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Craig Biggio Elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

Apparently, the third time was the charm.

After entering the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot two years ago and garnering support from 68.2 percent of the voters, and then missing last season by an excruciating two votes, Craig Biggio was voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame for the Class of 2015 on the third try.

Biggio received an affirmative vote from 82.7 percent of the writers who make these selections, joining first-ballot Hall of Famers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz in a class that will be the biggest the Hall has seen since 1955.

Here is the entire breakdown of the voting for this year's class:

Randy Johnson, 97.3 percent Pedro Martinez, 91.1 John Smoltz, 82.9 Craig Biggio, 82.7

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