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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1936 Discussion

The New York Yankees defeated the New York Giants in the World Series 4 games to 2.

The Pittsburgh Crawfords were the best team in the Negro National League.

Vote for 10.

Player				bWAR
Arky Vaughan			8.1	
Lou Gehrig			9.7
Mel Ott				8.0
Charlie Gehringer		7.9
Paul Waner			7.1
Billy Herman			7.1
Luke Appling			7.2
Joe Medwick			7.1
Earl Averill			6.9
Jimmie Foxx			5.7
Dolph Camilli			5.9
Dick Bartell			6.3
Gus Suhr			5.3
Harlond Clift			5.8
Johnny Mize			5.0
Red Rolfe			4.9
Tony ...
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DL from MN Posted: February 26, 2021 at 01:19 PM | 28 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1935 Ballot

For 1935 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.

Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 3 March 2021. Please let me know if you want your preliminary ballot counted as your final ballot.

Anyone can vote, even if you do not normally participate in Hall of Merit discussions. If you have never participated in an MMP election, just post a preliminary ballot in the discussion thread by 2 March 2021.

For detailed rules see one of our previous ballots.

DL from MN Posted: February 21, 2021 at 08:46 PM | 11 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1935 Discussion

The Detroit Tigers defeated the Chicago Cubs 4 games to 2 in the World Series.

The Pittsburgh Crawfords defeated the New York Cubans 4 games to 3 in the East-West championship series.

Vote for 10.

Player				bWAR
Arky Vaughan			9.7
Jimmie Foxx			8.1
Lou Gehrig			8.7
Mel Ott				7.3
Hank Greenberg			7.7
Charlie Gehringer		8.5
Buddy Myer			6.4
Augie Galan			5.9
Billy Herman			7.0
Luke Appling			7.0
Joe Vosmik			5.6
Joe Medwick			6.0
Gabby Hartnett			4.9
Mickey Cochrane			5.1
Ripper ...
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DL from MN Posted: February 04, 2021 at 01:36 PM | 37 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1934 Results

Congratulations to Lou Gehrig, our 1934 Most Meritorious Player.

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Lou Gehrig	133	9	7
Charlie Gehringer	106	9	0
Dizzy Dean	103	9	2
Jimmie Foxx	102	9	0
Arky Vaughan	87	8	0
Satchel Paige	72	8	0
Lefty Gomez	62	7	0
Mel Ott	61	6	0
Carl Hubbell	55	6	0
Slim Jones	42	4	0
Earl Averill	28	3	0
Josh Gibson	24	2	0
Curt Davis	16	2	0
Mel Harder	12	2	0
Billy Werber	9	1	0
Turkey Stearnes	8	1	0
Paul Dean	7	1	0
Ripper Collins	6	1	0
Hank Greenberg	6	1	0
Paul Waner	6	1	0

 

DL from MN Posted: February 03, 2021 at 04:52 PM | 1 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Most Meritorious Player: 1934 Ballot

For 1934 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.

Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 3 February 2021. Please let me know if you want your preliminary ballot counted as your final ballot.

Anyone can vote, even if you do not normally participate in Hall of Merit discussions. If you have never participated in an MMP election, just post a preliminary ballot in the discussion thread by 2 February 2021.

For detailed rules see one of our previous ballots.

DL from MN Posted: January 22, 2021 at 10:35 AM | 10 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Peavy, Nathan, Papelbon, Lincecum, Kazmir and Danks

Catch-all thread for 2022 eligible pitchers

DL from MN Posted: January 16, 2021 at 10:00 AM | 8 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Jimmy Rollins

Eligible 2022

DL from MN Posted: January 15, 2021 at 11:23 AM | 11 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: Mark Teixeira, Justin Morneau and Prince Fielder

Eligible 2022

DL from MN Posted: January 15, 2021 at 11:23 AM | 12 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: David Wright

Eligible 2022

Note - this is earlier than he has been deemed eligible for the Hall of Fame

DL from MN Posted: January 10, 2021 at 09:31 AM | 20 comment(s)
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Hall of Merit: 2022 Hall of Merit Ballot Discussion

2022 (December 2021)—elect 4

Top 10 Returning Players
Bobby Abreu, Sammy Sosa, Andy Pettitte, Buddy Bell, Lance Berkman, Wally Schang, Bobby Bonds, Sal Bando, Vic Willis, Ben Taylor

Newly Eligible Players
Batters:
Alex Rodriguez
David Ortiz
David Wright
Mark Teixeira
Jimmy Rollins
Carl Crawford
Coco Crisp
Justin Morneau
Marlon Byrd
Prince Fielder
A.J. Pierzynski
Michael Bourn
Juan Uribe
Alexei Ramirez

Pitchers:
Jake Peavy
Joe Nathan
Jonathan Papelbon
Scott Kazmir
Tim Lincecum
John Danks

DL from MN Posted: January 09, 2021 at 09:42 AM | 420 comment(s)
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