Rules of play pertaining to this stadium
- No libels allowed
- Ruling: Permanently ineligible. No comment posted here may be libelous. The dead cannot be libeled.
- No cheap shots
- Ruling: Suspension. Make sure that your facts are either statistically or historically supportable.
- No irrelevance
- Ruling: Suspension. This site is for debating the National Baseball Hall of Fame merits of players, umpires and executives, and their method of selection. Keep all comments to that subject.
- No foul language
- Ruling: Permanently ineligible. Quoting Tommy Lasorda is not an excuse.
- No posting of copyrighted material
- Ruling: Ejection. Everything posted here must be your own work. Quoting others is OK as long as it is brief and attributed.
- No advertisements
- Ruling: Ejection. No commercial messages herein.
- Discussion of players outside Major League Baseball
- Ruling: Fair ball. Although not eligible for Hall of Fame membership, discussing the Hall of Fame merits of players in the Japanese, Mexican and other leagues is permitted.
- Statistical comparisons between the Major and Negro Leagues
- Ruling: Foul ball. Such direct comparisons are irrelevant and misleading. The Negro Leagues were substantial enough to stand on their own.
- Links to other baseball-related sites
- Ruling: Fair ball. But they must be baseball related, otherwise they will be ejected.