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Other Baseball Hall Of Fame Voters Have Pulled Similar Stunts As LeBatard

Sports writer and ESPN host Dan LeBatard was stripped of his baseball Hall of Fame vote after he allowed fans of the website Deadspin to fill out the ballot. LeBatard’s move was to point out the hypocrisy of organization, which may have worked on multiple levels.

CBS Miami–01/10/2014

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Deadspin Casts Dan LeBatard’s Baseball Hall Of Fame Vote

Last year, the website Deadspin announced it had obtained a vote for the baseball Hall of Fame from a voter. The voter voluntarily gave the ballot to Deadspin to fill out. It turns out; the voter was CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald columnist Dan LeBatard.

CBS Miami–01/08/2014

ST. LOUIS, MO - OCTOBER 30: Manager Tony LaRussa of the St. Louis Cardinals acknowledges the celebrating crowd inside Busch Stadium on October 30, 2011 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Szczepanski/Getty Images)

Torre, La Russa, & Cox Voted To Hall Of Fame

Collectively Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox have won more than 6,000 games as managers and now all three are headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

CBS Miami–12/09/2013

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A-Rod Suspended Through 2014 By MLB

Alex Rodriguez entered baseball in July 1994 and was immediately pegged as a future Hall of Famer and one of the greatest to ever play. Instead, the player who was considered a shoo-in for Cooperstown will be suspended through the rest of the 2013 season and all of the 2014 season for his role in the Biogenesis scandal, according to CBSNews.com.

CBS Miami–08/05/2013

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Baseball Writers Elect None To Hall Of Fame

For only the eighth time in the history of the Baseball Hall of Fame, baseball writers failed to elect anyone into the Hall of Fame. The selection process was made more difficult this year as players from the steroid-era were on the ballot for the first time.

CBS Miami–01/09/2013