Found January 09, 2013 on Fox Sports Detroit:
DETROIT Jack Morris remains on the outside looking in. Morris, who won 198 games in 14 seasons with the Detroit Tigers and pitched for four World Series winners, failed to cross the 75-percent threshold required for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame. In totals released Wednesday afternoon, he got only 67.7 percent of the vote just a percentage point ahead of last year's total. Bert Blyleven, elected in 2011, remains the only starting pitcher voted in since Nolan Ryan in 1999. Since then, 21 of 22 of those elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America have been position players or relievers. Morris wasn't the only Hall-eligible player disappointed with Wednesday's results. No players were elected. In his first year of eligibility, Craig Biggio had the highest percentage of votes, with 68.2. In his 12th year on the ballot, former Tigers shortstop Alan Trammell received 33.6 percent -- down from 36.8 percent last year. Morris has one year remaining o...
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