Roberto Alomar: First Ballot Hall Of Famer in 2010?

Posted: 27th December 2009 by Joel Reuter in MLB
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Although we are still months from the official Hall of Fame vote, it is never too early to take a look at the upcoming ballot, and with a less than stellar first year class headlined by Fred McGriff, Edgar Martinez, Barry Larkin, and Roberto Alomar, this may be the year for holdovers such as Andre Dawson and Bert Blyleven to be enshrined. However, I feel that Alomar may have a legitimate chance at first ballot enshrinement. Let's take a look at the statistics. There are currently 17áplayersáin the Hall of Fame that played primarily second base during their careers. Alomar's career numbers, as well as where he ranks among those 17 guys, are as follows. Batting Average: .300 (ninth)
On Base Percentage: .371 (ninth)
Slugging Percentage: .443 (eighth)
Hits: 2,724 (seventh)
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