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What if Harmon Killebrew had been a DH?

Harmon Killebrew is in our backlog. You’re likely surprised to see someone in every other hall of fame, someone with 573 homers, outside our proverbial candy store looking in. 1,334 more words

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Re-re-re-reexamining the Backlog

Eric and I have been talking about what might be the Hall of Miller and Eric for over a decade, though pretty unofficially for most of that time. 2,498 more words

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Dennis Eckersley, Starter or Reliever?

In 2004, the first year he was eligible, Dennis Eckersley was elected to the Hall of Fame. On Friday, when we announced the 2004 results… 1,690 more words

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Second Thoughts on Second Basemen

We don’t want to give too much away, but we’ve been thinking a lot about second basemen lately. See, like you, we have a pretty good sense of who’s a slam-dunk (Robbie Alomar) and who’s easy to write an obit for (Chuck Knoblauch). 1,648 more words

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Cupid Childs and the Case of the Missing Aces

We talked the other day about our remaining second baseman, and I mentioned that one area of further exploration for Cupid Childs was his mix of opponents. 1,291 more words

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Heinie Groh and Sal Bando Go Saberhagen

Through our 2003 election, we’ve elected 173 players. That means we have only 42 spots remaining in the HoME. But most of those spots are already spoken for. 2,907 more words

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One-Team Wonders

Mr. Cub, Mr. Tiger, and Mr. Padre. Brooksie! Edgar. And, of course, the Captain. Players who no one can imagine in another team’s uniform for one simple reason: they never played for another team. 1,805 more words

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