Hall of Fame

Mark McGwire Nick: I’m not going to get into statistical analysis with Mark McGwire. It’s likely I will be criticized as a homer, dismissed as a PED-apologist, or whatever other disparaging remarks can come along with supporting a guy like McGwire… …but he has my vote. Look, if this discussion was independent of McGwire’s rumored [...]

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Andres Galarraga Nick: Galarraga had some decent years in Montreal, and a couple great years in Atlanta bracketing a battle with Non-Hodgkins lymphoma – a form of cancer. I doubt however, that he will ever be able to shake the specter of hitting in Coors Field pre-humidor. 1994 was his aberration in Colorado, while only [...]

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[Over the next few days, Josh and I will be discussing the Hall of Fame merits of the players on this year's ballot for the purpose of creating our ballot for the Baseball Bloggers Alliance HoF voting.] Andre Dawson Nick: I’ll let you lead off on this one – I don’t even know where to [...]

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[Over the next few days, Josh and I will be discussing the Hall of Fame merits of the players on this year's ballot for the purpose of creating our ballot for the Baseball Bloggers Alliance HoF voting.] Bert Blyleven Nick: Is there a more discussed name on the Hall of Fame ballot right now?  Blyleven [...]

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[Over the next few days, Josh and I will be discussing the Hall of Fame merits of the players on this year's ballot for the purpose of creating our ballot for the Baseball Bloggers Alliance HoF voting.] Harold Baines Nick: For a guy who spent more games at DH than any other position on the [...]

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[Over the next few days, Josh and I will be discussing the Hall of Fame merits of the players on this year's ballot for the purpose of creating our ballot for the Baseball Bloggers Alliance HoF voting.] Roberto Alomar Nick: I believe I allowed my opinion of Alomar’s “extra-curriculars” cloud my judgment of just how [...]

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As with our previous 2009 player awards, the members of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance have chosen to log our votes for this year’s Hall of Fame class as well. While we’re almost certain not to agree with the official voters, this exercise will be fun for the BBA members, and particularly Josh and I here [...]

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Ok, I know you’re tired of hearing about the Alex Rodriguez steroid saga.  I’ve had more than my fill of it as well.  I don’t plan to rehash how Rodriguez has sullied the game, and how he is a liar, a cheat, etc. that has been trumpted across the blogosphere since Saturday’s announcement and Sunday’s [...]

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