ESPN broadcaster Dan Le Batard joined the show to talk about handing his Hall of Fame ballot over to Deadspin. Le Batard said the BBWA members are all mad at him. Le Batard wanted to point out that the process hasn’t changed in a long time and it’s overdue. Le Batard hopes that they tweak some things … even if he gets kicked out. Le Batard particularly wants to get Barry Bonds (“the best player I’ve ever seen”) in.
Dan asked if he’d lose his vote. “Not yet,” Le Batard said. “I suspect I will.” And he said ESPN would have preferred if they had used one of their platforms instead of Deadspin.