Hall of Fame Case: Carl Crawford

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Carl Crawford makes his first and likely only appearance on the Hall of Fame ballot this season. His case for induction is interesting, albeit not the strongest. Once a star outfielder for the Tampa Bay Rays, Crawford’s career has seen itself overshadowed by his lackluster performance after signing a long-term deal with the Red Sox ahead of 2011. He briefly redeemed himself with above-average play with the Dodgers in 2013 and 2014, but still underperformed his contract. Overall, he was a productive big league player for two-thirds of a 15-year career. In 1,716 games, Crawford slashed .290/.330…

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