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Dawson Makes Hall; Blyleven, Alomar Miss

Hall of fame voters surprise yet again

(Newser) - Andre Dawson was the only player elected into the Hall of Fame today, with Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar missing the cut by just five and eight votes respectively. Dawson, one of only three players to hit 400 home runs and steal 300 bases, received 77.9% of the vote,... More »

Baseball Hall Pass Means Cushy Retirement

Players battle for spot with political-style campaigns

(Newser) - This weekend, Rickey Henderson and Jim Rice are headed for baseball’s Hall of Fame—and a life without financial headaches, the Wall Street Journal reports. Retired players make money with autographs, speeches, and endorsements, and a place in Cooperstown means their values skyrocket. “‘HoF’ after a signature... More »

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