Category Archives: Circle of Greats

Circle of Greats 2018 Redemption Round

This Circle of Greats (COG) vote is not to induct anyone into the Circle. Instead, this round of voting will:
   – select three players who will be restored back to the main ballot after having been previously dropped from eligibility
   – select seven more players who will initially populate a secondary ballot to be used to supplement the primary COG ballot in future rounds of COG voting. Continue reading

Circle of Greats Recap

Our project at High Heat Stats to elect our version of the Hall of Fame has completed (for now) after 121 rounds of balloting, and 121 players elected to the Circle of Greats (COG). This matches the number of Hall of Fame (HOF) members elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA). As the BBWAA elects additional members in future years, the intention is to resume COG balloting at those times to maintain a matching number of honorees.

This post provides analysis of HOF and COG selections, identifying where our voters agreed with the BBWAA and where we differed. I’ve also provided comparison to Adam Darowski‘s Hall of Stats to see the similarities and differences between Adam’s selections and the HOF and COG honorees.

More after the jump.

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