Originally Posted by _Sir_Charles_
Just out of curiosity, do you really think that'll happen Chip? Cooperstown that is. I'm just not sure he's going to get in.
2000 hits, 300 hr's, 1200 rbi's, .280 ba, .855 ops career numbers. Extremely solid across the board...but I'm doubtful.
The writers are reliably idiotic about the voting and I'm sure the ballot will still be insanely clogged in five years.
So Rolen probably won't get in immediately. Hopefully he gets enough support to linger and then voters will gradually realize he's one of the 10 best 3Bs ever to play the game of baseball.
I always love it when writers turn out to be completely ignorant about players who spent nearly two decades in the game.