Baseball Crank
Covering the Front and Back Pages of the Newspaper
June 9, 2008
BASEBALL: Legends, Unclassified

Dugout Central has two interesting pieces, one an interview with John Paciorek (Tom's brother, who famously reached base in all five of his Major League plate appearances), the other an argument for Bill James for the Hall of Fame, which seems like a no-brainer to me - I'd put him in with Alexander Cartwright and Henry Chadwick myself, since an innovator is just as valuable as a pioneer.

Posted by Baseball Crank at 1:01 PM | Baseball 2008 | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

I can see the press NOT voting for him. I would, in a hearbeat. But he has laid the foundations for all sorts of fans to finally realize that most sportswriters have no clue what they are talking about.

Posted by: Daryl Rosenblatt at June 9, 2008 8:03 PM
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