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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

The old Yankee Stadium is seen in the background as construction continues on the new Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Former Yankees Owner Ruppert Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Jake Ruppert purchased the Yankees prior to the 1915 season for $480,000, then proceeded to transform what had been a perennial also-ran into a powerhouse.

07/28/2013

Al Kaline (Photo credit should read JEFF KOWALSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Al Kaline Was The Ultimate Pro’s Pro

Kaline never played a day of minor league baseball. He wore the Tigers’ uniform with class. He was the perfect No. 3 hitter, and quite possibly the best fielding right-fielder that many baseball fans ever saw.

04/18/2013

Mike Piazza (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Mike Piazza, Mets Are Not On The Best Of Terms

Piazza was honored on the final day that Shea Stadium stood in 2008, but since then he hasn’t had much of an association with the franchise. His relationship has, in fact, “cooled some over time,” according to a report.

03/04/2013

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Youkilis On PEDs: ‘It’s Crazy To Think Guys Are Still Trying To Get Away With It’

“If guys are going to cheat, they’re going to cheat,” Youkilis said. “They’re also going to get caught now more than ever.”

02/28/2013

Carl Mays (Credit:  Wikimedia Commons)

By The Numbers: Telling The Story Of The ‘Other’ Mays

Clearly, nothing is more important than human life. But many years later a question remains about Mays: Was this accident the reason why he was not voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

02/25/2013

Fireworks explode at the stroke of midnight in Times Square on January 1, 2013 in New York City. Approximately one million people are expected to ring in the new year in Times Square. (Credit: Monika Graff/Getty Images)

Audiofile: January – The Month In Sound

This was also the month that Lance Armstrong finally came clean about his years of doping to become a cycling champion. Also in sports and due, at least in part, to the cloud cast by performance-enhancing drugs, no one was elected to the Baseball Hall Of Fame.

01/31/2013

Sammy Sosa (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Sosa: McGwire And I Should Be In Hall — Oh, And I Might Run For President Of D.R.

Sammy Sosa thinks he and fellow steroid-tainted star Mark McGwire belong in the Hall of Fame. Slammin’ Sammy also said the Chicago Cubs should retire his number, and he left open the possibility of running for president of the Dominican Republic.

01/25/2013

Sandy Koufax (Photo by A. Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: A Closer Look Into The Man With The Golden Arm

In his 12-season career with the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers from 1955 to 1966, Sandy Koufax made a name for himself as one of the best in the business.

01/16/2013

Mike Piazza (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Legendary Met Mike Piazza To Address Steroid, PED Rumors In New Book

The 1993 National League Rookie of the Year will address the rumors of steroid use in his new book, “Long Shot,” co-author Lonnie Wheeler told Newsday.

01/11/2013

Goose Gossage (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Goose: If Bonds, Clemens Ever Get Elected, ‘I Probably Will Never Go Back To HOF’

“What kind of a society and what kind of world are we living in where we reward these guys for cheating? What kind of message does that send? And you know what? If any of these guys ever get in, I probably will never go back to the Hall of Fame.”

01/10/2013

Mike Piazza (credit: Ezra Shaw /Getty Images), Craig Biggio  (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Hall Of Fame Voters Got It Wrong With Piazza, Biggio

There wasn’t a positive drug test or smoking syringe implicating them. They weren’t dragged in front of committees on Capitol Hill to explain themselves, and their names haven’t been tarnished by clubhouse trainers.

01/10/2013

Lance Armstrong (Photo by Gail Oskin/Getty Images)

Liguori: Questions To Ponder In Sports As The New Year Is Under Way

The New Year has begun with a plethora of issues in sports that are fueling fodder and heated debate on sports radio stations. Here are a few of the biggest questions as the New Year unravels ahead of us.

01/10/2013

Barry Bonds (Photo by Dino Vournas/Getty Images), Roger Clemens (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images) and Mike Piazza (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Voters Pitch A Shutout: No Players Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame

Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa have been denied entry to baseball’s Hall of Fame with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades.

01/09/2013

Mike Piazza (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Guilty By Association, Mets Legend Mike Piazza Is Snubbed By Hall Of Fame Voters

The 1993 National League Rookie of the Year was a Met from 1998-2005. He won 10 Silver Slugger Awards and was the All-Star Game MVP in 1996. He also holds the record for most home runs by a catcher with 396.

01/09/2013

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