Found January 10, 2012 on Tiger Tales:
PLAYERS: Jack Morris
I was going to write a dry statistical post about Jack Morris not belonging in the Hall of Fame, but there's enough of that going on.  So, I'm going to tell my personal Jack Morris story instead.  I'm not sure why I haven't told this story during my many years on the internet other than I don't usually like to tell personal stories on here.  In the Spring of 1988, my father and I made one of our

Morris again denied Hall of Fame entrance

Jack Morris will have to wait for his call to the Baseball Hall of Fame.Morris, a St. Paul, Minn., native who pitched for the Twins as well as the Detroit Tigers, Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians during an 18-year career, fell short of the 75 percent of votes needed in the 2012 Hall of Fame election. Morris received 66.7 percent, which was up from the 53.5 percent he received...

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...

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The Hall of Fame Files: Jack Morris

This is the first time has been open for business immediately following the Hall of Fame vote. As my bio underneath says, I wrote The Hall of Fame Index back in 2010 in an effort to bring more clarity to the Hall of Fame discussion. The work was nominated for the Sporting News Award for statistical advancement and got solid reviews from those within...

No enshrinement yet, but a big leap for Morris

Jack Morris received two-thirds of the writers' votes, giving him hope that he will be voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2013 or '14.

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,...

Jack Morris poised for 9th-inning hop into Hall of Fame

In 1987, Jack Morris finished a 2-1 win against Boston at Tiger Stadium with a three-up, three-down ninth inning against a trio of hitters who each had at least 300 career homers: Jim Rice, Don Baylor and Dwight Evans. Morris might be making a strong, successful finish like that in the Hall of Fame voting.

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....
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