01-09-2013, 05:10 PM #1
Article: Rational Thinking on an Irrational Topic
You can view the page at http://twinsdaily.com/content.php?r=...rational-TopicPeanuts From Heaven
01-10-2013, 03:35 PM #2
Nice to see this. I did a website vote on HOFers. And I
came to 9 votes with Barry and Clemens not in the
first 9. And I added Bonds not Clemens for the same
reason you did.
Consequently, I was the only person in the poll who
didn't pair Bonds and Clemens.
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01-10-2013, 03:55 PM #3
If I were to vote for one of the alleged cheaters (Bonds or Clemens), I would vote for Clemens 1st.
The reason being is that I believe that beginning of his alleged PED use happened in New York. His 5 CY awards in Boston and Toronto are more than enough qualifications for the HOF.
01-10-2013, 04:11 PM #4
Nice rationalization of how guys who get to the 50-60% range start gaining momentum. The steriod guys are trending away from that magic range though, not towards it.
01-10-2013, 05:07 PM #5
I think splitting them is an anomaly and don't really want to overthnk it.
>95% of voters will likely go either or neither. I would have preferred not
to split them myself. My guess is they will eventually go in together.
Clemens got 8 more actual HOF votes.
Posnaski believed that the extra votes were because Clemens ended on
slightly better legal grounds (Bonds getting Indicted, Clemens not). Pure