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The Kansas City Royals have announced the seven former players who fans can vote for to enter their franchise Hall of Fame. Those players are: Carlos Beltran, Outfield: 1998-2004, 899 Hits, 123 Home Runs, 516 RBIs, .287/.352/483.  Beltran won the American League Rookie of the Year in 1999 on the strength of a 22 Home Run/27 Stolen Base year.  Beltran had three 170-Hit years for Kansas City and was an All-Star in 2004 after he was traded to the Houston Astros.  Beltran is likely a future Hall of Famer, after stints with the New York Mets, San Francisco Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, New…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity. As such, we are very happy to present our pre-2021 revision of our top 50 Milwaukee Brewers of all-time. As for all of our top 50 players in baseball we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in their League.  3. Playoff accomplishments.…
The St. Louis Cardinals have announced the five former players who fans can vote for to enter their franchise Hall of Fame. Those players are: Steve Carlton, Pitcher: 1965-71, 77-62, 3.10 ERA, 1.28 WHIP. Carlton’s career began in St. Louis, where he debuted in 1965, and became a full-time member of the starting rotation in 1967.  He would be named to the All-Star Team in 1968, 1969 and 1971, the last of which saw “Lefty” win 20 Games.  Carlton entered the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1994. Keith Hernandez, First Base:  1974-83, .299/.385/.448, 1,217 H, 81 HR, 595 RBI.  Hernandez was the co-winner of the…

RIP: Bunny Wailer

We have lost a musical legend today. Bunny Wailer, who founded the iconic reggae group, the Wailers, passed away at the age of 73.  No cause of death was announced. Born, Neville Livingstone, Wailer, along with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh were the Wailers, and they would elevate reggae to become world known.  Like Marley and Tosh, Wailer had his own individual success when he left the group.   We here at Notinhalloffame.com would like to extend our condolences to the fans, friends and family of Bunny Wailer.
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity. As such, we are very happy to present our pre-2021 revision of our top 50 Houston Astros of all-time. As for all of our top 50 players in baseball we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in their League.  3. Playoff accomplishments.…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity. As such, we are very happy to present the pre-2021 update of our top 50 Detroit Tigers of all-time. As for all of our top 50 players in hockey we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the American League.  3. Playoff…
The International Tennis Hall of Fame has announced the Class of 2021, and it will be headlined by former World No.1, Lleyton Hewitt. Hewitt won 30 Titles, including the 2001 U.S. Open and 2002 Wimbledon, and the Australian star led his nation to two Davis Cup wins (1999 & 2003).  Hewitt was ranked number one in 2001, at the age of 20, making him the youngest man at the time to ascend to the top. Hewitt will be joined by the “Original 9” of women’s professional tennis and tennis teacher, Dennis Van der Meer. The Original 9 consisted of Peaches Barthowicz,…
Yes, we know that this is taking a while! As many of you know, we here at Notinhalloffame.com are slowly generating the 50 of each major North American sports team.  That being said, we have existing Top 50 lists out and we always consistently look to update them when we can and based on necessity. As such, we are very happy to present our fourth revision of our top 50 Texas Rangers of all-time. As for all of our top 50 players in baseball we look at the following:  1.  Advanced Statistics. 2.  Traditional statistics and how they finished in the American League.  3. Playoff…
We have said since we began our website a decade ago that the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has no little love for the Heavy Metal genre.  The metal artists know it too, but generally, we don’t hear them utter those statements often, so when they do, we consider it news. On his Twitter, Twisted Sister front man, Dee Snider said the following about the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame committee: "The RnR Hall committee members are arrogant elitist assholes who look down on metal & other bands that sell millions because we're not their definition of cool. The fan vote…
We are a month removed from the Baseball Hall of Fame 2021 vote, and that means it is time to release our new list of those to consider for Cooperstown in 2022.  With nobody elected in 2021, there are no removals from the list, but there are four new entries.  We currently have 108 on this list, and by Spring, we will be expanding it to an even 300, which will be our fixed number moving forward. As per our first year, there are three number ones, with the rational showing one eligible, and two ineligibles (Pete Rose and Shoeless Joe Jackson)…