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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1896 Discussion

No World Series yet so no postseason consideration.

Player			BBR WAR
Hughie Jennings		8.3
Bill Dahlen		7.1
Cupid Childs		6.2
Ed Delahanty		7.3
Joe Kelley		7.0
Jesse Burkett		5.3
Bill Joyce		6.2
Willie Keeler		5.3
Elmer Smith		5.7
Mike Tiernan		5.5
Billy Hamilton		5.8
Bill Lange		4.2
George Davis		4.6
George Van Haltren	4.0
Gene DeMontreville	3.5
Ed McKean		3.7
Tom McCreery		3.6
Herman Long		4.0
Bid McPhee		3.3
Jake Stenzel		3.8
Jack Clements		2.5

Frank Grant		No statistics
Grant Johnson		No ...
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DL from MN Posted: February 02, 2022 at 09:23 AM | 11 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1895 Ballot

Here are the specific rules for this election:

Candidate Eligibility: Any North American professional baseball player is eligible for the Most Meritorious Player (MMP) award including players on independent teams. Voters should consider the player’s on-field contribution to Major League Baseball (MLB) team(s) in that season only. If part of the season was spent outside MLB, that value may be considered as well. However, the player’s on-field contribution should be judged in relation to the ...

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DL from MN Posted: January 23, 2022 at 10:48 AM | 10 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: 2023 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion

2023 (December 2022)—elect 3

Top 10 Returning Players
Lance Berkman, Buddy Bell, Thurman Munson, Sal Bando, Bobby Bonds, David Ortiz, Ben Taylor, Vic Willis, Bob Johnson, Tommy John

Newly Eligible Players

Carlos Beltran
John Lackey
Jered Weaver
Jacoby Ellsbury
Jhonny Peralta
Matt Cain
Jayson Werth
J.J. Hardy
Mike Napoli
R.A. Dickey

DL from MN Posted: January 06, 2022 at 06:20 PM | 375 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Carlos Beltran

eligible 2023

DL from MN Posted: January 06, 2022 at 06:06 PM | 4 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: 2022 Hall of Merit Election Results

Congratulations to our newest members of the Hall of Merit: Alex Rodriguez, Bobby Abreu, Sammy Sosa and Andy Pettitte!

RK   LY  Player              PTS  Bal   1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9 10 11 12 13 14 15
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 1  n/e  Alex Rodriguez      672   28  28                                          
 2    4  Bobby Abreu         345   21      3  3  4  3     1     1     1  4        1
 3    5  Sammy Sosa          333   22      2 ...
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DL from MN Posted: January 06, 2022 at 05:01 PM | 25 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: 2022 Hall of Merit Ballot

Welcome to the 2022 Hall of Merit Ballot thread. Balloting is open from now (December 13) through January 6, 2022 at 5 p.m. EST.

As a reminder:
“This has been an issue in the past, so I’ll repeat it now for clarification . . . the posting of the ballot to the discussion thread for new voters is not just a formality. With the posting of the ballot you are expected to post a summary of what you take into account - basically, how did you come up with this list? This does not mean that you ...

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DL from MN Posted: December 13, 2021 at 10:50 AM | 44 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Mock 2022 Hall of Fame Election Results

BBTF would elect Roger Clemens, Scott Rolen, Barry Bonds and Gary Sheffield to the Hall of Fame

Player Name	Votes	Percent
Roger Clemens	39	92.9%
Scott Rolen	39	92.9%
Barry Bonds	38	90.5%
Gary Sheffield	33	78.6%
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Alex Rodriguez	31	73.8%
Curt Schilling	31	73.8%
Todd Helton	29	69.0%
Manny Ramirez	27	64.3%
David Ortiz	26	61.9%
Sammy Sosa	24	57.1%
Andruw Jones	18	42.9%
Jeff Kent	14	33.3%
Bobby Abreu	12	28.6%
Tim Hudson	9	21.4%
Mark Buehrle	8	19.0%
Andy ...
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DL from MN Posted: December 10, 2021 at 01:09 PM | 16 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1895 Discussion

No World Series yet so no postseason consideration.

Player			BBR WAR
Hughie Jennings		7.5
Ed Delahanty		6.9
Billy Hamilton		6.1
Sam Thompson		6.0
Jesse Burkett		5.3
Bill Lange		5.4
Mike Griffin		5.6
Joe Kelley		5.9
Willie Keeler		5.3
Jake Stenzel		5.3
John McGraw		5.2
Jack Clements		4.2
Deacon McGuire		5.0
George Davis		4.5
Ed Cartwright		4.3
Ed McKean		4.4
Jake Beckley		4.0
Mike Tiernan		4.3
Hugh Duffy		4.2
Dusty Miller		3.2
Roger Connor		3.6
Bid McPhee		2.8
Bill Joyce		4.1
Bill ...
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DL from MN Posted: December 01, 2021 at 11:43 AM | 12 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Mock 2022 Hall of Fame Early Baseball / Golden Era Ballot Results

For the Early Baseball Ballot, BBTF would elect “Bad” Bill Dahlen, Grant “Home Run” Johnson and “Cannonball” Dick Redding.

Player Percent
Dahlen 87%
Johnson 83%
Redding 83%
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O’Neil 70%
Scales 13%
O’Doul 9%
Fowler 4%
Harris 4%
Donaldson 0%
Reynolds 0%
23 total votes

For the Golden Era Ballot, BBTF would elect Dick Allen and Minnie Miñoso

Player Percent
Miñoso 90%
Allen 83%
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Boyer 69%
Pierce 48%
Jim Kaat 21%
Oliva 10%
Murtaugh 7%
Hodges 0%
Maris 0%
Wills 0%
29 total ...

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DL from MN Posted: November 22, 2021 at 10:19 AM | 6 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Mock Hall of Fame Early Baseball Ballot 2022

Candidates

Bill Dahlen
John Donaldson
Bud Fowler
Vic Harris
Grant “Home Run” Johnson
Lefty O’Doul
Buck O’Neil
Dick “Cannonball” Redding
Allie Reynolds
George “Tubby” Scales

Vote for zero to four candidates

Player bios can be found at this link

Election will close 11/20/2021.Please keep this thread focused on ballots and not discussion. Please don’t put vote totals in the thread. Listing players alphabetically helps with tallying.

DL from MN Posted: November 10, 2021 at 11:08 AM | 25 comment(s)
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