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Beyond the Box Score readers: Vote on the 2016 class for the Hall of Fame!

On Wednesday, January 6th, we'll find out who will gain admission to Cooperstown this year. Until then, we can choose for ourselves!

Which men do you think should head to Cooperstown this year?
Which men do you think should head to Cooperstown this year?
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At this time of year, when we still have a few months to go until baseball truly returns, fans of America's pastime look to history for their entertainment. Early January brings the Hall of Fame vote, when ten-year members of the Baseball Writers Association of America pick the players they feel deserve enshrinement. With another crowded group this year — Ken Griffey,Trevor Hoffman, and others have joined the ballot — the electorate again must make some tough choices.

For the third year in a row, we at Beyond the Box Score would like to offer our readers the same opportunity. Below, you'll find a poll, featuring all 32 players on the current ballot. Like the BBWAA members, you can pick ten or fewer players to make it into the Hall of Fame.

Did you forget to study for this test? Don't worry — it's open-note. Below, you'll find:

Click on through to see how the players compare to each other and where they rank historically. Once you feel informed — or if you already know enough about the players — cast your vote!

The poll will close at 6 PM Eastern on Wednesday, January 6th, when the official votes come out. On Friday, we'll publish the outcome of this election, along with that of our writer poll. Until then, you'll have the chance to make your voice heard. Please keep everything civil and reasonable, and stay tuned for the results.

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Ryan Romano is an editor for Beyond the Box Score. He also writes about the Orioles on Camden Depot (and on Camden Chat that one time) and about the Brewers on BP Milwaukee.