Mike Mussina vs. Jeff Bagwell

Jeff Bagwell will get his day in Cooperstown next month. The former Astros first baseman had a magnificent career that demonstrated his abilities as an exceptional hitter, fielder, and baserunner. Bagwell spent his entire career in the National League, and therefore only had one opportunity to face Mike Mussina. It cameĀ on June 10th, 2003 when…

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Mike Mussina vs. Craig Biggio

It’s hall of fame week! On Sunday, the HOF will welcome four new members to its illustrious membership (though our beloved M. Mussina is not among them…this year). The only hitter in this year’s class is Craig Biggio. Biggio faced off against Mussina for only one game during their long careers. This is due to…

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The Long Road Ahead

First off, congratulations to Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz on their election to the Baseball Hall of Fame. They are all worthy of induction. Despite having the fifth highest WAR among eligible players, voters only named Mike Mussina on 24.6% of their ballots. This gave him the 14th highest vote total.…

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