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Old 01-10-2013, 12:32 AM
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Originally Posted by Tragg View Post
Biggio not getting in as a first-ballot guy is not a travesty. He belongs, but, imo, first-ballot should be reserved for the superstars.
Frank will get in.
I know that this is the prevailing wisdom, and the writers consider a first-ballot election to be an extra-special award, but I think it's just dumb. If the guy is a Hall of Famer in the second year, what changed from his first year? Nothing.

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