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Craig Biggio of the Houston Astros reacts after getting his 3,000th career hit against the Colorado Rockies on June 28, 2007 at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: The Case For Biggio In Cooperstown This Time Around

The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) will soon announce their selections, if any, for the class of 2014 inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame. I personally hope Craig Biggio gets into Cooperstown this time around.

01/07/2014

Jack Morris (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Where’s Maddux? Baseball Fans Get Riled Up Over Stingy Hall Voter

Hall of Fame hunting season has started a day early. Baseball fans got a jump on the yearly tradition when Ken Gurnick, the Dodgers’ beat reporter for MLB.com, revealed his ballot Tuesday.

01/07/2014

Joe Torre after being named American League Manager of the Year in 1998. (Photo  by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Joe Torre’s Destiny Became Yankees Dynasty

Funny how the twists and turns take you. Torre turned down a trade from the Mets to the Yankees in 1976 because he thought he’d have a chance to manage the Amazin’s.

12/10/2013

Joe Torre at Yankees Old Timers' Day in 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa Headed To Hall Of Fame

“I got choked up real quick,” Torre, who won four World Series titles managing the Yankees, said on WFAN radio Monday. “It’s something I’m sort of in a daze right now about.”

12/09/2013

Mike Mussina (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Is Moose A Hall Of Famer? Former Yankee On Ballot For 1st Time

“Moose” pitched for the Orioles from 1991-2000 and then for the Bronx Bombers from 2001-2008. In 536 career starts, the Stanford alum went 270-153 with a 3.68 ERA and 2,813 strikeouts.

11/27/2013

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

A statue of Ted Williams at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Batter Up: 5 Must-See Exhibits At The Baseball Hall Of Fame

The history of America’s favorite pastime is celebrated at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York.

06/17/2013

Mike Piazza (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Report: Mike Piazza, Mets Are Not On The Best Of Terms

Piazza was honored on the final day that Shea Stadium stood in 2008, but since then he hasn’t had much of an association with the franchise. His relationship has, in fact, “cooled some over time,” according to a report.

03/04/2013

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: No Apologies Left For Vanity-Driven A-Roid

Alex Rodriguez has become the disaster du jour — an endless loop of errors off-the-field that dwarf any gaffes on the diamond.

01/29/2013

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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

Mike Piazza (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Guilty By Association, Mets Legend Mike Piazza Is Snubbed By Hall Of Fame Voters

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.

01/09/2013

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

B&C Morning Show: Who’s Worthy Of Enshrinement In Cooperstown?

Boomer, Craig and Jerry ran down the list of notable candidates and placed a small wager as to who might get in.

WFAN–01/09/2013

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