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Old 03-16-2019, 10:30 AM
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Originally Posted by 100backstroke View Post
The "Hall of Great Careers" vs. the "Hall of Fame". I will totally give you the fact that Maris' overall career numbers could be short. But it isn't called the Hall of great careers. It is called the Hall of Fame. Many HOF members can't hold a candle to Maris in the Fame department. I feel, maybe incorrectly, that HOF has a duty to capture historical significant players/accomplishments.
They certainly have exhibits for these things. But you would have to change the whole paradigm to elect players based on your criteria.
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