PressBox’s third annual Best Of is here, featuring more than 60 honorees, including best win, best save, best dynasty, best atmosphere and much more.

Best Overdue Honor 

In his sixth year of eligibility on the writers’ ballot, former Orioles pitcher Mike Mussina was finally elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in January.

Mussina finished his career with a better WHIP, more strikeouts per nine innings, better strikeout-to-walk ratio, higher WAR and better win percentage than first-year inductee Tom Glavine (2014), but we definitely haven’t obsessed over that for five years and those are totally just random stats we happened to think of.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Baltimore Orioles

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Plus: Check out PressBox’s 2019 Sportsperson of the Year, Mo Gaba, and Athlete of the Year, Lamar Jackson.

Issue 260: December 2019 / January 2020  


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