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“I don’t think Lofton is a slam dunk Hall of Famer (though he would have my vote), but he had a career bWAR of 64.9, 7th highest ever, among center fielders, so even if you aren’t certain he deserves enshrinement, he certainly merits more consideration that he’s getting this year. There is speculation that the Hall will have to change its ten-player limit, because if the ballot wasn’t already crowded enough, Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas, Tom Glavine, Mike Mussina, and Jeff Kent will be joining it next time around. It’s possible that if the Hall makes such a switch, they’ll also reinstate a few candidates, but it’s also possible that it’s another twenty years before there’s another serious discussion about Lofton’s Hall of Fame case, which would be a great shame.” [Lukehart/Let'