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Thread: So what's going to be the "shocker" in next week's hof vote?

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    So what's going to be the "shocker" in next week's hof vote?

    Nearly every year there's some asinine vote or unexpected outcome when the hof inductees announced.

    What's going to happen this year?

    Will Maddux be in the top three ever?
    Will another "very good" player(s) be enshrined?
    Will someone actually vote for timlin?

    Here's who is eligible
    Moises Alou
    Jeff Bagwell
    Armando Benitez
    Craig Biggio
    Barry Bonds
    Sean Casey
    Roger Clemens
    Ray Durham
    Eric Gagne
    Tom Glavine
    Luis Gonzalez
    Jacque Jones
    Todd Jones
    Jeff Kent
    Paul Lo Duca
    Greg Maddux
    Edgar Martinez
    Don Mattingly
    Fred McGriff
    Mark McGwire
    Jack Morris
    Mike Mussina
    Hideo Nomo
    Rafael Palmeiro
    Mike Piazza
    Tim Raines
    Kenny Rogers
    Curt Schilling
    Richie Sexson
    Lee Smith
    J.T. Snow
    Sammy Sosa
    Frank Thomas
    Mike Timlin
    Alan Trammell
    Larry Walker

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    Thomas, Maddox in
    Shocker
    Jack Morris in and that's it.
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    Maddux will get in, thats not the shocker. The shocker will be someone linked to peds gets in.

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    Maddux, Glavine and Thomas get in.
    Maddux with 99%, Glavine and Thomas with around 80%.
    There will be no shockers, and there usually isn't.

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    This year's ballot is a ticking time bomb. All the hold up due to PEDs will result in a LOT of names falling off the ballot for sure. You look at that list and there's at least 20 players with a serious argument to be elected, but only 10 can be named on a ballot. Either a lot of the PED guys fall off or a lot of borderline players get booted (Raines, Mussina, Mattingly, Edgar, Trammell, Raines). I can't stand the way the HOF vote is done and this year may finally cause a shift in the voting process.

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    As a Padre fan, I loathe the 1984 Tigers (and to a lesser extent the 1998 Yankees), but I also believe Jack Morris is a HOFer and Trammell deserves some votes.

    I see Bagwell as more of a HOF player than Biggio.

    Frank Thomas...no brainer.

    Ditto Maddux and Glavine.

    While not an "obvious" HOFer, Fred McGriff deserves some consideration.


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    Only Maddux
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    +1 to what [MENTION=5416]D-Lite[/MENTION] wrote. That's where I'm at too.
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    Although I truly believe he deserves it, I would be shocked if Glavine makes it on his first ballot.

    That will be my "shocker" prediction... Tom Glavine makes it first ballot.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ASTROBURN View Post
    The shocker will be someone linked to peds gets in.
    I don't think it's going to happen, but if it did it would be a "shocker" to me also.

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    If Trammell or Morris dont make the writers vote but get in through the veterans committee, will that be "He only got in because of the veterans committee" label?

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    For me the shocker will be "only" Maddux and Glavine get in. I think Biggio and Thomas should also be going in.

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    I just revived a 5 year old thread at CU where I predicted Frank Thomas would get at least 90% of the vote in his first ballot. I stand by that; everyone forgets how dominant he really was. I invite anyone to read the article I wrote on my website under the Hall of Fame tab called "chisox years" for a refresh. In the end, he may not hit the 90% mark, but he's going to by +/- 3 I'm confident.

    That said, Maddux will best Seaver's number. Glavine is swept up in a perfect storm and will finish around 95% (which is a shocker to me); being a Brave with Cox and Maddux in the same enshrinement is boosting Glavine's appeal.

    I think Biggio squeaks in.

    I think Piazza finishes around 70%.

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    like to see crime dog make it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Austin View Post
    Maddux, Glavine and Thomas get in.
    That's it and that is all that should.
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