Building a Roster for the Hall of Very Good

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SP: Jack Morris
The Numbers: 44.1 WAR, 38.4 JAWS, 254-186 W-L, 3.90 ERA, Three 20-win seasons, 1991 World Series MVP

Morris is the perfect example of what makes a Hall of Very Good player — lots of people pounding the table on both sides of the debate. He gets a lot of HOF love for his World Series performance, but the fact remains that Morris is really just a good, not great, starting pitcher. His career ERA+ is 105, and he ranks 163rd among all starting pitchers in the Hall of Fame prediction tools. Morris had some very high-highs in the playoffs, but for most of his career, he was not an ace. Kind of like Andy Pettitte.

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