Third baseman Scott Rolen elected to the Hall of Fame by 5 votes

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Scott Rolen, a Gold glove third baseman for the Phillies, Cardinals, Reds and Blue Jays, was elected to the Hall of Fame on Tuesday night.AP

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CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Third baseman Scott Rolen will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in July.

Rolen, who won eight Gold Gloves and went to seven All-Star Games, received 76.3% of the vote by members of the Baseball Writers Association of America, just over the required 75%.

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