What standards/ criteria for THOF?

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  1. BTURNER

    BTURNER Hall of Fame

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    Inspired by Capriati thread, what performance would YOU set down as criteria for admittance for players or for non-players to avoid an erosion of standards factor and how would you set things up for change as history alters its priorities of events? Would there be a character/ behavior standard to apply to candidates or should successful scumbags and murderers be eligible in your view? How are you going to make your HOF betterthan the current one?
     
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  2. robow7

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    I only ask that if no one is truly worthy, don't lower the standards just so you can induct someone. The baseball HOF has become a joke and I realize that you can't always induct a Babe Ruth or Hank Aaron every year.
     
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  3. jaggy

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    Maybe I am just too literal but it is not called the Hall of Champions. If they are famous through tennis let them in.
     
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  4. ollinger

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    Would agree that pressure to induct people every year has made these places "Hall of Very Good." Bill Mazeroski was certainly a good defensive shortstop, but going to the HOF with a career .260 batting average seems a bit overinclusive. Vote every other year, maybe even every 5 years.
     
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