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HOF Ballot Released

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  1. soxfan1468927

    soxfan1468927 Well-Known Member

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    tducey Sports discussion

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    My ballot would be: Bonds, Clemens, Guerrero, Hoffman, Jones, Martinez, Mussina, Ramirez, Thome, Walker
     
  3. soxfan1468927

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    And apparently the HOF will not have public ballots this year like they claimed.
     
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    navamind WATCH OUT FOR THEM DEVILS

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    Bonds
    Chipper Jones
    Clemens
    Manny
    Mussina
    Schilling
    Thome
    Walker
    Edgar
    Rolen
     
  5. soxfan1468927

    soxfan1468927 Well-Known Member

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    Jayson Stark revealed his ballot:

    Bonds
    Clemens
    Vlad
    Hoffman
    Chipper
    Edgar
    Mussina
    Schilling
    Thome
    Vizquel
     
  6. MilkSpiller22

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    Vizquel is an interesting one... He was the best defensive SS of his era... And had the longevity with a decent bat...

    But does it hurt him, that we have seen defensive first SS make it already?? Should every BEST of an era defensively make it??
     
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    calsnowskier Sarcastic F-wad

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    Definitely...

    Bonds
    Clemens
    Chipper

    Maybe...

    Hoffman
    Vlad
    Rolen
    Thome
    Kent
    Sosa
    Andruw
    Omar

    Almost certainly no, but with room for argument...

    Walker
    Schilling
    Mussina
    Wagner
    Chef
    Manny
     
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    Tapey Mariners and Kings fan, fuck me right?

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    If edgar doesnt get in my jimmies will be rustled
     
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    Mussina, Manny, Schilling have a better case than most of your 'maybes'
     
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    calsnowskier Sarcastic F-wad

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    I wasn’t speaking to who I think will get in. I am speaking about my ballot.
     
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    Iffster 'sup

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    Will Bond's head fit on ONE plaque?
     
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    Iffster 'sup

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    Will Chipper Jone's c@ck fit on ONE plaque?
     
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    Depends on which Barry Bond's head to which you speak of.
     
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    Vizquel is Mark Ellis with longevity and a weaker bat.
     
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    They didn't even play the same position.
     
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    How does Walker, Schilling, Mussina, and Manny get on the "almost certainly no" column but Hoffman, Kent, Sosa, and Omar get on the maybe?

    That's insane to me.
     
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    That's worse
     
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    So among players who didn't get in last year, he was 3rd in the voting. And I believe both players who were ahead of him will get in this year (Hoffman and Vlad). Which means he'll be the returning player with the most votes received going into his final year (unless a first-ballot player passes him) and I think that bodes well for him. The problem might be that next year's class has two slam-dunk 1st ballot HOFers in Rivera and Halladay.

    But I think Edgar gets in next year with them.
     
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    Mark Belanger is not in. I see no argument for Vizquel.
     
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    but vizquel was a much better bat than Belanger... and we are debating Scott Rolen and Andruw Jones...