December 7, 2012 11:59 PM

Breaking Down the Hall

Read The Inner Circle of the Hall at Sports On Earth.* * *A while ago, I did a post called The Willie Mays Hall of Fame, which had a very different point from this post. The point there was to say that when people start picking apart candidates over every little thing and saying things like, "Well, this guy's not a Hall of Famer -- Willie Mays, now, THAT is a Hall of Famer" they are really creating an impossible standard that no player, not even Willie Mays himself, can live up to

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