Found January 07, 2013 on
The Baseball Bloggers Alliance released the results of its collective Hall of Fame ballot earlier this morning. For those who aren't aware, the BBA is comprised of a vast array of baseball blogs from around the country, including Redlegs Review.
Only one candidate among the group garnered the votes needed to be elected: Jeff Bagwell. The former Houston Astros slugger received 76% of the vote.
Here are the rest of the results from the BBA voting:
Craig Biggio 69%
Mike Piazza 69%
Barry Bonds 62%
Tim Raines 62%
Roger Clemens 56%
Edgar Martinez 41%
Alan Trammell 40%
Mark McGwire 35%
Curt Schilling 34%
Dale Murphy 32%
Larry Walker 32%
Jack Morris 32%
Lee Smith 25%
Kenny Lofton 21%
Sammy Sosa 21%
Don Mattingly 18%
Fred McGriff 15%
Rafael Palmeiro 15%
Bernie Williams 4%
David Wells 4%
Sandy Alomar 3%
Julio Franco 1%
The Baseball Bloggers Alliance’s vote has no impact on the official vote taken by the Baseball Writers of America. Ho...
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JEFF BAGWELL Third Yeard on Ballot (2012 - 56.0%) PLAYING CAREER: Houston Astros (1991-2005) ACHIEVEMENTS: Career batting average of .297. Houston Astros career leader in home runs (449), RBI (1529), walks (1401), runs created (1715). Scored 100 runs or more in eight of nine seasons (1996-2004) and knocked in 100 or more runs in seven of those seasons. 1994 National League MVP when...
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As a longstanding member of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA), I take great pride in having been able to participate in their Hall of Fame vote the past four years. This year, BBA is recommending Jeff Bagwell (and only Jeff Bagwell) be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this July. He received 76% of the vote. A year ago...he finished around 78%.Here's the official...
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