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#21 Posted on | Instant Rating: 5.00
Forgive my ignorance, but what's ERA+?
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ERA adjusted for the ballpark the game is being played in, as well as the average ERA in the league that year. An ERA+ of 100 is average. The first part is necessary to compare players even in the same year, and the second part is necessary to compare players from years with different offensive climates.
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#23 Posted on | Instant Rating: 7.45
    Originally posted by Mr. Boffo
    ERA adjusted for the ballpark the game is being played in, as well as the average ERA in the league that year. An ERA+ of 100 is average. The first part is necessary to compare players even in the same year, and the second part is necessary to compare players from years with different offensive climates.


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#24 Posted on | Instant Rating: 3.36
    Originally posted by thecubsfan
    Randy Johnson: 295 wins. Never trust conventional wisdom!


Would it really surprise you if he didn't hit the 300 mark, though?

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FWIW, according to his stats at baseball-reference.com (baseball-reference.com), his stats are considered good enough to get in, if you go by the HOF standards and monitor. That said, I agree with a lot of the others: he shouldn't get in before Blyelven or Morris. Heck, I don't think he should get in before guys like Tommy John or Jim Kaat, who I think had a much bigger impact on the game.



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