Sports Baseball Hall of Fame announcement on Wednesday at 6PM

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  1. The Booey

    The Booey Well-Known Member

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    So who's going to get the phone call? I figure two for sure and two possibles.

    Garret Anderson
    Brad Ausmus

    Jeff Bagwell - possible
    Barry Bonds

    Luis Castillo
    Roger Clemens

    David Eckstein
    Jim Edmonds

    Nomar Garciaparra
    Troy Glaus
    Ken Griffey Jr. - Welcome to Cooperstown
    Mark Grudzielanek

    Mike Hampton
    Trevor Hoffman - Welcome to Cooperstown

    Jason Kendall
    Jeff Kent

    Mike Lowell

    Edgar Martinez
    Fred McGriff
    Mark McGwire
    Mike Mussina

    Mike Piazza - possible

    Tim Raines

    Curt Schilling
    Gary Sheffield
    Lee Smith
    Sammy Sosa
    Mike Sweeney

    Alan Trammell

    Billy Wagner
    Larry Walker
    Randy Winn
     
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    Gogol Boobdello Well-Known Member

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    I think Larry Walker deserves to get in. Dude was bad ass.
     
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    Trevor HOFfman

    I seen this headline--it's pretty lame
    but yeah he'll get in--I assume I suppose

    Fred McGriff should be in---this is questionable in reality--but I always liked him
     
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    Barry bonds. Everybody was juiced outta their minds but he was the best outta them
     
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    Man...Fred McGriff was a bad ass back in the 90s. He is by far the most overlooked player of his day. He never had any of the swirling drama about roids and always did a great job for his team. He should absolutely be in. I fear, though, that with him being short of 500 HR by 7 doesn't do him any favors. He's - to me - still more of a bad ass than Jim Rice who somehow got in with his 382 HR.

    I'm looking for them to announce Griffey Jr. on Wednesday and that's it. I still think Piazza, Bagwell, and Hoffman fall short. And on the Hoffman thing...they won't elect a reliever of that caliber until Mariano gets in. THEN Hoffman gets it. It sucks how these voters work, but I'm predicting him getting dicked over until 42 arrives.
     
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    Bagwell deserves to be in just cuz he was married to this...

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    Brad Ausmus is a hall of famer? Not many of these cry out hall of fame to me.
     
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    he's gonna be left out based on those 7 HR's alone I figure
    a career .280 hitter with 1500+rbi and 500 hr that never did juice is an instant in (right?)
    it's a shame really
     
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    what about pete rose
     
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    Only one I see going in is Ken Griffey Jr. Hoffman won't get in this time around. Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds both deserve it in my opinion. Juice or no juice, these were greats.
     
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    fucking bullshit that Steroids keeps getting passed up

    should have its own wing in the HOF


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    I wish Sheffield would get in :bigcry:

    And Crime Dog, for that matter
     
  14. Shart Garfunkel

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    Griffey is a lock. Doubt Hoffmann gets in on the first ballot. He'll get in, just be surprised if he's a first ballot entry. Trammell should've been in a long time ago. Won't get in.
     
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    Agree on Bonds being in. Major asshole, but he was a HOF'er before he juiced. Not sure on Clemens. His longevity was probably due to juicing. His stats wouldn't have been as impressive if he'd flamed out earlier like most power pitchers do. Torn on him. I never thought McGwire should be in. Completely one dimensional. He's Dave Kingman on juice.
     
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    I bet he won't.
     
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    Now that Biggio is in, you could make a case for Jeff Kent. Very similar numbers.

    Personally, I'd throw 1/3 of the existing HOFers out. It's the Hall of Fame, not the Hall of the Very Good. Looking at you, Gary Carter.
     
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    Biggio had the "magic" 3000 hits. Plus very high on the all time doubles list. Agree on the standards lowering.
     
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    The problem with that argument is it basically boils down to, "I didn't have to cheat to get into the Hall of Fame, but I cheated anyway."

    You really want to reward that way of doing things?
     
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