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Today marks the day the Baseball Writers Association of America will also be announcing  this year's Hall of Fame Class. Way to steal my thunder, BBWAA. Far more importantly, today I begin my attempt at being a daily blogger. While Twitter can be a fantastic outlet, it's hard to articulate the depth of my thoughts within a series of fragmented 140 character tweets. Thus, I've decided to start this column. Old fashion, I know.

In all seriousness,  the annual announcement of the year's Hall of Fame Class means a lot to many. For some, it validates years of bar stool dissertations and message...