On Wednesday, the writers made a mockery of the baseball Hall of Fame yet again when they left a handful of worthy players out of the hallowed institution. The most notable player left out was Roberto Alomar, who many talking heads have argued is the finest all-around second baseman of all time. What makes this an even greater shame is that five writers turned in ballots that were completely blank. With Alomar, Barry Larkin, Bert Blyleven and Andre Dawson at the top of the ballot, turning in an empty ballot says one of two things: that writer believes none of these men should be in the Hall, or that writer is too stubborn to do the right thing. But that is the history of this election. And that's why even hockey Hall of Famer Phil Esposito was questioning the validity of the process on ...
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