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Fantasy Baseball

here are any number of formats we could evaluate, but my personal favorite has always been total points. It has a number of advantages. First, it is a growing format in that daily fantasy sites use it exclusively (although they may have different formulas). Secondly, it apportions an appropriate weight

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Freddie Freeman Fantasy Baseball
Fantasy Baseball

There are any number of formats we could evaluate, but my personal favorite has always been total points. It has a number of advantages. First, it is a growing format in that daily fantasy sites use it exclusively (although they may have different formulas). Secondly, it apportions an appropriate weight

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Fantasy Baseball

There are any number of formats we could evaluate, but my personal favorite has always been total points. It has a number of advantages. First, it is a growing format in that daily fantasy sites use it exclusively (although they may have different formulas). Secondly, it apportions an appropriate weight

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The Hall of Fame Index

It has been a long time, but we are finally finishing up our series on the ten candidates most likely to be listed on the Veterans Committee ballot this time around. Keep in mind we are looking at the time period between 1950 and 1969. Obviously, there are other candidates

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The Hall of Fame Index

As we move perilously close to the BBWAA Hall of Fame vote, the Veteran’s Committee vote is also coming soon. The current era on the docket is the 1950-1969 era. As we have seen in previous articles, many of the players have straddled the 1960s and 1970s, so we are

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The Hall of Fame Index

As we move into the outfield edition of our potential Veterans Committee candidates we move to a player that most people probably assumed was already in the Hall of Fame. Minnie Minoso certainly has credentials as a player and we will evaluate those credentials here, but his candidacy has so

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The Hall of Fame Index

When you think of third basemen and the Hall of Fame, the vast majority of those on the outside looking in come from the Expansion Era or the 1970s and 1980s more specifically. However, the Veterans Committee vote will consist of players that played between 1950 and 1969. We looked

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The Hall of Fame Index

The Hall of Fame Index was designed to compare players with other similar players so that we could determine whether any individual player belonged in the Hall of Fame. Unfortunately, some players don’t fit the mold for one reason or another. Dick Allen is one of those players. He played

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The Hall of Fame Index

We are going through the candidates that could appear on the Veterans Committee ballot in 2020-2021. The rules are different. They have split the sport into eras. The era this year will be 1950 to 1969. Obviously, there will always be overlap, so we are picking players that played at

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The Hall of Fame Index

As we move past the all-time greats we move back to a place where we can look more critically at the Hall of Fame. The Veterans Committee broke up the game into time periods with each time period rotating over several years to get their turn at “righting a wrong”

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