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A Cooperstown case for Jack Morris

His numbers are good, but Morris should be in the Hall for his intangibles, too.

Originally Published: January 6, 2014
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Many stat-heads insist Jack Morris doesn't have the statistical chops for the Hall of Fame, contending that the managers, players and writers who highly regarded him during his career were just plain wrong.

Are the stats guys right? And the managers who named Morris their opening day starter for 14 seasons, the All-Star Game starter three times and the World Series Game 1 starter another three times wrong? Well, here's what Bill James wrote about Morris in his 1987 ...

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