I have linked this post on the SABR List. It was part of the ongoing discussion about Curt Schilling's stats and his Hall of Fame candidacy, The moderators have refused to post it. The reason, evidently, is one that I mentioned below--that in the post I cite my book, Baseball Greatness. To repeat: I didn't cite it to "promote it," I cited it because it's the source of the data that I'm drawing on in this discussion. The data had been questioned precisely because I was obeying the moderators' previous injunction not to mention my book anymore. Citing your sources is what is called standard scholarly practice. If you agree that the moderators are imposing an absurd rule, please let them know. Thanks.
Kerry Keane initially tried to refute what I said by misquoting me. He claimed that I said Schilling was the only pitcher in MLB history who have never reached 4 WAA until he was 30. What I actually said was: