Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to one and all.
I wasn’t expecting to see snow this morning, but it looks like we got a light dusting in Sykesville (as opposed to a heavy dusting.) Just give me clear roads on Monday. That’s all I’m asking.
I didn’t find a first baseman under the tree. I’m not sure what I would have done with him, so maybe it’s for the best.
My Hall of Fame ballot arrived in the mail a few days ago. Finally, I have the power to get Kirk Rueter into Cooperstown.
Sorry, Bobby Higginson. You’ll have to wait your turn.
Roberto Alomar is a slam-dunk. He almost made it in his first year of eligibility, falling eight votes short. There’s no denying him this time.
I really hope the same is true for Bert Blyleven, who fell five votes short of election. He’s long overdue.
They’ve got my votes.
The ballot also includes the following:
I’ll be curious to see how many voters support Rafael Palmeiro. He was a lock before the failed drug test.