Five first-timers deserve to make Hall of Fame but only three will

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Tom Glavine should join longtime teammate Greg Maddux in Cooperstown next summer.

Tom Glavine should join longtime teammate Greg Maddux in Cooperstown next summer.

Jesse Orosco probably pitched the eighth inning more than any man in history (692 times). Mike Jackson may have pitched the eighth inning more times than any righthander (535). Timlin is a cut below Jackson as far as such heavy duty set-up work (504). Between the three of them they should have one Hall of Fame vote; one guy voted for Orosco in 2009.