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At least there's a reason not to vote for Jack Morris for the Hall of Fame. It's not a good reason, but at least it's a reason. That's one more than the people refusing to vote for Jeff Bagwell have.

Trammell, Morris get increased HOF votes

The state of Michigan did not get completely shut out in Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame vote, revealed Monday afternoon. Former University of Michigan player Barry Larkin, the longtime Cincinnati Reds shortstop, was the only player elected to the Hall of Fame. Larkin earned 86 percent of the votes, jumping from 62.1 percent in last year's voting, the largest one-year...

Out again! Unfairly punished Jeff Bagwell denied Hall of Fame in second attempt

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Jack Morris career stats

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Jeff Bagwell getting a raw deal from Hall of Fame voters?

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Morris builds momentum but falls shy in Hall bid

The wait for the Hall of Fame goes on for Jack Morris, but with a lot more hope. And like his World Series duel with John Smoltz in 1991, it's going to come down to the end.

Barry Larkin, former Cincinnati Reds shortstop, elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Larkin named on 86 percent of ballots, above the necessary 75 percent. Jack Morris comes close at 67 percent. Former Indian Juan Gonzalez drops off future ballots with 4.6 percent.

Jack Morris still might have a few more years to wait for Hall of Fame call

MINNEAPOLIS - A topic most 56-year-old men would embrace like a pre-schooler embraces Disneyland now seems forced,...

Baseball's History of Cheating Spotlights Hypocrisy of Keeping Steroids Users Out of Cooperstown

Another year, another victory for the anti-steroids centurions guarding the Baseball Hall of Fame's hallowed doors. Barry Larkin is headed to Cooperstown as the lone member inducted by the baseball writers in 2012. It's a well-deserved honor for the MVP shortstop, but not one that will cause much reaction outside of Cincinatti, where Larkin played out his 19-year career....

FanGraphs Audio: Dave Cameron on the Hall of Fame

Episode 121 FanGraphs Audio returns from its winter furlough with managing editor Dave Cameron. Among the topics discussed: the respective Hall of Fame credentials of Jeff Bagwell, Edgar Martinez, and Tim Raines. Also, for no reason whatsoever: Bryan LaHair. Music courtesy of 1970s American rock band Player. Don’t hesitate to direct pod-related correspondence to @cistulli on Twitter...
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