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Postby LooseCannon » Sat Mar 18, 2006 12:44 am

Huh? Shoeless Joe and Rose?
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Postby KPucks » Sat Mar 18, 2006 1:21 am

Was Ty Cobb ever temporarily banned? I know he was involved in a betting scandal.
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Postby thedude » Sat Mar 18, 2006 2:12 am

KPucks wrote:Was Ty Cobb ever temporarily banned? I know he was involved in a betting scandal.


Tris speaker was also invovled in the same contraversy, but it happend ten years before the hall ever opened. Cobb was also one of the orginal six elected to the HOF, so i don't think he was actually banned.
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Postby Dr. Duran Duran » Sat Mar 18, 2006 3:52 am

nuggets wrote:I don't like the trivia blitz format, so I'm going to post an interesting bit of trivia here


Blasphemy!!! 8-o
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Postby Omaha Red Sox » Sun Mar 19, 2006 3:32 pm

The only two I know of were Joe Jackson and Pete Rose, still banned.
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Postby Tavish » Sun Mar 19, 2006 3:54 pm

Unless I'm wrong and completely misread, you need to reword the question. The only possible player that had a career EQA higher than Joe Jackson and has retired after the MLB actually had a rule banning players from the Hall is Edgar Martinez. Players on the ineligible list were not banned from the Hall until 1990.
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