Whatever Happened to the Hall of Fame
Arguing about the merits of players is the baseball fan's second favorite pastime and every year the Hall of Fame elections spark heated controversy. In a book that's sure to thrill--and infuriate--countless fans, Bill James takes a hard look at the Hall, probing its history, its politics and, most of all, its decisions.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ehines - LibraryThing
A good history of and criticism of the Hall and its inductees. Makes for very good reading for baseball fans, though it's not quite up to the level of the Historical Abstracts, say. Read full review
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"The Politics of Glory" was reissued as "Whatever Happened to the Hall of Fame." This is both a history of the Baseball Hall of Fame and an examination of the apparent standards used by the voting ... Read full review