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DDT - 04:52
RIP Ernie Banks (1931-2015), first-ballot Baseball Hall of Famer. "Mr. Cub," the prototype of the power-hitting shortstop and a great ambassador of the game, now reunited with teammate Ron Santo.
DDT - 19:13
Baseball Hall of Fame: Cooperstown justice for Craig Biggio! More surprised if Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz did not get it. Four HoFers in one shot--very good show in 2015.
DDT - 19:46
Baseball's Golden Era Committee throws shut-out: No candidates on ballot elected. My DDT's Pop Flies article asks "Are There Any Hall of Fame Players Left?" in Golden Era. Apparently not.
DDT - 18:36
RIP Jean Beliveau (1931-2014), Hockey Hall of Fame centre as captain of the Montreal Canadiens. One of the all-time greats; two-time Hart Trophy winner. Adieu, Le Gros Bill.
DDT - 18:16
RIP Pat Quinn (1943-2014), former NHL defenseman, coach, member of the induction committee for the Hockey Hall of Fame. At the blue line and behind the boards for eternity now.
DDT - 16:54
Hall of Fame drummer for AC/DC Phil Rudd charged with attempting to arrange a murder in New Zealand. Someone has to say it: "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap"?
Committee Chairman - 05:53
I actually felt bad for Palmeiro...i don;t know why. He always seemed like such a sad figure. Like a barking puppy for attention As for A-Rod, there is nothing likeable about him.
DDT - 22:38
Rafael Palmeiro is gone from the ballot after four rounds. Who else has 3000+ hits and 500+ HR? Aaron, Mays, Murray--all first-ballot HoFers . . .
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16. Edgar Martinez
Whenever Edgar Martinez had a great season (which happened a lot), a debate would constantly rage as to whether a Designated Hitter should be in contention for an MVP award. Now that Martinez’ career is over the new debate is whether a Designated Hitter is worthy of the Hall of Fame. If any career DH can make the Hall…Comments (3)