Hall of Fame
Snubbed no longer! The Knicks great will be immortalized as a member of the 2013 class in September.
“My denials in the book have been documented all the way back, I believe, to 1997,” Piazza said. “I just don’t understand what part of ‘no’ people don’t understand.”
He got his monicker from a fictional fish that got no respect, but Bill Parcells got the ultimate nod on Saturday.
Alex Rodriguez has become the disaster du jour — an endless loop of errors off-the-field that dwarf any gaffes on the diamond.
Major League Baseball will test for human growth hormone throughout the regular season and increase efforts to detect abnormal levels of testosterone.
148-112. 4.61 ERA. 1,407 strikeouts. Hardly numbers worthy of Cooperstown.
The BBWAA made its statement loud and clear Wednesday: suspicion reigns for baseball’s best from the Steroids Era. Including Mike Piazza.
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.
Boomer, Craig and Jerry ran down the list of notable candidates and placed a small wager as to who might get in.
Judgment day has arrived for Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa to find out their Hall of Fame fates. And then there’s the case of Mike Piazza.
There have been whispers of steroid use, and in this day and age, that’s probably enough to keep somebody out of Cooperstown for a long, long time. And that’s a shame.
Former New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert, longtime umpire Hank O’Day and barehanded catcher Deacon White have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame for their excellence through the first half of the 20th century.
I never knew Carmen Basilio. Not really. I met the man only once, briefly, at a sports function in my home town. Shook his hand, said hello, and that was it. But I knew plenty about him.
“I gave more to the game than anybody you know. OK?” Rose told WFAN. “I put the fans in front of everything when I played the game of baseball.”
Curtis Martin escaped difficult odds to establish a remarkable Hall of Fame career and make a significant impact away from football.
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