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8. Nellie Fox

The offensive leader of the Chicago’s “Go-Go Sox” teams of the 50s, Nellie Fox first arrived in the Windy City when he was traded after the 1949 season straight up for Joe Tipton.  This transaction would turn out to be one of the most lopsided trades in history, as Tipton would only have 113 Hits for the Athletics, and Fox would begin his march to Cooperstown.

Awards = HOF? Part Twenty-Five: Gold Glove Second Base

We here at thought it would be fun to take a look at the major awards in North American team sports and see how it translates into Hall of Fame potential.

Needless to say, different awards in different sports yield hall of fame potential.  In basketball, the team sport with the least amount of players on a roster, the dividend for greatness much higher.  In baseball, it is not as much as a great individual season does not have the same impact.

We are now taking a look at the Gold Glove Award, given annually to the best defensive player in MLB in each respective position.
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