The Hall of Fame 'battleground states' 

January, 8, 2014
If the early polling is correct, as many as four players will be honored today as part of the 2014 class of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

Greg Maddux will be close to unanimous, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are expected to blow past the required 75 percent, and Craig Biggio might squeak in. Jack Morris, it appears, will fall short, in his final year of eligibility.

But there also will be interesting data to be mined from the rest of the voting, like on any election day. Some of the more interesting precincts in the Hall of Fame voting worth watching today: