Found January 10, 2013 on
No Guts, No Glory:
As you already know, no one was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame for 2013. So that left those in the media with options on how they would cover the vote.
Some are focusing on the story-lines surrounding Bonds and Clemens. And some are busy trying to figure out who voted for Aaron Sele.
As for the New York Times, they decided to cover the vote in a more creative manner.
And the #HOF Inductees Are … Today’s front page: twitter.com/JSablichNYT/st…
— NYT Sports (@nytimessports) January 10, 2013
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