Baseball Hall of Fame

Hall of Famer Rich "Goose" Gossage (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images); Mariano Rivera (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Goose Is Loose, And Needs A Muzzle On Mariano’s Hall Of Fame Creds

As the tornadic talk continues over the Hall of Fame vote, Goose Gossage is making the rounds about his past, present, and potential colleagues in Cooperstown. And, as always, he’s trotting out the regurgitated mantras regarding relief pitching.

01/09/2014

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

Tom Glavine (Photo by Steven R. Schaefer/AFP/Getty Images), Greg Maddux (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images), Frank Thomas (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baseball Writers Send Maddux, Glavine And Thomas To Cooperstown

The BBWAA made amends for last year’s controversial shutout on Wednesday, electing a trio of players to the Hall of Fame. Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas gained election, with Craig Biggio falling just short.

01/08/2014

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

Mike Piazza (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Mike Piazza Expected To Fall Short On Hall Of Fame Ballot

Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas and Craig Biggio are projected to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, according to the report.

01/07/2014

Craig Biggio of the Houston Astros reacts after getting his 3,000th career hit against the Colorado Rockies on June 28, 2007 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: The Case For Biggio In Cooperstown This Time Around

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) will soon announce their selections, if any, for the class of 2014 inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame. I personally hope Craig Biggio gets into Cooperstown this time around.

01/07/2014

San Diego Padres broadcaster Jerry Coleman (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Former Yankees Infielder And Padres Announcer Jerry Coleman Dies At 89

The San Diego Padres say Hall of Fame broadcaster Jerry Coleman, a former major league ballplayer whose pro career was interrupted by two wars, has died after a brief illness. He was 89.

01/05/2014

Mike Mussina (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Mussina, Thomas Await Word From Baseball Hall Of Fame

Mussina was one of baseball’s most consistent pitchers during his 18-year career with the Orioles and Yankees, recording at least 18 victories in six seasons and winning at least 11 games in each of his last 17 years in the majors.

01/04/2014

Tony La Russa and Joe Torre (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Three Cheers For Tony, Bobby And Joe

Tony LaRussa, Bobby Cox and Joe Torre’s inductions will mark an elite class of managers entering the Hall of Fame in 2014.

12/15/2013

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

By The Numbers: Who Will Be Elected To The Baseball Hall Of Fame In 2014?

2014’s Baseball Hall of Fame class will be eagerly debated. There’s plenty of worth candidates. Is it Mike Piazza’s time?

12/02/2013

Mike Mussina (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Is Moose A Hall Of Famer? Former Yankee On Ballot For 1st Time

“Moose” pitched for the Orioles from 1991-2000 and then for the Bronx Bombers from 2001-2008. In 536 career starts, the Stanford alum went 270-153 with a 3.68 ERA and 2,813 strikeouts.

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

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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