Todd Helton Shares Thoughts on Hall of Fame Snub

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Sports Illustrated

By Joseph Salvador He barely missed the cut this time around. Longtime Rockies first baseman Todd Helton didn’t try to hide his disappointment after narrowly missing out on being inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. “I’m disappointed, but it’s something I can’t control,” Helton after voting results were announced Tuesday. Helton received a vote on 72.2% of the 389 ballots from Baseball Writers’ Association of America voters but was shy of the 75% threshold necessary for induction. It was a large jump from his 52% mark last year, but it didn’t make it hurt any less. Whe…

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