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The Goose is in!

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The Goose is the newest (and only) member of Baseball's HOF:

2008 Results
Player Total Votes Percentage Rich Gossage 466 85.8% Jim Rice 392 72.2% Andre Dawson 358 65.9% Bert Blyleven 336 61.9% Lee Smith 235 43.3% Jack Morris 233 42.9% Tommy John 158 29.1% Tim Raines 132 24.3% Mark McGwire 128 23.6% Alan Trammell 99 18.2% Dave Concepcion 88 16.2% Don Mattingly 86 15.8% Dave Parker 82 15.1% Dale Murphy 75 13.8% Harold Baines 28 5.2% Rod Beck 2 0.4% Travis Fryman 2 0.4% Robb Nen 2 0.4% Shawon Dunston 1 0.2% Chuck Finley 1 0.2% David Justice 1 0.2% Chuck Knoblauch 1 0.2% Todd Stottlemyre 1 0.2% Jose Rijo 0 0% Brady Anderson 0 0%
The Rock tries again next year.
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In other news,
  • Jim looks on Ryan Sweeney.
  • BP on the Swisher trade. Thanks larry. Speaking of the Swisher trade, here's Mike Pindelski too.
  • Tango looks on the HOF vote ballots.
  • Hot Stove: Flubs/Tribe interested in Brian Roberts? Mariners/Reds/Tribe interested in Erik Bedard? BTW, the Tribe made an offer to Captain Cheeseburger.
  • I'll link this again because it was awesome: FJM on Phil Rogers' team improvement evaluation system.
  • Baseball-reference's PI has a free preview until Friday (1/11).