Category Archives: Hall of Fame

The Case of the Missing Votes – Solved!

Murray Chass wonders why so many players who received Hall of Fame votes last year saw their vote totals drop this year: How does a writer put an ‘x’ in the box next to a player’s name last year, silently saying … Continue reading

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More on Instant Running HOF Playing

Yesterday I talked about simulating Tom Tango’s idea for doing instant runoff voting for the Hall of Fame, and using prior year public ballot data to simulate his ranked ballots. In the comments in his blog, he asked about assuming … Continue reading

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