About, ONEHOF, Ron’s Hall of Fame

Welcome to a web page that will someday, Lord willing, have All-Star teams for the whole of Major League Baseball history. I’m Ron Kitchell and I didn’t put a lot of thought into picking these teams, using Baseball Reference and WAR for the most part, but my hope isn’t necessarily 100 percent accuracy, but a look at the game as time marches by.

ONEHOF (Season Write-Ups)

For any new readers, every year I pick a player who I believe to be the best player not currently in the ONEHOF, the One-a-Year Hall of Fame.

The following list is the prestigious ONEHOF and the Yes or No indicates whether that player is in the Cooperstown Hall of Fame. The picks thus far are:

1871-George Zettlein, P (No) 1871 National Association

1872-Al Spalding, P (Yes) 1872 National Association

1873-Bobby Mathews, P (No) 1873 National Association

1874-Dick McBride, P (No) 1874 National Association

1875-Ross Barnes, 2B (No) 1875 National Association

1876-George Wright, SS (Yes) 1876 National League

1877-Cal McVey, 1B (No) 1877 National League

1878-Deacon White, 3B (Yes) 1878 National League

1879-Tommy Bond, P (No) 1879 National League

1880-Cap Anson, 1B (Yes) 1880 National League

1881-Jim O’Rourke, LF (Yes) 1881 National League

1882-Joe Start, 1B (No) 1882 National League 1882 American Association

1883-Paul Hines, CF (No) 1883 National League 1883 American Association

1884-Jim McCormick, P (No) 1884 National League 1884 American Association 1884 Union Association

1885-Will White, P (No) 1885 National League 1885 American Association

1886-Tim Keefe, P (Yes) 1886 National League 1886 American Association

1887-Pud Galvin, P (Yes) 1887 National League 1887 American Association

1888-Mickey Welch, P (Yes) 1888 National League 1888 American Association

1889-Dan Brouthers, 1B (Yes) 1889 National League 1889 American Association

1890-Jack Glasscock, SS (No) 1890 National League 1890 American Association 1890 Players League

1891-Roger Connor, 1B (Yes) 1891 National League 1891 American Association

1892-Harry Stovey, 1B (No) 1892 National League

1893-Charlie Bennett, C (No) 1893 National League

1894-John Clarkson, P (Yes) 1894 National League

1895-Old Hoss Radbourn, P (Yes) 1895 National League

1896-John Ward, SS (Yes) 1896 National League

1897-Kid Nichols, P (Yes) 1897 National League

1898-Billy Hamilton, CF (Yes) 1898 National League

1899-Cy Young, P (Yes) 1899 National League

1900-Buck Ewing, C (Yes) 1900 National League

1901-Ed Delahanty, LF (Yes) 1901 National League 1901 American League

1902-Jake Beckley, 1B (Yes) 1902 National League 1902 American League

1903-King Kelly, RF (Yes) 1903 National League 1903 American League

1904-George Davis, SS (Yes) 1904 National League 1904 American League

1905-Bill Dahlen, SS (No) 1905 National League 1905 American League

1906-Honus Wagner, SS (Yes) 1906 National League 1906 American League

1907-Bobby Wallace, SS (Yes) 1907 National League 1907 American League

1908-Nap Lajoie, 2B (Yes) 1908 National League 1908 American League

1909-Fred Clarke, LF (Yes) 1909 National League 1909 American League

1910-Christy Mathewson, P (Yes) 1910 National League 1910 American League

1911-Eddie Plank, P (Yes) 1911 National League 1911 American League

1912-Sam Crawford, RF (Yes) 1912 National League 1912 American League

1913-Vic Willis, P (Yes) 1913 National League 1913 American League

1914-Joe Tinker, SS (Yes) 1914 National League 1914 American League 1914 Federal League

1915-Ty Cobb, CF (Yes) 1915 National League 1915 American League 1915 Federal League

1916-Walter Johnson, P (Yes) 1916 National League 1916 American League

1917-Eddie Collins, 2B (Yes) 1917 National League 1917 American League

1918-Tris Speaker, CF (Yes) 1918 National League 1918 American League

1919-Home Run Baker, 3B (Yes) 1919 National League 1919 American League

1920-Pete Alexander, P (Yes) 1920 National League 1920 American League 1920 Negro National League

1921-Roger Bresnahan, C (Yes) 1921 National League 1921 American League 1921 Negro National League

1922-Shoeless Joe Jackson, RF (No)

1923-Babe Ruth, RF (Yes)

1924-Rogers Hornsby, 2B (Yes)

1925-Max Carey, CF (Yes)

1926-Stan Coveleski, P (Yes)

1927-Harry Heilmann, RF (Yes)

1928-Eppa Rixey, P (Yes)

1929-Sherry Magee, LF (No)

1930-Frankie Frisch, 2B (Yes)

1931-Wilbur Cooper, P (No)

1932-Jimmy Collins, 3B (Yes)

1933-Al Simmons, LF (Yes)

1934-Lou Gehrig, 1B (Yes)

1935-Paul Waner, RF (Yes)

1936-Lefty Grove, P (Yes)

1937-Mel Ott, RF (Yes)

1938-Jimmie Foxx, 1B (Yes)

1939-Charlie Gehringer, 2B (Yes)

1940-Carl Hubbell, P (Yes)

1941-Arky Vaughan, SS (Yes)

1942-Bill Dickey, C (Yes)

1943-Gabby Harnett, C (Yes)

1944-Ted Lyons, P (Yes)

Ron’s Hall of Fame

I also have a second Hall of Fame, which is creatively called Ron’s Hall of Fame, in which any player whose career WAR multiplied by the number of All-Star teams made is 300 or greater is in.

The Yes or No indicates whether that player is in the Cooperstown Hall of Fame. The picks thus far are:

Babe Adams, P (No)

Pete Alexander, P (Yes)

Cap Anson, 1B (Yes)

Luke Appling, SS (Yes)

Earl Averill, CF (Yes)

Home Run Baker, 3B (Yes)

Dave Bancroft, SS (Yes)

Jake Beckley, 1B (Yes)

Charlie Bennett, C (No)

Tommy Bond, P (No)

Lou Boudreau, SS (Yes)

Roger Bresnahan, C (Yes)

Tommy Bridges, P (No)

Dan Brouthers, 1B (Yes)

Mordecai Brown, P (Yes)

Charlie Buffinton, P (No)

Jesse Burkett, LF (Yes)

Dolph Camilli, 1B (No)

Max Carey, CF (Yes)

Bob Caruthers, P (No)

Oscar Charleston, CF (Yes)

Cupid Childs, 2B (No)

Eddie Cicotte, P (No)

Fred Clarke, LF (Yes)

John Clarkson, P (Yes)

Ty Cobb, CF (Yes)

Mickey Cochrane, C (Yes)

Eddie Collins, 2B (Yes)

Jimmy Collins, 3B (Yes)

Roger Connor, 1B (Yes)

Wilbur Cooper, P (No)

Stan Coveleski, P (Yes)

Sam Crawford, RF (Yes)

Joe Cronin, SS (Yes)

Kiki Cuyler, RF (Yes)

Bill Dahlen, SS (No)

George Davis, SS (Yes)

Ed Delahanty, LF (Yes)

Bill Dickey, C (Yes)

Joe DiMaggio, CF (Yes)

Larry Doyle, 2B (No)

Johnny Evers, 2B (Yes)

Buck Ewing, C (Yes)

Wes Ferrell, P (No)

Art Fletcher, SS (No)

Elmer Flick, RF (Yes)

Jimmie Foxx, 1B (Yes)

Larry French, P (No)

Frankie Frisch, 2B (Yes)

Pud Galvin, P (Yes)

Larry Gardner, 3B (No)

Lou Gehrig, 1B (Yes)

Charlie Gehringer, 2B (Yes)

Jack Glasscock, SS (No)

Goose Goslin, LF (Yes)

Hank Greenberg, 1B (Yes)

Clark Griffith, P (No)

Burleigh Grimes, P (Yes)

Heinie Groh, 3B (No)

Lefty Grove, P (Yes)

Stan Hack, 3B (No)

Billy Hamilton, CF (Yes)

Gabby Hartnett, C (Yes)

Harry Heilmann, RF (Yes)

Billy Herman, 2B (Yes)

Paul Hines, CF (No)

Rogers Hornsby, 2B (Yes)

Carl Hubbell, P (Yes)

Shoeless Joe Jackson, RF (No)

Bob Johnson, LF (No)

Walter Johnson, P (Yes)

Tim Keefe, P (Yes)

Willie Keeler, RF (Yes)

King Kelly, RF (Yes)

Ed Konetchy, 1B (No)

Nap Lajoie, 2B (Yes)

Ernie Lombardi, C (Yes)

Ted Lyons, P (Yes)

Sherry Magee, LF (No)

Bobby Mathews, P (No)

Christy Mathewson, P (Yes)

Carl Mays, P (No)

Jim McCormick, P (No)

Joe McGinnity, P (Yes)

Bid McPhee, 2B (Yes)

Joe Medwick, LF (Yes)

Johnny Mize, 1B (Yes)

Tony Mullane, P (Yes)

Stan Musial, 1B (Yes)

Kid Nichols, P (Yes)

Jim O’Rourke, LF (Yes)

Mel Ott, RF (Yes)

Claude Passeau, P (No)

Eddie Plank, P (Yes)

Jack Quinn, P (No)

Old Hoss Radbourn, P (Yes)

Sam Rice, RF (Yes)

Hardy Richardson, 2B (No)

Eppa Rixey, P (Yes)

Bullet Rogan, P (Yes)

Eddie Rommel, P (No)

Nap Rucker, P (No)

Red Ruffing, P (Yes)

Amos Rusie, P (Yes)

Babe Ruth, RF (Yes)

Wally Schang, C (No)

Joe Sewell, SS (Yes)

Urban Shocker, P (No)

Al Simmons, LF (Yes)

George Sisler, 1B (Yes)

Al Spalding, P (Yes)

Tris Speaker, CF (Yes)

Harry Stovey, 1B (No)

Bill Terry, 1B (Yes)

Sam Thompson, RF (Yes)

Joe Tinker, SS (Yes)

Dazzy Vance, P (Yes)

Arky Vaughan, SS (Yes)

Bobby Veach, LF (No)

Honus Wagner, SS (Yes)

Bobby Wallace, SS (Yes)

Ed Walsh, P (Yes)

Bucky Walters, P (No)

Paul Waner, RF (Yes)

John Ward, SS (Yes)

Mickey Welch, P (Yes)

Zack Wheat, LF (Yes)

Deacon White, 3B (Yes)

Jim Whitney, P (No)

Ted Williams, LF (Yes)

Vic Willis, P (Yes)

Cy Young, P (Yes)

Total Number of Ron’s HOFs (through 1944): 132



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