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Thursday, January 02, 2014

BBTF Referendum on Hall of Fame candidates

Hall of Fame style ballot referendum only including players from this era who did not receive 75% support in a previous BBTF election. The only alteration from Hall of Fame rules is the voter can vote for any number between zero and all players if they choose. Please list alphabetically for easier ballot counting.

Eligible players: Kevin Appier, Harold Baines, Albert Belle, Kevin Brown, Jose Canseco, Will Clark, David Cone, Tony Fernandez, Chuck Finley, Steve Finley, Julio Franco, Andres ...

DL from MN Posted: January 02, 2014 at 11:01 AM | 142 comment(s)
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Monday, December 30, 2013

2014 BBTF Hall of Fame Ballot Results

119 ballots cast

Player Ballots Percentage
Mike Piazza 113 (95%)
Greg Maddux 111 (93%)
Frank Thomas 110 (92%)
Jeff Bagwell 104 (87%)
Roger Clemens 104 (87%)
Barry Bonds 102 (86%)
Tom Glavine 98 (82%)
Curt Schilling 76 (63%)
Tim Raines 70 (59%)
Mike Mussina 69 (58%)
Craig Biggio 65 (55%)
Alan Trammell 62 (52%)
Mark McGwire 26 (22%)
Larry Walker 20 (17%)
Edgar Martinez 15 (13%)
Sammy Sosa 13 (11%)
Rafael Palmiero 9 (8%)
Jeff Kent 7 (6%)
Fred McGriff 3(3%)
Luis Gonzalez 1 (1%)
Lee Smith 1 ...


Friday, December 20, 2013

2014 BBTF Hall of Fame Ballot

IMPORTANT: Please read:

This election should follow BBWAA rules, not Hall of Merit rules. However, we hope to see only players that each voter feels belong on their ballots (sorry Bob Tufts). Leaving 1st-year candidates off your ballot is also frowned upon. IOW, we would like to see an absence of some of the silliness that permeates Hall of Fame voting by the writers.

The election will end Monday on Dec 30th (4 PM EST). Results will be posted a short time later.

Please don’t post any vote ...

DL from MN Posted: December 20, 2013 at 10:20 AM | 182 comment(s)
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Tuesday, November 05, 2013

Expansion Era Hall of Fame Mock Ballot

The rules are the same as for the committee that will meet in December. Player bios and complete rules are available on the Baseball Hall of Fame website. Vote for zero to five names from the combined list of twelve candidates. 75% is required to be elected.

Balloting will end 11/11/2013 at 3:00pm EST. This is for all registered BBTF users, not just typical Hall of Merit voters.

Eligible Candidates: Bobby Cox, Dave Concepcion, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Tony LaRussa, Billy Martin, Marvin ...

DL from MN Posted: November 05, 2013 at 12:00 PM | 94 comment(s)
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Monday, March 26, 2012

Most Meritorious Player: 1971 Discussion

Most Meritorious Player: 1971 Discussion

A year I know mainly from the fantastic Topps set. The Orioles, Athletics, Giants and Pirates made the playoffs with the Pirates winning the World Series in seven games. In other news, SABR is formed.

Voting will end on April 18th 2012.

Player 			SH Win	BB-ref
        		Shares	WAR
Bobby Murcer		36.5	7.2
Roy White		28.6	7.4
Willie Stargell		34.7	8.1
Graig Nettles		26.7	6.5
Sal Bando		28.0	6.3
Henry Aaron		32.4	6.6
Bobby Bonds		32.3	6.3
Merv ...
DL from MN Posted: March 26, 2012 at 06:22 PM | 102 comment(s)
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Monday, February 27, 2012

Curt Schilling

Eligible in 2013.

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: February 27, 2012 at 01:10 PM | 41 comment(s)
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Friday, July 28, 2006


I’ve finally decided to go with a thread for the pitcher chart . . .

JoeD has the Imperial March Stuck in His Head Posted: July 28, 2006 at 08:15 AM | 180 comment(s)
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Tuesday, December 27, 2005

1967 Results: The Hall of Merit is Just “Ducky” Over Medwick - Lemon Also Not Considered a “Lemon!”

In his fourteenth year of eligibility, Cardinal and Dodger slugger Joe Medwick claimed the top spot for immortality with 45% of all possible points.

In his fourth year on the ballot, Cleveland Indians’ ace pitcher Bob Lemon was inducted into the HoM with 42% of all possible points.

None of the newly eligible made any impact upon the electorate this “year.”

A record 81 names appeared on a ballot for this election.

Rounding out the top-ten were: Eppa Rixey, Biz Mackey, Clark Griffith, George ...

John (You Can Call Me Grandma) Murphy Posted: December 27, 2005 at 12:51 AM | 66 comment(s)
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