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Old 01-08-2019, 05:14 PM
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Default Series #1 Card set for players Pre 1930...who makes the 54 player cut?

To recap, I have had a few polls and discussions over the past week or so as to designing a set of cards to feature players. Now comes the last thing to decide....

What players to put into the set.

The votes for the last poll of how to break down the players featured in the NET 54 Card set was almost a dead split tie….so to create even better and fun discussion (and since this was my idea….) The Net 54 Set will be comprised of 2 Series!

The 1st series will be for players that made an their first appearance in 1929 or earlier.

2nd series will be for players that made their first appearance in 1930 or later.

I have listed the checklist on the first post of this thread which I will update periodically when it seems like there is a strong consensus for inclusion.

Let the discussion begin!

Limiting this to 54 players should create a lot of good conversation. I am sure there will be disagreements. Try to keep it all respectful.





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1 Sam Crawford (artistic liberties of being the OP)
2 Babe Ruth
3 Ty Cobb
4 Cy Young
5 Christy Mathewson
6 Nap Lajoie
7 Lou Gehrig
8 Walter Johnson
9 Tris Speaker
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Series 1 - Babe Ruth
Series 2 - Ted Williams
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So are people supposed to list their top 54 players?
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Series 1: Ty Cobb
Series 2: Mickey Mantle
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Series 1: Christy Mathewson
Series 2: Jackie Robinson
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Were we only supposed to pick for the first series? The title says series 1? IF so then I have a feeling that Ruth will be a fave with Cobby close behind.

Top 54 players for each of us? That isn't how I read it and that would be too many to have everyone throw out there.
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1. Ruth
2. Cobb
3. Mathewson
4. Gehrig
5. Johnson
6. Young
7. Speaker
8. Lloyd
9. Ward
10. Dihigo
11. Lajoie
12. Hornsby
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Were we only supposed to pick for the first series? The title says series 1? IF so then I have a feeling that Ruth will be a fave with Cobby close behind.

Top 54 players for each of us? That isn't how I read it and that would be too many to have everyone throw out there.
If we each name 1 we'll be at this a very long time. How do you read it?
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Thanks for chiming in so far guys,

Yes this is for players who made an appearance pre 1930

Series 2 is in another thread (no comments yet on that one) for post 1930 players.

I will get a few updated, and yeah, some are pretty much no brainers.
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