Category Archives: Hall Of Fame

75% Likely to Make the Baseball Hall of Fame? Part I–Hitters

In Jeff Sullivan’s chat this morning, it was posited that Mike Trout has approximately a 75% chance to make the HOF, given that he’s duplicated his 20 year old season for the ages with a 21 year old season that … Continue reading

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Robinson Cano — Let him Walk?

The New York Yankees enter the 2013 season in unfamiliar territory – a team in transition, struggling to remain competitive amidst an improving AL East while under orders from management to cut salary.   Against this backdrop, Robinson Cano enters the … Continue reading

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Jim Edmonds versus Gary Sheffield

Jim Edmonds and Gary Sheffield As Spring Training begins in earnest, two of the better players of the past two decades announced their retirement:  Jim Edmonds and Gary Sheffield.   My previous posts indicate how underappreciated I think Edmonds has been … Continue reading

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Adrian Beltre — Underappreciated and 31

Adrian Beltre:  Appreciation of the best third baseman of a Generation? In December 2004, Adrian Beltre signed a 5 year, $64M contract with the Seattle Mariners, coming off one of the greatest seasons ever put together by a third baseman.  … Continue reading

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Jim Edmonds and the Hall of Fame

On 9 August 2010, the Cincinnati Reds acquired Jim Edmonds for journeyman outfielder Chris Dickerson.  Recently turned 40, Edmonds has put together one of the quietest cases for the Baseball Hall of Fame in recent memory. A 7th round daft … Continue reading

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