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Posted by: Jack Curry on Jan 5, 2011 at 07:29:50 PM

At the end of a phone interview with Roberto Alomar last May, I mentioned that I had voted for him in his first year on the Hall of Fame ballot. I also told Alomar that I thought it was an injustice that he didn’t get enough votes to be inducted in 2010.

“I thought so, too,” Alomar said.

Alomar uttered the revealing sentence in a casual manner. There was no malice. Alomar knew he would eventually get in to the Hall and that a wrong would eventually be corrected. That happened on Wednesday as Alomar and Bert Blyleven both surpassed the required 75 percent of the vote.

Since I have been a member of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America for more than 10 years, I have the privilege of voting for the Hall of Fame. This year, I voted for Alomar, Blyleven, Barry

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