Tag "Baseball Hall of Fame"

Hall of Fame Case: Jacob deGrom

A hidden gem in the ninth round of the 2010 draft, deGrom has put himself in the conversation as one of the top pitchers of the generation and has carried the New York Mets through a transition period as the team’s sole dominant player.

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Hall of Fame Case: David Wright

David Allen Wright was a career New York Met who will remain the face of the franchise for decades to come.

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Too Much Pod Tar: Baseball Experts Hall of Fame Reaction

On Tuesday night, the voting results of the 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot were announced. Carson Babbini and Johnnie Black joined Alex Kielar on the Too Much Pod Tar podcast to give live reactions. The guys started an hour

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Hall of Fame Case: Giancarlo Stanton

Giancarlo Stanton won’t be coming onto the ballot for another 15 years or so, depending on when he hangs up the cleats. But now is as good a time as ever to look at where the 6’6, 245-pound outfielder and designated hitter currently stacks up for the Hall of Fame.

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Hall of Fame Case: Prince Fielder

Prince Fielder provided the baseball world with monster home runs, a great personality, and perhaps one of the saddest retirement press conferences in recent history. The player between the lines was more than just home runs, however.

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Hall of Fame Case: Gary Sheffield

Gary Sheffield was one of the most feared sluggers over his 22-year career with eight ball clubs. The right-handed hitter is now in his eighth year on the Hall of Fame ballot after receiving a boost last year. Sheffield got

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Hall of Fame Case: Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira has one of the least talked about careers of anyone on the 2022 Hall of Fame ballot. However, that doesn’t make him any less intriguing of a case for induction.

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Hall of Fame Case: Joe Nathan

Joe Nathan is one of baseball’s more underrated relievers of the century, despite being a dominant reliever most of his career. This is year one for him on the Hall of Fame ballot. Through a little over 135 ballots known, he still needs 16 more votes to stay on for a second season.

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Hall of Fame Case: Tim Lincecum

It was a tale of two careers for longtime Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum. The first half saw Cy Young Awards and All-Star Games; the second saw injuries and a loss of velocity.

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Hall of Fame Case: Andruw Jones

Andruw Jones is on the MLB Hall of Fame ballot for the fifth time after nabbing his most votes last year with 33.9 percent. Will the outfielder continue to get a boost with each year of eligibility? Will he wind up eventually being inducted into Cooperstown?

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