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This crop of All-Stars was home-grown

On Tuesday, the 88th annual major league baseball All-Star game will be played at Marlins Park in Miami. It will feature most of the great lights of big league ball, with the notable exception of Mike Trout, the Angels’ superstar center fielder who is still recovering from a thumb injury. 661 more words

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Compilers Are Great, Part IV

As we continue to look at our compilers, this week we reach the level where some get into the Hall of Fame, others get into the HoME, and still others don’t get the attention they may deserve. 1,518 more words

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Ex-Dodgers receive 334 HOF votes

The complete list of 2017 HOF votes

  • Jeff Kent – 74 votes (16.7%)
  • Manny Ramirez – 105 votes (23%)
  • Gary Sheffield – 59 votes (13.3%)
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Hall of Fame Value

An easy trap to fall into (I would know) is to lean too heavily on modern advanced metrics when evaluating a player’s worthiness to enter the Hall of Fame. 854 more words

Awards

LAD second base has a fine history, Part One

As the 2017 LAD search for their second baseman, I thought it would be a good time to look at the LAD historical second baseman. 693 more words

My Hall of Fame Ballot, Miller

It’s that time of the year again. The BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot is out, and the writers are sharing their annual articles and their annual ballots through the great… 1,489 more words

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