Reggie Jackson isn’t the only one with an opinion on the great Hall of Fame debate: Should suspected cheats be enshrined in Cooperstown?
We thought that peace had returned to the Bronx. At least until Reggie Jackson spoke up a few days ago.
Standards for conviction are clear in court, less so in baseball, where Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro have been bypassed for the Hall thus far despite distinguished careers.
There really should be no debate. A-Rod, and the rest of the gang that found better cheating through chemistry, will need to be enrolled in Cooperstown.
New York Yankees great Joe DiMaggio, Boston Red Sox slugger Ted Williams, Willie Stargell of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Larry Doby of the Cleveland Indians will be honored on stamps to be available nationwide July 20.
Verbal bouquets are being airdropped on Posada’s doorstep. And to call them overstated is an understatement of the highest order.
Larkin received 51.6 percent of the votes when he appeared on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time in 2010, then got 62.1 percent last year.
A veteran sportswriter and columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News was accused in a newspaper report Tuesday of molesting three girls and a boy in the 1970s.
The Marlins officially introduced Heath Bell, and now we all await the move they have yet to publicly acknowledge–the signing of Jose Reyes.
Even though football is happily back on track for many American sports fans, I still feel the pull of baseball.
Bert Blyleven had a heartfelt message on Sunday for ex-1986 Mets star Gary Carter, who’s currently battling brain cancer. “I know Gary is watching. Gary, keep battling the way that you always have and you’ll fight this thing,” said Blyleven.
The captain of the Yankees, a no-brainer Hall-of-Famer, no longer plays like one, and never will. The next time you’ll see Derek Jeter hit .330 is in syndication, or on his “Yankeeography.”
As a minor league pitcher, Dennis Minogue hardly had Hall of Fame talent. Once he changed his tune — and name — and forever linked Willie, Mickey and the Duke, he earned his spot in Cooperstown.
Bert Blyleven joined WFAN’s Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton on Thursday to celebrate his long-awaited selection into baseball’s Hall of Fame.
All-Star sluggers Rafael Palmeiro, Jeff Bagwell, Mark McGwire and Juan Gonzalez didn’t come close in Wednesday’s election. No telling if they ever will, either, after Hall voters sent a clear message: The drug cloud isn’t going to cover Cooperstown.