RealGM Top 100 Voting Thread (#36 spot)

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Post#1 » by Baller 24 » Wed Jun 13, 2007 7:00 pm

Rankings So Far:
1. Babe Ruth
2. Barry Bonds
3. Willie Mays
4. Ted Williams
5. Hank Aaron
6. Ty Cobb
7. Mickey Mantle
8. Honus Wagner
9. Walter Johnson
10. Lou Gehrig (Vote Off Winner)
11. Stan Musial (Vote Off Runner-Up)
12. Cy Young
13. Joe Dimaggio
14. Roger Clemens
15. Rogers Hornsby
16. Alex Rodriguez
17. Tris Speaker
18. Sandy Koufax
19. Lefty Grove
20. Satchel Paige
21. Mike Schmidt
22. Pete Rose
23. Nolan Ryan
24. Frank Robinson
25. Ken Griffey Jr.
26. Joe Morgan
27. Josh Gibson
28. Pedro Martinez
29. Warren Spahn
30. Greg Maddux
31. Roberto Clemente
32. Jimmie Foxx
33. Ernie Banks
34. Rickey Henderson
35. Randy Johnson
36.Christy Mathewson

Here we go Harmon Killebrew newest member

Shoeless Joe Jackson
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Notable Achievements

* 3rd Highest Career Batting Average
* Hit .408 in 1911
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Harmon Killebrew
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Notable Achievements
* 11 All-Star appearances
* AL MVP (1969)
* Led AL in home runs 6 times
* Hit 40 home runs in a season 8 times
* 9th player to hit 500 career home runs


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Sammy Sosa
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Notable Achievements
# 7-time NL All-Star (1995, 1998-2002 & 2004)
# NL MVP (1998)
# 6-time NL Silver Slugger Award Winner (1995 & 1999-2002)
# 3-time NL Runs Scored Leader (1998, 2001 & 2002)
# 3-time NL Total Bases Leader (1998, 1999 & 2001)
# 2-time NL Home Runs Leader (2000 & 2002)
# 2-time NL RBI Leader (1998 & 2001)
# 20-Home Run Seasons: 12 (1993-2004)
# 30-Home Run Seasons: 11 (1993 & 1995-2004)
# 40-Home Run Seasons: 7 (1996, 1998-2003)
# 50-Home Run Seasons: 4 (1998-2001)
# 60-Home Run Seasons: 3 (1998, 1999 & 2001)
# 100 RBI Seasons: 9 (1995-2003)
# 100 Runs Scored Seasons: 5 (1998-2002)
# 2-time 30-30 Club Member (1993 & 1995)
Records Held
* Home runs, one month, 20, June 1998
* Strikeouts, right handed batter, career, 21


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Mariano Rivera
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Notable Achievements
* Four-time AL winner Rolaids Relief Man of the Year (1999, 2001, 2004, 2005)
* 1999 World Series MVP Award
* 2003 ALCS MVP
* Holds MLB record for lowest postseason ERA of all-time (0.80) (as of 2006 season) [35]
* Holds MLB record for most postseason saves of all-time (34) [36]
* Holds MLB record for lowest career ERA of closers among top 50 list for career saves (2.29) (as of 2006 season) [37]
* Holds MLB record for pitching 34 consecutive scoreless innings in postseason[16]
* Holds MLB record for converting 23 consecutive postseason saves [15]
* Second-best save conversion percentage of closers with at least 150 saves (89.8%) (1999-2006) [38]
* One of 2 pitchers to record 40 saves in 6 different seasons [39]
* 4th all-time in career saves (421), 2nd all-time among active pitchers (as of June 12, 2007)
* One of 5 pitchers to record 300 saves with one team, and the second to record 400 with one team [40]
* One of 8 pitchers to record at least 50 saves in a season [41]
* One of 2 pitchers to record at least 50 saves in two separate seasons [41]
* Holds MLB record for 12 two-inning postseason saves, twice as many as the next player on the list.[17]
* Holds MLB record for most World Series saves (9) [42]
* Holds MLB record for lowest ERA in Division Series (0.42) [43]
* Has 3rd most seasons with at least 30 saves (9)[43]
* Has 2nd most consecutive seasons with at least 25 saves (10)[43]
* Only reliever to win ALCS MVP (2003) and World Series MVP (1999) awards
* Holds MLB record for most seasons with 20-plus saves and sub-2.00 ERA (7) [44]
* 8-time All-Star (1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006) [45]
* 4-time World Series champion (1996, 1998, 1999, 2000)
* Holds Yankee record for single season strikeouts by a reliever (130)
* Holds MLB record for most appearances in postseason history (73) [36]
* Yankees' all-time leader in WHIP (1.04), saves (421), and appearances (745) (as of June 12, 2007)
* Named the relief pitcher on Major League Baseball's Latino Legends Team
* Finished 3rd in voting for American League Cy Young Award in 1996[46], 1999[47], 2004[48]; finished 2nd in 2005.[49]
* One of 2 pitchers since 1997 to finish in top 10 in voting for American League Most Valuable Player Award (2004[50], 2005 - 9th place[51])
* One of 2 pitchers to save 3 All-Star Games (1997, 2005, 2006) [52]
* Only pitcher to close out 3 World Series


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George Brett
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Career Highlights
* American League MVP: 1980
* American League Championship Series MVP: 1985
* Lou Gehrig Memorial Award: 1986
* American League Batting Champion: 1976, 1980, 1990
* All-Star: 1976-1988
* Baseball Hall of Fame: 1999




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Derek Jeter
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Notable Achievements
* 1993 South Atlantic League All-Star (SS)
* 1994 Florida State League All-Star (SS)
* 1994 Baseball America 1st Team Minor League All-Star (SS)
* 1994 Minor League Player of the Year
* 1994 NY Yankees Minor League Player of the Year
* 1994 Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year
* 1994 Florida State League Most Valuable Player
* 1995 International League All-Star (SS)
* 1996 AL Rookie of the Year
* 1998 NY Yankees Player of the Year
* 1999 NY Yankees Player of the Year
* 1999 Baseball America 1st-Team Major League All-Star (SS)
* 2000 All-Star Game Most Valuable Player
* 2000 New York Yankees Player of the Year
* 2000 World Series Most Valuable Player
* 2004 AL Gold Glove Award (SS)
* 2004 Baseball America 1st-Team Major League All-Star (SS)
* 2005 AL Gold Glove Award (SS)
* 2006 TSN Award (SS)
* 2006 AL Gold Glove Award (SS)
* 2006 Hank Aaron Award
* 2006 This Year In Baseball Awards Top Hitter
* 2006 NY Yankees Player of the Year
* 2006 AL Silver Slugger (SS)
# 1994 The Sporting News & Baseball America Minor League Player of the Year, Tampa Yankees, Florida State League, Albany-Colonie Yankees, Eastern League & Columbus Clippers, International League
# 1996 AL Rookie of the Year Award
# 1996 Topps All-Star Rookie Team
# 7-time AL All-Star (1998-2002, 2004 & 2006)
# 2000 All-Star Game MVP
# 2000 World Series MVP
# 3-time AL Gold Glove Winner (2004-2006)
# AL Silver Slugger Award Winner (2006)
# AL Runs Scored Leader (1998)
# AL Hits Leader (1999)
# 2-time AL Singles Leader (1997 & 1998)
# 20-Home Run Seasons: 3 (1999, 2001 & 2004)
# 100 RBI Seasons: 1 (1999)
# 100 Runs Scored Seasons: 10 (1996-2002 & 2004-2006)
# 200 Hits Seasons: 5 (1998-2000, 2005 & 2006)
# Won four World Series Rings with the New York Yankees (1996, 1998, 1999 & 2000)

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Post#2 » by Baller 24 » Wed Jun 13, 2007 7:00 pm

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Post#3 » by sosafan70 » Wed Jun 13, 2007 7:44 pm

How the hell did we let Barry Bonds get #2?!? Shame on anyone who voted
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Post#4 » by KGfoMVPpt2 » Wed Jun 13, 2007 8:06 pm

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Post#7 » by FNQ » Thu Jun 14, 2007 3:13 am

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Post#8 » by studcrackers » Thu Jun 14, 2007 5:32 am

sosafan70 wrote:How the hell did we let Barry Bonds get #2?!? Shame on anyone who voted


its still not as bad as anyone who let pete rose, nolan ryan or ernie banks get voted in
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Post#9 » by sideshowking24 » Fri Jun 15, 2007 5:58 am

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Post#10 » by 34Celtic » Fri Jun 15, 2007 11:29 am

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