Originally written on i70baseball  |  Last updated 11/19/14
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With the Hall Of Fame election announcement coming on January 9, 2012, it is time to review the ballot, go over the names, and decide who belongs in the Hall Of Fame. There are twenty seven men on the ballot this year and we will take a look at each one individually prior to official announcements.  You can find all of the profiles in the I-70 Baseball Exclusives: Cooperstown Choices 2012 menu at the top of the page. Tune in Saturday, January 7, 2012 as I-70 Baseball Radio will host a panel of writers discussing the Hall Of Fame Ballot in a 2-hour special. In this article, we take a look at Rafael Palmeiro   Rafael PalmeiroPalmerio enjoyed a long 20-year career in major league baseball, making his debut in 1986 with the Chicago Cubs and finishing it in 2005 as a member of the Baltimore Orioles.  This will be his second year on the ballot. Year Tm G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS OPS+ 1986 CHC 22 73 9 18 4 0 3 12 1 4 6 .247 .295 .425 .720 91 1987 CHC 84 221 32 61 15 1...
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