Sports 2016 Hall of Fame ballot

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  1. The Booey

    The Booey Well-Known Member

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    • Garret Anderson
    • Brad Ausmus

    • Jeff Bagwell
    • Barry Bonds

    • Luis Castillo
    • Roger Clemens

    • David Eckstein
    • Jim Edmonds

    • Nomar Garciaparra
    • Troy Glaus
    • Ken Griffey Jr.
    • Mark Gruzielanek

    • Mike Hampton
    • Trevor Hoffman

    • Jason Kendall
    • Jeff Kent

    • Mike Lowell

    • Edgar Martinez
    • Fred McGriff
    • Mark McGwire (last year of eligibility)
    • Mike Mussina

    • Mike Piazza

    • Tim Raines

    • Curt Schilling
    • Gary Sheffield
    • Lee Smith
    • Sammy Sosa
    • Mike Sweeney

    • Alan Trammell

    • Billy Wagner
    • Larry Walker
    • Randy Winn

    So who's going in?

    I figure Griffey is a lock. Hoffman, too. Piazza has a chance.
     
  2. LaserT

    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    If baseball and the fans are going by the A-Rod hate, half the guys on that list have to be thrown out. :snicker:

    But Trammell and Smith are easily in for me.
     
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    Penelope VIP Extreme Gold

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    Not too long ago there was a Jeter basically = Trammell without the hype thread somewhere.

    The baseball HOF is a joke in many ways because they still have dinosaur, idiot sportswriters who actually give weight to stats like wins. Bunch of fucking idiots.
     
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    babybear r.i.p 8/3/15, Wherewolf of AZ VIP

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    no Pete Rose, so I don't care.
     
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    LaserT You have to have fun. Gold

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    There are guys in the HOF who are career .260 hitters. It is a bit crazy.
     
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    Ken griffey jr 1989 upper deck rookie card is worth like $5 now :tears2:
     
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    Griffey n piazza would be the only ones if it was up to me.
     
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    half these guys were known steroid users....

    i'd like to see mussina get in, but it probably won't happen. great consistency over a long period + duels against pedro

    guys like sheffield are unlikely cause they played on so many teams, he never established an identity anywhere...
     
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    BrerJimmy Well-Known Member

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    I vote for...

    Bonds, Clemens, Griffey, McGwire, Piazza, and Sosa

    But of that group, only Griffey is getting in alongside some watered down talent.
     
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    Blame Ebay for saturating the market.
     
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    mcgriff gets screwed from playing in a pitcher friendly era...he used to lead the league in hr's with 30-40....same with andre dawson, he was like the best power hitter in the 80s, but the numbers pale in comparison to the 90s

    i'm totally against players on steroids being in the hof...i'd rather have omar vizquel in the hof than arod
     
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  12. Donkeyboy2190

    Donkeyboy2190 Never earned a dimes

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    Didn't Piazza almost get in last year? Griffeys a lock.
     
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    Sheffield and that golf-like, nutty swing of his always entertained me! The guy could hit. I read recently that he was one of the most successful hitters ever vs. Pedro Martinez. I recall always being worried (Red Sox fan) when he was at the plate, because he always managed to make something happen. Very good offensive player.
     
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    fixer I'm Retarded you Jerk. On the Power.

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    Griffey JR./ Piazza/Lee Smith-should be in.

    Tim Raines/Trammel are close.

    Steroid Crew-no soup for you.
     
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    • Trevor Hoffman
     
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    Never cared if they juiced or not...actually preferred it that way.




    Just out of curiosity...why does Sosa's first name get auto edited out?
     
  17. The Booey

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    Good question.
     
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    HOF or not...31 has to be retired.

    so did 17 and 8....
     
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    You need 75% of the votes to get in, Piazza received 69.9% last year. 22/23 players to receive 69% of the votes got in the following year. Piazza's overdue.
     
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    Griffey deserves it. I think Raines is an easy yes, but few ppl agree. Lee smith probably too.

    As a bosox and royals fan I honestly don't understand why mattingly doesn't get more consideration. I feared him more than jester and ARod combined.

    But here's a modest proposal: Kenny Lofton. It's not just the stats. It's that just like don Zimmer and don Baylor, teams he was on somehow magically appeared in the postseason almost every year. (And this is before they went to the NCAA format where 95% get in every year). We're these guys just lucky? Or was there something more than that?

    If ARod and cano are so great, how come they have like 3 postseasons between them???
     
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