Here's another top ten list. Are you sick & tired of top ten lists yet? I'm definitely getting there. I think it's an interesting question and I think it's fun to debate--as long as it's just for fun. Fan lists are always okay but I confess to being a tiny bit worried about the statistical list. (The stats are great and good for the game. Don't get me wrong on that score. I'm just not sure they're all that good for the players. Believing the hype is never a good idea and certainly at this stage the stats need some fine-tuning.) So, you might reasonably ask, if I have some doubts about the stats why did I base my list on the PBA numbers? Mostly because it was just for fun--and it gave me an opportunity to fiddle with the numbers and see if I liked the adjustments I was making. (Already forgotten my adjustments? Look here.) Without anymore chit chat here's the VFTD 2012 Top Ten.
Okay, okay, I have to include some honorable mentions as well. Deserving players who didn't make this list but deserve to be part of the conversation. Is this everyone I think merits recognition? No, just a few stand outs that come to mind. In no particular order: