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Baseball Hall of Fame results: Fred McGriff voted in by committee; Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens kept out

The National Baseball Hall of Fame will welcome at least one new member in 2023. Sunday night the Hall of Fame's Contemporary Era Committee announced it has voted Fred McGriff into Cooperstown. He received a full slate of 16 votes from the 16-person committee. McGriff was the only one of eight players on the Contemporary Era ballot to make the cut on Sunday. Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Curt Schilling fell short of the twelve votes needed for induction.
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Fred McGriff finally gets in the Hall of Fame

Fred McGriff was a part of an eight-player group that was voted on by a 16-person committee. Each player needed at least 75% of the vote to be elected, and McGriff was the only player chosen. The Crime Dog finished seven home runs shy of 500 homers — a number...
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Locked On Dodgers: Jacob deGrom Signs with Rangers, Carlos Correa to LA? + Fred McGriff to HOF

The Dodgers will not be signing Jacob deGrom as he signed a five-year deal with the Rangers. What does this mean for the Dodgers and the starting pitching market? Also, the Dodgers continue to be linked to Carlos Correa while the Padres are linked to Trea Turner. Chris Martin will not be returning to the Dodgers, as he signed with the Red Sox. Why didn’t the Dodgers pay up? Lastly, Fred McGriff has been elected to the Hall of Fame and that’s great.
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If Fred McGriff is a Hall of Famer, so is Gary Sheffield

It was “a beautiful thing” for Fred McGriff to be unanimously voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Contemporary Baseball Era Committee. Nearly two decades after concluding an elite, consistent MLB playing career, he’s being immortalized. That bodes well for Gary Sheffield, who competed during the same era as McGriff and had a comparable (if not slightly greater) impact on the sport.
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Fred McGriff: ‘This is a dream right now’

Fred McGriff flew from his home in Tampa to San Diego Monday where he was introduced as the newest member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. McGriff was voted in unanimously Sunday receiving all 16 votes by the Contemporary Baseball Players Committee. “This is a dream right now,” McGriff told...
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Ex Cub Fred McGriff elected to MLB Hall of Fame

Fred McGriff unanimously voted into the Hall of Fame by the MLB Veterans Committee. Baseball Hall of Fame committee has elected former Chicago Cub and big league slugger Fred McGriff, Sunday, to Cooperstown. The 59-year-old McGriff received unanimous support from the 16 members of the contemporary baseball era committee —...
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Fred McGriff elected to Hall of Fame by contemporary committee

Former MLB slugger Fred McGriff was the lone player elected to the MLB Hall of Fame by the inaugural contemporary committee. McGriff was not only the only player selected for enshrinement, but was a unanimous choice among the 16 members of the inaugural contemporary baseball era committee, which considered a ballot of eight candidates whose primary contributions to the game took place after 1980. A player needs 75% of the vote to be elected.
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Fred McGriff elected to Hall of Fame

Fred McGriff is going to be enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. On Sunday night it was announced that Fred McGriff had been voted unanimously into the National Baseball Hall of Fame by the 16-member Contemporary Era committee, which is made up of other Hall of Famers, league executives, and veteran media members.
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Power out in N.C. after gunfire; Fred McGriff voted into Hall of Fame; Kennedy Center Honors for U2, Gladys Knight | Hot off the Wire podcast

Two power substations in a North Carolina county were damaged by gunfire in what is being investigated as a criminal act. In sports, the Browns won in the debut of their new quarterback, the Eagles continued their strong start, the Vikings won again, college football has its semifinalists and the Baseball Hall of Fame added Fred McGriff.
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Mariners Moose Tracks, 12/5/22: Sandy Alcantara, Chris Bassitt, and Fred McGriff

Congrats to the Tacoma Rainiers on their best jersey win at the MiLB 2022 Awards reception!. Rick Rizz’s Toys for Kids drive brought some familiar faces to help volunteer for the holidays:. The annual MLB Winter Meetings return today, with the Mariners still looking to fill a few more...

Braves legend Fred McGriff heading to Baseball Hall of Fame

The wait is over for a Braves legend. Fred McGriff is heading to Cooperstown. The Contemporary Baseball Era Ballot committee unanimously voted to send McGriff to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday night. The 16-member committee considered eight players who didn’t earn enough votes in 10 years on the...