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Bert Blyleven Once Again Snubbed By Hall of Fame Voters

Published by on January 6, 2010
Article Source: Bleacher Report - MLB

For the 13th straight year, Bert Blyleven failed to gain induction into the Hall of Fame, this time by the slimmest of margins as he received 74.2 percent of the vote (75 percent is necessary for induction). 

Often considered the best pitcher without a plaque in Cooperstown, the right-hander will remain just that for at least another 12 months, and it's not right.

In my recent slideshow ranking the 50 best baseball players of all time, Blyleven came in tied at 32nd (T-18th best pitcher).

He ranks ninth on the all-time shutout list with 60, which is rather impressive considering the fact that the hurler was putting up four or five a year in the 1980s, when relievers were becoming a bigger part of the ga...

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