Jim McIsaac

Hall of Fame 2013: St. Louis Cardinals have ballot representatives, but the odds aren't good

The St. Louis Cardinals are playing a role in two 2013 Hall of Fame controversies, but they barely have a speaking part.

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Rolen could sign with Dodgers, should make the HOF

After an offseason's worth of retirement rumors, it looks like Scott Rolen might end up with the rest of the free agents: On the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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panic on the streets of cooperstown

some bonds are bigger than others.

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Who's on your HOF ballot?

The BBWAA is threatening to elect nobody in this year's Hall of Fame vote. What would your ballot look like?

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The HOF case for Larry Walker

An attempt to explain Larry Walker's Hall-of-Fame WAR without using WAR. (Adapted from this week's piece on Cardinals Hall of Famers.)

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Hall of Fame rules of disengagement

Protest ballots dominated the 2013 Hall of Fame column cycle. Here are some questions I think people who aren't voting for steroid users should address.

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Is Berkman a HOFer? Well, what's your go-to WAR?

Lance Berkman will have at least one more year to impress future Hall of Fame voters, but a sabermetric analysis of his case depends in part on which website you land on first.

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Woody Williams: Duncan Hall of Famer

Woody Williams is on the 2013 Hall of Fame ballot, almost certainly for the last time. But there are worse fates than being an inner-circle member of the Dave Duncan Hall of Fame.

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Lee Smith saves the save record

Lee Smith is the latest St. Louis Cardinals closer to confuse everyone about what it means to be a Hall of Fame relief pitcher.

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