Building a Roster for the Hall of Very Good

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3B: Dick Allen
The Numbers: 58.7 WAR, 52.3 JAWS, .292/.378/.534, 351 HR, 1,119 RBI, Seven ASG, 1964 NL ROY, 1972 AL MVP

But for being a colossal jerk and supposed clubhouse cancer, Allen probably would have already reached the Hall of Fame. He fell just one vote shy of being elected by the Veterans Committee. He was a two-time home run champ, two-time OBP leader, and four-time OPS leader. From 1966 to 1974, Allen was one of the best power hitters in the league. His peak was just a little too short to offset the fact that no one really seemed to like him, which is unfortunate. Most of his career numbers do fall a little below the average line for a surefire Hall of Famer.

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