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Saturday, February 18, 2017

Who’s in Command Here?!?

So if pitchers who strike out a lot of batters while walking few tend to be very good, is the converse always true? Are pitchers with lousy K/BB ratios… lousy?

Well, yes.

And no.

It depends.

(Jerry Crasnick bears no responsibility for any of this)

gehrig97 Posted: February 18, 2017 at 10:21 AM | 4 comment(s)
  Beats: clemens, command, control, curt schilling, kershaw, maddux, mike mussina, strikeouts, walks

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Why this ‘scumbag’ (me) will never give Curt Schilling another Hall of Fame vote | NJ.com

In this fight it’s kinda tough to tell which pig is which.

Jim Furtado Posted: January 05, 2017 at 09:49 AM | 63 comment(s)
  Beats: curt schilling, hall of fame

Friday, December 23, 2016

Controversy surrounding Curt Schilling clouds Cooperstown case for Hall of Fame voters

Jerry Crasnick does a pretty good job recapping the Curt Schilling Hall of Fame controversy.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 23, 2016 at 07:00 AM | 54 comment(s)
  Beats: curt schilling, hall of fame

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Don’t put Curt Schilling in the Hall of Fame - Beyond the Box Score

Henry Druschel judges Curt Schilling’s character. Who appointed him the Church Lady of the Church of Baseball?

Jim Furtado Posted: December 21, 2016 at 08:32 AM | 71 comment(s)
  Beats: curt schilling, hall of fame

Sunday, December 18, 2016

Peter Gammons: Curt Schilling Hall of Fame conversation - GammonsDaily.com

I’m not convinced Schilling’s career was a Hall of Fame one. If, however, you’ve voted for Schilling in the past (or have a system which says he’s a Hall of Famer) and decided not to vote for him for the dumb things he says on Twitter, you might need to have your vote (and children) taken away.

Curt Schilling is not smarter than anyone at SONY, as he told one prospective investor. He is not going to the U.S. Senate. He is a former major league pitcher who clearly is trying to find his way in the post-career forest. However, he was so good at that one thing that he should be inducted in the Hall of Fame and dedicate the rest of his life to the ‘HOF’ tag that would forever follow his name.

Jim Furtado Posted: December 18, 2016 at 06:41 PM | 42 comment(s)
  Beats: curt schilling, hall of fame

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

My Hall of Fame Ballot by Mark Newman (or why I overhauled everything)

Baseball players make adjustments throughout their careers, whether it is adding a new pitch, moving to a new position, or changing their mechanics. I believe the same is required of Hall of Fame voters as the game evolves, so to that end, I modernize my own voting process.


Monday, November 14, 2016

If We Had a 2017 HOF Vote…

“One of the 20-25 greatest hitters to ever step in the box. When he played the outfield, he looked like a man trying to remember where he left his keys.”

“The HOF is populated by cheaters, gamblers, racists, drunks, and abusers of women. It’s also filled with kind, decent, generous men. One’s view on where Schilling lands on this character spectrum is irrelevant when assessing his qualifications as a player.”


The Plate Coverage take on some of the names we’ll see on the 2017 ballot.


Monday, October 24, 2016

OTP 2016 October 24: Breitbart Radio Exclusive: Curt Schilling Joins Breitbart News Rotation Weekdays 9AM to 11AM ET

The Arizona native said he is depicted as a close-minded, hateful man in the media when the opposite is true.

Schilling said an example of how he is treated in the media is his recent appearance on CNN with Jake Tapper.

“I asked him as a person of the Jewish faith, why people, who practice that faith would be supporters of the Democratic Party — given their anti-Israel, anti-Jewish stance,” he said. “After that — I was called an anti-Semite — and I am thinking to myself: ‘What a minute?’”

Yet, all the time, Christians are asked to defend or attack policies based on their being Christians, he said.

“I am not taking my news anymore from ‘the media’ because the media has very clearly given all pretenses away of objectivity,” he said. “They want and need Hillary Clinton in the White House.”

Only *2* more weeks until Election Day.

(Views expressed in the article lede and comments are the views of the individual commenters and the submitter of the article and do not represent the views of Baseball Think Factory or its owner.)

Renegade (((JE))) Posted: October 24, 2016 at 01:03 AM | 1348 comment(s)
  Beats: breitbart, curt schilling, politics

 

 

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