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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Jeff Bagwell
NEW YORK (AP) — Craig Biggio barely came up short, so he'll be back next year. Jack Morris' outing is over, and he went the distance again.
They'll join holdovers including Craig Biggio, Jeff Bagwell, Mike Piazza and Tim Raines in a strong group that should produce multiple electees a year after writers declined to put anyone in the Hall.
Mark Appel received high praise from MLB commissioner Bud Selig on Wednesday when the No. 1 overall pick signed with the Houston Astros.
After a narrow miss last year, Bert Blyleven told voters they finally got it right by sending him into the Hall of Fame along with Roberto Alomar.
Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven became Hall of Famers on Wednesday, the two-time World Series champions easily elected after narrow misses last season.
Unless the voters throw a real curve, Bert Blyleven should be a shoo-in for the Hall of Fame. Same for Roberto Alomar.
.297/.408/.540, 449 HRs, 1,529 RBI, 202 SBs
"That stuff's going to happen in this era," Bagwell said on a conference call. "People are going to have suspicion in the era I played in."
"People are going to think what they want to think. If they don't think that anybody was good in this era, then that's fine. Like I said, I'm one of the first ones to come up in that era. I'm OK with it," he said.