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Brett Favre's legacy? Too early to tell

Updated: January 5, 2011, 4:14 PM ET
By Howard Bryant | ESPN.com

In January 1962, when he was eligible for the Hall of Fame, Jackie Robinson -- perhaps the most significant player in baseball history and certainly, along with Marvin Miller, Babe Ruth, Kenesaw Mountain Landis and Branch Rickey, one of the five most important people to have impacted the modern game -- received first-ballot induction, but with only 77.5 percent of the vote.

He had been retired five years and would live for nearly 11 more, but Robinson never worked in baseball again. ...

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