The Walker Files: 17 Reasons Walker Belongs in HOF (Updated Monday)

Larry Walker is arguably the most overlooked Hall of Famer on this year’s ballot. He is in his next-to-last year of eligibility, but has yet to even receive support from 35 percent of the voters.

The knocks on Walker don’t hold water.

Leading up to the deadline for voting, statistical evaluations supporting Walker’s candidacy will be presented.

Here is a compilation of the arguments on behalf of Walker:

In Defense of Walker

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/12/10/in-defense-of-walker-he-ranks-among-elite-right-fielders-in-history-tg8l7

Walker Just An Average HOF Right Fielder — That’s all

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/12/8/walker-just-average-average-hall-of-fame-right-fielder-that-is-abl7e

Walker had a Rare Speed/Power Combo

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/12/7/walker-files-walker-had-rare-speedpower-combo-whcg4

Thursday, Dec. 6: Walker Among 10 Biggest HOF Oversights

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/12/6/walker-among-10-most-overlooked-in-hof-selections

Wednesday, Dec. 5: Left-on-Left Walker Was Elite

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/12/5/left-on-left-walker-is-among-the-games-elite

Tuesday, Dec. 4: Walker Enjoyed Coors Field but Don’t Ignore his Road Sucess

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/12/4/walked-enjoyed-coors-field-but-dont-ignore-his-road-impact

Monday Dec. 3: Oops, Walkers OPS+ ranks among the game’s elite.

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/12/3/oops-walkers-ops-ranks-him-among-games-elite

Saturday Dec. 1: Walker Has Hall of Fame Numbers

https://www.insidetheseams.com/first-pitch/2018/11/30/walker-has-numbers-that-ranks-among-elite-in-hall-of-fame

Friday, Nov. 30: Time Running Out for Walker’s Deserved Election to Hall of Fame

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/11/30/walker-on-hof-ballot-for-9th-time-odds-arent-in-his-favor-4txnd

Thursday, Nov. 29: Walker’s Average Outside Coors Good Enough to be Inside Cooperstown

https://www.insidetheseams.com/first-pitch/2018/11/28/walkers-average-outside-coors-good-enough-to-be-inside-cooperstown

Wednesday, Nov. 28: Walker Had Isolated Power Only 15 HOFers Have Exceeded

https://www.insidetheseams.com/first-pitch/2018/11/28/walker-had-isolated-power-only-15-hofers-have-exceeded

Tuesday, Nov. 27: In Defense of Larry Walker — 7 Gold Gloves and Explosive Bat

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/11/25/in-defense-of-larry-walker-7-gold-gloves-to-go-with-impact-bat

Monday, Nov. 26: WAR, What is it Good For? Don’t Ask Walker.

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/11/22/war-what-is-it-good-for-so-far-not-for-larry-walkers-hof-hopes

Sunday, Nov. 25: Walker’s Speed, Power Among Game’s Elite

https://www.insidetheseams.com/first-pitch/2018/11/27/hof-hopes-walkers-speedpower-ranks-among-games-elite


Saturday, Nov. 24: Jaws: Walker Has HOF Worthy Resume:

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/11/26/jaws-walker-has-hof-worthy-resume-in-analytics-assessment

Friday, Nov. 25: Helton and Waker Victims of Coors Field Phobia

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/1/30/walker-hof-struggle-looms-over-helton-66fjj-l62hj

Wednesday, Nov. 23: HOF Bid: Will Nine Be Walker’s Lucky Number?

https://www.insidetheseams.com/hof-chatter/2018/11/20/walker-up-for-hof-for-9th-time-time-has-come-for-his-enshrinement-4z5zp-bbftp

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