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Joe Torre gives his speech during the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony on July 27, 2014 in Cooperstown, New York. Torre managed for 29 seasons with 2,326 victories and led the New York Yankees to six American League pennants and four World Series titles. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Palladino: Hall Of Famer Joe Torre Honors Guys Who Did It Right

Sunday was about doing it by the rules. This crop of Hall of Famers achieved their stats playing it clean in an unfortunate era where chemicals overshadow its greats.

07/28/2014

The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Baseball Hall Of Fame Cuts Election Eligibility From 15 Years To 10

They changes are effective immediately and will be reflected in 2015 Hall of Fame voting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.

07/26/2014

The Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in Cooperstown, New York. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Hall Of Fame Weekend: Massive Crowds Expected In Cooperstown For Torre & Co.

Last year’s numbers were way down because no living person was inducted. The magic is back this year with some of baseball’s most revered names preparing their speeches.

07/25/2014

(L-R) 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame Electees Greg Maddux, Frank Thomas and Tom Glavine visit at The Empire State Building on January 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Rob Kim/Getty Images)

6 Newest Members Of The National Baseball Hall Of Fame

Taking place in Cooperstown, NY, six baseball players/managers will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame. The official induction ceremony will take place Sunday, July 27th.

07/25/2014

Joe Torre at Yankees Old Timers' Day in 2011. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa Headed To Hall Of Fame

“I got choked up real quick,” Torre, who won four World Series titles managing the Yankees, said on WFAN radio Monday. “It’s something I’m sort of in a daze right now about.”

12/09/2013

Joe Torre (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Joe Torre, Tony La Russa, Bobby Cox On Hall Of Fame Ballot

Retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox will join holdovers George Steinbrenner and Marvin Miller on the Hall of Fame expansion era committee ballot next month.

11/04/2013

Albert Pujols (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Cardinals Are Doing Just Fine Without Three-Time MVP Pujols

The St. Louis Cardinals have remained an elite franchise in the years following slugger Albert Pujols’ departure to the Los Angeles Angels.

10/26/2013

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Boomer & Carton: Tony La Russa Is The Cat’s Meow

Word is these days La Russa is enjoying retirement with his 17 cats. Yes, 17 felines live with him in his home.

WFAN–10/04/2013

Bud Selig (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

MLB Appears Set For Vast Expansion Of Video Review By Umpires

Major League Baseball appears set for a vast expansion of video review by umpires in 2014 and is examining whether all calls other than balls or strikes should be subject to instant replay.

05/16/2013

Yankees Manager Joe Girardi looks on during batting practice at Yankee Stadium. (credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Joe Girardi Not ‘Trying To Reinvent The Game’ By Batting Pitcher 8th

Girardi took the unusual step Wednesday to help protect his left-handed heavy lineup against a Rockies bullpen filled with left-handed relievers.

05/09/2013

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Cardinals’ Shelby Miller Shows True Ace Upside

If Shelby Miller reaches his potential, he’ll be just another superstar to come up through the Cardinals’ ranks.

03/25/2013

MLB wireless phone (credit: David Becker/Getty Images), land line (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

MLB, T-Mobile To Introduce Wireless Dugout-To-Bullpen Phones

Even dugouts and bullpens might not need that old landline soon. Can you hear me now?

01/09/2013

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Palladino: Starting Cain Over Dickey Is Right Call

By the time the yelling and screaming subsides sometime around the Friday’s regular season restart, you’ll think letting Matt Cain pitch the first three innings was something akin to Tony La Russa punching R.A. Dickey in the throat.

07/10/2012

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Mets’ Dickey Hopes All-Star Start Snub Wasn’t Based On Knuckleball

Owner of the best record in baseball, R.A. Dickey was hoping to become the first knuckleballer to start an All-Star game since Dutch Leonard in 1943. A 12-1 record wasn’t good enough.

07/10/2012

R.A. Dickey (credit: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Mets’ R.A. Dickey Won’t Get Start In All-Star Game; Cain Instead

In the year of Linsanity and Tebow-mania, Dickey has been one of the best stories in New York sports — not to mention MLB. But he won’t get the ball to start the All-Star game.

07/09/2012

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