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.”
The GRAMMY Hall of Fame was established in 1973 to honor recordings of lasting qualitative or historical significance that are at least 25 years old. According to GRAMMY.org, inductees are selected by a “special member committee of eminent and knowledgeable professionals from all branches of the recording arts.”
“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.
Remember the stink made in January when Aaron Sele received a vote for the Hall of Fame? That was nothing compared to this.
Parker was a Portsmouth native who played football, basketball and baseball at Duke University, then starred with the NFL’s Brooklyn Dodgers from 1937-41.
Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox will join holdovers George Steinbrenner and Marvin Miller on the Hall of Fame expansion era committee ballot next month.
Before other sports matched the money and none of the danger, boxing was must-watch theater, a distillation of the rags-to-riches narrative that personified the American Dream. And Ken Norton was Exhibit A.
As Parcells stands on that stage in Canton, he will not only represent the height of coaching, but how luck plays so much into greatness regardless of one’s potential.
“I’ve got my own feelings on particular people in MLB, you know, how they approached my situation,” Roger Clemens said. “I don’t know about it, and I don’t care about it, to tell you the truth.”
Bob Quigley was GM of the Meadowlands when the track opened in 1976. He oversaw harness and thoroughbred operations for six years.
“Warren doesn’t know, never played with him,” Barber said Monday. “I don’t put any credence in his opinion.”
Sapp suggested that Michael Strahan was successful because he lined up against the opposition’s “worst lineman.”
The Washington Redskins said that Jones died of natural causes at his home in Southern California on Monday night.
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.”