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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

Documentary subjects Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson from 'Champs', during the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival at the Monarch Room on April 19, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival)

Keidel: No Holy War For Holyfield

Mike Tyson has been chosen to present Evander Holyfield for his induction into Nevada’s Boxing Hall of Fame on August 9, in, of course, Las Vegas, the scene of many crimes, factual and fictional.

07/25/2014

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

(L-R) 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Electees Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine visit at The Empire State Building on January 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

6 Newest Members Of The National Baseball Hall Of Fame

Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.

07/25/2014

Tony Gwynn (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

By The Numbers: Tales Of Gwynn’s Goodness Are Endless, And So Are His Stats

Tony, enjoy the Big Ball Orchard in the Sky. Give my best to the Babe and Lou.

06/19/2014

Tony Gwynn (Credit: Stephen Dunn/Allsport)

Baseball Hall Of Famer Tony Gwynn Dies At 54

Gwynn had been on a medical leave from his job as baseball coach at San Diego State since late March. Agent John Boggs said Gwynn died Monday at a hospital in suburban Poway.

06/16/2014

Mike Francesa (credit: WFAN)

WFAN’s Mike Francesa To Be Inducted Into New York State Broadcasters Association’s Hall Of Fame

“I’m humbled and excited to be recognized by the New York State Broadcasters Association,” said Francesa. “It is a great honor, and anything with New York attached to it means all the more to me.”

04/29/2014

Patrons of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum view the plaques of inducted members in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Palladino: Frank Jobe, Tommy John Surgery Pioneer, Should Have Place In Hall

The recent activities of Matt Harvey and Manny Banuelos would have seemed inconceivable back in 1974, the year a brilliant surgeon named Dr. Frank Jobe started piecing torn-apart pitching elbows back together.

03/10/2014

Patrons of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum view the plaques of inducted members in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hall Acknowledges Calls For Reform, Says Proposal Up To BBWAA

The BBWAA has voted on Hall of Fame candidates since 1936, and elections have become more controversial in recent years as stars tainted by accusations of steroids use have fallen well short of the 75 percent needed for entry to Cooperstown.

01/10/2014

2014 Hall of Fame voting: Greg Maddux leads class  (Photo by Mike Zarrilli/Getty Images), Jack Morris falls short in final time on ballot  (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images), and Armando Benitez actually gets a vote (Photo by Matt Campbell/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Good, Bad And Ugly In This Year’s Hall Of Fame Voting

Let’s remember to focus some of our attention on the ones who actually did make it into the Hall. The vote is still meant to celebrate the greats, not destroy the process.

01/09/2014

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

Dan Le Batard Under Fire For Giving Hall Vote To Deadspin

The ESPN host and longtime Miami Herald columnist acknowledged Wednesday he gave his baseball Hall of Fame ballot to Deadspin because he detests the “hypocrisy” in the voting process. And the reaction was largely negative.

01/09/2014

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: Opening Up A Thursday Extravaganza

It was announced on Wednesday that Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas will be inducted with the rest of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame class. Not on the list? Mike Piazza.

WFAN–01/09/2014

Mike Piazza (Photo by Bernie Nunez/Getty Images)

0 For 2: Mike Piazza Snubbed By Hall Voters Again

Piazza was named on 62.2 percent of the ballots (355 of 571), well shy of the 75 percent needed for induction. The Mets great received 57.8 percent in his first year of eligibility in 2013.

01/08/2014

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