Results of HOF vote set for Wednesday

Updated: January 5, 2010, 8:10 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- John Hirschbeck called Roberto Alomar on Tuesday to wish him luck in the Hall of Fame vote.

When Alomar spat on the umpire 14 years ago during an argument following a called third strike, it created a national furor. Now the two are fast friends.

"I know we both wish it didn't happen, but it did," Hirschbeck said. "On the other hand, I've told a lot of people who have called, I think it made us both better people for it."

A 12-time All-Star second baseman, Alomar ...

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