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  • BBF A's Hall of Fame-round four

    PLEASE READ THE FORMAT AND RULES SECTION BEFORE VOTING. THANK YOU.

    Link to round threee

    FORMAT AND RULES

    Purpose: The purpose of this project is to create a Hall of Fame for each franchise whereby each franchise will honor those individuals whose contributions and accomplishments are most notable, significant, and enduring to that franchise's history. This project is not about simply honoring those with the best statistics with each franchise.

    Standards: Each franchise has its own unique history and context, and thus contributions and accomplishments that may stand out remarkably within one franchise's history, may not be so remarkable in another franchise's history. Standards from franchise to franchise will inherently vary, and thus there should be no impetus to create equal standards among the franchises or to aspire to the standards of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. Consequently, subjectivity within the context of the franchise in question will play an inevitable role when considering an individual's contributions and accomplishments with respect to that franchise. In sum, a franchise's Hall of Fame should be unaffected by the standards and contexts of other franchises as well as the National Baseball Hall of Fame, and should be entirely a product of its own history.

    Election Format: Elections will be conducted one franchise at a time starting in chronological order with the oldest continuously and currently operational franchise. Each election will last approximately seven days.
    - Ballot Size: Voters can select up to 15 players and 5 contributors per election. Ballots that exceed the maximum limits at the close of an election will not be counted. There is no minimum ballot size.
    - Ballot Editing: To account for ongoing discussion, voters may edit their ballots as often as necessary through the end of an election.
    - Election Percentage: Any individual that is listed on at least 75% of either the player or contributor submitted ballots will be elected to that team's Hall of Fame. In instances where an individual receive votes as both a player and a contributor, that individual will be elected if listed on at least 75% of ballots in either category or if the individual's combined vote total is at least 75% of the category with the greatest number of ballots submitted. However, a minimum of six votes is required for induction under all circumstances.
    - Subsequent Rounds: After an election has been performed for each franchise, a second round of elections will commence, again proceeding in chronological order. A third round of elections (and perhaps beyond) may also be held depending on interest.

    Eligibility:
    - Players: Players may be considered by any currently operational franchise for which they appeared and are eligible either immediately upon officially retiring or after having not appeared at any level of professional baseball for an entire season for reasons not due to injury.
    - Contributors: Individuals that contributed in other capacities to a franchise may be considered, including managers, coaches, executives, owners, and broadcasters. Contributors that are still active may only be elected by their current employing franchise, and cannot be considered by prior employing franchises until no longer active (this does not apply to individuals who are employed by a franchise only in nominal and/or non-integral ways, such as in scouting, consulting, or public relations capacities).
    - Multiple Capacities: The totality of contributions and accomplishments with respect to a franchise are to be considered, and thus an individual can only be elected once by a franchise. For purposes of ballot size limits, an individual should be designated either a player or contributor based on what the voter perceives to be the individual's greater role with the franchise. An individual should not be listed as either a player or contributor merely to facilitate ballot space for the other category.
    - Relocations/Renaming: Franchises that have relocated and/or been renamed, may still consider and elect individuals that were with the franchise prior to the relocation/renaming.
    - Multiple Franchises: An individual may be considered and elected by multiple franchises.

    This franchise has already inducted the following:

    Players
    Frank Baker
    Sal Bando
    Chief Bender
    Vida Blue
    Bert Campaneris
    Mickey Cochrane
    Eddie Collins
    Dennis Eckersley
    Jimmie Foxx
    Lefty Grove
    Rickey Henderson
    Catfish Hunter
    Reggie Jackson
    Bob Johnson
    Mark McGwire
    Dwayne Murphy
    Eddie Plank
    Eddie Rommell
    Al Simmons
    Gene Tenace
    Rube Waddell

    Contributors voting concluded for this portion of the ballot
    Charlie Finley
    Connie Mack
    Ben Shibe
    Dick Williams


    OAKLAND ATHLETICS
    This election will end on Saturday, February 25, 20121, at 7:00 a.m.EST

    Franchise History
    - Founded: 1901 (AL for entire existence)
    - Former Locations/Names: Philadelphia Athletics (1901-1954), Kansas City Athletics (1955-1967)

    Titles
    - World Series Championships: 9 (1910, 1911, 1913, 1929, 1930, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1989)
    - Pennants: 15 (1902, 1905, 1910, 1911, 1913, 1914, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1988, 1989, 1990)
    - Division Titles: 14 (1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1981, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2006)
    - Wild Card Berths: 1 (2001)

    Helpful Links
    The following links are all courtesy of baseball-reference.com, baseball-almanac.com, and wikipedia.com, and may assist voters in determining an individual's impact on this franchise:
    - Franchise Almanac
    - All Batters
    - All Pitchers
    - Batting Leaders
    - Pitching Leaders
    - Most Common Positional Starters
    - Most Common Pitching Alignments
    - Managers
    - Notable Owners and Executives
    - Notable Broadcasters

    Award Recipients
    - MVP Recipients (13): Miguel Tejada (2002), Jason Giambi (2000), Dennis Eckersley (1992), Rickey Henderson (1990), Jose Canseco (1988), Reggie Jackson (1973), Vida Blue (1971), Bobby Shantz (1952), Jimmie Foxx (1933), Jimmie Foxx (1932), Lefty Grove (1931), Mickey Cochrane (1928), Eddie Collins (1914)

    - Cy Young Recipients (5): Barry Zito (2002), Dennis Eckersley (1992), Bob Welch (1990), Catfish Hunter (1974), Vida Blue (1971)

    - RoY Recipients (8): Andrew Bailey (2009), Huston Street (2005), Bobby Crosby (2004), Ben Grieve (1998), Walt Weiss (1988), Mark McGwire (1987), Jose Canseco (1986), Harry Byrd (1952)

    - Batting Triple Crown (2): Jimmie Foxx (1933), Napoleon Lajoie (1901)

    - Pitching Triple Crown (3): Lefty Grove (1931), Lefty Grove (1930), Rube Waddell (1905)

    Multiple All Star Selections (no adjustment for double selections for 1959-1962)
    Code:
    Rank 	Player			Selections
    1	Mark McGwire		9
    t2	Rickey Henderson	6
    t2	Catfish Hunter		6
    t2	Reggie Jackson		6
    t5	Bert Campaneris		5
    t5	Jose Canseco		5
    t5	Bob Johnson		5
    t8	Sal Bando		4
    t8	Bud Daley		4
    t8	Dennis Eckersley	4
    t8	Rollie Fingers		4
    t8	Frankie Hayes		4
    t13	Vida Blue		3
    t13	Ferris Fain		3
    t13	Jimmie Foxx		3
    t13	Buddy Rosar		3
    t13	Joe Rudi		3
    t13	Norm Siebern		3
    t13	Terry Steinbach		3
    t13	Barry Zito*		3
    t21	Andrew Bailey*		2
    t21	Justin Duchscherer*	2
    t21	Jim Finigan		2
    t21	Jason Giambi*		2
    t21	Pinky Higgins		2
    t21	Ken Holtzman		2
    t21	Jay Howell		2
    t21	Dick Howser		2
    t21	Tim Hudson*		2
    t21	Eddie Joost		2
    t21	Mark Mulder		2
    t21	Blue Moon Odom		2
    t21	Vic Power		2
    t21	Bobby Shantz		2
    
    * Player is currently active
    Notable Managers (with at least 300 games managed with this franchise or at least one pennant win)
    Code:
    Manager			Games		Win %	WS Titles	Pennants	Div Titles	Wild Cards
    Hank Bauer		413		.453
    Lou Boudreau		413		.367
    Harry Craft		360		.453
    Alvin Dark		605		.519	1		1		2
    Jimmy Dykes		466		.450
    Bob Geren*		647		.474
    Art Howe		1133		.530					3		1
    Tony LaRussa^		1471		.542	1		3		4
    Ken Macha		648		.568					1
    Connie Mack		7466		.484	5		9
    Billy Martin		433		.497					1
    Jackie Moore		353		.462
    Dick Williams		478		.603	2		2		3
    
    * Current manager
    ^ Currently managing another team
    Last edited by jalbright; 02-12-2012, 07:45 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.

  • #2
    My ballot:
    Jack Barry
    Max Bishop
    Jose Canseco
    Harry Davis
    Topsy Hartsel
    Eddie Joost
    Carney Lansford
    Stuffy McInnis
    Danny Murphy
    Joe Rudi
    Socks Seybold
    Bobby Shantz
    Terry Steinbach
    Rube Walberg
    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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    • #3
      Max Bishop

      Jose Canseco

      Harry Davis

      Topsy Hartsel

      Carney Lansford

      Danny Murphy

      Comment


      • #4
        Rollie Fingers
        Dave Henderson
        Ken Holtzman
        Carney Lansford
        Dwayne Murphy
        Bill North
        Blue Moon Odom
        Tony Phillips
        Joe Rudi
        Dave Stewart
        Last edited by Los Bravos; 02-13-2012, 03:44 PM.
        "It's like watching a Western. It's slow, so you can watch the chess moves. Nothing seems to happen, but when it goes down, it goes down big." - Howard Bryant

        3 6 10 21 29 31 35 41 42 44 47

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        • #5
          Max Bishop
          Jose Canseco
          Harry Davis
          Jimmy Dykes
          Eddie Joost
          Carney Lansford
          Stuffy McInnis
          Bing Miller
          Wally Moses
          Danny Murphy
          Terry Steinbach
          Dave Stewart
          Rube Walberg
          Bob Welch
          Gus Zernial
          "It ain't braggin' if you can do it." Dizzy Dean

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          • #6
            Jose Canseco
            Terry Steinbach
            Carney Lansford
            Eddie Joost
            Dave Stewart
            Joe Rudi
            Blue Moon Odom
            Harry Davis
            Nap Lajoie
            Frankie Hayes
            Bob Johnson
            WAR? Prove it!

            Trusted Traders: ttmman21, Dalkowski110, BoofBonser26, Kearns643, HudsonHarden, Extra Innings, MadHatter, Mike D., J.P., SShifflett

            Comment


            • #7
              Players
              Max Bishop
              Jose Canseco
              Jack Coombs
              Harry Davis
              Jimmy Dykes
              Topsy Hartsel
              Eddie Joost
              Carney Lansford
              Stuffy McInnis
              Danny Murphy
              Joe Rudi
              Socks Seybold
              Terry Steinbach
              Elmer Valo
              Rube Walberg
              *** Submit your personal HOF as your ballot for the Single Ballot BBF Hall of Fame! *** Also: Buck the Fraves!

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              • #8
                Harry Davis
                Jimmy Dykes
                Rollie Fingers
                Eddie Joost
                Nap Lajoie
                Stuffy McInnis
                Joe Rudi
                Bobby Shantz
                Dave Stewart
                Bob Welch
                The Writer's Journey

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                • #9
                  We're currently at seven votes for this franchise. We need one more to have any chance of another round, but is enough to elect someone.
                  Last edited by jalbright; 02-12-2012, 06:56 PM.
                  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


                  • #10
                    Max Bishop
                    Jose Canseco
                    Harry Davis
                    Ferris Fain
                    Rollie Fingers
                    Topsy Hartsel
                    Frankie Hayes
                    Eddie Joost
                    Carney Lansford
                    Mark Mulder
                    Danny Murphy
                    Joe Rudi
                    Bobby Shantz
                    Terry Steinbach
                    Rube Walberg

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      Max Bishop
                      Jose Canseco
                      Sam Chapman
                      Harry Davis
                      Topsy Hartsel
                      Eddie Joost
                      Stuffy McInnis
                      Danny Murphy
                      Tony Phillips
                      Socks Seybold
                      Terry Steinbach
                      Dave Stewart
                      Rube Walberg

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        Jimmie Dykes
                        Ferris Fain
                        Bob Johnson
                        Eddie Joost
                        Bing Miller
                        Wally Moses
                        Bobby Shantz
                        Elmer Valo

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                        • #13
                          About a eight days to go in this election, and right now I suspect the A's will go to the second chance and actives/recent retirees elections along with the expansion franchises
                          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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                          • #14
                            The A's had 10 votes and elected two guys, as will be reflected in the results below. However, there doesn't seem to be anybody who could get elected next round without a campaign on behalf of someone--and since we've got the second chance opportunity already available, that's not enough of a reason to give them a round in addition to the second chance round (assuming there are nominees) and the round with recent retirees and currently active players. Without further ado, the official results will follow, with those elected above the '==========' line and the rest are not:

                            8 Davis, Harry
                            8 Joost, Eddie
                            = ===========
                            7 Canseco, Jose
                            7 Lansford, Carney
                            6 Bishop, Max
                            6 Murphy, Danny
                            6 Rudi, Joe
                            6 Steinbach, Terry
                            5 Hartsel, Topsy
                            5 McInnis, Stuffy
                            5 Stewart, Dave
                            5 Walberg, Rube
                            4 Dykes, Jimmy
                            4 Shantz, Bobby
                            3 Fingers, Rollie
                            3 Seybold, Socks
                            2 Fain, Ferris
                            2 Hayes, Frankie
                            2 Lajoie, Nap
                            2 Miller, Bing
                            2 Moses, Wally
                            2 Odom, Blue Moon
                            2 Phillips, Tony
                            2 Valo, Elmer
                            2 Welch, Bob
                            1 Barry, Jack
                            1 Chapman, Sam
                            1 Coombs, Jack
                            1 Henderson, Dave
                            1 Holtzman, Ken
                            1 Mulder, Mark
                            1 North, Bill
                            1 Zernial, Gus
                            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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