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  • No, he's right.

    "Someone asked me if I took steroids. I said, 'No. I had a contract with Wheaties.'"
    --Bob Feller

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    • Here are the complete player voting results for December (15 votes cast):
      Code:
      Player	votes	pct		Player	votes	pct
      Duffy, Hugh	12	80.0		Aparicio, Luis	3	20.0
      Brown, Willard	11	73.3		Baines, Harold	1	6.7
      Fingers, Rollie	10	66.7		Bando, Sal	2	13.3
      Flick, Elmer	9	60.0		Barnes, Ross	4	26.7
      Sutter, Bruce	9	60.0		Beckley, Jake	5	33.3
      Whitaker, Lou	9	60.0		Beckwith, John	7	46.7
      Browning, Pete	8	53.3		Bennett, Charlie	2	13.3
      Clark, Will	8	53.3		Bessho, Akira	3	20.0
      Mays, Carl	8	53.3		Bonds, Bobby	5	33.3
      Beckwith, John	7	46.7		Boyer, Ken	4	26.7
      Bunning, Jim	7	46.7		Bresnahan, Roger	2	13.3
      Fox, Nellie	7	46.7		Brown, Willard	11	73.3
      Groh, Heinie	7	46.7		Browning, Pete	8	53.3
      Joss, Addie	7	46.7		Bunning, Jim	7	46.7
      Cepeda, Orlando	6	40.0		Burks, Ellis	1	6.7
      Grant, Frank	6	40.0		Canseco, Jose	1	6.7
      Hernandez, Keith	6	40.0		Carter, Joe	1	6.7
      Hill, Pete	6	40.0		Caruthers, Bob	4	26.7
      Klein, Chuck	6	40.0		Cash, Norm	3	20.0
      Mendez, Jose	6	40.0		Cepeda, Orlando	6	40.0
      Palmeiro, Rafael	6	40.0		Cepeda, Perucho	2	13.3
      Perez, Tony	6	40.0		Clark, Will	8	53.3
      Quisenberry, Dan	6	40.0		Colavito. Rocky	1	6.7
      Sosa, Sammy	6	40.0		Cravath, Gavvy	2	13.3
      Starffin, Victor	6	40.0		Cuyler, Kiki	1	6.7
      Welch, Mickey	6	40.0		Davis, Chili	1	6.7
      Beckley, Jake	5	33.3		Day, Leon	1	6.7
      Bonds, Bobby	5	33.3		DiMaggio, Dom	2	13.3
      Inao, Kazuhisa	5	33.3		Doyle, Larry	1	6.7
      Kelley, Joe	5	33.3		Duffy, Hugh	12	80.0
      Martinez, Edgar	5	33.3		Evans, Darrell	4	26.7
      Rice, Jim	5	33.3		Evans, Dwight	2	13.3
      Roush, Edd	5	33.3		Faber, Red	2	13.3
      Wynn, Jimmy	5	33.3		Fingers, Rollie	10	66.7
      Barnes, Ross	4	26.7		Flick, Elmer	9	60.0
      Boyer, Ken	4	26.7		Fox, Nellie	7	46.7
      Caruthers, Bob	4	26.7		Franco, John	3	20.0
      Evans, Darrell	4	26.7		Gaetti, Gary	1	6.7
      Gore, George	4	26.7		Galarraga, Andres	1	6.7
      McGriff, Fred	4	26.7		Glasscock, Jack	3	20.0
      Moore, Dobie	4	26.7		Gomez, Lefty	3	20.0
      Rice, Sam	4	26.7		Gore, George	4	26.7
      Ruffing, Red	4	26.7		Grant, Frank	6	40.0
      Ryan, Jimmy	4	26.7		Grimes, Burleigh	3	20.0
      Smith, Hilton	4	26.7		Groh, Heinie	7	46.7
      Tiant, Luis	4	26.7		Hernandez, Keith	6	40.0
      Walker, Larry	4	26.7		Hill, Pete	6	40.0
      Aparicio, Luis	3	20.0		Hodges, Gil	1	6.7
      Bessho, Akira	3	20.0		Howard, Frank	1	6.7
      Cash, Norm	3	20.0		Inao, Kazuhisa	5	33.3
      Franco, John	3	20.0		Johnson, Bob	3	20.0
      Glasscock, Jack	3	20.0		Johnson, Home Run	2	13.3
      Gomez, Lefty	3	20.0		Joss, Addie	7	46.7
      Grimes, Burleigh	3	20.0		Kelley, Joe	5	33.3
      Johnson, Bob	3	20.0		Kingman, Dave	1	6.7
      Smith, Lee	3	20.0		Klein, Chuck	6	40.0
      Wallace, Bobby	3	20.0		Leach, Toimmy	1	6.7
      Bando, Sal	2	13.3		Manush, Heinie	2	13.3
      Bennett, Charlie	2	13.3		Martinez, Edgar	5	33.3
      Bresnahan, Roger	2	13.3		Mathews, Bobby	1	6.7
      Cepeda, Perucho	2	13.3		May, Lee	1	6.7
      Cravath, Gavvy	2	13.3		Mays, Carl	8	53.3
      DiMaggio, Dom	2	13.3		McCormick, Jim	1	6.7
      Evans, Dwight	2	13.3		McGriff, Fred	4	26.7
      Faber, Red	2	13.3		McPhee, Bid	2	13.3
      Johnson, Home Run	2	13.3		McVey, Cal	1	6.7
      Manush, Heinie	2	13.3		Mendez, Jose	6	40.0
      McPhee, Bid	2	13.3		Moore, Dobie	4	26.7
      Ochiai, Hiromitsu	2	13.3		Nettles, Graig	1	6.7
      Poles, Spotswood	2	13.3		Ochiai, Hiromitsu	2	13.3
      Rixey, Eppa	2	13.3		Palmeiro, Rafael	6	40.0
      Sewell, Joe	2	13.3		Pearce, Dickey	1	6.7
      Smith, Reggie	2	13.3		Perez, Tony	6	40.0
      Van Haltren, George	2	13.3		Poles, Spotswood	2	13.3
      Veach, Bobby	2	13.3		Quisenberry, Dan	6	40.0
      Baines, Harold	1	6.7		Rice, Jim	5	33.3
      Burks, Ellis	1	6.7		Rice, Sam	4	26.7
      Canseco, Jose	1	6.7		Rixey, Eppa	2	13.3
      Carter, Joe	1	6.7		Rosen, Al	1	6.7
      Colavito. Rocky	1	6.7		Roush, Edd	5	33.3
      Cuyler, Kiki	1	6.7		Ruffing, Red	4	26.7
      Davis, Chili	1	6.7		Ryan, Jimmy	4	26.7
      Day, Leon	1	6.7		Shocker, Urban	1	6.7
      Doyle, Larry	1	6.7		Sewell, Joe	2	13.3
      Gaetti, Gary	1	6.7		Smith, Hilton	4	26.7
      Galarraga, Andres	1	6.7		Smith, Reggie	2	13.3
      Hodges, Gil	1	6.7		Smith, Lee	3	20.0
      Howard, Frank	1	6.7		Sosa, Sammy	6	40.0
      Kingman, Dave	1	6.7		Starffin, Victor	6	40.0
      Leach, Toimmy	1	6.7		Start, Joe	1	6.7
      Mathews, Bobby	1	6.7		Sutter, Bruce	9	60.0
      May, Lee	1	6.7		Tiant, Luis	4	26.7
      McCormick, Jim	1	6.7		Van Haltren, George	2	13.3
      McVey, Cal	1	6.7		Vaughn, Greg	1	6.7
      Nettles, Graig	1	6.7		Veach, Bobby	2	13.3
      Pearce, Dickey	1	6.7		Walker, Larry	4	26.7
      Rosen, Al	1	6.7		Wallace, Bobby	3	20.0
      Shocker, Urban	1	6.7		Welch, Mickey	6	40.0
      Start, Joe	1	6.7		Whitaker, Lou	9	60.0
      Vaughn, Greg	1	6.7		Williams, Matt	1	6.7
      Williams, Matt	1	6.7		Wynn, Jimmy	5	33.3
      Seen on a bumper sticker: If only closed minds came with closed mouths.
      Some minds are like concrete--thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.
      A Lincoln: I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

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      • Here are the complete Contributor ballot results for January 2007 (12 votes cast):

        Code:
        Contributor	votes	pct		Contributor	votes	pct
        Bolden, Ed	8	66.7		Barlick, Al	2	16.7
        Caray, Harry	8	66.7		Bolden, Ed	8	66.7
        Tsuruoka, Kazuto	8	66.7		Bouton, Jim	1	8.3
        Canel, Buck	7	58.3		Buck, Jack	2	16.7
        O'Doul, Lefty	7	58.3		Canel, Buck	7	58.3
        Jobe, Frank	6	50.0		Caray, Harry	8	66.7
        Doucet, Jacques	5	41.7		Chandler, Happy	1	8.3
        Flood, Curt	5	41.7		Chylak, Nestor	2	16.7
        Foster, John B.	5	41.7		Conlan, Jocko	1	8.3
        Krichell, Paul	5	41.7		Doucet, Jacques	5	41.7
        Lardner, Ring	5	41.7		Evans, Billy	1	8.3
        Shoriki, Matsutaro	5	41.7		Flood, Curt	5	41.7
        Steinbrenner, George	5	41.7		Foster, John B.	5	41.7
        Martin, Billy	4	33.3		Frick, Ford	3	25.0
        Reach, A.J.	4	33.3		Gowdy, Curt	2	16.7
        Frick, Ford	3	25.0		Greenlee, Gus	1	8.3
        Harris, Vic	3	25.0		Grimm, Charlie	1	8.3
        Hubbard, Cal	3	25.0		Harris, Bucky	2	16.7
        Mizuhara, Shigeru	3	25.0		Harris, Vic	3	25.0
        Ramirez, Felo	3	25.0		Hubbard, Cal	3	25.0
        Rice, Grantland	3	25.0		Jobe, Frank	6	50.0
        Schuerholtz, John	3	25.0		Johnson, Davey	2	16.7
        Tyson, Ty	3	25.0		Krichell, Paul	5	41.7
        Barlick, Al	2	16.7		Lardner, Ring	5	41.7
        Buck, Jack	2	16.7		Martin, Billy	4	33.3
        Chylak, Nestor	2	16.7		Mizuhara, Shigeru	3	25.0
        Gowdy, Curt	2	16.7		Mutrie, Jim	1	8.3
        Harris, Bucky	2	16.7		Nehf, David	1	8.3
        Johnson, Davey	2	16.7		Norworth, Jack	2	16.7
        Norworth, Jack	2	16.7		O'Doul, Lefty	7	58.3
        Pearce, Dickey	2	16.7		Palmer,. Pete	1	8.3
        Ritter, Lawrence	2	16.7		Pasquel, Jorge	1	8.3
        Thayer, Ernest	2	16.7		Pearce, Dickey	2	16.7
        Bouton, Jim	1	8.3		Pompez, Alejandro	1	8.3
        Chandler, Happy	1	8.3		Ramirez, Felo	3	25.0
        Conlan, Jocko	1	8.3		Reach, A.J.	4	33.3
        Evans, Billy	1	8.3		Rice, Grantland	3	25.0
        Greenlee, Gus	1	8.3		Richards, Paul	1	8.3
        Grimm, Charlie	1	8.3		Ritter, Lawrence	2	16.7
        Mutrie, Jim	1	8.3		Schuerholtz, John	3	25.0
        Nehf, David	1	8.3		Shoriki, Matsutaro	5	41.7
        Palmer,. Pete	1	8.3		Smith, Red	1	8.3
        Pasquel, Jorge	1	8.3		Steinbrenner, George	5	41.7
        Pompez, Alejandro	1	8.3		Thayer, Ernest	2	16.7
        Richards, Paul	1	8.3		Tsuruoka, Kazuto	8	66.7
        Smith, Red	1	8.3		Tyson, Ty	3	25.0
        Seen on a bumper sticker: If only closed minds came with closed mouths.
        Some minds are like concrete--thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.
        A Lincoln: I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

        Comment


        • As you can see from the above voting results, the contributor portion resulted in electing no one for the fourth straight month. As a result, that portion of the ballot will no longer be counted monthly. Instead, it will only be counted in November. On the player side, we elected Hugh Duffy.

          Jim Albright
          Seen on a bumper sticker: If only closed minds came with closed mouths.
          Some minds are like concrete--thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.
          A Lincoln: I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

          Comment


          • Looking at the voting results for players, I counted twenty-six names that appeared on just one of the fifteen ballots cast.

            Of those twenty-six, fifteen of those players appeared on the same ballot.

            If over half of your votes go toward players who don't appear on any other values, you should:
            (a) look at the leading vote-getters and decide if any of them are more deserving than the players you listed, and
            (b) show us why those players who didn't appear on any other ballot are among the top 25 players outside the Baseball Fever Hall of Fame.

            Comment


            • Ok, I can't confirm this anywhere, and I don't even know if there is a maintained list of who we have voted in so far : have we voted Earl Averill yet?

              And I pretty sure we have not touched Hack Wilson, but I's just like to have some confirmation. I'm figuring out my CF.
              Last edited by dgarza; 02-01-2007, 08:17 AM.

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              • Originally posted by dgarza
                Ok, I can't confirm this anywhere, and I don't even know if there is a maintained list of who we have voted in so far : have we voted Earl Averill yet?

                And I pretty sure we have not touched Hack Wilson, but I's just like to have some confirmation. I'm figuring out my CF.
                Averill is indeed in. I'm not sure exactly when he was elected. All BBFHOF'ers can be found from a link in the first post in the voting thread.
                Dave Bill Tom George Mark Bob Ernie Soupy Dick Alex Sparky
                Joe Gary MCA Emanuel Sonny Dave Earl Stan
                Jonathan Neil Roger Anthony Ray Thomas Art Don
                Gates Philip John Warrior Rik Casey Tony Horace
                Robin Bill Ernie JEDI

                Comment


                • Thanks. I thought we was, but I still have him on my list, so I wasn't sure. Is there a maintained list? It would be helpful to new voters and people like me.

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                  • Originally posted by dgarza
                    Thanks. I thought we was, but I still have him on my list, so I wasn't sure. Is there a maintained list? It would be helpful to new voters and people like me.
                    See my post again. I've edited it.
                    Dave Bill Tom George Mark Bob Ernie Soupy Dick Alex Sparky
                    Joe Gary MCA Emanuel Sonny Dave Earl Stan
                    Jonathan Neil Roger Anthony Ray Thomas Art Don
                    Gates Philip John Warrior Rik Casey Tony Horace
                    Robin Bill Ernie JEDI

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                    • Thanks. now I see, awesome

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                      • Status of the ballot as of EastvanMungo's ballot:

                        Player votes counted: 8
                        Projected total votes for players: 15
                        Projected votes needed for election of player: 12

                        Presenting players receiving at least 5 votes thus far.
                        Code:
                        Player..	votes	%	prjctd	chance
                        W. Brown.....,,7        87.5       13          95
                        Flick.......	7	87.5	12	91
                        Bunning...	6	75	10	43
                        Sutter.....	6	75	10	43
                        Browning..	5	62.5	10	21
                        Fingers....	5	62.5	10	21
                        Gore.......	5	62.5	9	14
                        Beckwith.	5	62.5	8	11
                        Welch.....	5	62.5	7	9


                        The "votes" category in each table is the official vote count as of the time cited above, and the % is the percentage of votes counted as of that same time. The "prjctd" is the sum of votes already gotten plus the number of votes received from last month's voters whose votes have not yet been counted this month. The chance is a percentage estimate of the individual's chance of being elected this month.
                        Last edited by jalbright; 02-03-2007, 06:03 AM.
                        Seen on a bumper sticker: If only closed minds came with closed mouths.
                        Some minds are like concrete--thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.
                        A Lincoln: I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

                        Comment


                        • It's easier to do updates on days when you're home due to an ice storm.

                          Status of the ballot as of leecemark's ballot:

                          Player votes counted: 10
                          Projected total votes for players: 16
                          Projected votes needed for election of player: 12

                          Presenting players receiving at least 6 votes thus far.

                          Code:
                          player.....	total	%	prjctd	chance
                          				
                          Brown, Willard	8	80	12	94
                          Flick, Elmer	8	80	10	57
                          Fingers, Rollie	7	70	10	45
                          Sutter, Bruce	7	70	10	45
                          Beckwith, John	6	60	8	11
                          Browning, Pete	6	60	9	15
                          Bunning, Jim	6	60	9	15
                          Mendez, Jose	6	60	8	11
                          Whitaker, Lou	6	60	10	22
                          As it stands, we have Willard Brown on track to be elected, with Flick, Fingers and Sutter all with at least a reasonable shot. The rest are out of the running this month or serious longshots.

                          The "votes" category in each table is the official vote count as of the time cited above, and the % is the percentage of votes counted as of that same time. The "prjctd" is the sum of votes already gotten plus the number of votes received from last month's voters whose votes have not yet been counted this month. The chance is a percentage estimate of the individual's chance of being elected this month.
                          Seen on a bumper sticker: If only closed minds came with closed mouths.
                          Some minds are like concrete--thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.
                          A Lincoln: I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

                          Comment


                          • Voting has closed for the month, and we've elected Negro Leaguer Willard Brown to the BBF HOF. I'll try and get the new thread and the new voting guide up tonight.

                            Jim Albright
                            Seen on a bumper sticker: If only closed minds came with closed mouths.
                            Some minds are like concrete--thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.
                            A Lincoln: I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

                            Comment


                            • Here are the complete player voting results for February (14 votes cast):
                              Code:
                              player	votes	percentage		player	votes	percentage
                              Aparicio, Luis	5	35.7		Brown, Willard	12	85.7
                              Bando, Sal	4	28.6		Flick, Elmer	10	71.4
                              Barnes, Ross	4	28.6		Sutter, Bruce	10	71.4
                              Beckley, Jake	5	35.7		Fingers, Rollie	9	64.3
                              Beckwith, John	8	57.1		Groh, Heinie	9	64.3
                              Bennett, Charlie	4	28.6		Beckwith, John	8	57.1
                              Bessho, Akira	2	14.3		Bunning, Jim	8	57.1
                              Bonds, Bobby	5	35.7		Mendez, Jose	8	57.1
                              Boyer, Ken	6	42.9		Whitaker, Lou	8	57.1
                              Bresnahan, Roger	4	28.6		Browning, Pete	7	50.0
                              Brown, Willard	12	85.7		Clark, Will	7	50.0
                              Browning, Pete	7	50.0		Fox, Nellie	7	50.0
                              Bunning, Jim	8	57.1		Gore, George	7	50.0
                              Caruthers, Bob	4	28.6		Hill, Pete	7	50.0
                              Cash, Norm	1	7.1		Joss, Addie	7	50.0
                              Cepeda, Orlando	5	35.7		Mays, Carl	7	50.0
                              Cepeda, Perucho	3	21.4		Quisenberry, Dan	7	50.0
                              Clark, Will	7	50.0		Roush, Edd	7	50.0
                              Cravath, Gavvy	2	14.3		Starffin, Victor	7	50.0
                              Cuyler, Kiki	1	7.1		Boyer, Ken	6	42.9
                              Day, Leon	1	7.1		Hernandez, Keith	6	42.9
                              DiMaggio, Dom	1	7.1		Inao, Kazuhisa	6	42.9
                              Doyle, Larry	2	14.3		Aparicio, Luis	5	35.7
                              Evans, Darrell	5	35.7		Beckley, Jake	5	35.7
                              Evans, Dwight	1	7.1		Bonds, Bobby	5	35.7
                              Faber, Red	3	21.4		Cepeda, Orlando	5	35.7
                              Fingers, Rollie	9	64.3		Evans, Darrell	5	35.7
                              Flick, Elmer	10	71.4		Grant, Frank	5	35.7
                              Fox, Nellie	7	50.0		Kelley, Joe	5	35.7
                              Franco, John	2	14.3		Palmeiro, Rafael	5	35.7
                              Glasscock, Jack	4	28.6		Wallace, Bobby	5	35.7
                              Gomez, Lefty	2	14.3		Welch, Mickey	5	35.7
                              Gore, George	7	50.0		Bando, Sal	4	28.6
                              Grant, Frank	5	35.7		Barnes, Ross	4	28.6
                              Grimes, Burleigh	3	21.4		Bennett, Charlie	4	28.6
                              Groh, Heinie	9	64.3		Bresnahan, Roger	4	28.6
                              Hernandez, Keith	6	42.9		Caruthers, Bob	4	28.6
                              Hill, Pete	7	50.0		Glasscock, Jack	4	28.6
                              Howard, Frank	1	7.1		Klein, Chuck	4	28.6
                              Inao, Kazuhisa	6	42.9		McPhee, Bid	4	28.6
                              Johnson, Bob	2	14.3		Moore, Dobie	4	28.6
                              Johnson, Home Run	2	14.3		Ruffing, Red	4	28.6
                              Joss, Addie	7	50.0		Smith, Hilton	4	28.6
                              Kelley, Joe	5	35.7		Sosa, Sammy	4	28.6
                              Klein, Chuck	4	28.6		Wynn, Jimmy	4	28.6
                              Leach, Toimmy	1	7.1		Cepeda, Perucho	3	21.4
                              Manush, Heinie	1	7.1		Faber, Red	3	21.4
                              Maranville, Rabbit	1	7.1		Grimes, Burleigh	3	21.4
                              Martinez, Edgar	3	21.4		Martinez, Edgar	3	21.4
                              Mathews, Bobby	1	7.1		McGriff, Fred	3	21.4
                              Mays, Carl	7	50.0		Perez, Tony	3	21.4
                              McCormick, Jim	1	7.1		Rice, Jim	3	21.4
                              McGriff, Fred	3	21.4		Rice, Sam	3	21.4
                              McPhee, Bid	4	28.6		Rixey, Eppa	3	21.4
                              McVey, Cal	1	7.1		Ryan, Jimmy	3	21.4
                              Mendez, Jose	8	57.1		Sewell, Joe	3	21.4
                              Moore, Dobie	4	28.6		Bessho, Akira	2	14.3
                              Nettles, Graig	1	7.1		Cravath, Gavvy	2	14.3
                              Ochiai, Hiromitsu	2	14.3		Doyle, Larry	2	14.3
                              Palmeiro, Rafael	5	35.7		Franco, John	2	14.3
                              Pearce, Dickey	1	7.1		Gomez, Lefty	2	14.3
                              Perez, Tony	3	21.4		Johnson, Bob	2	14.3
                              Poles, Spotswood	2	14.3		Johnson, Home Run	2	14.3
                              Quisenberry, Dan	7	50.0		Ochiai, Hiromitsu	2	14.3
                              Rice, Jim	3	21.4		Poles, Spotswood	2	14.3
                              Rice, Sam	3	21.4		Smith, Lee	2	14.3
                              Rixey, Eppa	3	21.4		Van Haltren, George	2	14.3
                              Rosen, Al	1	7.1		Walker, Larry	2	14.3
                              Roush, Edd	7	50.0		Cash, Norm	1	7.1
                              Ruffing, Red	4	28.6		Cuyler, Kiki	1	7.1
                              Ryan, Jimmy	3	21.4		Day, Leon	1	7.1
                              Shocker, Urban	1	7.1		DiMaggio, Dom	1	7.1
                              Sewell, Joe	3	21.4		Evans, Dwight	1	7.1
                              Smith, Hilton	4	28.6		Howard, Frank	1	7.1
                              Smith, Reggie	1	7.1		Leach, Toimmy	1	7.1
                              Smith, Lee	2	14.3		Manush, Heinie	1	7.1
                              Sosa, Sammy	4	28.6		Maranville, Rabbit	1	7.1
                              Starffin, Victor	7	50.0		Mathews, Bobby	1	7.1
                              Start, Joe	1	7.1		McCormick, Jim	1	7.1
                              Sutter, Bruce	10	71.4		McVey, Cal	1	7.1
                              Tiant, Luis	1	7.1		Nettles, Graig	1	7.1
                              Van Haltren, George	2	14.3		Pearce, Dickey	1	7.1
                              Veach, Bobby	1	7.1		Rosen, Al	1	7.1
                              Walker, Larry	2	14.3		Shocker, Urban	1	7.1
                              Wallace, Bobby	5	35.7		Smith, Reggie	1	7.1
                              Welch, Mickey	5	35.7		Start, Joe	1	7.1
                              Whitaker, Lou	8	57.1		Tiant, Luis	1	7.1
                              Wilson, Hack	1	7.1		Veach, Bobby	1	7.1
                              Wynn, Jimmy	4	28.6		Wilson, Hack	1	7.1
                              Seen on a bumper sticker: If only closed minds came with closed mouths.
                              Some minds are like concrete--thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.
                              A Lincoln: I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

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                              • Our number of voters is pretty static at 14-15, just above the practical minimum of 12. One thing that isn't helping is we get a flood of votes in the first ten days, and then wait for the last 3 or 4 to vote in the last three weeks. That means an awful lot of dead time, since at least 2 voters consistently vote on the last day or two. That being the case, does anybody think it would help things if we moved to what would be a three week voting cycle? I'd propose ending the voting on a Friday night for my convenience, which means I'd suggest the 23rd for the end of this month's voting and then every three weeks thereafter. Given my schedule, I don't think I can afford to go to a shorter cycle than three weeks. Let me know your thoughts.

                                Jim Albright
                                Seen on a bumper sticker: If only closed minds came with closed mouths.
                                Some minds are like concrete--thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.
                                A Lincoln: I don't think much of a man who is not wiser today than he was yesterday.

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