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  1. Bo knows Amazing

    Rob Neyer

    As you know, I've been writing about the Wing of Amazing (italicized because it's just that awesome), with three nominations so far: Omar Vizquel, Jamie Moyer, and Jim Abbott. Additionally, a blogger nominated Billy Wagner (I'm sympathetic, but not c...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  2. Another nominee for Wing of Amazing

    Rob Neyer

    In recent weeks, I've occasionally been writing about something I call the Wing of Amazing (italics mine, and always necessary because it's just that brilliant). I introduced the notion here (and nominated Omar Vizquel for membership). My second nomi...

    Blog | January 26, 2011
  3. MVP voters don't ignore greatness

    Rob Neyer

    I'll have more nominations for the Wing of the Amazing in future posts, but Jim Caple sent me a thoughtful response to Monday's introductory post, which began with a long critique of Omar Vizquel and the Hall of Fame voters who seem to love him ... ...

    Blog | January 11, 2011
  4. An imaginary place for Omar Vizquel

    Rob Neyer

    When it comes to the Hall of Fame, most of my ESPN.com colleagues are capable of logical, consistent thinking. Sure, we've all got our blind spots (mine is Amos Otis). But for whatever reason, on this site there's a relative shortage of fuzzy thinkin...

    Blog | January 10, 2011
  5. Being careful with Hall comparisons

    Rob Neyer

    Joe Posnanski outlines the biggest problem with electing marginal (at best) Hall of Famers. We've all trod that ground before, but Joe's really good and if we can't re-trod, where are we? But it's this last little bit that I wanted to show you, becau...

    Blog | July 28, 2010
  6. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are still recovering from what might have been the nuttiest night of baseball this summer ... Hey, if Omar Vizquel keeps playing like this, I might have to reconsider my Hall of Fame stance. (I mean, if he keeps playing like this fo...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  7. Thome and the Coop

    Rob Neyer

    Jim Thome's now a Dodger. But is he also a future Hall of Famer? Let's turn to the experts at The Hall of Very Good: To this day, Google is still directing people (mostly those who look for information on "Jim Thome and steroids" o...

    Blog | September 02, 2009
  8. BoSox shopping for shortstop?

    Rob Neyer

    Eddie Schmid on some strange rumors coming out of Boston: According to Nick Cafardo at the Boston Globe, the Red Sox have "left no stone unturned" in their search for a shortstop. Rounding out the list of names are Omar Vizquel, Jack Wilso...

    Blog | June 09, 2009
  9. Giants roll the dice with Vizquel

    Rob Neyer

    The Giants believe veteran shortstop Omar Vizquel still has a few more good years left in him.

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2004
  10. M's fortunate to not have Vizquel

    Rob Neyer

    It's for the Mariners' best that their attempt of acquiring Omar Vizquel fell through.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2003