Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2009

The 2009 Hall of Fame class will be announced at 1 o’clock CST tomorrow, so I figured I might as well give my ballot if I had one.  We’ll start with the easy one:

rickey-henderson-939-stolen-bases-1991-c10103677Rickey Henderson

This is the only lock for the voting tomorrow.  Rickey should end up with over 90% of the vote.  I’d imagine that he would go in as an Oakland A, but Rickey has been known to pull surprises in the past.  I’m not going to bring up all of his stats since you it’s pretty common knowledge that he’ll get in, but here are a few:

1406 career steals

2190 career walks

.401 career On-Base %

2295 career runs

Yeah, he’s getting in.

Continue reading

%d bloggers like this: