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Pedro Martinez appears on "Letterman" on January 7, 2015. (CBS/Late Show with David Letterman)

WATCH: New Hall Of Famers Deliver ‘Letterman’ Top 10

The 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame class is on its way to Cooperstown. But first, a field trip to the Ed Sullivan Theater.

01/08/2015

Craig Biggio with the Houston Astros in 1991 (Photo by John Swart/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Congrats To Craig Biggio, The Pride Of Seton Hall University

There’s another part of Craig Biggio’s road to the Hall of Fame that should be highlighted: the Seton Hall University baseball program.

01/07/2015

Craig Biggio (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images), Randy Johnson (Photo by Jeff Carlick/Getty Images), Pedro Martinez (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), John Smoltz (Photo by Tony Ranze/AFP/Getty Images)

Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz And Biggio Heading To Cooperstown

The Big Unit, Martinez and Smoltz earned induction on their first tries, and Biggio made it on the third attempt after falling two votes shy last year.

01/06/2015

Mike Piazza (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mike Piazza Misses Hall Of Fame Cut, Falls Short For Third Time

The slugger received 69.9 percent of the vote (384 of 549 votes) from members of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, short of the 75 percent needed for election.

01/06/2015

Mike Piazza celebrates after the Mets' victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in Game 5 of the 2000 National League Championship Series. (Photo credit should read DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Kallet: Overlooked And Underappreciated Piazza Belongs In Cooperstown

It’s a baseball crime that the Mets legend wasn’t elected in his first two years on the ballot, and if he’s shunned a third time it will be a full-blown disgrace.

01/06/2015

Mike Piazza (Photo by Matt Campbell/AFP/Getty Images), Pedro Martinez  (Photo by Matt Campbell/AFP/Getty Images), Randy Johnson (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Allsport/Getty Images), John Smoltz  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

What You Need To Know Ahead Of Tuesday’s Hall Of Fame Announcement

Johnson, Martinez and Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election. Joining them could be Piazza and Biggio in what is shaping up as the biggest class of inductees in 60 years.

01/06/2015

Mike Piazza hits a walk-off solo home run in the 11th inning against the San Francisco Giants on May 6, 2004, at Shea Stadium. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Public Ballots Show Mike Piazza Taking Big Hack At Hall Of Fame

Is this the year the great Mets catcher takes his place in Cooperstown — or will he go 0 for 3?

01/01/2015

(L to R) Carl Furillo, Gil Hodges and Sandy Amoros (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Gil Hodges Jr. On WFAN: Support Overkill Hurt Dad’s Chances At Hall

Gil Hodges Jr. says his family is dealing with “another major disappointment” after his famous father was once again denied entry to the Baseball Hall of Fame.

12/09/2014

Don Mattingly (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Palladino: The Great ‘Donnie Baseball’ Will Have No Luck On Final Ballot

While our local baseball teams continue to track free agents and send out trade feelers, something else happened this week. The Hall of Fame voters received their ballots, and with them a bittersweet reminder of one former great.

11/28/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrates after a game-winning RBI hit in the ninth inning against the Baltimore Orioles in his last game ever at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Never Too Early: Cooperstown Thinking Ahead For Derek Jeter’s Induction

Derek Jeter still has three games left before retiring, but Cooperstown officials already are thinking about his likely induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

09/26/2014

Derek Jeter bats as a fan holds up a sign behind him during his last game at Yankee Stadium on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Derek Jeter, First-Ballot Hall Of Famer? There’s No Argument

For the few who doubt Jeter deserves a place in baseball’s Olympus on a statistical basis, don’t use the stats. Use the eyes.

09/26/2014

George Steinbrenner and Joe Torre after the New York Yankees won the World Series in 1996.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Joe Torre Feels ‘Terrible’ For Steinbrenner Slight In Speech

Torre said he knew how the late Yankees owner would have reacted: “He would’ve yelled at me, ‘You ungrateful such and such.’  ”

07/28/2014

Joe Torre gives his speech during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 27, 2014 in Cooperstown, New York. Torre managed for 29 seasons with 2,326 victories and led the New York Yankees to six American League pennants and four World Series titles. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Palladino: Hall Of Famer Joe Torre Honors Guys Who Did It Right

Sunday was about doing it by the rules. This crop of Hall of Famers achieved their stats playing it clean in an unfortunate era where chemicals overshadow its greats.

07/28/2014

2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Yanks’ Managerial Mastermind Joe Torre Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Joe Torre, the managerial mastermind of the resurgence of the New York Yankees, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.

07/27/2014

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

Hall Of Fame Weekend: Massive Crowds Expected In Cooperstown For Torre & Co.

Last year’s numbers were way down because no living person was inducted. The magic is back this year with some of baseball’s most revered names preparing their speeches.

07/25/2014

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