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Old 12-22-2013, 07:57 PM
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The Hall of Fame would be missing out on a golden opportunity to have one of the best induction classes in recent memory. A class of Biggio, Maddux, Glavine, and Thomas would be one talked about for a long time.
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Old 12-23-2013, 11:29 AM
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Frank is an elite hall of famer. It would be ridiculous if he doesn't get in first ballot. However, it wouldn't surprise me since the Hall Of Fame is ridiculous. Santo is in, and Thomas would miss the first year. Crazy stuff.
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Old 12-31-2013, 11:45 AM
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Frank comfortably in with 14.4% of the votes in. C'mon, Hurt!

http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/20...-going-so-far/
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Old 12-31-2013, 12:01 PM
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I hope Frank gets more votes than Glavine because Glavine was very critical of Frank's public stance against PEDs when Glavine was Player's Assoc. President.
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Old 12-31-2013, 01:46 PM
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Gammons tweeted that Maddux, Bagwell, and Mussina are at the top of his HoF choices.
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Old 12-31-2013, 02:00 PM
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These appear to be the results thus far:

http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/...ballot_results
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Old 12-31-2013, 02:25 PM
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Frank comfortably in with 14.4% of the votes in. C'mon, Hurt!

http://hardballtalk.nbcsports.com/20...-going-so-far/
If he's not picking up all the votes from the saner, public casting crowd...that likely does not bode well.
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Old 12-31-2013, 02:50 PM
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If Ray Durham isn't making a speech alongside Frank this year, I'm boycotting the Hall forever.
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Old 12-31-2013, 09:25 PM
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Gammons tweeted that Maddux, Bagwell, and Mussina are at the top of his HoF choices.
I have never liked him.
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Old 01-01-2014, 12:13 PM
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Gammons tweeted that Maddux, Bagwell, and Mussina are at the top of his HoF choices.
If Mussina played his whole career in Baltimore, would he get any attention for the Hall? I would be willing to bet not.
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Old 01-01-2014, 12:16 PM
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Bagwell over Frank is just trolling. I always thought of Mussina as very good, but not dominant. He seems like Hall of Very Good.
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Old 01-01-2014, 01:37 PM
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If Mussina played his whole career in Baltimore, would he get any attention for the Hall? I would be willing to bet not.
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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.
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Old 01-01-2014, 02:53 PM
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These appear to be the results thus far:

http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/...ballot_results
It's hard to believe that both Bonds and Clemens are getting in this year.
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Old 01-01-2014, 02:58 PM
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It's hard to believe that both Bonds and Clemens are getting in this year.
They're not, I was wrong in posting that link; it appears to be a fictional ballot of people associated with that website. The NBC Sports link above shows the most updated results (as of yesterday, Bonds and Clemens are nowhere close).
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Old 01-01-2014, 02:59 PM
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These appear to be the results thus far:

http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/...ballot_results
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It's hard to believe that both Bonds and Clemens are getting in this year.
This is actually not the right link. This is a BBTF user poll, esentially. It is very confusing; I made the same mistake yesterday.

These are the actual "exit polls."

http://www.baseballthinkfactory.org/newsstand
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