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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

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

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

Dan Le Batard Barred From Future Hall Of Fame Votes

Dan Le Batard was kicked out of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America for one year and barred from future Hall of Fame votes after he turned over his 2014 ballot to a website that allowed readers to choose the selections.

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

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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

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

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MLBPA: Any Drug Suspensions Likely Won’t Be Served This Year

The baseball players’ association says any suspensions resulting from the sport’s latest drug investigation likely won’t be served until next year if the discipline is challenged before an arbitrator.

07/16/2013

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

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Who Voted For Aaron Sele? Hall Of Fame Ballot Remains A Mystery

148-112. 4.61 ERA. 1,407 strikeouts. Hardly numbers worthy of Cooperstown.

01/10/2013

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Ex-Mets GM: Mike Piazza Hall Of Fame Snub ‘A Travesty’

The BBWAA made its statement loud and clear Wednesday: suspicion reigns for baseball’s best from the Steroids Era. Including Mike Piazza.

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

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Former Yankees Owner Jacob Ruppert Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame

Former New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert, longtime umpire Hank O’Day and barehanded catcher Deacon White have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame for their excellence through the first half of the 20th century.

12/03/2012

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Loyal Dickey Wants To Stay With Mets, Says He Believes In Future Of Franchise

“The talks are ongoing, and I’m really hopeful that we’re going to reach a compromise to stay a New York Met,” Dickey said Thursday. “That’s my heart. I’ve expressed that repeatedly to Sandy and to the powers that be.”

11/15/2012

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Hartnett: Breaking Down Five NL Cy Young Candidates

Many will be enticed by R.A. Dickey’s unique story and age, but he’s just one of many candidates who could take home the National League Cy Young.

10/02/2012

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