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More on Graig Nettles and the Hall-of-Fame

by Paul Semendinger

August 21, 2021


Yesterday we engaged in some excellent debates about Graig Nettles and his worthiness for the Baseball Hall-of-Fame.

The discussions were fun and lively.

Today, I decided to link articles I found from other writers (many of them baseball’s most respected names) who also believe that Graig Nettles belongs in Cooperstown.

I look forward to some continued discussions.


“No AL player had more WAR than Nettles in the 1970s and only two NL players topped him (Joe Morgan and Johnny Bench).” Call To The Pen: Top 25 third basemen in MLB history


Sports Illustrated – JAWS and the 2014 Hall of Fame ballot: Most overlooked at every position

Baseball Prospectus – Rubbing Mud: Graig Nettles, Superstar In Hiding



SABR – Who Belongs In The Baseball Hall of Fame?

Vintage Detroit – The 10 most deserving players who are not in the Baseball Hall of Fame

Bleacher Report – The Best MLB Player at Every Position Rejected by Hall of Fame

The Atlantic (subscription required) – The Outsiders: The best baseball players not in the Hall of Fame, 40-31

Joe Posnanski – HOF Candidates: 50-46

SB Nation – Yankees who should already be in the Hall of Fame

LA Times – Stat corner: Who are the best players at each position not in the Hall of Fame?

Yanks Go Yard – 4 NYY Legends Who Deserve More Hall of Fame Consideration

The Captain’s Blog – The 10 Greatest Yankees (not in the Hall of Fame)

Hated Yankees – Graig Nettles surpassed most Hall of Fame third basemen

The Flagrant Fan – Graig Nettles Worthy of HOF Consideration

Baseball: Past and Present – The 50 best baseball players not in the Hall of Fame, Version 3.0

#BaseballHallofFame #GraigNettles #HallofFame

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