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  • Mariners second chance election, BBF franchise HOF project

    This will be one of three second chance round elections this week. What we'll do for the second chance election is a Yes/No vote requiring the greater of 6 or 75% of the votes to induct. The election will be limited to the listed nominees. The elections will only be open for a week--but there will be at least three or four days for discussion and new nominations. You can abstain from an entire ballot (player or contributor), but if you vote in that portion of the ballot, only the guys you expressly vote yes for get credit for a positive vote. The others in that section of the ballot will be considered to have gotten a "no" vote. There will be no limits on how many nominees you can vote for . I will also provide the nomination discussions for the nominees. The deadline for suggesting nominees is twelve hours before the election begins.

    In this case, the election will not begin until Saturday, May 12 at 7 am EDT, and will end at 7 am EDT May 19. Nominations close 12 hours before the election begins, or May 11 at 7 pm EDT. Ballots not cast within the stated election time frame will not count.


    The Indians have the following already inducted:

    Inducted Player (6): Jay Buhner, Alvin Davis, Ken Griffey, Jr., Randy Johnson, Edgar Martinez, Jamie Moyer

    Inducted Contributors (1): Lou Piniella


    The list of nominees at present is:

    Players
    Bret Boone
    Mark Langston
    John Olerud
    Harold Reynolds

    Contributors
    Pat Gillick
    Dave Niehaus
    Last edited by jalbright; 05-10-2012, 05:13 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.

  • #2
    Domenic made this argument for Dave Niehaus as a contributor for the Mariners:

    Niehaus was the voice of the Mariners for 34 years, coining the nicknames A-Rod and 'The Kid' while winning a Frick Award along the way.
    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
      Bret Boone
      .277/.336/.478
      116 OPS+
      143 HRs
      535 RBIs
      863 Hits

      All-Star Games
      2001 (2B)
      2003 *

      Gold Gloves
      2002 AL (2B)
      2003 AL (2B)
      2004 AL (2B)

      Silver Sluggers
      2001 AL (2B)
      2003 AL (2B)

      Led League in :
      RBIs (2001)
      Total Zone Runs at 2B (2001)

      Team Career Records (500 game min.) :
      6th in HRs, SLG
      7th in ISO
      8th in RBIs, Runs Created, Extra Base Hits, WAR
      9th in Runs, Total Bases
      10th in OPS+

      Leads all Mariners 2B in WAR :
      Code:
                                  
      Rk            Player WAR/pos
      1         Bret Boone    17.0
      2    Harold Reynolds    13.1
      3         Julio Cruz    11.4
      According to WAR, Boone was the best player on the 2001 team, which won 116 games.

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      • #4
        Harold Reynolds
        Harold Reynolds could be called the 1st nationally popular Mariners player.
        He was the 1st to make multiple All Star Games (back-to-back as well).
        He was also the 1st position player to win multiple Gold Gloves.

        All-Star Games
        1987 *
        1988 *

        Gold Gloves
        1988 AL (2B)
        1989 AL (2B)
        1990 AL (2B)

        1991 ML Roberto Clemente Award

        Leg League in :
        Triples (1988)
        Stolen Bases (1987) - He was the only player other than Rickey Henderson to lead the American League in stolen bases during any season from 1980-1991.
        Putouts at 2B (1987,1990,1991)
        Assists at 2B (1987,1988,1989,1990,1991)
        Total Zone Runs at 2B (1989,1990)
        Range Factor/9 at 2B (1986)
        Range Factor/Game at 2B (1986,1989)

        Team Career Records:
        2nd in Triples
        3rd in Stolen Bases
        8th in WAR Runs Fielding

        Team Single-Season Records:
        1st in Stolen Bases
        2nd,4th,8th in Triples

        1983-1992, AL 2B :
        1st in Triples, Stolen Bases
        3rd in Runs, Hits, Doubles, Walks, Extra Base Hits

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        • #5
          Mark Langston
          74-67
          .525 Winning %
          107 ERA+
          19.8 pWAR

          All-Star Games
          1987 *

          Gold Gloves
          1987 AL (P)
          1988 AL (P)

          Led League in :
          Strikouts/9 (1984,1986,1987,1989)
          Strikeouts (1984,1986,1987) - became the fourth rookie to lead the league in strikeouts
          Assists at P (1988)

          Team Career Records (500 IPs min.) :
          2nd in Shutouts, Hits/9, Oppnt AVG
          3rd in Complete Games, Strikeouts/9
          4th in Strikouts, pWAR
          5th in Starts, Wins, Oppnt OPS+, Pickoffs, Quality Starts, Quality Starts %
          7th in Oppnt SLG
          8th in ERA+

          1980s AL Records :
          4th in Strikeouts/9
          12th in Strikouts, Oppnt AVG, Pickoffs

          Comment


          • #6
            John Olerud
            .285/.388/.439
            121 OPS+

            All-Star Games
            2001 (1B)

            Gold Gloves
            2000 AL (1B)
            2002 AL (1B)
            2003 AL (1B)

            Led League in :
            Sac. Flies (2002)
            Assists at 1B (2000,2001,2003)
            Total Zone Runs at 1B (2000)
            Fielding % as 1B (2000,2004)

            Team Career Records (500 game min.) :
            3rd in OBP
            6th in Walks, WAR Runs Fielding
            8th in OPS+, AVG, WAR Runs Batting
            10th in WAR

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            • #7
              About a day and a half left for nominations.
              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


              • #8
                Pat Gillick
                Became the general manager of the Seattle Mariners for 1999 season.
                The Mariners made back-to-back playoff appearances for the only time in franchise history in 2000 and 2001, and the 2001 team, with a 116–46 record, tied the 1906 Chicago Cubs for the all-time Major League Baseball record for most wins in a single season.
                Mariners have also not reached the playoffs since his departure as GM.

                Gillick was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame.

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                • #9
                  Just a note: I'm going to a game tonight, so I'll try to update the nominee lists mid to late afternoon and then again when I get home from the game so all is ready for the 7 am EDT start of voting tomorrow. No guarantees, though.
                  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
                    Nominations are now closed.
                    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


                    • #11
                      This election is now open.

                      Players
                      Bret Boone-N
                      Mark Langston-Y
                      John Olerud-N
                      Harold Reynolds-N

                      Contributors

                      Pat Gillick=Y
                      Dave Niehaus -N
                      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


                      • #12
                        Players:

                        Bret Boone-N
                        Mark Langston-Y
                        John Olerud-N
                        Harold Reynolds-N

                        Contributors:
                        Pat Gillick-Y
                        Dave Niehaus-Y

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Players:

                          Bret Boone-Y
                          Mark Langston-Y
                          John Olerud-Y
                          Harold Reynolds-Y

                          Contributors:
                          Pat Gillick-Y
                          Dave Niehaus-Y

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                          • #14
                            Bret Boone-Y
                            Mark Langston-Y
                            John Olerud-Y
                            Harold Reynolds-Y

                            Pat Gillick-Y
                            Dave Niehaus-Y
                            "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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                            • #15
                              Players:

                              Bret Boone-N
                              Mark Langston-Y
                              John Olerud-N
                              Harold Reynolds-Y

                              Contributors:

                              Pat Gillick-Y
                              Dave Niehaus-Y

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