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Don Sutton delivers Hall of Fame induction speech

don sutton hall of fame

I'm pretty agnostic on the whole steroids thing, but it's an interesting premise even if I don't stand as one of its supporters. No matter how I come down on Sutton I'll feel unsure that I've voted well, thanks to the 300-win aura and the indoctrination that we all got in how important it is. And when we are talking about Sutton versus the backlog, the top returning candidates are going to be, if this election turns out as it looks like it will and the backlog keeps the same order it did in 1992, Niekro, Browning, Fox, Wynn, Keller, Trouppe, Roush, Fingers, Beckley, Redding, Jones. Not as stable as Sutton, but basically a match: 121-79 over the seven years. On Memorial Day weekend of 1970, he supplanted as the Cardinals starting catcher, moving the future Hall of Fame manager to third base and third sacker Dick Allen to first.

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Don Sutton Stats

don sutton hall of fame

For the casual fan, the context of defensive statistics can often be evasive. His 2,472 career hits and 483 career doubles were, at the time, the most for any catcher ever. The reason Munson was better was because he was a vastly superior defensive player. He had no power in his swing, but he was still spraying the ball around the field. He was a two-time winner in the 1974 National League Championship Series, including the 12-1 Pennant-winning Game 4 over Jerry Reuss and the Pittsburgh Pirates at Dodger Stadium. On top of that, the two teams had the best records in baseball.

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Category: Don Sutton

don sutton hall of fame

It's funny--when Sutton was active, I never thought of him as an HoFer, or as anything more than a good, reliable pitcher. The only other catchers to log a streak like that are Hall of Famers and. That said, the scores for Sutton and Ryan are so far below what you'd expect for pitchers at their levels that I think it's a valid question as to whether they were good enough to be HoM-worthy. You ultimately will find something you want that will stretch those boundaries, but if you go into it without limits, your collection will quickly get out of hand. Q: Current projects to expand your collection? Park adjusted grey ink for Sutton? Just like the A's and Yankees of that same era, a disruptive clubhouse didn't necessarily mean that it hurt them in the W-L department. I'm not a pure peak voter, but right now I'm honestly not sure. .

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BBTF's Hall of Merit Discussion :: Don Sutton

don sutton hall of fame

I have Sutton significantly ahead of him. With wife Tina and daughter Kayla at a Braves game. My collection is open to anyone who is or ever was, a member of the Braves. Bud Selig announced on January 19, 2000, that the 30 Major League Club owners voted unanimously to centralize all of Baseball's Internet operations into an independent technology company. Sutton is way ahead of this group.

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Don Sutton basks in old home reunion

don sutton hall of fame

What kind of specific reasons do you cite for writing them such as naming famous Braves they signed? Dream additions, those I will get if I ever hit the lottery! He is a multiple national award winner and was named 2011 California Sportswriter of the Year by the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Assn. On the Modern Baseball Committee ballot that inducted Jack Morris and Alan Trammell, Simmons got 11 votes, falling a vote shy of the Hall. Simmons spent the last three seasons of his 21-year career as a part-time player with the Atlanta Braves. Early Wynn had similar run support. Never led the league but finished second twice.

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Don Sutton basks in old home reunion

don sutton hall of fame

In the rest of his career, with those best years removed, Sutton was an equivalent 198-185, and that has quite a bit of value - somewhere around the whole careers of Claude Osteen or Hooks Dauss. Just as Koufax was no long-haul immortal -- no Warren Spahn. According to stats provided by retrosheet. Browsing the list, I found one fan wrote Robinson six times from 1952-55. Tate High School, Sutton played a little football and basketball, but it was baseball that brought him All-State recognition his junior and senior years. He'll be inserted into the backlog like everyone else and we'll keep inducting three people a year. Now, if we go back into Wynn's record, we can find this 7-year strech 1950-56 : 15-9, 19-12, 18-14, 14-14, 19-11, 16-9, 21-10.

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Walter O'Malley : Dodger History : Hall of Famers : Players : Don Sutton

don sutton hall of fame

As I've argued before, 'replacement level' is only useful for picking the 25th man on your roster, or signing a utility infielder. In 1980, Simmons won the inaugural Silver Slugger Award as the best hitter at his position. He also posted a 1-0 record in four All-Star appearances without allowing a run. The 2019 season marks Powell's 26th as a Major League broadcaster and his eleventh year in the Atlanta Braves radio booth working alongside Hall of Fame pitcher Don Sutton. He wasn't just along for the ride - he was a major factor on these teams.

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