Dale Murphy

Once again, as a member of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance, Pitchers Hit Eighth is casting a ballot for that organization’s symbolic Baseball Hall of Fame voting. Four of us from the site got together on Episode 10 of the Pitchers Hit Eighth podcast this week to go through the ballot name-by-name to come up with [...]

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Dennis and Andrew join the show this week to almost make a Pitchers Hit Eighth clean sweep. We discussed EVERY PLAYER on the 2012 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, and whether or not we thought they should get in. Using the consensus opinion from the show as a site-wide vote for the Baseball Bloggers Alliance balloting, [...]

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Maybe I’m the only one who feels this way.  Maybe I’m not enough of a baseball historian, and what follows could certainly brand me as such. Amongst all of the bickering, name-calling, and endless columns, posts, and Twitter sniping about who belonged in the Hall of Fame from the 2011 ballot – Jack Morris versus [...]

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Ron Santo and the HOF

by on December 3, 2010 · 1 comment

This isn’t a snarky post about the Cubs, and I hope that everybody understands that my snide remarks are all in fun (except maybe for the ones about Zambrano).  I do have an appreciation for the rivalry’s history, and I rank it right up there with Celtics – Lakers, Coke – Pepsi, ND – USC, and Red [...]

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Dave Parker Nick: Dave Parker is not anymore worthy than Dale Murphy or Ellis Burks. Not really much to discuss here, in my opinion. Easy no? Josh: I agree that he is an easier no than much of these other choices. —– Sorry, not much to see here this time. Stay tuned for the Trammell [...]

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Dale Murphy Nick: Dale Murphy won back to back MVP awards. Several Gold Gloves under his belt, at a premium position. No big milestones in the counting stats, and good – not great – percentage numbers. Ellis Burks outranks Murphy in career WAR and we eliminated Burks before the talkin’ started. Jim Edmonds outpaces Murphy [...]

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