Gil Hodges

(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

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

Still Out: Gil Hodges Falls Short In Baseball Hall Of Fame Vote

The Baseball Hall of Fame’s Golden Era committee has failed to elect any of the 10 candidates from a group whose primary contributions were from 1947-72.

12/08/2014

Former Boston Red Sox player Luis Tiant waves to the crowd before Game 1 of the 2013 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park on October 23, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Gil Hodges, Luis Tiant, Maury Wills On Hall Of Fame Ballot

Dick Allen, Ken Boyer, Jim Kaat, Minnie Minoso, Tony Oliva and Billy Pierce also are on the ballot. The only non-player is Bob Howsam, the late Cincinnati Reds general manager.

10/30/2014

Walt Frazier #10 of the New York Knicks drives to the basket against Dave Cowens #18 of the Boston Celtics during a game played in 1973 at the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 19-10

Continuing with our weekly rankings of the best local athletes by jersey/uniform number, here are numbers 19-10.

10/30/2014

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Coutinho: Remembering Gil Hodges 40 Years Later

Even though it was 40 years ago today, I can remember it like it was yesterday — my father coming into my room to give me the first dose of reality in my childhood life — Gil Hodges, the man who managed my team to a World Championship, had passed away.

04/02/2012

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Coutinho: Tom Seaver, New York’s All-Time Greatest Pitcher

Seaver was in many ways the poster child for what baseball was — and what it would become.

WFAN–12/12/2011

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Ron Santo Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame; Hodges, Kaat Fall Short

For Mets fans, maybe Gil Hodges making the Baseball Hall of Fame would have taken the sting off Jose Reyes’ defection. Well, sorry.

WFAN–12/05/2011

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Coutinho: It Is All About Pride Now For The Mets

The Mets have a golden opportunity to learn a lot about themselves in the next six weeks. They can fade into the sunset or they can fight through games even though so much is going wrong right now.

WFAN–08/15/2011

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Duke Snider Dead At Age 84

Duke Snider, the Hall of Fame center fielder for the charmed “Boys of Summer” who helped the Dodgers bring their elusive and only World Series crown to Brooklyn, died early Sunday, he was 84.

WFAN–02/27/2011

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By The Numbers: The Second Greatest Team

For this episode of By The Numbers I would like to pose the question as to what team is the second-greatest club ever, and how would that determination be made?

WFAN–11/10/2010

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By The Numbers: A Hall Of An Oversight

Does a player with these credentials belong in the Baseball Hall of Fame?

WFAN–08/26/2010