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Jack Morris falls short of Hall of Fame

Former Twins Pitcher Jack Morris fell short of the necessary number of votes to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame. Morris pitched Game 7 in the Twins' 1991 World Series win. The Baseball Writers Association came back with 67 percent of the ballots with Morris' name.
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Former Twins Pitcher Jack Morris fell short of the necessary number of votes to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame. Morris pitched Game 7 in the Twins' 1991 World Series win. The Baseball Writers Association came back with 67 percent of the ballots with Morris' name.

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