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Grading the BBWAA Ballots, #196-197

In one of the last few BBWAA posts, I came really close to calling myself a baseball “analyst”. In fact, I wrote the word and then chose wisely to delete it. 1,362 more words

Edgar Martinez

My (hypothetical) Hall of Fame ballot

Being inducted into the Hall of Fame is something that every child growing up has dreamt of, regardless of the sport they play. To be considered one of the all-time greats in a sport is not only an honor, but it is a designation that stays with a player for the remainder of their lives. 701 more words

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Tidbit on Jim Thome

As we near the election results date for the 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame (Jan. 24), I’d like to highlight an interesting fact from one of this year’s candidates, Jim Thome. 137 more words

Grading the BBWAA Ballots, #169

So today all we have is Jayson Stark’s official ballot and one from a guy who seems to hate baseball.

Rating system and 1-4, … 959 more words

Barry Bonds

COUNTDOWN TO WHITE SOX OPENING DAY: 86 DAYS!

86 days until the White Sox open in Kansas City.

Jermaine Dye (44) and Jim Thome (42) set a still-standing Sox record for teammates when they combined for… 9 more words

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The 2018 Miller and Eric Hall Ballot Reveal

Happy New Year, everyone! For your first 2018 treat, we reveal our Hall of Fame ballots today. It will come as a surprise to few when you see what’s below. 1,899 more words

Barry Bonds

COUNTDOWN TO WHITE SOX OPENING DAY: 89 DAYS

89 days until Opening Day, White Sox fans!

Win No. 89 of the 2008 season was a 1-0 victory over Minnesota in the “Black Out Game,” which clinched the Sox their second AL Central title. 45 more words

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