a check book. That doesn’t mean nobody should have a checking account.
125 comment(s)Posted: January 11, 2017 at 02:20 PM |
Hall of Merit: 2017 Hall of Merit Election Results: Rodriguez, Ramirez and Edmonds elected!
Ivan Rodriguez, Manny Ramirez and Jim Edmonds will be the Hall of Merit’s class of 2017!
Pudge was the top vote getter on 21 of 26 ballots, earning 567 of 624 possible points. Ramirez lead three ballots, earning 545 points. Edmonds and Jim McCormick each drew one top vote and Edmonds finished with 454 points, far ahead of Vladimir Guerrero who finished fourth with 267 points.
Guerrero, Sammy Sosa (255), Luis Tiant (189), Jeff Kent (179), Vic Willis (161), Kenny Lofton (151), Bobby Bonds ...Read More...
25 comment(s)Posted: December 19, 2016 at 08:13 PM |
Need one more reason to join SABR, how about baseball cards!
5 comment(s)Posted: December 01, 2016 at 03:43 PM |
7 Ballots in as of 11/29/16, and Schilling has already lost 2 votes from last year.
932 comment(s)Posted: November 29, 2016 at 02:29 PM |
SABR - BBTF Chapter: SABR46 Recap
By Mike Webber
SABR 46 in Miami will always be remembered as the year we had “The Greatest Ballpark Experience of All-Time”. We’ve had good seats before at SABR conventions, but this year we were 40 rows from the field, between home plate and the first base dugout. The Cardinals pounded the Marlins 11-6, so it wasn’t much of a game, but Ichiro was just two hits from 3,000 yet as I write this a week later he’s still just two hits away.
But the event that made this “The Greatest ...Read More...
28 comment(s)Posted: August 08, 2016 at 08:47 AM |
Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1993 Ballot
For 1993, each voter should rank the top 14 players from all leagues combined.
Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 1 June 2016.
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 31 May 2016.
For detailed rules see one of our previous ballots.
14 comment(s)Posted: May 23, 2016 at 04:38 PM |
Hall of Merit: 2017 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion
2017 - (December 12, 2016) - elect 3
WS war Name-Pos 394 69.1 Manny Ramirez-LF/RF* 338 68.4 Ivan Rodriguez-C 324 59.3 Vladimir Guerrero-RF 243 46.5 Mike Cameron-CF 258 42.7 Jorge Posada-C 245 38.5 Magglio Ordonez-RF 206 44.9 J.D. Drew-RF 170 46.0 Javier Vazquez-P 233 34.3 Derrek Lee-1B 236 32.1 Edgar Renteria-SS 176 34.6 Tim Wakefield-P 142 34.5 Chris Carpenter-P* 160 28.2 Melvin Mora-3B 197 21.4 Orlando Cabrera-SS 147 27.7 Carlos Guillen-SS 181 18.8 Pat Burrell-LF 141 24.3 Jason ...Read More...
216 comment(s)Posted: December 22, 2015 at 10:22 AM |
Hall of Merit: 2016 Hall of Merit Election Results: Griffey Jr., Mussina, Smoltz and Sheffield elected!
Ken Griffey, Jr., Mike Mussina, John Smoltz and Gary Sheffield join the Hall of Merit as the Class of 2016!
Griffey was named on the top of 21 of the 26 ballots cast, leading the way with 619 of a possible 624 points.
Mussina finished second with 551 points - he was in the top four on 22 ballots. Smoltz finished 3rd with 522 points, top four on 19 ballots. Sheffield secured the last spot with 459 points, he was named on all but one ballot and was top four on 15 of them.
There’s a new guy at ...Read More...
21 comment(s)Posted: December 21, 2015 at 10:36 PM |
Hall of Merit: Mock Pre-Integration Hall of Fame Ballot 2016
See full candidate descriptions here
Vote for zero to four candidates
60 comment(s)Posted: October 30, 2015 at 02:17 PM |
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