Syndergaard exits Mets start with apparent arm pain
So, yeah, the “character clause” is vague, at best. Read through Bill James’ book on the Hall, “The Politics of Glory,” and it’s quickly apparent that these rules weren’t exactly crafted with years of careful consideration. His first sentence of Chapter 4: “The Hall of Fame selection process was an afterthought to an accident.” Most everything about the Hall of Fame was a work in progress for the first few decades. The word “character” was part of the original guidelines in 1936 and stayed there until it was officially adopted in the 1945 wording.
I’ve read articles in my publication, The Sporting News, from back when Robinson broke the color barrier, and let’s just say those weren’t my proudest moments of being part of the TSN family. So forgive me if I find it hard to find value in attempting to figure out what their concept of “character” might have been.
Having recently refused to undergo an MRI, New York Mets star pitcher Noah Syndergaard was forced to leave the game with the Washington Nationals with apparent arm pain.
Last week, the Mets were forced to scratch Syndergaard from the line-up ahead of Thursday’s scheduled start against the Atlanta Braves with biceps and shoulder discomfort.
Manager Terry Collins told reporters the ace is dealing with a “tired arm.”
Syndergaard was slated to have an MRI on Friday but opted not to after throwing a bullpen session.
But Syndergaard did not even last two innings in Sunday’s game Cheap Authentic NHL Jerseys with the Nationals, and was seen grabbing his right arm as he walked off the field.
The 24-year-old allowed five earned runs on five hits and two walks versus the Nationals.