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The hockey world lost a great one today as Dale Hawerchuk passed away at the age of 57 following a battle with cancer. The first overall pick of the 1981 Draft by the Winnipeg Jets, Hawerchuk put the team on the NHL map. Playing there for nine seasons, the Center won the Calder Trophy, was a Second Team All-Star in 1984/85 and had six 100 Point seasons as a Jet.  Hawerchuk also played five years for Buffalo before finishing his career with St. Louis and Philadelphia. Over his 16-year career, Hawerchuk scored 518 Goals and 1,409 Points, and he was inducted into…
Recently, the Pro Football Hall of Fame made its announcement as to how it would go forward with Senior, Coach and Contributor candidates, as they stated they would have one Finalist going forward in the next four years.  We already know who the Coach and Senior candidates are for the 2021 Class, which are Tom Flores and Drew Pearson respectively. Flores was a Finalist in 2019, and was a 2020 Centennial Slate Finalist.  The first Hispanic Coach of the NFl, Flores had a career record of 105-90 with the Oakland/Los Angeles Raiders & the Seattle Seahawks, taking the former to two Super…
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 first 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 respective League. 3. Playoff…
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 first revision of our top 50 New York Mets 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 National League. …
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.  We have a new one to unveil today, that of the Baltimore Orioles.  The Baltimore Orioles were formed as a charter member of the American League in 1901, when they were the Milwaukee Brewers.  That only lasted one year, as they relocated to St. louis as the Browns.  While in St. Louis, the Browns had limited success, having only won one Pennant (1944), but fortunes changed when they relocated to Baltimore in 1954…
It is onward and upward for us at Notinhalloffame.com as we have added a new section, that of the Basketball Hall of Fame Futures for 2023.   This is the group of former players who will be eligible for the Hall for the first time in 2023, and we have four former players in this section. They are:  Tony Parker:  Arguably the best player to come from France, Parker is a four-time NBA Champion with the San Antonio Spurs, and he was a Second Team All-NBA Selection three times.  Parker also went to the All-Star Game seven times. Luol Deng:  From South Sudan, Deng…
It is onward and upward for us at Notinhalloffame.com as we have updated one of our sections, that of the Basketball Hall of Fame Futures for 2022.   This is the group of former players who will be eligible for the Hall for the first time in 2022, and we have had this up for two years, however we have now new entries that are now available for your votes and comments. They are:  Jameer Nelson:  Nelson was an All-American at St. Joseph’s and he would later be an NBA All-Star in 2009. Joe Johnson:  Johnson played most of his career with the…
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 second revision of our top 50 Colorado Rockies 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 National League.  3. Playoff…
Regular visitors of Notinhalloffame.com know that we are slowly working on the top 50 of every major team in the NHL, NBA, NFL and MLB. Once that is done, we intend to look at how each team honor their past players, coaches and executives.  As such, it is news to us that the Philadelphia Phillies will be retiring the number 15 of Dick Allen. This is especially notable as the Phillies have had a policy of not retiring the numbers of players unless they have been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Allen was on the writer’s ballot fourteen times, finishing as…
It is a pretty big day for us at Notinhalloffame.com as we are unveiling our new Notinhalloffame Hockey List of those to consider for the Hockey Hall of Fame.   However, this is not just any list, as we have expanded it to 300! First, off we know what you might be thinking; “There is no way that any of those players from ___ to 300 will get into the Hall of Fame.”. We agree.  It isn’t likely to happen.  Obviously, we love lists, and that is, and always will be, the crux of what we do.  Think of them as a great batch…