Alomar, Blyleven Headed to Cooperstown

Alomar, Blyleven Headed to Cooperstown

Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday as part of the Class of 2011, ending a year of anxiety and trepidation for the pair of stellar players.

A year ago, the two made history, as Blyleven missed election by five votes and Alomar missed by eight on a ballot in which outfielder Andre Dawson was the only player elected by eligible members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.

In 2010, Blyleven had 74.21 percent of the vote and Alomar 73.65 percent.

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