No new Hall of Famers from Veterans Committee

Updated: March 2, 2005, 5:57 PM ET
Associated Press

TAMPA, Fla. -- Gil Hodges, Ron Santo and everyone else on the ballot fell short Wednesday as once again the baseball Veterans Committee failed to elect anyone to the Hall of Fame.

Hodges and Santo came the closest with 65 percent -- 75 percent was needed for induction -- each falling eight votes shy. Tony Oliva and Jim Kaat were the only other players to be picked on more than half of the 80 ballots.

In 2003, the redesigned committee also pitched a shutout. There will not be ...

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