Mark McGwire http://news.stlpublicradio.org en McGwire fails to make baseball Hall of Fame for fifth time http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/mcgwire-fails-make-baseball-hall-fame-fifth-time <p>Looks like the fifth time isn't the charm for former <a href="http://stlouis.cardinals.mlb.com/index.jsp?c_id=stl">Cardinals</a> baseball slugger Mark McGwire.&nbsp;</p><p>The <a href="http://www.stltoday.com/sports/baseball/professional/article_fbbf1ce2-18eb-11e0-92a5-00127992bc8b.html">St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports</a> that not only was it the fifth unsuccessful bid for McGwire, but also his worst vote total showing yet. This coming after McGwire admitted that he used steroids.</p><p>The Post-Dispatch has the vote totals:</p><blockquote><p>McGwire was named on 115 of the 581 ballots cast, or 19.8 percent. He received 23.7 pct. of the votes cast in 2010 and 21.9 percent -- his previous low -- in 2009. Roberto Alomar (90 pct.) and Bert Blyleven (79.7 pct.) earned election this year.</p></blockquote><p> Wed, 05 Jan 2011 20:35:59 +0000 Kelsey Proud 246 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org McGwire fails to make baseball Hall of Fame for fifth time