The Oscars aren't so different from baseball awards

Jim Caple is perfectly willing to share his Academy Awards choices. Why won't the real voters? Story

Updated: February 26, 2008, 11:33 AM ET
By Jim Caple | Page 2

I love the Academy Awards, but you know what would make them better? Accountability.

I'm a Baseball Hall of Fame voter and have often voted on the major season awards as well, and I take those votes as seriously as I do a presidential ballot. For one thing, there are so few voters, my ballot really does count (unlike, say, Democrats voting in the Michigan, Florida or Washington primaries). Just as importantly, if my vote costs someone the MVP or the Hall of Fame, you'll hear ...

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