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2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« on: November 24, 2016, 09:34:28 AM »
The 2017 list, in alphabetical order

You can pick up to 10


Jeff Bagwell
Casey Blake
Barry Bonds
Pat Burrell
Orlando Cabrera
Mike Cameron
Roger Clemens
J.D. Drew
Carlos Guillen
Vladimir Guerrero
Trevor Hoffman
Jeff Kent
Derrek Lee
Edgar Martinez
Fred McGriff
Melvin Mora
Mike Mussina
Magglio Ordonez
Jorge Posada
Tim Raines
Manny Ramirez
Edgar Renteria
Arthur Rhodes
Ivan Rodriguez
Freddy Sanchez
Curt Schilling
Gary Sheffield
Lee Smith
Sammy Sosa
Matt Stairs
Jason Varitek
Billy Wagner
Tim Wakefield
Larry Walker
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Re: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« Reply #1 on: November 24, 2016, 09:39:29 AM »
My picks?


Jeff Bagwell
Vladimir Guerrero
Trevor Hoffman
Jeff Kent
Edgar Martinez
Mike Mussina
Tim Raines
Curt Schilling
Gary Sheffield
Larry Walker


Just missed the cut
Ivan Rodriguez - can go next year.  Raines goes in first, and it's his last year
Lee Smith - compiler.  longevity is a solid thing to have in baseball, but not always a HoF skill
Fred McGriff - might make it some day, but still doesn't quite "feel" like a hall of fame player to me
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Re: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2016, 01:10:32 PM »
Seeing as I don't have to actually turn in a ballot, I choose 16.  You can try to convince me one way or another on which 6 I should ditch.

Jeff Bagwell
Vladimir Guerrero
Trevor Hoffman
Jeff Kent
Edgar Martinez
Fred McGriff
Mike Mussina
Magglio Ordonez
Jorge Posada
Tim Raines
Manny Ramirez
Ivan Rodriguez
Curt Schilling
Gary Sheffield
Lee Smith
Larry Walker


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Re: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2016, 06:33:29 PM »
What, no Pete Rose?  :wow:
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Re: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2016, 06:40:00 PM »
Um, it's the baseball hall of fame, that means none will make it. 
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Re: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2016, 06:41:06 PM »
None of the steroids guys, at least.   :bd:
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Re: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2016, 07:23:23 PM »
Couple of great catchers on the ballot.  Tim Raines better make it or I've lost all faith in the voters.

Jeff Bagwell
Trevor Hoffman
Fred McGriff
Mike Mussina
Jorge Posada
Tim Raines
Ivan Rodriguez
Curt Schilling
Gary Sheffield
Lee Smith


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Re: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« Reply #7 on: January 18, 2017, 04:56:22 PM »
The winners are;

Jeff Bagwell
Tim Raines
Ivan Rodriguez
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Re: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« Reply #8 on: January 18, 2017, 04:57:17 PM »
I'm glad Bagel made it.

I wish he could've gone in with Biggio, but at least he's in.
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Re: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« Reply #9 on: January 18, 2017, 04:58:06 PM »
I enjoyed watching Ivan Rodriguez play for the Nats.  O0
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Re: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2017, 05:11:02 PM »
I enjoyed watching Ivan Rodriguez play for the Nats.  O0

When he was playing for the Nats, I was in DC for a handful of meetings in Crystal City.  We met one of the ladies there over at IHOP just south of the Taylor Building on the road to Alexandria.  We're having some coffee and chatting and I-Rod walks in with his parents (at least, I guess it was his parents the way he was treating them) and sits down has a breakfast, just chilling and hanging out on a day off.
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Re: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2017, 05:19:48 PM »
The winners are;

Jeff Bagwell
Tim Raines
Ivan Rodriguez

I like the inductees. 

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Re: 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame nominees
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2017, 10:51:45 PM »
Raines FINALLY gets in. Good. I like all three picks.

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