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Analysis | Nick Cafardo

Hall of Fame voters let candidates twist in the wind

There seemed to be a “let them twist in the wind” element to the Baseball Hall of Fame voting that resulted in no one being elected for the first time since 1996.

Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds got 37.6 and 36.2 percent of the vote, less than I thought they would get. Thought they’d receive close to 50 percent.

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