The Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) got it right in 2013.
The Baseball Hall of Fame (HOF) is not the Hall of Good Guys. (Dale Murphy)
The Baseball Hall of Fame is not the Hall of Milestone Numbers and you are automatically included regardless if you cheated, regardless if you are a bully, regardless if you forget English. (You know the list)
Nor is the Baseball HOF the Hall of Milestone Number which you are selected on the first ballot for a vote against the Axis of Evil and one career number. (Craig Biggio)
The Baseball Hall of Fame is not the Hall of Dominant Post Season statistics. (Curt Schilling, Jack Morris)
The Baseball Hall of Fame is not meant for asterisks or a section of its okay because everyone else was doing it (see PED's) or I don't think he was doing it. (Bagwell, Piazza)
The Baseball Hall of Fame is also not politics, where Super PACs or influential criminals people influence the popular vote to achieve a desired outcome based on personal gain.
Baseball's Hall of Fame vote this year was a perfect imperfection.
Perfect in the aspect it gives us all a chance to step back and take the pulse of what this identifies. The vote identifies we are not okay with Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens bullying their way through steroid allegations.
The vote does not over credit Jack Morris. I admire ...(cont)