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Old 10-05-2014, 06:46 PM   #27
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Originally Posted by Crokit View Post
I remember when Tom Seaver was elected to the Hall of Fame. There were but a couple of voters who did not choose him. I believe he still has the greatest percentage of votes ever. Several of those voting " no" stated that they wanted to guarantee Seaver wasn't a unanimous selection. When asked why, they stated if Gehrig didn't deserve to be unanimous, no one deserves it.

I believe Jeter will be the first.
I agree with the holdouts.
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