MLB has a weak class of candidates for the 2012 Hall of Fame induction, with the exception of Barry Larkin. Here’s what that means for baseball. [READ MORE →]
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It’s Friday which means another edition of Rich’s Replies. This week I received a couple of emails along with several comments about my Rich’s Rants Volume XI article and my Dissecting the MLB HOF Voting article so let’s get right into it starting with the emails.
Any fan who follows baseball has plenty of opinions to offer. Opinions on which players were great, which were overrated, or which were more important to the game than their numbers might suggest. Each year, these opinionated folks get an opportunity to evaluate potential Hall of Fame candidates, and , ultimately, the Hall of Fame [...]
Yesterday, the Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) released the voting results for the 2011 MLB Hall of Fame class with two people receiving the necessary 75% of the vote for induction – Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar (see the chart for a breakdown of all the voting). I was going to save this for next week’s [...]
1. Joey Votto wins NL MVP: On the Monday of the week of the Thanksgiving, the Most Valuable Player Award in the National League has been announced. No surprise, to me, who won the 2010 National League Most Valuable Player Award.
After the previous nine articles breaking down the greatest at all the other positions; we can now move on to ranking those players for where they should be overall in the history of the great game we call baseball. In order to be on the overall list, a player had to be ranked at a [...]
This is the fourth in a series of articles dealing with baseball’s greatest players, position by position, culminating in an overall list of the greatest players. This volume covers Shortstops. Who are the greatest in MLB History? Continue reading to find out.