More Thoughts on the Baseball Hall of Fame Vote

Posted: 7th January 2010 by Ian Hunter in MLB
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When it comes to voting on the Baseball Hall of Fame, for the most part the Baseball Writers Association of America has its head on its shoulders. However, with its omission of Roberto Alomar from the 2010 Hall of Fame inductions, a couple of bad apples had to spoil the whole bunch. The BBWAA as a whole didn't do anything wrong, but several writers within the association took it upon themselves to make an example out of Roberto Alomar. The message those writers sent was: "If you misbehave, we will punish you for it".

I know I've criticized Ken Rosenthal in the past, but on this one, he knocked it out of the park . Even Rosenthal understands that a change within the BBWAA needs to be made: ôWhen a scout asked me Wednesday, æHow could people not vote for the best second baseman ...

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