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 possible he’ll end the season with an on-base percentage higher than his slugging percentage. So, … Read more

Ten Years, No HOF Votes . . . Where is the love? – 2014 Update

After the 2012 Hall of Fame ballot results were announced, I thought it would be cool to take a historical look at those players who were on the standard BBWAA ballot at least once, and didn’t receive even one vote.  I presented the respective “career category leaders” within that group. Then we did this again with … Read more

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 those who may have received votes in that first year of eligibility, but still fell … Read more

Ten Years, No HOF Votes . . . Where is the love? – 2013 Update

After the 2012 Hall of Fame ballot results were announced, I thought it would be cool to take a historical look at those players who were on the standard BBWAA ballot at least once, and didn’t receive even one vote.  I presented the respective “career category leaders” within that group. With the 2013 voting now completed, … Read more

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 in arms (and bats and gloves) won’t sniff the Hall.  Are there any who will … Read more

Ten Years, No HOF Votes . . . Where is the love?

Now that the dust has settled on this year’s Hall of Fame balloting, I thought it would be cool to take a historical look at those players who were on the standard BBWAA ballot at least once, and didn’t receive even one vote.  It turns out there have been exactly 200 of them.  Here are … Read more