Andre Dawson: A Poor Choice For The Hall Of Fame

January 6, 2010 by  

The writers did a poor job this year in the elections for the Baseball Hall of Fame.  Andre Dawson drew enough votes to gain election, while other, far more deserving candidates, were left to linger.  Dawson pulled in 77.9 percent of the votes, testimony to the idea that a veteran baseball writer will not let a complicated thing like the facts stand in the way of a good story.

For generations, sportswriters have pushed the idea that sports are a “contest of wills” and that certain teams have the “heart of a champion” and that certain batters are “clutch hitters” while others tend to “choke.”  And one idea that has been pushed more an...

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