Time for the HOF to change its entry rules
Suppose Ichiro Suzuki of the Seattle Mariners plays three more years and retires with 2,000 hits in nine major league seasons. The rules say he won't be eligible for the Hall of Fame because he did not play 10 years. But what about his nine campaigns in Japan with a .353 batting average and seven Gold Gloves?
The rules also say Laura Davies has not qualified for the LPGA Hall of Fame, falling two points short of the required 27. But what about the 47 tournaments she won overseas? With the ...
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