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The Hall's real numbers problem

The 10-player voting limit further complicates the Hall of Fame's PED issue

Originally Published: December 26, 2012
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

Voting for the Hall of Fame has become the equivalent of trying to pass a budget through Congress. That's partly because the Baseball Writers' Association of America has become as polarized as Congress.

On one side, we have writers who see suspected users of performance-enhancing drugs as cheats, and so they will never vote for them under any circumstances, regardless of their awards and accomplishments. Rachel Maddow might say these writers are the BBWAA equivalent of the ...

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