• Morris goes the distance, but doesn't reach Hall

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jan 8, 2014
    Jack Morris has been through all this for the last time. "It's kind of an odd situation," Morris said. On Wednesday, Jack Morris fell off the BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot after coming up short of the 75 percent needed for election in his 15th and final year of eligibility. "I just want to congratulate the three men that were voted in today and the three managers that were voted in during the Winter Meetings," Morris said, referring to Joe Torre, Bobby Cox and Tony La Russa. Astros second baseman Craig Biggio fell two votes short on a day when pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine and slugger Frank Thomas, all first-timers, were overwhelmingly elected.
    Source: MLB.com
    • Who replaces Jack Morris as most heavily debated potential Hall of Famer?

      On Wednesday, Jack Morris fell off the BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot after coming up short (61.5 percent) of the 75 percent needed for election in his 15th and final year of eligibility. Morris, who has been the central focus of heated Hall of Fame debates …
      Source: yahoo.com

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