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No good reason for voters' capriciousness

Originally Published: January 9, 2007
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

Here's what we know, now that the results are in from one of the most fascinating Hall of Fame elections ever held:

• Mark McGwire is so far from Cooperstown, he could get there faster riding a pack mule than he could by having the baseball writers elect him. How miniscule was McGwire's vote total? He was more votes short of election (281) than a candidate as good as Bert Blyleven has ever gotten in an election.

• You might have heard some tales lately about how ...

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