S41 Gold Ink Test

Now that Spring Training and Hall of Fame voting have rolled around once again, it is time for me to put together the annual evaluation of the HOF candidates using the Gold Ink Test. Following last season, the benchmarks were 15 awards for position players and 13 for pitchers, and while I was obviously unable … More S41 Gold Ink Test

S39 Gold Ink Test

Now that Spring Training is underway, that also means it’s time to vote on this year’s HOF class. That in turn means that it is time for the yearly look at the Gold Ink Test. For those of you who need a refresher or are new and didn’t read the entire explanation (at the link … More S39 Gold Ink Test

Gold Ink Test: S38

Each season, I look at the number of awards each HOF nominee won over the course of his career. I have dubbed this segment the “Gold Ink Test.” For those of you who need a refresher or are new and didn’t read the entire explanation (at the link above) here is the CliffNotes version: I … More Gold Ink Test: S38

Season 36

After looking at who I would nominate for the final ballot, I will use the same criteria to evaluate the actual nominees. As a reminder, position players currently have a Gold Ink Test standard of 15 awards, while the hurlers standard is 12. Once you have made your selections, please comment on the HOF voting … More Season 36