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We are proud to present your 2012 (yeah, we know) Deadspin Hall of Fame class:

Virgil. Final tally: 82.6 percent.
Oddibe McDowell's Water Bill. Final tally: 75.08 percent.


Our esteemed inductees took decidedly different paths to immortality. Right from the start, Virgil's vote total far exceeded the required 75 percent threshold, making him a shoo-in. Oddibe's Water Bill, meanwhile, gained entry thanks to a furious rally in the final moments before the polls closed. Those who witnessed Oddibe's Water Bill crossing the finish line with just minutes to spare will not soon forget what transpired on that night. Today, we all bask in that excitement once more.

Thanks to the masterful craftsmanship of Jim Cooke, the wall above shows every inductee in Deadspin history, with the individual plaques for both of our 2012 Hall of Famers appearing below. Congratulations, Virgil. Congratulations, Oddibe McDowell's Water Bill.


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