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.
Hall of Fame hunting season has started a day early. Baseball fans got a jump on the yearly tradition when Ken Gurnick, the Dodgers’ beat reporter for MLB.com, revealed his ballot Tuesday.
Remember the stink made in January when Aaron Sele received a vote for the Hall of Fame? That was nothing compared to this.
Rivera wasn’t just the best closer in the history of baseball. His ability to defy logic for 18 seasons makes him one of the most unique athletes of all-time.
“What kind of a society and what kind of world are we living in where we reward these guys for cheating? What kind of message does that send? And you know what? If any of these guys ever get in, I probably will never go back to the Hall of Fame.”
Steroid-tainted stars Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa have been denied entry to baseball’s Hall of Fame with voters failing to elect any candidates for only the second time in four decades.
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.
For a team that trades on tradition, symbolism and success, the Yankees just took a giant leap toward remaining competitive, if not contenders, in 2013 by signing Andy Pettitte.
Former Mets’ great Mike Piazza is among 24 first-time Hall of Fame candidates.
Baseball writers do the voting and they have become the gatekeepers. Baseball writers must judge the game diligently and expertly.
Former AL batting champions Bernie Williams and Bill Mueller are among 13 newcomers on baseball’s 2012 Hall of Fame ballot, joining top holdovers Barry Larkin, Jack Morris, Lee Smith and Jeff Bagwell.
Former pitcher Jack Morris called in today to talk a little baseball with Boomer & Craig. The guys got his thoughts on David Wright’s extended rest, Roger Clemens’ PED use and his fear of George Brett…
WFAN’s Sweeny Murti and legendary pitcher Jack Morris call in from Minnesota to talk about what Game 1 of the Yankees Twins series means for Game 2 tonight.