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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

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

Patrons of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum view the plaques of inducted members in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hall Acknowledges Calls For Reform, Says Proposal Up To BBWAA

The BBWAA has voted on Hall of Fame candidates since 1936, and elections have become more controversial in recent years as stars tainted by accusations of steroids use have fallen well short of the 75 percent needed for entry to Cooperstown.

01/10/2014

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

Mike Piazza (Photo by Bernie Nunez/Getty Images)

0 For 2: Mike Piazza Snubbed By Hall Voters Again

Piazza was named on 62.2 percent of the ballots (355 of 571), well shy of the 75 percent needed for induction. The Mets great received 57.8 percent in his first year of eligibility in 2013.

01/08/2014

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

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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Silverman: Deadline Nears In Most Controversial Hall Of Fame Election

Voting for these great players would be an insult to everyone who earned their way in on their own.

12/30/2012

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Mets’ Great Piazza Heads 2013 Hall Of Fame Candidates

Former Mets’ great Mike Piazza is among 24 first-time Hall of Fame candidates.

11/28/2012

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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

Terry Collins (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Brian Cashman (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Life After Reyes; Yankees Quiet At Winter Meetings

The Marlins officially introduced Heath Bell, and now we all await the move they have yet to publicly acknowledge–the signing of Jose Reyes.

WFAN–12/06/2011

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