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Monday, December 5, 2011
Hodges passed over for Hall of Fame

By Adam Rubin

The Veterans Committee formally announced the selection of Ron Santo to the Hall of Fame. He appeared on 15 of 16 ballots, with 12 needed for selection.

Gil Hodges did not reach the threshold. Jim Kaat received 10 votes, Minny Minoso and Hodges nine apiece, and Tony Oliva eight.