Adam and Andy sit down to discuss the Veterans Committee Hall of Fame voting process, the SABR Overlooked 19th Century Baseball Legends committee, the Gary Thurman 1988 Topps blog post I made 5 years ago, playoff format and timelines, as well as delve into a bit of trivia about Rockies and Marlins managers. Follow the links above to learn more about some of the things we discuss, and follow Adam on Twitter @baseballtwit.
Sully from the Sully Baseball Daily podcast (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sully-baseball-daily/id580843151) comes on to tackle the same trivia questions from Episode 8! Can he beat the High Heat Stats team? At the beginning of the podcast, Sully talks about the hat you see in his photo, taken during the recording of this episode. Check out Sully’s blog (http://sullybaseball.wordpress.com/) and follow him on Twitter @sullybaseball.
Bryan, Dalton, Dan, & Andy toss around the questions of hitting with runners in scoring positions and the quality & intent of umpiring, and also make cases for a few guys they’d like to see in the Hall of Fame.
Andy, Dalton, Adam, and Dan discuss strikeouts in 2013, some obscure players and obscure facts about famous players using the Play Index, and we break down how Wins Above Replacement is calculated, different versions, and its use.