View Poll Results: 15th Greatest 19th Century Pitcher

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  • Larry Corcoran

    3 42.86%
  • Sadie McMahon

    0 0%
  • Monte Ward

    1 14.29%
  • Jim Whitney

    0 0%
  • Tommy Bond

    2 28.57%
  • Will White

    0 0%
  • Bobby Mathews

    1 14.29%
  • other, please explain

    0 0%
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Thread: 15 Greatest 19th Century Pitcher

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    15 Greatest 19th Century Pitcher

    Congratulations to Clark Griffith, for winning our 14th Greatest 19th Century Pitcher Poll! He won 4 of our 8 votes (50%), coming in ahead of Monte Ward, Tommy Bond and Will White, who all received 1 votes (33%).

    This round for 15thd Greatest 19th Century Pitcher is now open! Let the Games Begin!

    1. Cy Young
    2. Kid Nichols
    3. John Clarkson
    4. Tim Keefe
    5. Amos Rusie
    6. Charlie Radbourne
    7. Bob Caruthers
    8. Jim Galvin
    9. Al Spalding
    10. Tony Mullane
    11. Mickey Welch
    12. Jim McCormick
    13. Silver King
    14. Clark Griffith
    15.

    As per our usual, please consider everything. Counting totals, peak, longevity, awards, intangibles, team strength, special skills, etc. Thanks, guys.

    We are now ONLY voting for the 15th Greatest 19th Century pitcher.

    Pitchers Form Chart:

    John "Monte" Ward, Sadie McMahon, Jim Whitney, Larry Corcoran, Charlie Ferguson, Bobby Mathews, Tommy Bond, Jim Creighton, Gus Weyhing, Jack Stivetts, Will White, Ted Breitenstein, Adonis Terry, Will White, Charlie Buffinton, Bill Hutchison, Guy Hecker, Terry Larkin, George Bradley, Fred Goldsmith, Ed Morris, Dave Foutz, Toad Ramsey, Jim Devlin, Matt Kilroy, Ben Sanders, Elton Chamberlain, Candy Cummings.

    Form Chart:---I've high-lighted in red those already elected. Each name is a hyper-link.

    -----------------ERA+---Innings
    Silver King---------123-----3,190
    Larry Corcoran-----123-----2,392
    Clark Griffith-------121-----3,385
    Will White---------120-----3,542
    Monte Ward-------119-----2,461
    Jim McCormick-----118-----4,275
    Sadie McMahon----118-----2,634
    Tommy Bond-------115-----2,779
    Bobby Mathews----107-----2,221
    Jim Whitney--------104-----3,496

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    I'll go with Corcoran

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    Me, too. Don't forget to vote.

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    Tough not to pick Corcoran, but based on peak and SO/BB ratio (and despite one of the quickest declines ever for a star pitcher), it's Bond for me.
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    I would go Larry Corcoran.

    Silver King
    Tommy Bond
    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

    "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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    Don't forget to vote, Chicago!

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    Votes in with Corcoran.
    "(Shoeless Joe Jackson's fall from grace is one of the real tragedies of baseball. I always thought he was more sinned against than sinning." -- Connie Mack

    "I have the ultimate respect for Whitesox fans. They were as miserable as the Cubs and Redsox fans ever were but always had the good decency to keep it to themselves. And when they finally won the World Series, they celebrated without annoying every other fan in the country."--Jim Caple, ESPN (Jan. 12, 2011)

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