Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home

Updated Blogs

Newsblog
Last:  Jan 15 1:52pm
Hall of Merit
Last:  Jan 15 11:23am

Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher

 Featured

More

Fair Skies, Foul Balls: How Weather Influences Baseball
  by villageidiom

Should I have filed this under Primate Studies? Congrats to Mike on appearing in WaPo.

On a late July evening at Dodger Stadium last season, baseball’s best player stood near the visitors’ on-deck circle, preparing to face one of baseball’s best teams. After Mike Trout watched a Los Angeles ...

MORE
Posted: October 04, 2020 at 12:36 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 2019 Results
  by DL from MN

Congratulations to 2019 Most Meritorious Player Alex Bregman!

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Alex Bregman	114	8	4
Mike Trout	108	8	1
Cody Bellinger	106	8	2
Marcus Semien	92	8	1
Christian Yelich	73	8	0
Anthony Rendon	66	8	0
Justin Verlander	62	8	0
Gerrit Cole	61	7	0
Ketel Marte	44	6	0
Mookie ...
MORE
Posted: December 04, 2019 at 04:02 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 1920 Results
  by DL from MN

Congratulations to Babe Ruth, our unanimous pick for 1920 Most Meritorious Player!

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Babe Ruth	90	6	6
Rogers Hornsby	76	6	0
Pete Alexander	73	6	0
Tris Speaker	65	6	0
George Sisler	63	5	0
Eddie Collins	51	6	0
Stan Coveleski	39	5	0
Joe Jackson	34	4	0
Jim Bagby	31	4	0
Oscar ...
MORE
Posted: October 03, 2019 at 01:14 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 1920 Ballot
  by DL from MN

For 1920 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.
Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 2 October 2019.
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 ...

MORE
Posted: September 23, 2019 at 04:42 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 1919 Ballot
  by DL from MN

For 1919 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.

Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 4 September 2019.

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 ...

MORE
Posted: August 26, 2019 at 10:15 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1918 Results
  by DL from MN

Congratulations to Walter Johnson, our 1918 Most Meritorious Player!

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Walter Johnson	102	7	5
Babe Ruth	95	7	2
Hippo Vaughn	80	7	0
Tyrus Cobb	79	7	0
Stan Coveleski	68	7	0
Joe Williams	50	5	0
George Sisler	49	5	0
Tris Speaker	34	4	0
Scott Perry	28	3	0
Cristobal ...
MORE
Posted: August 13, 2019 at 10:11 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1919 Discussion
  by DL from MN

Players returned from the war. Sunday baseball starts in New York. Ray Caldwell gets hit by lightning and finishes the game anyway. The Giants and Phillies played a 51 minute 9 inning game.

The White Sox threw the World Series to the Reds losing 5 games to 3 in a best of 9 contest.

The Atlantic ...

MORE
Posted: August 06, 2019 at 04:36 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 1915 Results
  by DL from MN

Congratulations to Grover Cleveland “Pete” Alexander for winning the 1915 Most Meritorious Player award!


Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Pete Alexander	116	8	5
Ty Cobb	111	8	2
Eddie Collins	99	8	0
Walter Johnson	98	8	0
Tris Speaker	78	8	0
Gavy Cravath	77	7	0
Jack Fournier	59	7	0
John Henry ...
MORE
Posted: May 02, 2019 at 12:05 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 1915 Ballot
  by DL from MN

For 1915 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.
Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 1 May 2019.
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 ...

MORE
Posted: April 23, 2019 at 12:13 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 1915 Discussion
  by DL from MN

The Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies in 1915 which means Boston topped Philly in consecutive seasons with different teams.

The New York Lincoln Stars and Chicago American Giants met in Chicago for a championship series. After four wins apiece the final game of the series was called ...

MORE
Posted: April 04, 2019 at 02:39 PM

 

BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
cardsfanboy
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogMLB suspends political donations after DC riot
(88 - 6:19pm, Jan 15)
Last: Joyful Calculus Instructor

NewsblogEmpty Stadium Sports Will Be Really Weird
(11771 - 6:03pm, Jan 15)
Last: Mayor Blomberg

NewsblogMickey Mantle baseball card shatters record, sells for $5.2 million
(38 - 5:59pm, Jan 15)
Last: KronicFatigue

NewsblogNBA 2020 Season kick-off thread
(784 - 5:57pm, Jan 15)
Last: ramifications of an exciting 57i66135

Newsblog2021 BBHOF Tracker Summary and Leaderboard – Baseball Hall of Fame Vote Tracker
(513 - 5:50pm, Jan 15)
Last: Eric J can SABER all he wants to

NewsblogRays plan to open season with fans at Tropicana Field
(6 - 5:37pm, Jan 15)
Last: phredbird

NewsblogNew York Yankees, DJ LeMahieu finalizing six-year, $90M contract, sources say
(11 - 5:05pm, Jan 15)
Last: Walt Davis

NewsblogAngels agree to terms with free-agent veteran catcher Kurt Suzuki, per report
(7 - 4:49pm, Jan 15)
Last: Captain Joe Bivens, Elderly Northeastern Jew

NewsblogWhat if every MLB player was a free agent every year? How extreme 45-year-old idea would create baseball chaos
(4 - 3:47pm, Jan 15)
Last: Karl from NY

Hall of MeritJimmy Rollins
(2 - 3:30pm, Jan 15)
Last: Jaack

NewsblogLongtime St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster Mike Shannon will retire after 2021 season
(5 - 2:30pm, Jan 15)
Last: The Duke

NewsblogAlex Rodriguez sued by ex-brother-in-law, who seeks millions and claims A-Rod profited from hurricane relief
(15 - 12:53pm, Jan 15)
Last: Never Give an Inge (Dave)

NewsblogHere's where top int'l prospects are signing
(1 - 12:04pm, Jan 15)
Last: asinwreck

NewsblogTheo Epstein to Join Commissioner's Office After Leaving Cubs
(9 - 10:39am, Jan 15)
Last: McCoy

NewsblogAfter 17 pickoff throws, he still stole second
(16 - 10:17am, Jan 15)
Last: gef, talking mongoose & suburban housewife

Page rendered in 0.1333 seconds
22 querie(s) executed