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Old 12-10-2017, 05:51 PM
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Pretty happy for Trammell. I think Morris however is one of the worst choices in years.
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Old 12-10-2017, 08:47 PM
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Still no Stan Hack, eh?
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Old 12-11-2017, 12:54 PM
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Originally Posted by clydepepper View Post
I think a lot of these guys don't get in because they didn't have the Baseball equivalent of a 'Heisman' moment...something that sticks in your memory Flutie's Hale Mary.

Of course the have to have the good stats over a prolonged period of Baseball is 'a marathon, not a sprint', but the biggest moments are what is recalled decades later.

Kirk Gibson had THE MOMENT but not the lengthy career...but, IMO, that's exactly the kind of truly Legendary Moment I'm referring to.

Grinders do get in, but they are Eddie Murrays, not Harold Baines.

Jack Morris HAD a MOMENT as described above, Ted Simmons, left out by a single vote, did not.
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