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How the Hall Failed, A VC Summary

Over the last two non-election Fridays, I’ve looked at how the BBWAA has failed in terms of pitchers and in terms of hitters. Today we leave the writers alone and go after a group much more culpable for screwing up the Hall membership, the numerous incarnations of the Veterans Committee. 1,996 more words

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My Fake Ballot for the Veterans Committee

For the players who made my fake ballot for the writers, click here. For those who didn’t, click here.

The Baseball Bloggers Alliance also held a fake election for the Veterans Committee (VC) ballot. 3,476 more words

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast - December 13, 2014

Dick Allen was kept out of the Hall of Fame by a single Veterans Committee vote.

That didn’t sit well with me nor with author Dan Epstein. 72 more words

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast

Sully Baseball Daily Podcast - December 13, 2014

Dick Allen was kept out of the Hall of Fame by a single Veterans Committee vote.

That didn’t sit well with me nor with author Dan Epstein. 74 more words

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Worth A Thousand Words

I was doing some early research a few days ago for a post about Pete Rose I’m working on for the middle of the summer when there isn’t a whole lot of sports news, when I came across an interesting picture: 221 more words

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From the Collection: Elmer Flick, of, Cleveland Indians

Elmer Flick played from 1898 to 1910.  He was the National League RBI Champ in 1900, two time stolen base champ (1904 and 1906) and the American League batting champ in 1905. 134 more words

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From the Collection: Stanley Raymond "Bucky" Harris, 2B, Washington

I feel bad that I did not know who Harris was until I searched for him online.

Bucky Harris was a second baseman for the Senators and Tigers from 1919 to 1931. 361 more words

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