The longer former Orioles All-Star Mike Mussina waits for his Hall of Fame election, the louder the voices calling to enshrine him get.
Mussina's candidacy, which might finally earn him induction in Cooperstown, N.Y., this week when results are revealed Tuesday on MLB Network, is one that has grown in each of his six years on the ballot. And joining the chorus of those saying the time is now for Mussina to have his day includes a pair of MLB Network analysts, Hall of Famer Jim Thome and Kevin Millar.
The ballots cast by baseball writers take into account everything from past statistical precedents and awards to character, sportsmanship and integrity. But those who stood in the...
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