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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Calcaterra: Jonah Keri, Dave Brown and David Schoenfield admitted to the BBWAA

The Baseball Writers Association of America held its annual meeting this morning and admitted three new members to its ranks. They are: Grantland/ESPN’s Jonah Keri, Yahoo!’s Dave Brown and ESPN’s David Schoenfield.

All three are deserving, hard-working baseball writers. All three are also top representatives of online baseball media. It’s very good, both for them and, especially, for the BBWAA, that they are now part of its ranks. It will help the organization move forward and, over time, will hopefully help the results of awards voting and Hall of Fame voting better reflect newer metrics and advanced analysis.

Thanks to Zevo.

Repoz Posted: December 10, 2013 at 04:15 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Jose Remains The Most Absurd Thing on the Site Posted: December 10, 2013 at 04:31 PM (#4615429)
I'm not familiar with Brown but I like Schoenfield and Keri a lot. Good for them.
   2. Hang down your head, Tom Foley Posted: December 10, 2013 at 05:11 PM (#4615471)
Only ten more years until Jonah sells his Hall of Fame vote to BTF.
   3. Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network) Posted: December 10, 2013 at 05:23 PM (#4615482)
Only ten more years until Jonah sells his Hall of Fame vote to BTF.

Tim Raines's HoF candidacy gets another small boost.

Is Steve Rogers still on the ballot?
   4. Edgar James Olmos (chris h.) Posted: December 10, 2013 at 05:31 PM (#4615490)
Is Steve Rogers still on the ballot?


Isn't it difficult to figure out his service time when he spent a few decades frozen in ice?
   5. villainx Posted: December 10, 2013 at 05:32 PM (#4615493)
Congrats!
   6. bob gee Posted: December 10, 2013 at 06:13 PM (#4615530)
awesome to hear!

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