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No Hall of Fame for You

Piazza might have to wait for a posthumous induction.

Piazza might have to wait for a posthumous induction.

I’m sure Joe or another author on Mets Today will have an opinion on this, but here’s my $0.02.

So, the baby baseball writers got their bottles.  The paragons of perfection and arbiters of all that is moral kept everyone out of the Hall of Fame this year.  Yes, there will be no HOFers in 2013.

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Will Roberto Alomar Get Into the Hall of Fame?

roberto-alomarToday we will find out what players have been voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, and among the candidates is former Met Roberto Alomar.

Many consider Alomar to be the very best defensive second baseman in baseball history. That alone should get him into the HOF, but he also has offensive stats to support the argument. He finished his 17-year All-Star career with 2724 hits and an exact .300 average, as well as a .374 OBP and .814 OPS — pretty damn good numbers for any second baseman, but particularly impressive for one with his prowess in the field. He was an All-Star a dozen times and won 10 Gold Gloves. He should be a shoo-in for the Hall. But, he may not make it in this year.

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