Found January 08, 2013 on i70baseball:
PLAYERS: Kenny Lofton
With the Hall Of Fame election announcement coming on January 9, 2013, it is time to review the ballot, go over the names, and decide who belongs in the Hall Of Fame. There are twenty four men on the ballot for the first time this year and we will take a look at each one individually prior to official announcements. You can find all of the profiles in the I-70 Baseball Exclusives: Cooperstown Choices 2013 menu at the top of the page. In this article, we take a look at Kenny Lofton   Kenny Lofton Lofton’s career spanned 17 years, seeing time in both leagues.  He would be named an All Star on six consecutive occasions, win four straight Gold Glove awards, and finished second in the 1992 Rookie Of The Year voting. Year Tm G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ 1991 HOU 20 74 9 15 1 0 0 0 2 5 19 .203 .253 .216 .469 38 1992 CLE 148 576 96 164 15 8 5 42 66 68 54 .285 .362 .365 .726 107 1993 CLE 148 569 116 185 28 8 1 42 70 81 83 .325 ....
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

While We’re Waiting… The Lofton HOF case

While We’re Waiting serves as the early morning gathering of WFNY-esque information for your viewing pleasure. Have something you think we should see? Send it to our tips email at tips@waitingfornextyear.com. “I don’t think Lofton is a slam dunk Hall of Famer (though he would have my vote), but he had a career bWAR of 64.9, 7th highest ever, among center fielders, so even...

Alomar Jr and Lofton miss Hall of Fame, and for good

The BWAA announced the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame class on Wednesday, and for just the eighth time in the history of the voting and first time since 1996 no one was voted into Cooperstown. Former Indians fan favorites Sandy Alomar Jr. and Kenny Lofton were on the ballot for the first time, and the news was fatal for both.

MLB News: No players elected to HOF; Kenny Lofton and Sandy Alomar off ballot

If you were reading and paying much attention to the buzz surrounding this year’s HOF voting, it shouldn’t come as much of a surprise that the BBWAA didn’t elect anyone to the hall this year. Barry Bonds, Mark McGuire, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and those associated with the steroid era were denied. The closet was Craig Biggio, who fell 39 votes shy of the 75 percent required...
MLB News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.