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Re: All-time baseball list...
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2015, 09:26:43 PM »
Haha.  Perhaps.  Actually I thought Raines played only with the White Sox after the Expos.

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« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2015, 09:30:57 PM »
I knew about Carter, forgot about Raines and vaguely recall the token ring Dawson got.  I refuse to believe 'The Hawk,' ended his career with the Marlins.  Noone that good should be associated with playing for an out fit like that.
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Re: All-time baseball list...
« Reply #17 on: January 07, 2015, 07:25:05 AM »
A bit of a bummer our buddy gherig38 didn't get more love for the HoF vote.  At least it's trending upward, and we can hope he gets there in a few years.

No one that good should be associated with playing for an out fit like that.
Kevin Brown?  Moises Alou?  Livan Hernandez?  Charles Johnson?  Al Leiter?  Robb Nen?  Edgar Renteria?  None of those guys will make the HoF, but all were pretty damn good at the time.

Oh yeah, and that "Gary Sheffield" guy wasn't half bad, either, and probably should make the HoF.
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Re: All-time baseball list...
« Reply #18 on: January 07, 2015, 09:45:57 AM »
I don't think Cy Young, Walter Johnson or Rube Waddell ever won a World Series. Talk about a pretty good starting rotation!
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Re: All-time baseball list...
« Reply #19 on: January 07, 2015, 11:24:52 AM »
Johnson won in '24.

Cy Young won a title in 1895 with the Cleveland Spiders, before the World Series existed.

Can't find any evidence of Waddell ever winning a title, though :)
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Re: All-time baseball list...
« Reply #20 on: January 07, 2015, 05:12:49 PM »
I liked quite a few of the Marlins players of their own merit, I just think the organization is shoddy and bush league.  I should have been clearer.
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« Reply #21 on: January 07, 2015, 09:29:17 PM »
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Re: All-time baseball list...
« Reply #22 on: January 08, 2015, 12:24:52 PM »
As an aside, a list of the 15 best players not in the Hall:


http://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/mlb/15-best-players-not-in-baseball-hall-of-fame/ss-AA7Tygr?ocid=mailsignout#image=15

I saw that list this morning. 

I gotta beef with it, though:  It's one thing to merely include players like Rose, McGwire, & Bonds; they did put up impressive numbers, after all.  However, it's another thing entirely for the list's author to actively agitate for their being inducted into the Hall.  Fuck that guy, and fuck them.  >:( 

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Re: All-time baseball list...
« Reply #23 on: February 12, 2015, 07:55:47 PM »
An article about the 24 Hall of Fame inductees to never GET to a World Series:


http://www.hardballtimes.com/a-plaque-on-the-wall-but-no-ring-on-the-finger/
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Re: All-time baseball list...
« Reply #24 on: February 12, 2015, 08:10:19 PM »
I posted this in the Baseball2015 thread before I saw this one started.

Stephen A Smiths takes on Pete Rose and the HOF and Baseball

http://espn.go.com/video/clip?id=12314114
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