Baseball’s Hall of Fame and the process through which players gain entry into this elite fraternity has garnered significant scrutiny in recent years due to a flawed voting process that has provoked some head-scratching results, both in favor of some seemingly undeserving players while leaving out players who deserved to be first-ballot Hall-of-Famers. With the selection of Mike “Moose” Mussina, one such error has been rectified.
Moose has steadily picked up votes during each of his 6 years on the ballot. It seems that many voters did not view Mussina as an “inner-circle” Hall of Fame player. While the voters have now voted Moose in, I think that both statistics and the eye test indicate that voters waited 6 years to give Mussina the honor of enshrinement in Cooperstown.Read More