Does Steinbrenner belong in the HOF?

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    Few can argue that he impacted the scope of the game. Does his contribution to baseball warrant Hall of Fame consideration?
     
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    I would think so, but isn't the requirement that he be out of baseball for five years?

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    Peter Gammons is in the HOF.

    IMO that pretty much places the bar for non-players at ground level.

    So yes.
     
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    Yes.
     
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    How can you not like Gammons???
     
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    I like Gammons too...And I think absolutely George Steinbrenner belongs in the HOF.
     
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    Peter Gammons is the encyclopedia britannica of baseball. Sure, he's a little goofy looking, but he's the friggin MAN.
     
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    I don't need to dislike somebody to not think they belong in the HOF.
     
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    Yes, you can like him and still think of him as "ground level".
     
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    Well it was the most logical assumption at that point. The guy knows baseball in and out, he delivers info and knowledge as good as anyone. He's the go-to guy for when you need to know what's going on around the league. what's missing?

    Why don't you think he belongs?
     
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