Baseball Hall of Fame
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.
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.
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.
In this installment of By The Numbers, I would like to briefly discuss five candidates. In alphabetical order they are Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire, Rafael Palmeiro and Sammy Sosa.
Former Mets’ great Mike Piazza is among 24 first-time Hall of Fame candidates.
Baseball writers do the voting and they have become the gatekeepers. Baseball writers must judge the game diligently and expertly.
Marvin Miller deserves recognition in Baseball’s Hall of Fame, an honor that inexplicably never came his way while he was alive.
Tris Speaker was one of the best players of a bygone era in baseball.
Some Minnesota lawmakers hope to force the release of Lou Gehrig’s medical records, saying they might provide insight into whether the Yankees star died of the disease that came to take his name or whether repetitive head trauma played some kind of role.
For many people the mention of Cooperstown calls baseball to mind. Parents, wanting to communicate the love of baseball to their sons and daughters will take them to Cooperstown to visit the famous National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum.
The Dynamic Radio Duo also shared their thoughts on David Wright not being voted as an NL All-Star starter, an injustice in Craig’s eyes based on the fact he held nearly a 400,000 vote lead on Thursday.
Joe Torre gave his backing to Roger Clemens’ quest to join baseball’s Hall of Fame during Yankees’ Old Timers’ Day.
Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, 84, has been hospitalized in New York after suffering a heart attack on Monday, the Dodgers confirmed on Tuesday.
At 57, Carter is far too young to be forever benched. Even as adults, we still need heroes.
Verbal bouquets are being airdropped on Posada’s doorstep. And to call them overstated is an understatement of the highest order.