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Thursday, March 15, 2007

Ty Cobb

Eligible in 1934.

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: March 15, 2007 at 07:19 PM | 8 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: March 15, 2007 at 07:25 PM (#2312648)
The Georgia Peach's case was made in these threads:

1934 Ballot Discussion

Center Fielder Positional Thread

If you know of any others, please let me know.
   2. OCF Posted: March 15, 2007 at 10:51 PM (#2312742)
We've had as many players finish #1 in the voting as we've had votes - the number is closing in on 100. None of the rest of the #1's faced competition as intense as Cobb did.
   3. John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: March 15, 2007 at 11:01 PM (#2312745)
We've had as many players finish #1 in the voting as we've had votes - the number is closing in on 100. None of the rest of the #1's faced competition as intense as Cobb did.

Despite the competition, he still had the record for most points recorded until Aaron topped him in 1982. Not too shabby.
   4. Anthony Giacalone Posted: March 16, 2007 at 12:47 AM (#2312809)
Cobb? Bah. He would only hit about .210 if he were playing today . . .
   5. Mike Emeigh Posted: March 16, 2007 at 12:49 AM (#2312814)
Cobb? Bah. He would only hit about .210 if he were playing today . . .


which isn't bad for a man who's been dead for almost 50 years.

-- MWE
   6. yest Posted: March 16, 2007 at 12:51 AM (#2312815)
Cobb? Bah. He would only hit about .210 if he were playing today . . .

thats great for someone who's been dead fo 40+ years
   7. Anthony Giacalone Posted: March 16, 2007 at 01:14 AM (#2312832)
Oooh! So close! I'm sorry the line we were looking for was:

". . . Yes, but, he'd be 121 years old if he were playing today."

Thanks to all the contestants. You'll receive a home version of our game, "Finish That Baseball Anecdote," and a year's supply of Rice-a-Roni, the San Francisco treat.
   8. Gonfalon Bubble Posted: March 16, 2007 at 02:07 AM (#2312849)
Rice-a-Roni may have been the San Francisco treat, but its road splits are not Hall-worthy.

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