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Alomar worthy of Hall call, Blyleven not

Robbie belonged in Cooperstown last year, Bert didn't 15 years ago -- and still doesn't

Updated: January 6, 2011, 4:31 AM ET
By Rob Parker | ESPNNewYork.com

As a Hall of Fame voter, I both love and hate this day, especially lately.

My brothers in the Baseball Writers Association of America have taken too many liberties the past few years instead of simply voting for the best players in the game. That should always be the goal of Hall voters, not playing moral police and making personal statements.

• Roberto Alomar was elected Wednesday with 90 percent of the vote and deserved it. In fact, it should have happened last year. The writers ...

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