The two new lefties in the Diamondbacks bullpen, Tony Sipp & Matt Reynolds throwing this morning.
Salt River Fields Park
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community near Scottsdale, Arizona
Photo Steve Berthiaume
The number of players elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
Craig Biggio earned 68% of the vote (players need 75%), 39 votes shy of induction.
The last time the BBWAA did not elect a single recently retired player was 1996 when Phil Neikro received 68.3% of the vote. Other years where no player received the necessary 75% were 1971 (Yogi Berra, 67%), 1960 (Edd Roush, 54%), 1958 (Max Carey 51%), 1950 (Mel Ott, 68.5%), 1949 (charlie Gehringer, 67%). (Thanks to Baseball-Reference.com)