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The 20 Greatest Phillies of all-time according to WAR

The 20 Greatest Phillies of all-time according to WAR
April 12, 2017 4 Comments »

A few years ago I penned a list article about the New York Yankees top players ranked according to WAR (Wins Above Replacement). I stated at the time that I know very little about how WAR evaluates players. I still ... Read More »

What the Hall of Fame elections will look like through 2022

What the Hall of Fame elections will look like through 2022
January 18, 2017 No Comments »

Today we learned that a trio of former big leaguers will get their plaques in Cooperstown during the last weekend in July. They are Jeff Bagwell, Ivan Rodriguez, and Tim Raines. All three are worthy in my view. That makes ... Read More »

The Big Six and Leftovers: How the 2013 Hall of Fame ballot results will look

The Big Six and Leftovers: How the 2013 Hall of Fame ballot results will look
December 17, 2012 11 Comments »

Early in January, the results of the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame balloting will be announced, in what should prove to be the most anticipated and talked-about election results in the history of that institution. The reason the results will ... Read More »

Philadelphia Phillies All-Time Team

Philadelphia Phillies All-Time Team
September 1, 2012 No Comments »

Alexander, Carlton, Roberts, Schilling, and Hamels: how's that for a rotation? Add the power of Mike Schmidt and Dick Allen and the spark of Jimmy Rollins and Chase Utley and you have an ATT with lots of modern flare Read More »

Varitek ranks as the greatest catcher in Red Sox history

Varitek ranks as the greatest catcher in Red Sox history
August 19, 2012 No Comments »

Though he was 240 miles from Fenway Park in Boston, Jason Varitek was wearing his home jersey and getting a home crowd reception on field before a meaningless exhibition at the ’05 Hall of Fame Game in Cooperstown. He was ... Read More »