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Why Alan Trammell Belongs in the Baseball Hall of Fame

Hey baseball fans!

Yesterday was my birthday, so you know what that means: an Alan Trammell post! For those of you who don’t know it, Trammell and I share a birthday (February 21st) and he’s the only person in baseball who I share a birthday with who should be in the Hall of Fame. 544 more words

The Unique Mr. Cub

With the passing of Ernie Banks this past week, I found myself reviewing his career and thinking about the oddness of its trajectory. Branch Rickey would have traded him. 762 more words

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The Best Baseball Player Born in Illinois: Al Spalding

Whenever trying to find the best baseball player born in a state with a huge city like Chicago in it, you’re going to have a lot of competition. 178 more words

Facts And History

1999 HoME Election Results

We knew 1999 was going to be a crowded election, and it certainly was. There were no surprises like exhuming Roy Campanella or finally voting in Red Faber. 923 more words

Results

The Greatest Class Ever?

Our 1999 ballot boasts four slam-dunk newcomers: George Brett, Carlton Fisk, Nolan Ryan, and Robin Yount. That’s an awfully deep ballot. Where is it among our greatest classes of newbies ever? 555 more words

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Rob Dibble, I choose you!

It was 1992 or ’93, near as I can tell from looking at the career stats. We played an odd form of fantasy baseball using ‘strat-o-matic’ cards (published each year based upon the players stats from the previous year). 335 more words

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