Originally Posted by RKMeibalane
You've outlined my "litmus test" for determining whether a player belongs in the HOF. If you have to think about it, he doesn't belong there.
I believe in this too and i'm a small hof kinda guy but Bert Blyleven is a rare exception to this. He was better than Nolan Ryan, Don Sutton, Catfish Hunter, Fergie Jenkins and Phil Niekro. Those are just guys from his era who are in the hall. Jenkins and Niekro are pretty close to him though.