"It is out of my hands, so I can't dwell on stuff like that," said Baines, who was dropped off the ballot after the 2011 election. "My numbers are good as some in the Hall of Fame, but from what they tell me, DH isn't a position. They don't respect the DH slot at all. You have to ask the writers because it is definitely part of the game -- the AL anyway. The position that I played is not respected throughout baseball."