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Doyel: Le Batard HOF Vote Stunt A Cry For Attention, Reveals Nothing

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By Gregg Doyel-
CBSSports.com

(CBS) Dan Le Batard wanted his Baseball Hall of Fame vote to be heard, so he gave it to one of the biggest megaphones in sports — Deadspin. And then Deadspin gave the vote to its readers, who put together this perfectly respectable ballot: Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas, Tom Glavine, Mike Piazza, Craig Biggio, Edgar Martinez, Jeff Bagwell, Roger Clemens, Barry Bonds and Curt Schilling.

So in the end, what did Le Batard hurt? Himself, even if it doesn’t take any imagination to envision some in the younger crowd — meaning, people younger than me — celebrating his vote as a victory for ironical hipsters and dimwitted bro’s. Anarchy, bro. LOL!

But it doesn’t take much imagination to envision most of the older crowd — meaning, people older than me — hating it. Well I never! Also: Jack Morris.

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