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Our Ballot Analysis, Infield

Today we review the infield, everyone from Matt Stairs and Casey Blake to Jeff Bagwell and Edgar Martinez. Given that he was at 71.6% last year and that he’s the best player on the ballot, it seems fairly safe that Bagwell will get in this season. 1,394 more words

Fred McGriff

10 For the 2017 Hall of Fame

With the new Hall of Fame ballot out, it’s time to announce to a breathless, adoring audience my 10 picks for the Hall. I always vote for 10 no matter the list (well, I can make exceptions, but not many) because it gives me a chance to acknowledge a personal favorite who I know doesn’t seriously belong in Cooperstown (unless he pays for a ticket) but who deserves at least a mention as a stalwart. 641 more words

Baseball

Purging the ghosts of Dodger postseasons past

By Jon Weisman

This is exorcism time.

Though it has been nearly 28 years since the Dodgers last reached the World Series, they have come tantalizingly close — closer than you might realize. 879 more words

History

10 Years a Good Dre...Jeff Kent...Flashback Friday

Jeff Kent, Camera Day, June 2006

In his 17 year career, 10 of those years we’re spent in both the Halloween colors and the Dodger Blue, the latter 4 years in Blue. 447 more words

Throwback Thursday With Drei...All Eyes On Dre

All Eyes on Dre !  Dodgers vs. Padres, 7/24/2006

2006…Two rookies…Andre Ethier and Russel Martin. Neither of whom we’re on the Opening Day lineup…10 years later, both are still playing…Both still don the color… 150 more words

Yet Another Fred McGriff, Hall of Fame Article

Every year there are hundreds upon hundreds of articles written about the latest MLB Hall of Fame vote and it seems like all of them are about what the Hall of Fame got wrong; this is one of those articles. 661 more words

Players Who Didn't Make My Fake 2016 Hall of Fame Ballot

If you’d like to see who I did select and how I selected them, click here.

Here I will discuss the players that didn’t make my ballot because they did not meet the Hall of Fame bar under my assessment. 1,894 more words