It's a Hall of Fame day

Maddux, Glavine and Thomas elected, but fate of other greats still unresolved

Updated: January 9, 2014, 1:01 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

It was a great day to celebrate the awesomeness of Greg Maddux, after a Hall of Fame election in which he reeled in a thunderous (but disappointing) 97.2 percent of the vote.

It was a fantastic day to ponder the coolness of two longtime teammates, Maddux and Tom Glavine, floating into Cooperstown on the same afternoon.

It was a perfect day to behold the remarkable career of Frank Thomas, and to wonder whether we might even have underrated him while he was making all that history.

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