"This isn’t stats vs scouts - this is stats and scouts working together, building an organization that blends the best of both worlds. This is the blueprint for how a baseball organization should be run. And, whether the baseball men of the 20th century like it or not, this is where baseball is going."---Dave Cameron, U.S.S. Mariner
Perhaps all writers who wrote columns praising PED-enhanced players when they really should have known should forfeit their voting rights.
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“Fantasy is hardly an escape from reality. It's a way of understanding it.”
― Lloyd Alexander
Watch This Space.
MLB also may want to look at the NFL's selection procedure. It seems more interactive. I'd think an official debate over candidates amongst the voters would be good.
The motel of lost companions,
Waits with heated pool and bar
"All I can tell them is pick a good one and sock it." --BABE RUTH
Having better players makes "the right time" or "the big hit" happen a lot more often. PLUS PLUS
Anyone who abstains for reasons other than there are not good HOF candidates should have their vote taken away. Fay is a marginal writer at best and this little stunt further proves his lack of value to his craft.
Cedric 3/24/08It's absolutely pathetic that people can't have an opinion from actually watching games and supplementing that with stats. If you voice an opinion that doesn't fit into a black/white box you will get completely misrepresented and basically called a tobacco chewing traditionalist...
Fay isn't abstaining from voting anyone. He's abstaining for even participating in the vote. And he's not alone as several others are doing the same.
"No matter how good you are, you're going to lose one-third of your games. No matter how bad you are you're going to win one-third of your games. It's the other third that makes the difference." ~Tommy Lasorda
And like I was saying, you can't vote for JUST Jack Morris. You have to vote for every player (yes or no) on the ballot. If you only vote for Morris, you're voting NO for every OTHER player.
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