1. He's too handsome for writers' tastes.
2. Obvious voter bias against Boston.
3. Too beloved to be confined to one induction class.
4. He writes too much better than the writers.
5. Government fears truth he'd speak from podium.
6. Looks too young to be retired.
7. Would outshine Ruth, Musial, Mays, et al.
8. Everybody jealous of him.
9. That - cough - "issue."