Jack Morris Voter Hates What He Doesn't Understand (Numbers)

You want to list Jack Morris on your Hall of Fame ballot? Fine. You want to vote for Jack Morris and not offer a public explanation? Go for it, it's your vote! But when a BBWAA member announces his vote for Jack Morris, citing as a sabermetrics flaw a specific thing that sabermetrics do very well, that's worth a… » 12/19/13 1:13pm 12/19/13 1:13pm

Vote For Jack Morris (And Shut Up About Game 7 Already)

Over the next few weeks, we'll be examining the merits—and relative lack of merits—of all 36 players on this year's Hall of Fame ballot for the purposes of better informing the electorate, i.e., you. All entries in the series can be found here. » 12/10/13 1:49pm 12/10/13 1:49pm

Jack Morris has the worst argument for why he should be in the hall of fame: Morris says he had a high ERA only because no coach ever told him he should have a lower one. [Murray Chass's blog] » 11/13/13 10:10am 11/13/13 10:10am

A Vote For Roger Clemens Was A Vote For Barry Bonds: The Politics Of…

Hall of fame ballots follow their own own internal logic. For instance, regardless of how they feel about steroids, almost all voters agree with both or neither of the following statements: » 1/09/13 4:30pm 1/09/13 4:30pm

Barry Larkin Will Make The Hall Of Fame, According To "Exit Poll"

The 2012 Baseball Hall of Fame inductees will be announced at 3 p.m. Eastern. But there's no need to wait for the official numbers to be announced, as more than a hundred BBWAA voters have already published and defended their ballots. This indispensable spreadsheet collecting all the ballots made public gives us an… » 1/09/12 2:25pm 1/09/12 2:25pm