Bert Blyleven, Roberto Alomar Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame

The BBWAA has wrested its website back from certain unscrupulous internet zealots long enough to announce that Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar received enough votes -- 75% or better -- to have earned election to baseball's Hall of Fame.

John Olerud (4 votes) received even less support than the laughably inferior Tino Martinez (6 votes).

While a number of truly deserving players were not selected this time around -- Jeff Bagwell and Tim Raines, among others -- at least the two newest members of the Hall have demonstrably earned their place among baseball's immortals.

Full voting results are after the jump.

Name Votes Pct.
Roberto Alomar 523 90.0%
Bert Blyleven 463 79.7%
Barry Larkin 361 62.1%
Jack Morris 311 53.5%
Lee Smith 263 45.3%
Jeff Bagwell 242 41.7%
Tim Raines 218 37.5%
Edgar Martinez 191 32.9%
Alan Trammell 141 24.3%
Larry Walker 118 20.3%
Mark McGwire 115 19.8%
Fred McGriff 104 17.9%
Dave Parker 89 15.3%
Don Mattingly 79 13.6%
Dale Murphy 73 12.6%
Rafael Palmeiro 64 11.0%
Juan Gonzalez 30 5.2%
Harold Baines 28 4.8%
John Franco 27 4.6%
Kevin Brown 12 2.1%
Tino Martinez 6 1.0%
Marquis Grissom 4 0.7%
Al Leiter 4 0.7%
John Olerud 4 0.7%
B.J. Surhoff 2 0.3%
Bret Boone 1 0.2%
Benito Santiago 1 0.2%
Carlos Baerga 0 0.0%
Lenny Harris 0 0.0%
Bobby Higginson 0 0.0%
Charles Johnson 0 0.0%
Raul Mondesi 0 0.0%
Kirk Rueter 0 0.0%

Note: 436 votes were required to meet the 75% election threshold.

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