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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.


Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Mariners making a push for Edgar Martinez’s Baseball Hall of Fame candidacy | The Seattle Times

If you are undecided, Ryan Divish’s contains a bunch of links the team provided to make its case.

Here’s his voting results since being put on the ballot. He needs 75 percent of the vote to get in.

2010 — (36.2%)
2011 — (32.9%)
2012 — (36.5%)
2013 — (35.9%)
2014 — (25.2%)
2015 — (27.0%)
2016 — (43.4%)

Jim Furtado Posted: November 30, 2016 at 11:22 AM | 56 comment(s)
  Beats: edgar martinez, hall of fame, mariners

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.


 

 

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