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Jack Morris, Alan Trammell voted into Hall of Fame by Modern Era committee

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 01:09:01 GMT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell were elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, completing the journey from Motown to Cooperstown. Morris, a big-game pitcher, and Trammell, a star shortstop, were picked by a 16-man Modern Baseball Era committee that considered 10 candidates whose biggest contributions came from 1970-87. Morris got 14 votes and Trammell drew 13, one more than the minimum needed. They'll be enshrined July 29. It's fitting that they'll go in together. They both began their big league careers in 1977 with Detroit, and they played 13 seasons alongside each other with the Tigers. "Time has made this even more special. I've



Should Alan Trammell be in the Hall of Fame?

Sat, 09 Dec 2017 20:17:03 GMT

Editor’s note: This is the tenth and final installment of a daily series looking at players on the Modern Era Hall of Fame ballot, which will be voted on Dec. 10. Nothing illustrates how broken the overall Hall of Fame process is like Alan Trammell’s journey through it. The Detroit Tigers shortstop put up Hall of Fame numbers throughout his 20-year career, and yet here he is, being considered on the Modern Era ballot for the Veterans Committee after aging off of the traditional ballot.