Hall of Fame Thoughts For 2015
Jul 27, 2014; Cooperstown, NY, USA; Plaques all installed in the museum for viewing after the class of 2014 national baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony at National Baseball Hall of Fame. Mandatory Credit: Gregory J. Fisher-USA TODAY Sports
January 6th is approaching fast, and members of BoSox Injection have been putting out their comments about the National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, this year. The players will need 75% of the vote to make it into Cooperstown. I often give my opinions with every article, but I try to stay out of personal bias as much as I can. However, this time, I feel that my thoughts will have to include this disclaimer, as I have strong feelings about each player making this ballot, some good and some not so pleasant. Criticize if you must, but I’m going to do the same right now.
With so many old and new names on the original ballot, and that I’m sure our readers don’t wish to see me rant about every single one of them, I’ve selected particular names between having a legitimate shot at making the hall or players I felt should be mentioned, for either good or bad press. There is no ranking to the list, as I feel it is the Hall of Fame, not a vote for the best player. Considering they all played different positions, it would be hard to give a definitive answer, anyways.
Here are my thoughts on the nominees for induction: