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Posted by: Larry Fleisher on Jan 5, 2011 at 11:12:05 PM

I've been to the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown just once in my nearly 32 years. That was 20 years ago during the summer of 1990 when I was 11.

The next time I go whenever that is, Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven will be enshrined. I'm not sure when I next will go but perhaps Jack Morris, Barry Larkin, Edgar Martinez will be there as well. Maybe if I hold off even longer on going, Jeff Bagwell might be in after the distinction between natural and enhanced sluggers has concluded.

Blyleven's case for being or not being is a raging debate. It is that way because of numbers such as 287-250, which was accured between 1970-1992. Those against him call him a compiler, those for him point to things like durability, innings pitched and so on.

I didn't see enough of Blyleven to make a full