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If they put in Steinbrenner the whole character issue with Bonds, Clemens,Palmeiro would become suspect. I would hope that they will at least ask Dave Winfield for his opinion.

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Marvin Miller has had the largest impact of any non-player in the past 50 years. Maybe ever. Its an absolute shame that he's not in the Hall already. I hope he's elected this year, or at least before his death.

Torre and LaRussa are also slam dunks.

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Marvin Miller has had the largest impact of any non-player in the past 50 years. Maybe ever. Its an absolute shame that he's not in the Hall already. I hope he's elected this year, or at least before his death.

Torre and LaRussa are also slam dunks.

November 27, 2012

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They'll probably take more managers than players with Cox, Torre, and LaRussa sure selections.

Agree. Also, how is Dave Parker and Steve Garvey NOT in the Hall?

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Agree. Also, how is Dave Parker and Steve Garvey NOT in the Hall?

Because it is the Hall of Fame not the Hall of Pretty Good Career.

They didn't even pick the right players who are not in the Hall to consider. Bobby Grich would have been a good name to consider.

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Also, how is Dave Parker and Steve Garvey NOT in the Hall?

Parker broke down too early due to substance abuse and conditioning issues. Garvey was never anywhere near as good as he would tell you he was.

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Because it is the Hall of Fame not the Hall of Pretty Good Career.

They didn't even pick the right players who are not in the Hall to consider. Bobby Grich would have been a good name to consider.

Yeah, Posnanski wrote something about this today - he thought Dwight Evans should have been on the ballot instead of Parker, which makes a lot of sense to me.

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Agree. Also, how is Dave Parker and Steve Garvey NOT in the Hall?
They had "Honk if Steve is Your Padre" bumper stickers in SD because he had two paternity suits from pregnant girlfriends, just a few months apart.

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They had "Honk if Steve is Your Padre" bumper stickers in SD because he had two paternity suits from pregnant girlfriends, just a few months apart.

That might help get you into the HoF in some other sports, but not MLB.

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Yeah, Posnanski wrote something about this today - he thought Dwight Evans should have been on the ballot instead of Parker, which makes a lot of sense to me.

Yeah, Evans, Grich and Raines...off the top of my head.

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They had "Honk if Steve is Your Padre" bumper stickers in SD because he had two paternity suits from pregnant girlfriends, just a few months apart.

That's pretty funny. Kinda like that new Vince Vaugn movie.

As for the Veteran's Committee list, I'm kinda surprised ol' Petey hasn't made the cut yet. :D

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