Notinhalloffame names Jose Ramirez the 2021 Third Baseman of the Year

Notinhalloffame names Jose Ramirez the 2021 Third Baseman of the Year
17 Oct
2021
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The process continues.

We here are Notinhalloffame.com have plans to create our own set of post-season awards, which we will look back and retroactively present from 1901 on.  That will take a while, but it has never stopped us before!

Our awards are not be league specific.

Now it is time for our 2021 positional awards.

We will be awarding a positional player of the year, but not only that, offer up the runner-up and second runner-up, meaning that we will have First, Second and Third All-MLB players.

Let’s work our way around the diamond and award the best of the best in Baseball!

*Please note that to qualify, a player must appear in that position at least 50% of the time.

Third Baseman of the Year (First Team All-MLB):  Jose Ramirez, Cleveland Indians.  6.7 bWAR, 6.3 fWAR, 147 H, 36 HR, 111 R, 103 RBI, 27 SB, .266/.355/.538/.893.

This was the second time that Ramirez had a 35 HR/100 RBI season, and it was the third time that he batted over .300 in RISP.  Ramirez, who led the American League in Power-Speed # in 2018 and 2020, was second this year, and was sixth in OPS.  

Second Team All-MLB: Third Base:  Austin Riley, Atlanta Braves.  6.1 bWAR, 4.1 fWAR, 179 H, 33 HR, 91 R, 107 RBI, 0 SB, .303/.367/.531/898.

Riley completed his third season, and it was his clear breakout campaign.

Third Team All-MLB: Third Base:  Manny Machado, San Diego Padres.  5.1 bWAR, 4.1 fWAR, 165 H, 28 HR, 92 R, 109 RBI, 12 SB, .282/.364/.611/975.

Machado narrowly beat Rafael Devers of Boston, with Devers poor defense pulling him slightly below Machado.   

Committee Chairman

Kirk Buchner, "The Committee Chairman", is the owner and operator of the site.  Kirk can be contacted at [email protected] . Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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