The 2011 Hall of Fame results are in and second baseman Roberto Alomar and pitcher Bert Blyleven have received this years nod. Both players were extremely deserving and this July will be a very nice ceremony.
Alomar, who spent parts of 17 seasons with the Padres, Blue Jays, Orioles, Indians, and Mets. Alomar, who received 90 percent of the vote, won 10 Gold Gloves at second base and was a 12-time All-Star. He also owns a career .300 average and won 2 World Series with the Blue Jays.
It will be interesting to see which hat he dons in the Hall. Based on the official hall website it looks like he will go in as a Blue Jay.
Blyleven, who has waited 14 years to get in the Hall, pitched for the Twins, Rangers, Pirates, Indians, and Angels over 22 big league seasons. 16 of the 22 seasons he appeared in 30 or more games, an impressive feat. He also helped pitched the Pirates and Twins to the World Series in '79 and '87, respectively.
In the end, Blyleven posted 287 career wins and a 3.31 ERA. He will sport a Twins cap in the Hall.
On July 24th, Alomar, Blyleven, and former GM Pat Gillick will enter the Hall of Fame.