Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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 05:15 PM | 6 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: bbwaa

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Jose Can Still Seabiscuit Posted: December 10, 2013 at 05:31 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 06:11 PM (#4615471)
Only ten more years until Jonah sells his Hall of Fame vote to BTF.
   3. Pat Rapper's Delight Posted: December 10, 2013 at 06:23 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. Don Geovany Soto (chris h.) Posted: December 10, 2013 at 06:31 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 06:32 PM (#4615493)
Congrats!
   6. bob gee Posted: December 10, 2013 at 07:13 PM (#4615530)
awesome to hear!

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Chicago Joe
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogFangraphs (Sullivan): How Jarrod Dyson Stole The Biggest Base Of His Life
(14 - 12:39am, Oct 02)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - October 2014
(24 - 12:33am, Oct 02)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogPosnanski: The Beauty of Belief [Royals win Wild Card, headed to ALDS]
(8 - 12:29am, Oct 02)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogBaseball Will Test Out Six New Rules To Speed Up The Game
(41 - 12:29am, Oct 02)
Last: Mark Armour

NewsblogA’s wild swing of a season ends in wild-card loss to Royals
(34 - 12:27am, Oct 02)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogThe Baseball Show with Rany Jazayerli and Joe Sheehan - 9/29/14
(6 - 12:26am, Oct 02)
Last: RoyalsRetro (AG#1F)

NewsblogUNR study: Temperature affects baseball scores
(9 - 12:24am, Oct 02)
Last: BochysFingers

NewsblogBP: 2014 Internet Baseball Awards
(2 - 12:24am, Oct 02)
Last: Sonic Youk

NewsblogAdam Dunn, 34, calls it a career
(71 - 12:24am, Oct 02)
Last: Morty Causa

NewsblogSpector: Stats incredible! Numbers from the 2014 MLB season will amaze you
(69 - 12:22am, Oct 02)
Last: Jarrod HypnerotomachiaPoliphili(Teddy F. Ballgame)

NewsblogOT: The Soccer Thread, September 2014
(492 - 12:06am, Oct 02)
Last: CWS Keith plans to boo your show at the Apollo

NewsblogDayton Moore's vision for Kansas Royals validated - ESPN
(49 - 12:04am, Oct 02)
Last: zack

NewsblogNL WILD CARD 2014 OMNICHATTER
(283 - 12:03am, Oct 02)
Last: tshipman

NewsblogLinkedIn: 10 Sales Lessons From “The Captain”
(23 - 11:06pm, Oct 01)
Last: Pirate Joe

NewsblogWSJ: Scoring in Baseball Is Down. Blame the Umpires A Study Found That Umpires Have Expanded Their Strike Zone in Recent Years
(2 - 10:22pm, Oct 01)
Last: Walt Davis

Page rendered in 0.1999 seconds
52 querie(s) executed