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  1. Andre Dawson

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  2. The meaning of baseball statistics

    David Schoenfield

    In writing about stealth MVP candidates earlier today, I'm reminded of something Bill James wrote 25 years ago. In 1987, Andre Dawson won the National League MVP Award. Playing for the last-place Cubs, Dawson led the league in home runs and RBIs, but...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  3. Murphy shunned by voters and statheads

    David Schoenfield

    Jerry Crasnick has a nice story on Dale Murphy and the push his family made for him on his final year on the Hall of Fame ballot. Murphy has no shot at getting elected after receiving just 14.5 percent of the vote a year ago; his family needed to ...

    Blog | January 03, 2013
  4. The list: Worst MVP winners

    David Schoenfield

    In my earlier post, I wrote about players since 1969 who had terrific all-around seasons but didn't win the MVP Award. As a companion to that piece, let's take a quick look at worst MVP winners. There are many ways to look at this, but the easiest is...

    Blog | September 28, 2012
  5. MLB -- Cooperstown controversy in 2013

    Jerry Crasnick

    Next year's Hall of Fame voting will create tough choices for writers voting on PED-implicated players, but could also create tough calls for already elected Hall of Famers.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2012
  6. Andre Dawson sees better days for Cubs

    Andre Dawson may be depicted in a Montreal Expos cap in the Hall of Fame, but his six seasons with the Chicago Cubs, beginning with his MVP year in 1987, have always resonated deeply with him. Currently serving in the Marlins organization as a spe...

    Blog | July 02, 2012
  7. 50 Greatest Cubs Of All Time

    A panel of experts ranked the Top 50 Cubs of all time. Here is a gallery of our Top 50. Who did we miss? Did Kerry Wood belong? Randy Hundley? Should Shawon Dunston have been left off? For a team with so few championshi...

    Blog | May 21, 2012
  8. Jack Morris' big gain and bigger problems

    Christina Kahrl

    The subject of Jack Morris and the Hall of Fame seems to be the bright burning flame before the fireworks for Barry Larkin have finished going off. Morris' clock may have been running out, but after he reached 66.7 percent of the vote in the 13th yea...

    Blog | January 09, 2012
  9. Tim Raines still seeks Hall of Fame respect

    David Schoenfield

    There are a lot of columns and analysis out there advocating the case for Tim Raines for the Hall of Fame. I probably won't add anything new to the discussion, but let me start here: Player A is Raines. Player B is Tony Gwynn. That final colum...

    Blog | January 05, 2012
  10. Hall of Fame debates: Spirited, emotional

    David Schoenfield

    There are a lot of misunderstandings about the Hall of Fame and its voting procedures and results, beginning with the little fact that baseball was not, of course, actually invented in Cooperstown, N.Y., in 1839 by a future Civil War general named Ab...

    Blog | January 02, 2012
  11. Bernie Williams deserves Hall consideration

    David Schoenfield

    The new members on this year's Hall of Fame ballot aren't too exciting, although it's shocking to see guys like Brad Radke, Javy Lopez and Bill Mueller have been retired five seasons already. The only player worth discussing as a Hall of Fame cand...

    Blog | November 30, 2011
  12. Bad MVP winners: Andre Dawson

    David Schoenfield

    In the first of a series, we're going to take a look back at some questionable MVP winners. We appear safe from disaster in 2011 -- none of the leading candidates getting mentioned is a bad choice. For example, the Tigers' Jose Valverde hasn't blown ...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  13. Dick Williams RIP

    Christina Kahrl

    The news has broken that Hall of Fame manager Dick Williams passed away today. He was 82 years old, and was one member of a generation of dugout greats, and with the loss of Sparky Anderson last November and Chuck Tanner in February, it's a generatio...

    Blog | July 07, 2011
  14. Mysterious case of the '87 award season

    Chip Buck

    Every year, the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) is given the incredibly difficult task of voting for the season-ending awards. While it has showed an occasional lapse in judgment over the years, for the most part, it has done a prett...

    Blog | March 01, 2011
  15. Dawson would consider joining Ryno

    Bruce Levine

    If Ryne Sandberg becomes the next manager of the Cubs, Hall of Famer Andre Dawson would listen to his former teammate about possibly joining the team's coaching staff. "We would sit down and talk about eventually what he would have in mind," Dawso...

    Blog | August 30, 2010
  16. Dawson discusses getting No. 8 retired

    Bruce Levine

    Hall of Famer Andre Dawson, honored before Monday's Cubs game, said the ultimate honor for him after being elected to the Hall of Fame would be to have his No. 8 Cubs jersey retired. "It's a huge gesture and honor," Dawson said. "It would be most ap...

    Blog | August 30, 2010
  17. Chicago Cubs honor Hall of Famer Andre Dawson at Wrigley Field

    The Chicago Cubs honored 2010 Hall of Fame inductee Andre Dawson in a pregame ceremony Monday night at Wrigley Field before their game against Pittsburgh.

    Story | Conversation | August 30, 2010