FanGraphs Audio: Jay Jaffe Does Exactly Three Swears

Episode 849

With the January 22 announcement of Cooperstown’s newest class around the corner, Senior Writer and Hall of Fame expert Jay Jaffe graces the program to discuss the latest HOF voting trends, the shifting standards for starting pitchers, and what we’d ideally like the institution to be. Be sure to check out all of Jay’s excellent HOF coverage for FanGraphs dot com here. And do not fret– Jay’s swears have been rendered safe for both work and any children who may be within earshot.

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Meg is the managing editor of FanGraphs, the host of FanGraphs Audio, and the co-co-host of Effectively Wild. Her work has previously appeared at Baseball Prospectus, Lookout Landing, and Just A Bit Outside.

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I enjoyed the conversation but I was amused that Ms Rowley chose to mark the week of the historic decommissioning of Seattle’s Alaska Way Viaduct by recording her side of it live from what sounds like its (briefly still empty) replacement tunnel.