Hall of Very Good: The 10 Most Overrated MLB Hall of Famers

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Hall of Very Good: The 10 Most Overrated MLB Hall of Famers

The Hall of Fame is a weird place.

Every year, BBWAA members explain to the reader what their own views of the Hall are. Some like a big one and would welcome a fringe player like Harold Baines. Some believe in a small hall.

Some believe in WAR and FIP; some prefer major milestones.

Some base their selections on the postseason; some base theirs on just the regular season.

Hence lies the slippery slope of saying a certain player is "definitely not" Hall of Fame-caliber. Andre Dawson and Jim Rice, for example, are questionable picks to many, but obviously popular enough to gain entry.

However, there is a major difference between a fringe Hall of Famer making it in and a player with really unimpressive career numbers stumbling in based on hype. Unfortunately, hype has been, ultimately, the No. 1 criteria for acceptance into the Hall of Fame.

As well as I can, here are my top 10 most overrated Hall of Fame players of all time.

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