An in-depth look at guys who will make the Hall of Fame in each of the next five years (part one of two).Read more "Predicting the Hall of Fame Voting for the Next Five Years: 2018-2019"
It’s safe to say that a lot of people don’t like Curt Schilling. And that might be an understatement.
Whether it be his hatred for and frequent run-ins with the media post-career, repeated sharing of offensive material on Twitter, or his seemingly arrogant attitude in general, Schilling does not have as many fans as he did when he was a player. But I’m firmly of the belief that if it happened once his career ended, he should not be penalized for it in the Hall of Fame race.Read more "Curt Schilling should be in the Hall of Fame"
With MLB Hall of Fame voting season comes heaps of mock ballots from fans and writers alike, all of whom do not have a vote. Additionally, the GMs are being tough on the bloggers, with most big name free agents still unsigned and very few trades going down up to this point. There hasn’t been […]Read more "My 2017 Hall of Fame Ballot"
There, I said it. Performance enhancing drugs, in my opinion, shouldn’t have an influence on how the writers select who they would like to enter the Hall of Fame. Accounting for what used PEDs when deliberating a ballot has so many “what ifs” and “maybes” that, in most cases at least, a writer can’t be 100% […]Read more "PEDs Shouldn’t Matter When Evaluating Hall of Fame Candidates"
Being elected to the Hall of Fame is, in my opinion, the highest honor that can be bestowed upon any baseball player. Many people are of the opinion that voting for the Hall of Fame is flawed in one way or another, and the results of recent certainly indicate that whomever is voting on the players who have the privilege of being inducted could be doing a much better job. That’s not to say that Ken Griffey and Mike Piazza (last year’s HOF class) didn’t deserve to be in the hall, but guys like Bernie Williams, Alan Trammell and Dwight Evans who weren’t elected certainly have a fantastic case for getting elected to the Hall.Read more "The Hall of Fame Voting Process Needs to Be Fixed"