Many members of BBWAA view the game as a contest in artistry rather than as a game and a sport.
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This series examines the Hall’s procedures and proposes practical improvements to the system. This part proposes a new ballot format for the BBWAA. Also, the candidates for the Hall are prioritized. I’m writing for those people who already discern flaws in the Hall’s procedures; who do not want to settle for an adequate system but would like to help move towards making an excellent system; and who are interested in brainstorming ideas to achieve this end.
This series examines the Hall’s procedures and proposes practical improvements to the system. This part proposes specific ways to improve the voting process and the quality of the electorate. This is a revised and updated version of an article that appeared here last year.
Whether you believe Andre Dawson should or shouldn’t be enshrined, or Ron Santo, or Dick Allen isn’t the fault of anyone living or working in Cooperstown, New York. For that you have to blame the six hundred or so individuals spread throughout the country who seemingly hide behind a set of outdated rules and responsibilities and a BBWAA membership card. Leave the Hall of Fame alone.