Tag "Cooperstown"

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: Zack Greinke

Zack Greinke has had an exceptional career spanning 18 seasons. While he may not be done yet, let’s take a look at his Hall of Fame case.

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Hall of Fame Case: Paul Goldschmidt

Paul Goldschmidt has been one of the best first basemen in the league over the past decade. Although he has at least a few years left, let’s take an early look at his Hall of Fame case.

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Hall of Fame Case: Buster Posey

Buster Posey recently hung up his cleats. He has three World Series rings and an MVP. Does he have enough to get into the Hall of Fame? Let’s take an early look at his case.

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Hall of Fame Case: Ryan Howard

Ryan Howard, the career Philadelphia Phillies cornerstone first baseman is making his first appearance on the Hall of Fame ballot. Does he have the goods to find a spot in Cooperstown? 

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Hall of Fame Case: Sammy Sosa

Sammy Sosa had quite a career, but like many of the players in that era, their legacies are clouded with steroids. Does Sammy have enough to get into Cooperstown on his final ballot?

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Hall of Fame Case: A.J. Pierzynski

A.J. Pierzynski was an old-school catcher who also has a World Series ring. Does he have enough to get inducted into the Hall of Fame?

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Hall of Fame Case: Justin Morneau

Justin Morneau makes his debut on the Hall of Fame ballot this year. Does the 14-year veteran first baseman have what it takes to get inducted?

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Hall of Fame Case: Jonathan Papelbon

Jonathan Papelbon makes his debut on the Hall of Fame ballot this year. Relievers generally don’t get much love from the BBWAA, so let’s take a look at Papelbon’s case and see if he will be elected.

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Hall of Fame Case: Jake Peavy

Jake Peavy pitched for 15 years in the majors. While his career was kind of a roller coaster, overall, he put up some pretty solid numbers and had a very good peak. Will it be enough to get him some votes?

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