Hall of Fame

Joe Torre greets Yankees players Derek Jeter (L) and Chuck Knoblauch (R). (Photo by JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Palladino: Torre Put Ego Aside For Yankees’ Own Good

He was the right man at the right time for a club that had fallen on hard times before 1996. And he didn’t mess it up when it would have been so easy to do just that.

12/11/2013

Joe Torre after being named American League Manager of the Year in 1998. (Photo  by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Joe Torre’s Destiny Became Yankees Dynasty

Funny how the twists and turns take you. Torre turned down a trade from the Mets to the Yankees in 1976 because he thought he’d have a chance to manage the Amazin’s.

12/10/2013

George Steinbrenner, seen during the Yankees' 2000 World Series championship parade in NYC. (DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

Boomer & Carton: The Boss Gets Snubbed

With that said, today’s show began the way yesterday’s concluded, with Craig advocating for ‘The Boss’ to get his due and documenting what he is calling a grave injustice.

WFAN–12/10/2013

Joe Torre at Yankees Old Timers' Day in 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa Headed To 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.”

12/09/2013

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GRAMMY Hall of Fame Inducts 27 New Recordings from Dolly Parton, The Rolling Stones, U2 and More

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.”

12/04/2013

Mike Mussina (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Is Moose A Hall Of Famer? Former Yankee On Ballot For 1st Time

“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.

11/27/2013

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

Deadspin Says It Bought Hall Of Fame Vote From BBWAA Member

Remember the stink made in January when Aaron Sele received a vote for the Hall of Fame? That was nothing compared to this.

11/27/2013

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Clarence ‘Ace’ Parker, Football’s Oldest Hall Of Famer, Dies At 101

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.

11/06/2013

Joe Torre (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Joe Torre, Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox On Hall Of Fame Ballot

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.

11/04/2013

Ken Norton (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keidel: Final Bell Sounds For Famed Boxer Ken Norton

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.

09/19/2013

Bill Parcells (credit: George Rose/Getty Images)

Palladino: Hall Of Famer Bill Parcells Parlayed Luck Into Greatness

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.

08/02/2013

Roger Clemens (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Roger Clemens On Biogenesis Investigation: ‘I Don’t Care About It’

“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.”

07/31/2013

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Bob Quigley Inducted Into Harness Racing Hall of Fame

Bob Quigley was GM of the Meadowlands when the track opened in 1976. He oversaw harness and thoroughbred operations for six years.

07/06/2013

Warren Sapp  (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images) and Tiki Barber (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

Tiki Barber Defends Ex-Giants Teammate Strahan, Calls Sapp ‘An Idiot’

“Warren doesn’t know, never played with him,” Barber said Monday. “I don’t put any credence in his opinion.”

06/25/2013

Michael Strahan (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images), Warren Sapp (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Warren Sapp: Rice Better Than Strahan ‘Any Day Of The Week’

Sapp suggested that Michael Strahan was successful because he lined up against the opposition’s “worst lineman.”

06/20/2013

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