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Saturday, December 11, 2010
I am announcing my Hall of Fame ballot here first…as I did last year
As always it was tough….I looked at many people very hard….I am sure I will be blistered for my votes but feel free to correspond at firstname.lastname@example.org. FYI…I have covered the Rangers for 22 years.
Roberto Alomar - Quite deserving
Jeff Bagwell - Just thought he was more dominant than McGriff or Olerud.
Bert Blyleven - You guys swayed me on this one
Barry Larkin - Hard choice in picking him over Trammell
Mark McGwire - As always, I decline to sit in judgement on the steroids issue
Jack Morris - I go back and forth on him. This year…yes
Rafael Palmeiro - Same as McGwire
Tim Raines - Very close. As a GM, I would rather have Parker or Murphy but he was a great leadoff hitter.
I also voted for Juan Gonzalez and Kevin Brown…personal reasons. Sorry, I can do that
Edgar Martinez - Saw him in person for many years against the Rangers. Great great hitter. As a DH, I wish his career offensive numbers were a little better.
Larry Walker - Looked at him hard. Very hard. Just didn’t pull the trigger. Looked at some road numbers that held me back for now.
And thanks again to TR for releasing his ballot here first!