Jack Morris, Alan Trammell Voted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

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    Trammell is ok but morris had a good w-l record and not much else.

     
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    The four World Series rings had a lot to do with Morris induction...
     
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    I'm OK with both selections

    Both were borderline selections and among the best at their positions
     
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    The BWAA HOF picks will be announced next month. I think chipper jones and jim thome will make it though the steroid scandal may cost thome some votes. Hope bonds and clemens also get in finally.
     
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    Three not four.
     
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    Morris was an Alpha Male Ace. He demanded victory and would scowl at his teammates if they made errors behind him. He was money when you needed a win. Appeared to be an ornery type, but was an intense competitor who made everyone around him that much more focused on their jobs.
     
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    If you elect Jack Morris ....why not Denny McClain and Mickey Lolich?
     
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    Yeah - that's what the morris-lovers always said. "He pitched to the score" and had a so-so ERA because he was willing to give up meaningless runs when his team was ahead 10-1. .
     
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    Mac was a gambler and lolich a fatty. Case closed.
     
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    Babe Ruth was a gambler and a fatty
     
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