Tim Raines, Ivan Rodriguez, Jeff Bagwell Elected To Baseball Hall Of FameTim Raines' long wait for the Hall of Fame is finally over, and he'll be joined in Cooperstown by Jeff Bagwell and Ivan Rodriguez.
Sweeny: Yankee Killer Griffey, Potent Piazza Were As Good As It GetsIt should be a great day again this summer in Cooperstown for these two stars of the 1990s.
Is It Finally Piazza's Time? HOF Vote Results Coming Later WednesdayFormer Mets great Mike Piazza may find his way to the Hall of Fame very soon. Arguably the greatest hitting catcher in MLB history may finally get the requisite number of votes.
Sweeny: Reflecting On Cooperstown's Newcomers, And More Hall Of Fame NotesRandy Johnson and Pedro Martinez were simply two of the most fun pitchers to watch in my lifetime, and that is true whether they pitched for or against your team.
10 Players Who Should Be In The Baseball Hall Of Fame This week, the Baseball Hall of Fame welcomed it's 2014 inductee class. As always, there were players who didn't make the cut, leaving the window open to continue the debate as to who should get in and who shouldn't.
Sweeny: Good, Bad And Ugly In This Year's Hall Of Fame VotingLet'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.
Deadspin Says It Bought Hall Of Fame Vote From BBWAA MemberRemember the stink made in January when Aaron Sele received a vote for the Hall of Fame? That was nothing compared to this.
Sweeny: Bernie Williams, Paul Simon Steal Show At Hillside Food Outreach GalaFor the fewer than 300 in attendance, what a treat it was to hear Simon and Williams perform together. The set list included "Mrs. Robinson," "The Boxer" and "Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard."
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."
Mets' Great Piazza Heads 2013 Hall Of Fame CandidatesFormer Mets' great Mike Piazza is among 24 first-time Hall of Fame candidates.
Hartnett: Yankee Pinstripes Can Rejuvenate IchiroIchiro could follow the path of past veterans acquired by the Bombers, guys who have been renewed by the legendary Yankee pinstripes.