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Jermaine Dye doesn’t get a single Hall of Fame vote and some fans are unhappy

Jermaine Dye in 2001
Jermaine Dye in 2001 File photo

We all knew that former Royals outfielder Jermaine Dye wasn’t going to be elected to the baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday.

But Dye, who was with the Royals from 1997-2001, didn’t receive one single vote. His resume wasn’t the greatest ever, but Dye did go to two All-Star Games, won a Gold Glove and a Silver Slugger award and was MVP of the 2005 World Series, which he and the Chicago White Sox won.

That wasn’t enough to get one vote and some people were not happy:

For the record, Darin Erstad was as surprised as anyone that he got a vote:

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