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A lot to digest around baseball

Updated: January 14, 2009, 11:16 AM ET
By Buster Olney

There is a buffet of news items to write about, and we'll start with a dollop of the Hall of Fame.

Dish: Rickey Henderson received votes from 511 voters. His name was left off 28 ballots, leaving his 94.8 vote percentage well short of Tom Seaver's record percentage of 98.8 percent.

Digestion: It's a reasonable assumption that Henderson's vote total might've been diminished by a steroid-era protest, with some writers choosing to submit blank ballots. Because those ...

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