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thejetstolehome 12/01/12 10:14 AM

2013 Baseball HOF Vote
 
Putting this here so it doesn't clog up the MLB Thread and, yes, for whatever reason, I still care about it. I'm putting up a poll with options for the candidates, listed alphabetically. Remember, you can pick up to ten players.

thejetstolehome 12/01/12 10:20 AM

Voted for:

Bagwell
Biggio
Bonds
Clemens
Martinez
McGwire
Piazza
Raines
Schilling
Trammell

Sosa's left off due to space/lack thereof.

esposimi 12/01/12 11:34 AM

Piazza. One of my favorite moments as a Met fan.


Scott Weber 12/01/12 11:42 AM

Bagwell
Bonds
Clemens
Edgar Martinez
McGwire
Piazza
Rock Raines
Schilling
Sosa
Larry Walker


No to Biggio. 3,000 hits shouldn't automatically get you in. Unspectacular career, one of the most overrated defensive players of all time. Far below average for his career. 2nd half of his career was really unremarkable, and it's where he racked up all the hits for 3,000. If he quit 2 years earlier he isn't even a consideration, IMO. I'm not automatically rewarding a guy for 1.4 and -0.7 WAR seasons.

Broken Parachute 12/01/12 01:51 PM

This needs to be Tim Raines' year.

brook183 12/01/12 04:16 PM

Really, no love for Jack Morris? C'mon guys.

EDIT: Shit, I accidentally voted for Rondell White. He definitely does not deserve.

EndlessPrisoner 12/01/12 04:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by brook183 (Post 115974502)
Really, no love for Jack Morris? C'mon guys.

EDIT: Shit, I accidentally voted for Rondell White. He definitely does not deserve.


not even a 60 WAR player. no way

Scott Weber 12/01/12 04:51 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by brook183 (Post 115974502)
Really, no love for Jack Morris? C'mon guys.

EDIT: Shit, I accidentally voted for Rondell White. He definitely does not deserve.

Sure, let's vote in the guy with the same career ERA+ as Tim Wakefield and Kevin Millwood.

thejetstolehome 12/01/12 05:04 PM

Fuck Jack Morris's HOF case. There's a post I made a while ago in one of the MLB threads about how flimsy his "best pitcher of the 80s" case is.

Roadhouse. 12/01/12 09:36 PM

Bagwell and Biggio should go in together. Class acts when it comes to respect for the game. Hate to see the PED association with bagwell. Voted for bonds, it doesn't matter what you say, his career prior to steroids was worthy in itself. Tim Raines and Piazza deserve a call and I threw in Bernie Williams because, well, he's Bernie

No to McGwire and Sosa. Jack Morris won't get in.

Most underrated player on the ballot: Edgar Martinez. Say what you will about the DH, Edgar Martinez was a machine

RonStoppable 12/01/12 10:20 PM

Glad to see Bagwell with so many votes. I went

Bagwell
Bonds
Clemens
Martinez
McGwire
Piazza
Raines
Schilling
Sosa
Trammell

and kind of wish I voted for Larry Walker. Maybe instead of Trammell.

thejetstolehome 12/02/12 06:55 AM

Here's the post I was thinking of:

http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthre...ost1005 01072

Also this: http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthre...ost1005 01962

Broken Parachute 12/02/12 07:49 AM

I found this very interesting...

1982-1990

Player A
1296 games, 5769 PA, 865 runs, 1502 hits, 260 doubles, 74 triples, 91 home runs, 556 stolen bases, 724 walks
.302 BA, .391 OBP, .439 SLG, .830 OPS, 132 OPS+, 74 GIDP
2183 total bases

Player B
1201 games, 5156 PA, 696 runs, 1531 hits, 221 doubles, 61 triples, 49 home runs, 238 stolen bases, 426 walks
.329 BA, .385 OBP, .435 SLG, .819 OPS, 129 OPS+, 115 GIDP
2021 total bases

Broken Parachute 12/02/12 07:55 AM

Also... let it be known, I accidentally voted for Todd Walker and not Larry Walker in this poll. That was a mistake, haha.

domotime2 12/02/12 07:58 AM

i'm pretty strict when it comes to hof standards... Clemens, Bonds, Piazza, Palmeiro (that's it)....eventually biggio, sosa, mcgwire, bagwell