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Voting closed: December 09, 2018, 04:48:54 PM


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kiiidcarter8

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Re: American League
« Reply #1215 on: December 14, 2018, 01:00:17 AM »

How many years did Jeter have a 6+ WAR?
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Yankguy1

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Re: American League
« Reply #1216 on: December 14, 2018, 06:44:42 AM »

 You go from "intangibles" to "WAR" in the space of 5 posts, from seam-head to eye-test guy. Make up your mind.
« Last Edit: December 14, 2018, 06:46:30 AM by Yankguy1 »
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Still I wish there was something you would do or say to try and make me change my mind and stay. We never did too much talking anyway.
So don't think twice it's all right.

HamiltonIII

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« Reply #1217 on: December 14, 2018, 10:05:22 AM »

Nice recovery, Junior. You've revised your opinion.

But it doesn't change the point that writers are peddling influence of cash flowing to athletes during and after their careers, and that is just wrong.

there is no revison whatsoever.

Some bias is inherant in any human endeavor.

That you do not understand basic human psychology just adds to the list of stuff you don't have a clue about.

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My view is that the bias among the writers has become more pronounced.  I think it will ease over the years.  Which is certainly not an argument for special committees.  At the same time any discussion inevitably leading to a discussion about the issue of PEDs is probably not worth having.

Bias is bias. If the process was defined clearly as to how to qualify for the Hall, as in, this is what you need to do on the field to qualify as a hitter, pitch, catcher, second baseman, etc, based on the aggregate statistics for those already in the HOF, the writers and the committee could be disbanded.
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MrUtley3

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Re: American League
« Reply #1218 on: December 14, 2018, 10:10:52 AM »

Brilliant!
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Yankguy1

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Re: American League
« Reply #1219 on: December 14, 2018, 04:05:10 PM »

I'm thinking we've broken through some barrier.  The Orioles new manager is named "Brandon".  I sense the days of skippers named "Doc" are long gone.
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Still I wish there was something you would do or say to try and make me change my mind and stay. We never did too much talking anyway.
So don't think twice it's all right.

josh

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« Reply #1220 on: December 14, 2018, 04:58:15 PM »

I'm thinking we've broken through some barrier.  The Orioles new manager is named "Brandon".  I sense the days of skippers named "Doc" are long gone.

Cry me a rivers.
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« Reply #1221 on: December 14, 2018, 05:38:41 PM »

I'm thinking we've broken through some barrier.  The Orioles new manager is named "Brandon".  I sense the days of skippers named "Doc" are long gone.

Likely the term "skipper" has passed by, too.
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Re: American League
« Reply #1222 on: Today at 10:16:57 AM »

How many years did Jeter have a 6+ WAR?

Half as many as NOMAAAAH!
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kiiidcarter8

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« Reply #1223 on: Today at 10:25:33 AM »

That is correct

And half as many as ALAN TRAMMEL.

Trammel, Barry Larkin and Jeter have almost identical career WAR.  (Nomar not close, of course)
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HamiltonIII

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« Reply #1224 on: Today at 11:11:09 AM »

That is correct

And half as many as ALAN TRAMMEL.

Trammel, Barry Larkin and Jeter have almost identical career WAR.  (Nomar not close, of course)
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And those three are far, far distant from Alex Rodriguez and Cal Ripken:
https://www.baseball-reference.com/leaders/jaws_SS.shtml


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kiiidcarter8

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Re: American League
« Reply #1225 on: Today at 11:48:20 AM »

Yep

But who the hell is George Davis?
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HamiltonIII

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« Reply #1226 on: Today at 12:20:15 PM »

My cousin, believe it or not. A Cleveland Spider from back in the day-day-day!

https://www.baseball-reference.com/players/d/davisge01.shtml
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