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Mark Herrmann's 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Newsday's Mark Herrmann cast his ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2016. While writers can vote for up to 10 players, Herrmann voted for two. Here are the two names he submitted.

KEN GRIFFEY JR.

Ken Griffey Jr., a 13-time All-Star and 10-time
Photo Credit: AP / John Froschauer

Ken Griffey Jr., a 13-time All-Star and 10-time Gold Glove winner, played 22 seasons with the Seattle Mariners, Cincinnati Reds and Chicago White Sox. "The Kid" ranks sixth all-time in home runs with 630, and if it weren't for several injury-plagued seasons, he could be higher on the list.

MIKE PIAZZA

Mike Piazza holds the record for most home
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Mike Piazza holds the record for most home runs by a catcher (396). However, the former Dodgers, Marlins, Mets, Padres and A's backstop has faced suspicion about whether or not he used PEDs during his career.

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