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Answer to HOF Dilemma: Golden 100

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I love the Baseball Hall of Fame, of course. But there is something about the Hall of Fame that bothers me … and it has bothered many, many friends who have visited the museum: The Plaque Gallery is a major letdown. It just is. The room itself is nice enough. There's a bit of reverence wafting in the air. People talk in hushed tones for whatever reason. There are a few cool statues around.

But you go in there and you see all these plaques on the wall in the order of year inducted and … yawn. I mean it's nice. Yawn. It's fine. Yawn. Look: It's boring. And I say that as a zealous fan of baseball and history. I'm sure some people will disagree, but everyone I know will say their favorite part of the...

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