Ranking the 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame Class' Biggest Snubs

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Ranking the 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame Class' Biggest Snubs
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The 2016 MLB Hall of Fame class has officially been announced, and this year it will be Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza joining the hallowed halls of the game's immortals.

According to BBWAA.com, Griffey picked up a record 99.3 percent of the votes in his first year of eligibility, while Piazza earned induction in his fourth year on the ballot with 83.0 percent of the vote.

While those two players were both deserving of enshrinement, there were once again a number of notable snubs, and that's what we'll focus on here.

Ahead is a look at the five biggest snubs of the 2016 Hall of Fame class, with overall case for induction and length of time on the ballot the two biggest factors in where they were ranked.

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