Mike Mussina and the 1990 MLB Draft

The MLB draft kicked off yesterday with the Minnesota Twins selecting California high schooler Royce Lewis first overall. Over the next couple days the 2017 MLB draft will continue for more than 40 rounds. Back in 1990, Mike Mussina had just finished his third year at Stanford where he had pitched to a 14-5 record…

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Final 2017 Voting Data and Mussina Links

The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) published a few dozen additional ballots on their website late last week, while a few other writers announced who they voted for once the results were public. The ever resourceful Ryan Thibodaux collected all the info on his website. There are a few points to make from this data.…

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HOF Reflections: Unanswered Questions for Mussina

We’ve had a few days to digest the 2017 HOF results and our GoDaddy servers stayed online despite the traffic increase (thanks everyone). While it’s great to celebrate Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell, and Ivan Rodriguez and wonder if Larry Walker will ever get the respect he deserves, this website is about the man who finished…

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2017 Election: Inside the Numbers

Patrick did a great rapid reaction column yesterday and hit on all the major takeaways from yesterday’s results. Today, I want to take a look at some other important numbers. 7 —¬†For the second straight year Mussina’s pre-results vote total as tabulated by Ryan Thibodaux¬†fell by just over 7%. In 2015, it dropped 7.3 points…

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