Tigers History Podcast – Episode #009 – Graham Womack on which Tigers will make the Hall of Fame

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Graham Womack talks about the 2017 veterans ballot for the Hall of Fame, and the chances of Jack Morris, Alan Trammell, and Lou Whitaker to get their ticket to Cooperstown.

0:54      how and why the veterans committees were recently restructured
4:51       the effect of having multiple players from same team on the ballot
6:20      how the committee might view Jack Morris’ candidacy
7:56       how career peak and longevity factor into voting
9:34       how some voters rely on the eye test
11:16     explaining the absence of Lou Whitaker
12:57     Alan Trammell’s potential reaction to being enshrined before Whitaker
13:51     the potential impact of Trammell’s induction in creating momentum for Whitaker
15:36     on interviewing Whitaker about his Hall chances
18:18     on interviewing Denny McLain
20:17     on Rocky Colavito’s anger at the voting process
22:46    on interviewing Leo Mazzone about former Tigers pitching coach Johnny Sain
24:27    making predictions for next month’s vote

 

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