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Legendary Met Mike Piazza To Address Steroid, PED Rumors In New Book

The 1993 National League Rookie of the Year will address the rumors of steroid use in his new book, “Long Shot,” co-author Lonnie Wheeler told Newsday.

01/11/2013

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Goose: If Bonds, Clemens Ever Get Elected, ‘I Probably Will Never Go Back To HOF’

“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.”

01/10/2013

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Hartnett: Hall Of Fame Voters Got It Wrong With Piazza, Biggio

There wasn’t a positive drug test or smoking syringe implicating them. They weren’t dragged in front of committees on Capitol Hill to explain themselves, and their names haven’t been tarnished by clubhouse trainers.

01/10/2013

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Voters Pitch A Shutout: No Players Elected To Baseball 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.

01/09/2013

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Guilty By Association, Mets Legend Mike Piazza Is Snubbed By Hall Of Fame Voters

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.

01/09/2013

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By The Numbers: Do Bonds, Clemens, Mac, Palmeiro and Sosa Belong In The Hall?

In this installment of By The Numbers, I would like to briefly discuss five candidates. In alphabetical order they are Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire, Rafael Palmeiro and Sammy Sosa.

12/20/2012

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Mets’ Great Piazza Heads 2013 Hall Of Fame Candidates

Former Mets’ great Mike Piazza is among 24 first-time Hall of Fame candidates.

11/28/2012

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Silverman: Gatekeepers Must Keep Bonds, Clemens, Sosa Out Of Hall

Baseball writers do the voting and they have become the gatekeepers. Baseball writers must judge the game diligently and expertly.

11/28/2012

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Roger Clemens, Hall Of Famer? Debate Begins Anew After Acquittal

Standards for conviction are clear in court, less so in baseball, where Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro have been bypassed for the Hall thus far despite distinguished careers.

06/19/2012

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Kallas: Ryan Braun: Innocent Or “Just” Not Guilty

Ryan Braun, in this writer’s opinion, he still has issues. And the facts to come out in the next few days or weeks or months will determine whether he can win that public battle.

02/24/2012

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No Shoo-Ins For Baseball Hall Of Fame, But Larkin Has Best Shot

Larkin received 51.6 percent of the votes when he appeared on the Hall of Fame ballot for the first time in 2010, then got 62.1 percent last year.

WFAN–01/09/2012

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Hartnett: CC Sabathia Proves Once Again He’s ‘The Anti A-Rod’

By agreeing to an extension without opting out, CC Sabathia again demonstrated why he’ll be remembered as a beloved Yankee and not a mercenary — like Alex Rodriguez.

WFAN–11/01/2011

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B&C Show Blog & Audio: Leave ‘Em Out Or Put ‘Em In

The baseball writers voted two players, Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar, into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday – but the story here is those that did not make the cut.

WFAN–01/06/2011

Former Minnesota Twins pitcher Bert Blyleven smiles as he addresses the media during a news conference after being elected to Baseball's Hall of Fame in Fort Myers, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2011. (AP Photo/Erik Kellar)

On WFAN: Blyleven Talks HOF, Pete Rose, Steroid Era

Bert Blyleven joined WFAN’s Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton on Thursday to celebrate his long-awaited selection into baseball’s Hall of Fame.

WFAN–01/06/2011

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Hot Topic: January 6

Do you think the baseball Hall of Fame voters made a respectable stand against players under the ‘steroid cloud’ on Wednesday, or do candidates like Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro deserve enshrinement in Cooperstown?

WFAN–01/06/2011

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