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Hall or No Hall: The Case For/Against Omar Vizquel

GameDaySpotsBlog.com has already discussed the merits of many players who have been on Hall of Fame ballots and whether or not their credentials are enough to get them in. Today we look Omar Vizquel who will pop up on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot for the first time next

Something Has to Change with Hall of Fame Voting!!!

Congratulations to Jeff Bagwell, Pudge Rodriguez, and Tim Raines on their election to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The three players deserved the game’s highest honor and their baseball careers were telling tales of just how deserving they were to be inducted. However, there were plenty of former players more

Hall or No Hall: The Case For/Against Todd Helton

The Colorado Rockies have been the laughing stock of the Baseball World since their last postseason appearance, when they captured the National League Pennant in 2007. Since the Fall Classic where the Rockies were swept by the Red Sox, Colorado’s baseball fans have been treated to just 1 playoff victory,

Hall or No Hall: The Case For/Against Vladimir Guerrero

There is little doubt that the BBWAA is having a tough time voting in the correct people for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Luckily, they have us at GameDaySportsBlog.com to help them out with who deserves in and who doesn’t. Unfortunately, for each candidate we play devil’s advocate, and make

Hall or No Hall: The Case For/Against Cliff Lee

In this edition of “Hall or No Hall” we take a look at a player who is technically still playing, but has seen very limited action as of late due to injury. Cliff Lee before this string of injuries was one of the best pitchers in the league, and some

Keith Hernandez and his Unexpected Case for Cooperstown

Usually a player’s case for induction into the Hall of Fame is argued in our popular “Hall or No Hall” series. But Keith Hernandez is a former ball player who never even received 11% of the vote to be enshrined, so instead of looking for reasons not to put him

Hall or No Hall: The Case For/Against Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez:

After last week’s absolutely disgraceful display of voting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, we take a look at next year’s possible entrants, and despite not knowing how the BBWAA judges worthiness of induction, we here at GameDaySportsBlog.com argue the case for and against possible inductees. The first candidate

Hall or No Hall: The Case For/Against Curt Schilling

Next month Curt Schilling will be on his fourth ballot for the Hall of Fame, and in 2016 there is a chance that the six-time All-Star will get the necessary votes. But does Schilling deserve to reside forever in Cooperstown? We argue that here. The Case For Curt Schilling The case for

Which HOF Class was Better, 14’ OR 15’?

Which Hall of Fame Class was Better? 2014 or 2015? 2014 Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa, Joe Torre, Frank Thomas, Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine This group combined for 7558 wins at manger, 11 World Series titles, 32 All Star selections, 19 Gold Gloves, 6 Cy Young awards, and 2 batting titles. Bobby Cox, Tony

Hall or No Hall: The case for/against Adrian Beltre

Earlier this month, ESPN’s online affiliate FiveThirtyEightSports published an article claiming that Adrian Beltre is Hall of Fame Worthy. Usually I will wait until one’s retirement to have this discussion, but due to the recent piece on his potential merit to get in to the Hall of Fame, I am

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