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#138- Bid McPhee, 2B

Year Inducted: 2000 (Veterans Committee)

Score: 20207

Baseball is indebted to its history.  The game, like this country, was built on the shoulders of giants.  And, it is for this reason, it’s important to remember the players that came first.   496 more words

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#145-Jackie Robinson, 2B

Year Inducted: 1962 (BBWAA, ballot #1, 124/160)

Score: 19199

Someone, eventually, was going to be the first African American player in the modern game.  There is no way the country would allow its major sport to continue segregating under an old “gentleman’s agreement”, especially when racial tensions were starting to come to the forefront of the American Consciousness.   377 more words

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#147-Nellie Fox, 2B

Year Inducted: 1997 (Veterans Committee)

Score: 18305

The city of Chicago certainly has had luck with double play tandems and the Hall of Fame, haven’t they?   383 more words

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Overlooked:Rougned Odor

Last week I wrote about an under-appreciated player in Daniel Murphy and how he has improved dramatically for his age. Today I want to share with you another player that gets overlooked on a team full of hitters and plays a position loaded with talent throughout MLB baseball. 238 more words

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On DJ LeMahieu's Rise

DJ LeMahieu has continued his evolution into one of the better hitting second baseman in the league. LeMahieu’s 129 wRC+ this season would put him sixth among qualified second baseman and his .393 wOBA puts him fourth. 450 more words

Roster Expansion.....Who you gonna call

So we’re now within touching distance of playoffs in Fantasy and that means roster expansions in the Majors. In Fantasy, there’s nothing more enticing than the new and shiny. 951 more words

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