Baseball Hall of Fame

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees meets with former teammates Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte following a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keidel: Are Andy, Bernie, Posada And Moose Hall Worthy?

Those teams were bubbling with borderline greats. Do any deserve to hop that opaque line between memorable and immortal?

01/07/2015

Mike Piazza (Photo by Bernie Nunez/Getty Images)

Bill Madden On WFAN: Piazza Steroid Speculation Too Much To Ignore

Madden joined WFAN host Mike Francesa on Tuesday afternoon to explain why he didn’t vote for the 12-time All-Star.

01/06/2015

Mike Piazza (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mike Piazza Misses Hall Of Fame Cut, Falls Short For Third Time

The slugger received 69.9 percent of the vote (384 of 549 votes) from members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, short of the 75 percent needed for election.

01/06/2015

Mike Piazza celebrates after the Mets' victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the 2000 National League Championship Series. (Photo credit should read DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Kallet: Overlooked And Underappreciated Piazza Belongs In Cooperstown

It’s a baseball crime that the Mets legend wasn’t elected in his first two years on the ballot, and if he’s shunned a third time it will be a full-blown disgrace.

01/06/2015

Mike Piazza (Photo by Matt Campbell/AFP/Getty Images), Pedro Martinez  (Photo by Matt Campbell/AFP/Getty Images), Randy Johnson (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Allsport/Getty Images), John Smoltz  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

What You Need To Know Ahead Of Tuesday’s Hall Of Fame Announcement

Johnson, Martinez and Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election. Joining them could be Piazza and Biggio in what is shaping up as the biggest class of inductees in 60 years.

01/06/2015

Pedro Martinez and Mike Piazza with the Mets in 2005. (Photo by Ezra Shaw /Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Will The Hall Of Fame Voters Get It Right?

Happy New Year! This means, of course, that the Hall of Fame announcement is right around the corner.

01/02/2015

Mike Piazza hits a walk-off solo home run in the 11th inning against the San Francisco Giants on May 6, 2004, at Shea Stadium. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Public Ballots Show Mike Piazza Taking Big Hack At Hall Of Fame

Is this the year the great Mets catcher takes his place in Cooperstown — or will he go 0 for 3?

01/01/2015

(L to R) Carl Furillo, Gil Hodges and Sandy Amoros (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Still Out: Gil Hodges Falls Short In Baseball Hall Of Fame Vote

The Baseball Hall of Fame’s Golden Era committee has failed to elect any of the 10 candidates from a group whose primary contributions were from 1947-72.

12/08/2014

Randy Johnson in 1998 (Mandatory Credit: Todd Warshaw /Allsport)

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz Headline 2015 Hall Of Fame Ballot

Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball’s 2015 Hall of Fame ballot.

11/24/2014

Late broadcaster and Hall of Fame slugger Ralph Kiner at Citi Field on April 8, 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Former Mets Broadcaster Ralph Kiner Among 10 Frick Finalists

Former slugger Ralph Kiner and longtime announcer Dick Enberg are among the 10 finalists for the 2015 Ford C. Frick Award presented by the Hall of Fame for excellence in baseball broadcasting.

10/03/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates after a game-winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Never Too Early: Cooperstown Thinking Ahead For Derek Jeter’s Induction

Derek Jeter still has three games left before retiring, but Cooperstown officials already are thinking about his likely induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

09/26/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Could Jeter Be The First Player To Be Unanimously Selected To The Hall Of Fame?

Derek Jeter has had as close to perfect a career as a major leaguer can have. Still, five years from now, don’t expect the New York Yankees’ captain to be a unanimous selection to baseball’s Hall of Fame.

09/23/2014

A Shoeless Joe Jackson game-used rookie bat (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Kallas: It’s Time For Shoeless Joe Jackson To Enter The Hall Of Fame

It’s certainly an incomplete Hall of Fame without Rose, but it’s an even bigger travesty and a disgrace of a Hall of Fame without Jackson.

08/25/2014

Pete Rose (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Kallas: If Giamatti Would Have Let Rose In The Hall, Why Wouldn’t Manfred?

If Bart Giamatti was OK with it, then it should be OK with Fay Vincent. And Bud Selig. And, soon, Rob Manfred. We’ll see what, if anything, happens in the near future.

08/22/2014

Mike Piazza (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

10 Players Who Should Be In The Baseball Hall Of Fame

This week, the Baseball Hall of Fame welcomed it’s 2014 inductee class. As always, there were players who didn’t make the cut, leaving the window open to continue the debate as to who should get in and who shouldn’t.

07/30/2014

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