Paul Sullivan: Baseball Hall of Fame needs a ‘Schilling Rule’ to allow former players to remove their name from ballots

CHICAGO — Curt Schilling is right for once. Obviously he’s not going to get into the Baseball Hall of Fame through the voting of the Baseball Writers Association of America, and deserves the right to be removed from the 2022 ballot and take his chances with the Today’s Game Era committee down the road. Schilling made his unusual request Monday in a letter to the Hall of Fame that he later revealed a day later on social media, even though he garnered 71 % of the necessary 75% for induction and theoretically had a decent shot at a gaining enough ground next year. The voting for the 2021 ballot e…

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