Jim Kaat

(L to R) Carl Furillo, Gil Hodges and Sandy Amoros (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Still Out: Gil Hodges Falls Short In Baseball Hall Of Fame Vote

The Baseball Hall of Fame’s Golden Era committee has failed to elect any of the 10 candidates from a group whose primary contributions were from 1947-72.

12/08/2014

Former Boston Red Sox player Luis Tiant waves to the crowd before Game 1 of the 2013 World Series between the Boston Red Sox and the St. Louis Cardinals at Fenway Park on October 23, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Gil Hodges, Luis Tiant, Maury Wills On Hall Of Fame Ballot

Dick Allen, Ken Boyer, Jim Kaat, Minnie Minoso, Tony Oliva and Billy Pierce also are on the ballot. The only non-player is Bob Howsam, the late Cincinnati Reds general manager.

10/30/2014

Zack Wheeler #45 (L) and Matt Harvey #33 (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

Kallas: Mets Should Be Trend-Setters, Again, By Going To 6-Man Rotation

Use of the six-man rotation across Major League Baseball is a matter of when, not if. Decades ago, the Mets changed baseball. Next year, they’ll be in a position to do it again.

07/31/2014

Terry Collins (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images), Brian Cashman (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Life After Reyes; Yankees Quiet At Winter Meetings

The Marlins officially introduced Heath Bell, and now we all await the move they have yet to publicly acknowledge–the signing of Jose Reyes.

WFAN–12/06/2011

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Ron Santo Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame; Hodges, Kaat Fall Short

For Mets fans, maybe Gil Hodges making the Baseball Hall of Fame would have taken the sting off Jose Reyes’ defection. Well, sorry.

WFAN–12/05/2011