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Bob Ryan

No excuse, no defense for these ballot balks

Are there truly writers who believe Cal Ripken (left) and Tony Gwynn don't belong in the Hall? Are there truly writers who believe Cal Ripken (left) and Tony Gwynn don't belong in the Hall? (JEREMY SPARIG/BLOOMBERG)
By Bob Ryan
Globe Columnist / January 28, 2007

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Help! I am consumed with guilt by association. Yes, I am currently carrying card No. 151 in the Baseball Writers Association of America. Yes, I voted in the most recent Hall of Fame election. And, yes, I am deeply ashamed because, once again, two obvious candidates were denied the honor of being a unanimous choice of the voting body to ... (Full article: 1061 words)

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