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Former Orioles ace Mussina misses out on Hall of Fame; Guerrero, Thome among four elected

Former Orioles ace Mussina misses out on Hall of Fame; Guerrero, Thome among four elected

Mike Mussina, who spent the first 10 seasons of his big league career with the Orioles and is credited as being the organization's last homegrown ace, saw his vote total climb in 2018 but again missed out on induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

However, a pair of sluggers who ended their careers in Baltimore — Vladimir Guerrero and Jim Thome — were part of the four-member class announced Wednesday.

Thome and former Atlanta Braves third baseman Chipper Jones were the two first-ballot Hall of Fame inductees, with 97.2 and 89.8 percent of the vote, respectively, while Guerrero got in on his second try with 92.9 percent of the votes cast. Former San Diego Padres closer Trevor...

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