Awards & Honors

2013 AL MVP Debate: Cabrera vs. Trout vs. Davis

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The battle for the 2012 American League MVP award was one that went down to the wire and we're still talking about the results. This year's MVP battle has two familiar faces as well as a one new one.

ASG 2013: The BtBS All-Star Starters (AL Edition)

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It's time to announce the 2013 BtBS All-Star team! Today we begin with the American League starters!

"Perfect games" for every position

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We all know what a "perfect game" is for a pitcher ... but what does a perfect game look like for a position player?

Updating the Future 3,000 Hit Club Members

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Which active players are most likely to accumulate 3,000 career hits?

Secret ballots = Terrible votes

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There is no greater threat to Cooperstown's integrity than the BBWAA's use of secret ballots.

2013 BtBWAA Hall of Fame Vote: 8 Players Elected

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There's almost no chance that the BBWAA will have made the right choices when the 2013 Hall of Fame class is announced January 9. So we decided to have our own vote.

Dear BBWAA: Release Your Hall of Fame Ballots

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Whomever you pick, whomever you snub, whether you vote for anyone at all, voting for the Hall of Fame is a sacred responsibility to the game and all its fans. That means you should own up to your...

L is for LOB%: A Sabermetrics Alphabet Leaderboard

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Most of you will either remember reading alphabet books as kids, or are now reading them to your kids like me. Here is a sabermetrics alphabet leaderboard from 2012 for the kid in you.

2012 BtBWAA Awards: NL MVP: Buster Posey

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In the final installment of Beyond the Box Score's 2012 awards, we offer our picks for the National League's best overall players.

A WAR Index look at MVP voting

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WAR may not be the end-all be-all of player analysis, but the WAR Index can tell us quite a bit about certain MVP candidates, and where the BBWAA voters might have missed.

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