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Friday, August 10, 2012
Yada-yada, bing bang…but I found this part interesting.
How will they go? On a tiny scale, it looks close. CBSSports.com has seven baseball writers—three with actual HOF votes—and five of the seven said they would vote for Bonds. That’s 71.4 percent in favor of induction, with 75 percent required for admittance.
Again, that’s a small sample size—and here comes an even smaller (but more telling) sample size:
Of our three Hall voters at CBSSports.com—longtime baseball writers Scott Miller, Danny Knobler and Jon Heyman—just one said he’d vote for Bonds. Which one? That’s for him to say, if he chooses. Point being, Bonds’ candidacy is supported primarily by the newer-media bloggers at CBSSports.com, an ominous trend given that most Hall voters are longtime writers from the Miller, Knobler and Heyman mold.
On my Bonds/Clemens HOF Ballot Collecting Gizmo©...I have Knobler as a solid NO vote and Heyman & Miller as being on the fence.
Posted: August 10, 2012 at 10:41 AM | 55 comment(s)
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