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Old 01-06-2015, 02:13 PM
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Post 2015 HOF Class

Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz.

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Old 01-06-2015, 02:22 PM
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All deserving, although I do feel that Piazza and Bagwell should have been put in. Apparently both of them admitted to PED use which probably kept them out.
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Old 01-06-2015, 02:34 PM
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Schilling and Mussina getting such low votes is a joke. Both are top 25 pitchers of alltime.
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Old 01-06-2015, 02:38 PM
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The joke of Raines not being elected continues.
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Old 01-06-2015, 02:45 PM
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All deserving, although I do feel that Piazza and Bagwell should have been put in. Apparently both of them admitted to PED use which probably kept them out.
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The joke of Raines not being elected continues.
Yeah, I don't get that. He absolutely deserves it.
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Old 01-06-2015, 02:56 PM
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Raines should have been put in before Smoltz. I do feel Smoltz is a Hall of Famer, but he needs to wait his turn.
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Old 01-06-2015, 03:08 PM
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Glad Biggio got in, after missing by such a narrow margin last year.

Who the hell voted for Darin Erstad?
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Old 01-06-2015, 03:23 PM
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Glad Biggio got in, after missing by such a narrow margin last year.

Who the hell voted for Darin Erstad?
Probably some writer from LA. If anyone should have gotten the sympothy vote it should have been Jermaine Dye, who recieved zero votes.
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Old 01-06-2015, 03:41 PM
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Aaron Boone received two votes? Why?
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Old 01-06-2015, 03:42 PM
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The joke of Raines not being elected continues.
I suspect Raines will make it next year. New to the ballot next year with a real chance will be Ken Griffey Jr. and Trevor Hoffman with Griffey as the only first ballot guy. I suspect the 2016 class will be Griffey, Piazza and Raines as more room is freed up on people's ballots.
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Old 01-06-2015, 03:53 PM
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It's mind-boggling how much more support Smoltz has gotten compared to Schilling and Mussina. All three of those guys are at a pretty similar level. It's the Maddux coattail effect, I think.
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Bob Nihgtengale, a sports writer wrote an article about how both Piazza and Bagwell once admitted to steroid use. I don't know how true this is but it clearly is a reflection on how voters view Piazza and Bagwell.
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It's mind-boggling how much more support Smoltz has gotten compared to Schilling and Mussina. All three of those guys are at a pretty similar level. It's the Maddux coattail effect, I think.
Smoltz went from a Cy Young award winning career as a starter to one of the most dominating relievers at that time. I think that may be why he got in before they did.
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Old 01-06-2015, 04:11 PM
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First time four players are elected since 1955.
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