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Rise and Phight: 1/5/2022

The long, cruel winter continues...

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The Philadelphia Phillies Scott Rolen watches his Photo credit should read TOM MIHALEK/AFP via Getty Images

Matt Gelb delivered his picks for the Hall of Fame in this piece for The Athletic that looked at all the writers there and the reasons why they choose who they did. Gelb’s ballot is a solid one:

Barry Bonds
Roger Clemens
David Ortiz
Manny Ramirez
Alex Rodriguez
Scott Rolen
Curt Schilling
Gary Sheffield
Sammy Sosa
Billy Wagner

For the reasoning behind his picks, you’ll have to click on and read the piece, but suffice it to say, it’s solid footing. We’ll see more and more Hall of Fame stuff coming here at TGP.

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