Roberto Alomar Robbed on Hall of Fame Ballot

Posted: 6th January 2010 by Ian Hunter in MLB
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All I can say is ... wow. There I was anxiously anticipating Roberto Alomar's name to be called as one of the 2010 Baseball Hall of Fame inductees, but it never happened.

For whatever reason, the BBWAA decided it was Andre Dawson's year and only Andre Dawson's year to go into the hall. I have no ill will towards Dawson, but I do have some disdain over this decision directed towards the Baseball Writers Association of America.

First of all, five ballots were left completely blank. For some inductees, that could have been the difference between making it in and standing outside for yet another year. Nobody thinks that leaving your Hall of Fame ballot blank is "cute"ùthis isn't voting for your high school class rep, this is the Baseball Hall of Fame. Jay Mariotti, I' ...

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