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.
Former New York Yankees owner Jacob Ruppert, longtime umpire Hank O’Day and barehanded catcher Deacon White have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame for their excellence through the first half of the 20th century.
Dickey garnered 27 of 32 first-place votes and easily outdistanced 2011 winner Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Gio Gonzalez of Washington finished third.
Reggie has now been banished by the Yankees until the time is “right” for his return. But all he did, with respect to A-Rod, is tell the truth.
Let his banishment serve as a wake-up call. If Reggie Jackson wants to continue being associated with the Yankees, let him learn a thing or two about human decency.
The Yankees want Reggie Jackson to steer clear of the clubhouse and team events following his pointed remarks about Alex Rodriguez and several former stars, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Monday.
Nerdy. Eccentric. Quirky. One thing’s for certain: At 37, years after most players’ careers have peaked, R.A. Dickey is finally reaching his pinnacle.
The straw that stirs the drink is at it again. The ever-opinionated Reggie Jackson delivered a harsh assessment of his “good friend” Alex Rodriguez’s chase for MLB history in the latest edition of Sports Illustrated.
Dickey allowed three hits over eight innings to become the Majors’ first 12-game winner and lead the New York Mets to a 9-0 victory over the Dodgers on Friday night.
R.A. Dickey is enjoying a year like no knuckleballer before him and his mastery in controlling the pitch had led to an unbelievable strikeout-to-walk ratio.