Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home

Updated Blogs

Newsblog
Last:  Oct 20 1:06am

Special Links

Contributors

Jim Furtado
Founder & Publisher

 Featured

More

Most Meritorious Player: 1920 Results
  by DL from MN

Congratulations to Babe Ruth, our unanimous pick for 1920 Most Meritorious Player!

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Babe Ruth	90	6	6
Rogers Hornsby	76	6	0
Pete Alexander	73	6	0
Tris Speaker	65	6	0
George Sisler	63	5	0
Eddie Collins	51	6	0
Stan Coveleski	39	5	0
Joe Jackson	34	4	0
Jim Bagby	31	4	0
Oscar ...
MORE
Posted: October 03, 2019 at 01:14 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 1920 Ballot
  by DL from MN

For 1920 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.
Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 2 October 2019.
Anyone can vote, even if you do not normally participate in Hall of Merit discussions. If you have never participated in an MMP election, just post a ...

MORE
Posted: September 23, 2019 at 04:42 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 1919 Ballot
  by DL from MN

For 1919 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.

Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 4 September 2019.

Anyone can vote, even if you do not normally participate in Hall of Merit discussions. If you have never participated in an MMP election, just post a ...

MORE
Posted: August 26, 2019 at 10:15 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1918 Results
  by DL from MN

Congratulations to Walter Johnson, our 1918 Most Meritorious Player!

Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Walter Johnson	102	7	5
Babe Ruth	95	7	2
Hippo Vaughn	80	7	0
Tyrus Cobb	79	7	0
Stan Coveleski	68	7	0
Joe Williams	50	5	0
George Sisler	49	5	0
Tris Speaker	34	4	0
Scott Perry	28	3	0
Cristobal ...
MORE
Posted: August 13, 2019 at 10:11 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1919 Discussion
  by DL from MN

Players returned from the war. Sunday baseball starts in New York. Ray Caldwell gets hit by lightning and finishes the game anyway. The Giants and Phillies played a 51 minute 9 inning game.

The White Sox threw the World Series to the Reds losing 5 games to 3 in a best of 9 contest.

The Atlantic ...

MORE
Posted: August 06, 2019 at 04:36 PM
Josh VanMeter’s Reds rise the result of thinking differently about hitting – The Athletic
  by Jim Furtado

I’m waiting to see how permanent his change will be and will it be enough to keep him in MLB.

VanMeter, who was traded to the Reds that offseason, watched a lot of video, starting with Barry Bonds.

“The best hitters get on a plane early and are in the zone as long as they possibly can. I wasn’t ...

MORE
Posted: May 22, 2019 at 08:50 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1915 Results
  by DL from MN

Congratulations to Grover Cleveland “Pete” Alexander for winning the 1915 Most Meritorious Player award!


Player Name	pts	ballots	1sts
Pete Alexander	116	8	5
Ty Cobb	111	8	2
Eddie Collins	99	8	0
Walter Johnson	98	8	0
Tris Speaker	78	8	0
Gavy Cravath	77	7	0
Jack Fournier	59	7	0
John Henry ...
MORE
Posted: May 02, 2019 at 12:05 PM
You Are Cordially Invited to SOFTBALL IN THE CITY
  by Hysterical & Useless

Permit application process has been started, with any luck we’ll be frolicking in the North Meadow of Central Park some sunny Saturday in July or August.* Attendance will be taken! Those not in attendance will be talked smack of!

Further details will be posted as they become available, or as I ...

MORE
Posted: April 25, 2019 at 11:30 AM
Most Meritorious Player: 1915 Ballot
  by DL from MN

For 1915 each voter should rank the top 10 players from all leagues combined.
Balloting is scheduled to close at 4pm EDT on 1 May 2019.
Anyone can vote, even if you do not normally participate in Hall of Merit discussions. If you have never participated in an MMP election, just post a preliminary ...

MORE
Posted: April 23, 2019 at 12:13 PM
Most Meritorious Player: 1915 Discussion
  by DL from MN

The Boston Red Sox beat the Philadelphia Phillies in 1915 which means Boston topped Philly in consecutive seasons with different teams.

The New York Lincoln Stars and Chicago American Giants met in Chicago for a championship series. After four wins apiece the final game of the series was called ...

MORE
Posted: April 04, 2019 at 02:39 PM

 

BBTF Partner

Dynasty League Baseball

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Stormy JE
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogClinching heroics net Altuve ALCS MVP honors
(11 - 1:59pm, Oct 20)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogWaiting game: Nationals get 6 days off before World Series
(4 - 1:54pm, Oct 20)
Last: Howie Menckel

NewsblogCC Sabathia leaves possible last appearance with injury
(30 - 1:37pm, Oct 20)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogReady for the World Series? 10 legends that should throw out the first pitch
(54 - 1:25pm, Oct 20)
Last: Tin Angel

NewsblogSavages in the box go bust with slew of strikeouts
(13 - 1:23pm, Oct 20)
Last: Misirlou doesn't live in the restaurant

NewsblogReport: Yankees fans taunted Zack Greinke about his mother, battles with anxiety and depression
(45 - 1:13pm, Oct 20)
Last: Astroenteritis

NewsblogChampionship Series OMNICHATTER!
(1125 - 12:54pm, Oct 20)
Last: Bote Man sez Deivi is MoY

NewsblogOT- Soccer Thread- October 2019
(184 - 12:44pm, Oct 20)
Last: Fancy Crazy Town Banana Pants Handle

NewsblogOT - NBA thread (pre-season)
(566 - 11:44am, Oct 20)
Last: DCA

NewsblogEx-Red Sox knuckleballer Steven Wright to undergo Tommy John surgery
(1 - 9:13am, Oct 20)
Last: michaelplank has knowledgeable eyes

Hall of MeritRoy Halladay, Mariano Rivera, and "Cannonball" Dick Redding elected - Hall of Merit Class of 2019
(56 - 7:16am, Oct 20)
Last: bjhanke

Hall of MeritMost Meritorious Player: 2019 Discussion
(6 - 6:53am, Oct 20)
Last: bjhanke

NewsblogCC Sabathia has a case for Cooperstown
(20 - 1:50am, Oct 20)
Last: DanG

NewsblogBA: MLB floats proposal that would eliminate 42 minor league teams.
(33 - 1:28am, Oct 20)
Last: Greg Franklin

NewsblogOT - October 2019 College Football thread
(282 - 12:44am, Oct 20)
Last: Red Voodooin

Page rendered in 0.1101 seconds
14 querie(s) executed