July 27, 2015

Your 2015 MLB Hall of Fame Class: Craig Biggio, Tom Smoltz (who did not go in as a Detroit Tiger), Randy Johnson (who went in as an Arizona Diamondback), and Pedro Martinez.

Justin McGuire of The Sporting News live blogged the event on Sunday.

posted by NoMich to baseball at 11:20 AM - 11 comments


posted by grum@work at 11:47 AM on July 27

That aside, I should point out that it's a hell of an induction class. Johnson and Martinez are top 20 historical pitchers (top 15? top 10? top 5?), while Biggio was a nice career accumulator while playing multiple (difficult) positions, and Smoltz was a great pitcher who had an odd career usage pattern and some amazing teammates.

posted by grum@work at 11:51 AM on July 27

LOL. Oops. Don't know where the Tom came from. Administrators! Please hope me!

posted by NoMich at 12:57 PM on July 27

Don't hope him. Let him sofa.

posted by beaverboard at 01:31 PM on July 27

Oh boy, terrible realization time: I think I went with Tom Smoltz because I heard a damn Boston song not too long before making this post.

posted by NoMich at 01:32 PM on July 27

I was wondering who dafuq TOM Smoltz was...

posted by ursus_comiter at 02:13 PM on July 27

This is cutting into Greg Biggio's moment in the spotlight.

posted by beaverboard at 02:40 PM on July 27

I wonder if Craig Maddox and Ron Glavine were on hand when Schmaltz was enshrined.

posted by holden at 02:52 PM on July 27

Oh my god, keep Maddux's name out of this lighthearted thread!!!! Oh man oh man oh man oh man

posted by NoMich at 03:01 PM on July 27

Someone's got a rental Lexus trunk with your name on it NoMich.

posted by ursus_comiter at 03:13 PM on July 27

NoMich will be OK. Maddux will be looking for him in the Upper Peninsula, not knowing that he's actually in North Caro...oh shit, stop, what am I doing?

posted by beaverboard at 09:16 PM on July 27

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