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5hJayson Stark

Transparency will make HOF voting a whole new game

With all Baseball Hall of Fame ballots becoming public next year, voting is going to change dramatically. And that's a good thing.

Baseball Hall of Fame ballot brawl (4:47)
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5dSam Miller

Nobody hits 'em where they ain't like Mike Trout

Mike Trout's career batting average on balls in play trails only that of Ty Cobb, Joe Jackson and Rogers Hornsby. What gives him such an edge? We go on the hunt for all his extra hits.

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4dDavid Schoenfield

Putting the fame in the Hall of Fame

Debating a player's greatness shouldn't be a cold exchange of numbers; you have to feel like he belongs in Cooperstown.

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Obama praising Theo for his accomplishments : "I've talked to him about being DNC chair."

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The Cubs and Barack Obama

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Hall of Fame Cubs Ryne Sandberg, Billy Williams and Fergie Jenkins.

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Cubs ownership, Tom and Laura Ricketts.

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Awaiting the Cubs and President Obama

Jayson Stark ESPN Senior Writer 

Everyone loves to see an actual photo of our actual Hall of Fame voters. So far be it for me to deny you that fun!

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Jimmy Buffett is attending the Cubs ceremony at the White House.

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Walking the grounds at the White House in advance of the ceremony to celebrate the Cubs championship.

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The Cubs are getting ready to be honored by the President for their World Series victory last season.

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Brady, Rodgers, Roethlisberger and Ryan combined this season: 1,393-of-2085 (66.8 percent), 16,745 yards, 135 TD, 29 INT. Incredible.