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Pedro Martinez towers over them all as ex-Dodger joins the Hall
Pedro Martinez towers over them all as ex-Dodger joins the Hall

At least it wasn’t a complete shutout. This year’s Hall of Fame ballot was littered with former Dodgers, but when results were announced Tuesday only the diminutive Pedro Martinez earned baseball’s greatest honor. Martinez was joined by fellow pitchers Randy Johnson and John Smoltz, and second baseman Craig Biggio in the class of 2015. Not making the cut were ex-Dodgers Mike Piazza, Jeff Kent, Nomar Garciaparra, Fred McGriff, Gary Sheffield, and Manager Don Mattingly, who was in his last year of eligibility. Players must be named on 75% of the submitted ballots by participating members of the Baseball Writers Assn. of America. Piazza finished fifth, getting named on...

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