Sweeny: Reflecting On Cooperstown's Newcomers, And More Hall Of Fame NotesRandy Johnson and Pedro Martinez were simply two of the most fun pitchers to watch in my lifetime, and that is true whether they pitched for or against your team.
Public Ballots Show Mike Piazza Taking Big Hack At Hall Of FameIs this the year the great Mets catcher takes his place in Cooperstown -- or will he go 0 for 3?
Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz Headline 2015 Hall Of Fame BallotRandy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball's 2015 Hall of Fame ballot.
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.
Hall Acknowledges Calls For Reform, Says Proposal Up To BBWAAThe 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.
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.
0 For 2: Mike Piazza Snubbed By Hall Voters AgainPiazza 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.
Deadspin Says It Bought Hall Of Fame Vote From BBWAA MemberRemember the stink made in January when Aaron Sele received a vote for the Hall of Fame? That was nothing compared to this.
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Frank Thomas Highlight Hall Of Fame BallotGreg 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.
Hartnett: Hall Of Fame Voters Got It Wrong With Piazza, BiggioThere 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.
Who Voted For Aaron Sele? Hall Of Fame Ballot Remains A Mystery148-112. 4.61 ERA. 1,407 strikeouts. Hardly numbers worthy of Cooperstown.
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.