From SABR member Eno Sarris at FanGraphs on January 23, 2017:
The truth about a Hall of Fame career is that there’s no single magic moment that makes it happen. There’s no way you can put together the sort of resume that ends in Cooperstown unless you make many changes along the way. Baseball is that demanding.
When it’s all over, though, there’s time for looking back and for giving thanks. Because in order to make all those adjustments, the players had to receive advice from truth-peddling coaches and players along the way. For every adjustment, there was a trusted source that helped at just the right time.
Read the full article here: http://www.fangraphs.com/blogs/the-adjustments-that-made-the-hall-of-famers/
Originally published: January 23, 2017. Last Updated: January 23, 2017.