Originally Posted by WhiteSox5187
If Mussina played his whole career in Baltimore, would he get any attention for the Hall? I would be willing to bet not.
Originally Posted by TaylorStSox
Bagwell over Frank is just trolling. I always thought of Mussina as very good, but not dominant. He seems like Hall of Very Good.
1) Check the numbers. Mussina and Glavine are near-identical.
2) I personally wouldn't put Bagwell over Frank, but it's a lot closer than you think. Bagwell was a very good baserunner and fielder. Retired earlier than Frank so his counting stats don't quite match up, though.
plus Fenway and HOF weekend
plus St. Louis and Milwaukee
plus NYC parks and Minnesota
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