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Baseball Hall of Fame, Class of '08

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by PhilaYank36, Dec 27, 2007.


Who would you vote into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

  1. Rod Beck (P - 1st year)

    3 vote(s)
  2. Bert Blyleven (P - 47.7% in 2007)

    57 vote(s)
  3. Dave Concepcion (SS - 13.6)

    10 vote(s)
  4. Andre Dawson (OF - 56.7)

    51 vote(s)
  5. Chuck Finley (P - 1st)

    3 vote(s)
  6. Rich "Goose" Gossage (P - 71.2)

    84 vote(s)
  7. Tommy John (P - 22.9)

    14 vote(s)
  8. David Justice (OF - 1st)

    2 vote(s)
  9. Don Mattingly (1B - 9.9)

    10 vote(s)
  10. Mark McGwire (1B - 23.5)

    18 vote(s)
  11. Jack Morris (P - 37.1)

    42 vote(s)
  12. Dale Murphy (OF - 9.2)

    13 vote(s)
  13. Robb Nen (P - 1st)

    1 vote(s)
  14. Dave Parker (OF - 11.4)

    7 vote(s)
  15. Tim Raines (OF - 1st)

    45 vote(s)
  16. Jim Rice (OF - 63.5)

    52 vote(s)
  17. Lee Smith (P - 39.8 )

    24 vote(s)
  18. Alan Trammell (SS - 13.4)

    20 vote(s)
  1. PhilaYank36

    PhilaYank36 Guest

    I omitted a few names for brevity and because I felt there was little chance of them garnering the necessary 5% (notice I didn't say that I didn't think they'd make the Hall itself) of the vote to be on the ballot next year.

    • Brady Anderson (OF)
    • Harold Baines (OF/DH - 5.3)
    • Shawon Dunston (SS)
    • Travis Fryman (3B)
    • Chuck Knoblauch (2B)
    • Jose Rijo (P)
    • Todd Stottlemyre (P)

    Since I don't know how to do it, could someone send the links to each players' stats in a hyperlink so others could take a look at the merits of each candidate? As for me, I vote for Blyleven, Dawson, Gossage, John, Raines and Rice. On the fence about Morris.
  2. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Blyleven and Morris should have been in long ago. I also voted for Gossage, Raines and Rice.
  3. bostonbred

    bostonbred Guest

    Blyleven, Dawson, Gossage, John, Morris, Raines, Rice, and Big Mac
  4. novelist_wannabe

    novelist_wannabe Well-Known Member

    Didn't we already have a thread and poll about this?
  5. PhilaYank36

    PhilaYank36 Guest

    It would be very hard for me to cast a vote to a player in the PED-era (still on-going) unless he publicly admits to using. That goes for McGwire, Sosa, Bonds, Clemens and the rest of the lot. I'll vote for good players who were bad people, but not liars.

    PS - Novelist: I checked to make sure there wasn't already another thread, which I thought there was. There wasn't, so I went ahead and did my last poll of '07.
  6. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    Yes, and PhilaYank started it.

  7. BYH

    BYH Active Member


    I'm sorry but that is really, really, REALLY funny.

    And we also had a non-Phila thread about this a few weeks ago.
  8. PhilaYank36

    PhilaYank36 Guest

    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  9. Chi City 81

    Chi City 81 Guest

    You know, PhilaYank makes it real easy to bust his balls, but he always takes it in stride, admits he's full of fail and moves on. That has to count for something.

    You're OK in my book, Gallup.
  10. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    I think the HOF should be reexamined often due to the steroids issue.

    I think a guy who hits 510 HRs clean looks a lot better than a guy who hits 610 on juice.
  11. Lester Bangs

    Lester Bangs Active Member

    Please let this be the year of Jim Rice.
  12. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    McGwire and Raines.
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