Category Archives: Hall of Fame

HOFers with Season OBP Higher than SLG

In a few weeks, Derek Jeter will complete his Hall of Fame-worthy career.  His stat line in this, his age-40 season, is rather un-Jeterlike.  Through Monday night, he has a 79 OPS+ with a slash line of .264/.313/.316.  Its entirely … Continue reading

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The VORG’s All-Haiku 2013 HOF Ballot Rundown

The VORG doesn’t have a Hall of Fame ballot to cast.  But we do offer our second annual All-Haiku review of the names on said ballot: Last chance Jack Morris A Blyleven-like groundswell Or a shrug and sigh? Hey Don … Continue reading

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The “One Ballot” All-Stars?

On the heels of the yearly update to the stat category leaders for those who went voteless on their only appearance on a Hall of Fame ballot, I wondered what the leaderboard would look like if we extended it to … Continue reading

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Playing alongside Possible Hall of Famers

We’ll know the latest additions to the Hall of Fame on Wednesday.   37 names on the ballot, of which maybe one or two will be enshrined a few months from now.  But what about their teammates?  Most of those brothers … Continue reading

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