Originally written on Fragile Freddy's  |  Last updated 1/6/12
Well, we have looked at some of the current players making a case and I got in depth on Bernie Williams.  Now what you have all been waiting for, my mythical Hall of Fame ballot.  The first fourteen alphabetically now, the second thirteen later;  Jeff Bagwell – YES – This is an absolute no brainer to me.  His career OPS+ is 34th all time and while best known as the great hitter he was he was also a solid defender and a fine base runner with 202 stolen bases. Jeromy Burnitz – NO – Burnitz is well short of the line in terms of peak, longevity and perception.  I always try to find at least one argument for a player for induction but in Burnitz’ case I cannot see it. Vinny Castilla – NO – I have talked at length in this series about the bias against third basemen but Castilla just is not there.  A sub-100 OPS+ is not sufficient. Juan Gonzalez – NO – Gonzalez is a bit of a tricky case for me.  He has a lot of peak value and was well-regarded in his day with two MVPs to his
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