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"Last call for the hall of fame. Today's the day. We learn of Seattle. Mariners fan favourite. Edgar Martinez makes it to Cooperstown. In his final year of eligibility almost Corwin Hake. Like the rest of us is on pins and needles waiting for the big announcements right for ten straight years. The baseball writers of America have snubbed Edgar for inclusion in the hall this despite his more than three hundred career homers more than twenty two hundred career hits and legend making moments like this, you don't mind here. One more time. Do you pitch on the way to Edgar Martinez? Getting shivers legendary broadcaster Dave Niehaus with the call from October one thousand nine hundred five double that beat the Yankees. It's now or never edgar's name needs to appear on seventy five percent of ballots cast to get into the hall last year. He got a shade over seventy percent the year before fifty nine percent. And so it's been looking better in recent years than it did in two thousand fourteen that's when support for Edgar drop to twenty five percent. Now, the Seattle times reports advanced ballot tracking seems to favor selection, and it might even be unanimous. We find out this afternoon. The hall of fame selection announcement starts at three reporting live Corwin Hake. Komo news. Not even Ken Griffey junior. Got in unanimously. I don't think anyone ever has. So this could be the year. We'll see a really sweet tweet from edgar's wife last night, regardless of what tomorrow brings I'm blown away by the support of the Mariners. The Edgar hall of fame advocates and Seattle fans. The messages articles texts and calls we have received her over. Well-meaning seattle. Thank you for advocating an honoring my husband. Komo news time six oh nine in. Edmonds. Police are trying to track down a man who made several threatening calls yesterday afternoon, but person called five different daycare operations throughout the city of Edmonds saying that children would be shot police managed to ultimately reach this caller. They believe it's the same man making the threats against all five of these businesses. And they said they had a lengthy conversation with this man, they don't know his location. They don't know if he is capable of carrying these threats out. But because they can't be certain they are continuing this criminal investigation. If you wanna get a large police response threatened children. So you've done your job. But now, we're gonna come find you they reach through some kind of a messaging app, they wouldn't release to us. Exactly how that communication was made almost Joel Moreno gun violence survivors and family members had back to the state legislature today, they're pushing gun safety measures gun rights activists will also. Be there for another day of testimony and debate has begun on several other high profile bills in the capital, including one to ban single use plastic bags across the state many cities like Seattle have their own laws in place a measles outbreak. In Clark county continues to grow twenty two people are confirmed show with a highly contagious disease. There are four other suspected cases. Most of those people have not been vaccinated. Komo news time six ten now to the Harley exterior sports desk. And here's Tom hutler. His swing that famous. Double a street named in his honor today, the legend grows exponentially. If as experts expect at your Martinez is elected into the major league baseball hall of fame those tracking votes. Think Mariano Rivera ROY halladay are locks and they seem to think Edgar is funny going to make the grade two on MLB network sports talk. Hosts Chris mad dog Russo. Talk about how Yankee fans feared number eleven in the on-deck circle his way. I would explain it. If you're a Yankee fan and the Yankees played Seattle the neck, wait series and ninety five if you're a Yankee fan the last guy, you'd even wanna see. Griffey the last guy you'd want up there in a big spot. And obviously he got hit in game five and Griffey ran around. I the last guy you'd want to see there is Eddie Martinez, say Jesus, I gotta face this guy. Again, anybody would him. And that to me means something I mean, he is a to me demise. As being a professional header results should be announced shortly after three this afternoon. And if you're planning ahead July nineteenth through twenty second the hall of fame weekend at Cooperstown. The actual induction ceremony the twenty-first former cougar Klay Thompson Senate NBA record last night. Connecting on his first ten three pointers on the way to a big forty four point nine hundred twenty six minutes Super Bowl odds. Patriots by two over the Rams right now. Sports forty past the hour. Tom hutler on the home of the huskies. Komo news. Komo news time six eleven soccer star Cristiano Renaldo pleading guilty to tax fraud in a court in Madrid. Beanie."