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The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Baseball Hall Of Fame Cuts Election Eligibility From 15 Years To 10

They changes are effective immediately and will be reflected in 2015 Hall of Fame voting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.

07/26/2014

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9 Athletes Over 50 Who Are Still Better Than You

Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.

07/25/2014

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron is honored on the 40th anniversary of his 715th home run at Turner Field on April 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Keidel: All Hail Hank Aaron, MLB’s True Home Run King

When we see Hammerin’ Hank, we see more than a baseball dignitary. Aaron is the face of fairness, which led to his greatness, and still makes him the greatest.

04/09/2014

Hall of Famer Hank Aaron and his wife, Billye, sit as Hank is honored on the 40th anniversary of his 715th homer prior to the game between the Atlanta Braves and the New York Mets at Turner Field on April 8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Bud Selig Hints That Hank Aaron Is Still Baseball’s Home-Run King

During the ceremony Braves chairman Terry McGuirk said Aaron “set the home-run record the old-fashioned way” and added “You will always be the home-run king of all time.”

04/09/2014

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Keidel: The A-Rod Apologist Is Just As Delusional As Rodriguez Is

Since most men don’t have the time, money, and desperation for such municipal waste, we have the A-Rod apologist, who, like their fallen icon, has resorted to vast swaths of illogical reasoning, deflection, and denial in his defense.

01/15/2014

Patrons of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum view the plaques of inducted members in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hall Acknowledges Calls For Reform, Says Proposal Up To BBWAA

The BBWAA has voted on Hall of Fame candidates since 1936, and elections have become more controversial in recent years as stars tainted by accusations of steroids use have fallen well short of the 75 percent needed for entry to Cooperstown.

01/10/2014

Mike Piazza (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Leo Mazzone On WFAN: Piazza Belongs In Hall Of Fame; Bonds, Clemens Too

“I’d rather face (Jeff) Bagwell and (Craig) Biggio than Piazza,” Mazzone told WFAN co-hosts Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Thursday afternoon.

01/09/2014

Roger Clemens speaks to the media alongside his attorney, Rusty Hardin (R), after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., on June 18, 2012. (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Palladino: Are Hall Of Fame Voters Softening On Steroid Candidates?

It may not happen on Wednesday. It may not happen next year. But soon, the cheaters and suspected cheaters will get in. It is inevitable.

01/08/2014

Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers waves to the crowd as he runs off the field at Candlestick Park.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Say Goodbye To Nostalgic Candlestick Park

“The Stick” says its last public goodbye after a run of Super Bowl success; baseball greats like Willie Mays and home run king Barry Bonds; the 1989 earthquake that interrupted the Bay Bridge World Series; and even The Beatles’ farewell concert.

12/22/2013

Former Major League Baseball player Barry Bonds leaves federal court following a sentencing hearing on December 16, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Bonds was sentenced to 30 days of home confinement and two years probation after a jury found Barry Bonds guilty on one count of obstruction of justice and was a hung jury on three counts of perjury for lying to a grand jury about his use of performance enhancing drugs. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bonds Pays $4,100 Penalty Stemming From Obstruction Of Justice Conviction

Former major league outfielder Barry Bonds has paid $4,100 in penalties stemming from his obstruction of justice conviction two years ago.

12/02/2013

The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Deadspin Says It Bought Hall Of Fame Vote From BBWAA Member

Remember the stink made in January when Aaron Sele received a vote for the Hall of Fame? That was nothing compared to this.

11/27/2013

Tom Glavine (Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas Highlight Hall Of Fame Ballot

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year’s Hall of Fame ballot, joining a collection of steroid-tainted holdovers that include Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

11/26/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo credit should read Scott Nelson/AFP/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: No Chemical Issues Today… Just Numbers

For today’s By The Numbers, I thought I would take a look at the eight sluggers in history who have, thus far, clubbed 600 or more home runs.

08/19/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Silverman: A-Rod Sinks To New Low As Result Of Sickening Report

It’s only getting worse for Alex Rodriguez, and it’s not likely to get better for a long time. Rodriguez’s reputation is being destroyed further with every accusation that hits the news cycle.

08/16/2013

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Hartnett: Let’s Not Paint Bud Selig As The Savior Of Baseball

Baseball knew it had a PED problem in the mid-1990s. Had Selig truly cared, he would have blown the whistle and sought measures to clean up the game.

08/06/2013

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