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Here is where Art Monk is at

Update [2007-2-7 19:48:31 by Skin Patrol]: Before you read anything else I have to add regarding the Art Monk snubbing, please go to the DC Sports Bog immediately. Dan Steinberg responds to John McClain, who I disagreed with previously. Dan says it better than I do, and if you weren't already Taking This Personally you will be after reading the Bog.

All taken from The Art Monk Hall of Fame Campaign:

The Count:
No: 5 (9 or more prevents induction)
Yes: 16 (32 or more guarantees induction)
Unknown/Maybe: 19
And here is your list:
Arizona: Kent Somers, Arizona Republic (5)
Atlanta: Len Pasquarelli, (1)
Baltimore: Scott Garceau, WMAR-TV (9)
Buffalo: Mark Gaughan, Buffalo News (4)
Carolina: Charles Chandler, Charlotte Observer (9)
Chicago: Don Pierson, Chicago Tribune (7)
Cincinnati: Chick Ludwig, Dayton Daily News (9)
Cleveland: Tony Grossi, Cleveland Plain Dealer (4)
Dallas: Rick Gosselin, Dallas Morning News (3)
Denver: Jeff Legwold, Rocky Mountain News (5)
Detroit: Jerry Green, The Detroit News (5)
Green Bay: Cliff Christl, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (0)
Houston: John McClain, Houston Chronicle (6)
Indianapolis: Mike Chappell, Indianapolis Star (5)
Jacksonville: Sam Kouvaris, WJXT-TV (9)
Kansas City: Bob Gretz, KCFX Overland Park, KS (4)
Miami: Edwin Pope, Miami Herald (5)
Minnesota: Sid Hartman, The Minneapolis Star-Tribune (6)
New England: Ron Borges, Boston Globe (3)
New Orleans: Peter Finney, Times-Picayune (5)
New York (Giants): Vinny DiTrani, Bergen Record (5)
New York (Jets): Paul Zimmerman, Sports Illustrated (0)
Oakland: Frank Cooney, The Sports Xchange (8)
Philadelphia: Paul Domowitch, Philadelphia Daily News (4)
Pittsburgh: Ed Bouchette, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (6)
St. Louis: Bernie Miklasz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch (10)
San Diego: Jerry Magee, San Diego Union Tribune (6)
San Francisco: Ira Miller, San Francisco Chronicle (9)
Seattle: John Clayton, ESPN/ESPN Magazine (9)
Tampa Bay: Ira Kaufman, Tampa Tribune (8)
Tennessee: David Climer, The Tennessean (8)
Washington: David Elfin, Washington Times (10)
PFWA: Charean Williams, Ft. Worth Star Telegram (5)
At Large: Jarrett Bell, USA Today (8)
At Large: Dave Goldberg, Associated Press (5)
At Large: Peter King, Sports Illustrated (9)
At Large: Howard Balzer, Sports XChange (6)
At Large: Bob Oates, Los Angeles Times (7)
At Large: Len Shapiro, Washington Post (10)
At Large: Jim Trotter, San Diego Union-Tribune (6)
Support for Monk ranges from 10 (definite, vocal support for) to 0 (definite, vocal support against) with 5 being unknown or undecided.

I am going to make it a point, over the next year, that when presented with particularly eggregious ignorant and/or specious arguments against Art Monk to respond on this site and send a corresponding email to the author. I strongly encourage readers to do the same though please, speak thoughtfully and without emotion. These writers are flooded with hateful emails that I'm sure they routinely ignore. Providing concise, well written, thoughtful arguments will go a long ways towards getting your voice heard and thus considered.

We've named names. You can find all their emails here simply by clicking on each writer's respective name.

Taking it personally is important.

PS: If you hear from one of these "Unkown" writers, please contact the Art Monk for the Hall of Fame Campaign immediately to help keep their list updated.