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Tim Raines, Jeff Bagwell, Pudge Rodriguez voted into Baseball Corridor of Fame


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July 10, 2017



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The votes comprise all been tallied, and 3 contemporary baseball legends are headed toward Cooperstown.Tim Raines, JeffBagwell and Ivan Pudge Rodriguez”incorporate all been voted into the Nationwide Baseball Corridor of Fames study course of 2017.Rainesreceived 86 of the vote in the direction of safe and sound his vacation spot within just Cooperstown inside his last 12 months of eligibility upon the ballot. The outfielder performed 23 seasons, 13 with the Montreal Expos. He was an All Star within 7 consecutive seasons for Montreal, and led the league within stolen bases in just 4 of individuals.Within just his 7th 12 months upon the ballot,Bagwellearned 86.2 of the vote crucial for induction, upping his proportion against 71.6 final yr and passing the 75 induction threshold.Bagwell was Beginner of the Yr within just 1991 for the Houston Astros, and went upon in direction of gain MVP a few seasons afterwards. The initially baseman was a long lasting slugger who put in all 15 yrs of his profession inside of Houston and was a 4 period All-Star choice.PudgeRodriguez acquired76 of the vote within just his very first 12 months upon the ballot. The catchers illustrious vocation integrated 14 All-Star decisions, 13 Gold Gloves, 7 Silver Sluggers and one particular MVP award previously mentioned 21 yrs, the the vast majority of which have been performed for the Texas Rangers and Detroit Tigers.Simply lost was prior Padres nearer Trevor Hoffman, whogot 74 of the vote, up towards 67.3 final calendar year. The Padres nearer safeguarded 601 will save inside of his 18 calendar year profession, which is instant simply just in the direction of long term Corridor of Famer Mariano Rivera (652) and 123 far more than Lee Smith in just 3rd issue Hoffman spot alongside one another 9 40-preserve seasons, tied with Rivera for the utmost of all period. He will contain towards hesitate a different yr.Previous Expos slugger Vladimir Guerrero captured 71.7 of votes inside his 1st 12 months of eligibility, the moment finishing his 16-calendar year occupation inside 2011. He performed 8 several years for the Expos and 6 for the Angels, successful the MVP award in just his initially year within Anaheim. He was a 9-year All Star and an 8-season Silver Slugger, hitting .379 with a .553 slugging proportion for his job.Other massive names lost out involve Barry Bonds (53.8 ) and Roger Clemens (54.1 ), who incorporate been involved in direction of PED employ the service of that incorporates provoked plenty of writers in direction of depart them off. Curt Schilling, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussinaand Jeff Kent will additionally include in the direction of hesitate right up until up coming yr in the direction of consider for a ticket towards the Corridor


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