3.) Was he the best player in baseball at his position? Was he the best player in the league at his position?



4.) Did he have an impact on a number of pennant races?



5.) Was he a good enough player that he could continue to play regularly after his prime?



6.) Is he the very best player in baseball history who is not in the Hall of Fame?



7.) Are most players who have comparable statistics in the Hall of Fame?



8)      Do the player’s numbers meet the HOF standards?


9)      Is there evidence to suggest that the player was significantly better or worse than suggested by his statistics?


10)  Is he the best player at his position eligible for the Hall of Fame who is not in?


12.)How many All Star teams? How many All Star Games? Did most players in this many make the HOF?


13.) What impact did the player have on baseball history?


15.) Did the player uphold the standards of sportsmanship and character that the HOF, in its written guidelines, instructs us to consider?