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Bert Blyleven, Roberto Alomar so close

Pair just missed getting into the Hall of Fame last time around. Is this the year?

Updated: December 31, 2010, 2:29 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

If a candidate gets 74 percent of the vote in a political election, it's a landslide. If a candidate gets 74 percent of the vote in a Hall of Fame election, on the other hand, he's probably thinking of a different word:

Heartbreak.

Or something like that.

No two humans on Earth know that 74 percent heartbreak better than Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar.

In January, when the Hall of Fame returns rolled in, Blyleven's name showed up on 74.2 percent of the ballots. Alomar's ...

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