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My 2022 Baseball Hall of Fame (BBHOF) Virtual Ballot

I’ve never bothered to actually write an article about the upcoming Baseball Hall of Fame election each year, despite being extremely interested in the ballot tracking and reading the arguments for and against each player on the ballot with keen attention. What makes this year different is that there are ten players that I decided […]

Matt Diaz Was a Good Major League Baseball Player

When I was perusing Google Trends for article topics in January 2018, I noticed a couple of names among trending baseball players that surprised me. These names were Rich Hill and Matt Diaz. I quickly realized that the trend for Rich Hill had to do with the documentary film that shares his name. However, former […]

Todd Helton 1993 Topps Traded Baseball Rookie Card Review

Todd Helton is easily one of the best baseball players who ever played for the Colorado Rockies. Sure, Hall of Famer Larry Walker played some of his best years in Denver, but Helton played his entire career for the team. Yes, he’s had some personal issues, including DUI arrests after his playing days, but it […]

Brief Baseball Bios – Willie Davis

Willie Davis was a fantastic defensive outfielder for 18 seasons in Major League Baseball. He debuted with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1960 and would end up taking over center field from Hall of Famer Duke Snider. While Davis wasn’t the most consistent offensive player, he hit for a batting average over .300 three times […]

Brief Baseball Bios – Kenny Lofton

Kenny Lofton may never be a Baseball Hall of Famer, but he was one heck of a player. He played mostly for the Cleveland Indians, but actually began with the Houston Astros. Lofton also had one year with the Atlanta Braves before returning to Cleveland, and played for many other teams later in his career, […]

Brief Baseball Bios – Greg Maddux

Not much more can be said about legendary pitcher Greg Maddux, who was a shoo-in for the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014, which was his first season of eligibility. To say he’s a paragon of pitching excellence would be an understatement. His career Wins Above Replacement (WAR) total of 106.8 ranks 25th on Baseball-Reference […]

Brief Baseball Bios – Jeff Kent

Jeff Kent was quite a ballplayer. He played for the Blue Jays, New York Mets, Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, Houston Astros, and Los Angeles Dodgers. Kent won the 2000 NL MVP, and deservedly so, as he had a career year with a 1.021 OPS! Kent was never a Gold Glove second baseman, but he was […]

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