July 25, 2008

And The Hall of Fame Green Room Snacking Munches On For Another Year...


It's Hall of Fame Weekend! Hooray!

And while it's exciting for Rich Gossage, Old Man Dick Williams, and the Ghost of Barney Dreyfuss, there is a green room full of guys who continue to check their voicemail in vain...


586 career stolen bases • 5-time All-Star • 2,134 career hits
1962 NL All-Star Game & Regular Season MVP
3-time World Series Champion


1964 NL MVP • 281 career home runs • 7-time All-Star • 2,143 career hits
1964 World Series Champion


NL MVP 1982, 1983 • 7-time All-Star • 398 career home runs
(And no, I'm not talking about Ernie Whitt)


1977 NL Rookie of the Year • 1987 NL MVP • 8-time All-Star • 2,774 career hits • 438 career home runs • 1,591 career RBI


6-time All-Star • 374 career home runs • 3 top-5 AL MVP finishes


9-time All-Star • 374 career home runs • 2,254 career hits • 5 Gold Gloves


.304 career avg. • 8-time All-Star • 1964 AL Rookie of the Year • 3-time AL Batting Champion


8-time All-Star • 370 career home runs • Won 1969 World Series as NY Mets manager • Twice World Series Champion as player with Dodgers


3,701 career Ks • 287 career victories • 3.31 career ERA • 2-time All-Star • 2-time World Series Champion


1970 AL Rookie of the Year • 1976 AL MVP • 7-time All-Star • 3 Gold Gloves • .292 career avg.


.298 career avg. • 382 career home runs • 1978 AL MVP • 8-time All-Star
Once snapped his bat on a check-swing


4 consecutive 20-win seasons • 4 top-5 AL Cy Young finishes • 1989 World Series Champion • 1989 World Series MVP • 1990, 1993 ALCS MVP

3 comments:

fielderschoice said...

Good list, but I only think three of them are Hall-worthy: Blyleven, Dawson, and Santo.

Rob said...

What about Steve Garvey, N.L. record holder for consecutive game at 1207, 1974 N.L. MVP 10x All-star
2x all-star mvp, only player to start an all-star game as a write-in. Well worth enshrinement

Brian Chidester said...

Munson, Hodges and Wills, all the way.