It shouldn't surprise me anymore, but it does. The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) failed to elect Bert Blyleven into the Hall of Fame by five votes. He received 74.2 percent of the votes when 75 percent is needed. There's really nothing more to add that hasn't been said before. And I'm not going to beat a dead horse over this issue. I'm sure I feel the same disgust for the Hall of Fame that most knowledgeable baseball fans people do right now.
What possibly shocks me more than Blyleven not getting in is the fact that Roberto Alomar didn't get in.
Alomar, one of the best second basemen in baseball history, received 73.7 percent of the vote. Alomar didn't make the best decisions when he was playing.
We all remember the infamous spitting incident , and I'm sure that ...
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