HOF Results 2017: Rapid Reactions

Today was the day: The 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame voting was announced. It was a big day with lots of news, so let’s break it down. Moose still moving: The most important news of the day was Mike Mussina‘s results. Moose improved to 51.8% of the vote, an improvement of 8.8 percentage points. This continues…

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Ballot Check-In #3

We at MussinaHOF.com hope you and your family had a great holiday, and wish your 2016 comes to a close with a bang. It’s time for another ballot check-in, as Ryan Thibodaux’s tracker now has 122 votes accounted for. This time, rather than doing positives and negatives, we’re going to break things down Q&A style. First things first:…

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Better Know a HOF Voter: Scott Miller

This is part two in our 725 or so part series on the men and women tasked with electing baseball players to the Hall of Fame. Information in these posts may not be complete. What good information you will find in these posts would not be possible without the amazing work of Ryan Thibbs at www.bbhoftracker.com.…

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Better Know a HOF Voter: Peter Abraham

This is part one in our 725 or so part series on the men and women tasked with electing baseball players to the Hall of Fame. Information in these posts may not be complete. What good information you will find in these posts would not be possible without the amazing work of Ryan Thibbs at…

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Comparing 1999’s HOF vote totals to 2014

For the first time since 1999, the baseball writers elected three men to the Hall of Fame. In 1999, Nolan Ryan, George Brett, and Robin Yount got the call. What this post will look at is how the voting turned out the next year when the ballot was cleared of three big names. Hopefully this…

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BBWAA reveals voter ballots

The Baseball Writers Association of America recently published the ballots of its voters who choose to make their selections public. There are 38 public votes on the BBWAA site for Mike Mussina. A couple interesting things about the BBWAA list of Mussina voters: 32 of the 38 voters who voted for Mussina filled their ballot…

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Here are the Writers Who Have Mussina’s Back

Here are the 47 writers who voted for Mike Mussina and made their votes public. In some cases I’ve linked to their Twitter account. Please feel free to send them a thank you for their wise vote. Pete Abraham (Boston Globe), Mel Antonen (MASN), Mike Berardino (Pioneer Press), Tim Brown (Yahoo!), Ron Chimelis (Masslive.com), Jerry…

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2009 Hall of Fame Ballot: First Salvo

The 2009 Hall of Fame ballot is listed HERE (with fan totals so far).  Over the next month we’ll take a look at who we would be voting for, what the status of the players who are similiar to Mussina is and what the whole voting scenario means for Mussina come 2014. I have maintained…

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Who’s tagging along, Part Duex

Here’s part two of our: “Who else makes the Hall?” debate John Smoltz The third part of the Braves trifecta, and, to be honest, the one who’s going to have the most difficulty getting into the Hall. As it stands,

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300 or 3,000?

For pitchers, there are two benchmarks that seem to merit entry into the Hall of Fame: 300 wins and 3,000 strikeouts. Both are incredibly hard milestones to reach, but they are two that Mike Mussina is closing in on. Today, we’ll look at the standards behind both and discuss Mussina’s chances at getting them. 300…

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