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THIS WEEK'S QUESTION
The last time no players were elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the BBWAA was 1996.The top eight vote-getters were Phil Niekro, Tony Perez, Don Sutton, Steve Garvey, Ron Santo, Tony Oliva, Jim Rice and Bruce Sutter. Six of them would eventually earn HoF status. Which two have not?
LAST WEEK'S QUESTION
When former Phillies reliever Brad Lidge retired this winter, he was second on the all-time list for strikeouts per nine innings among those with at least 500 innings pitched. Who is first?
Hint: He is also a former Phillie.
LAST WEEK'S ANSWER
| Billy Wagner
| Brad Lidge