Former Yankees Owner Jacob Ruppert Elected To Baseball Hall Of FameFormer 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.
Reggie Jackson Back With Yankees, Mum On CommentsManager Joe Girardi said Thursday it's time for everyone to move forward, and he is happy to have Jackson back.
Blyleven: Give Jackson Credit For Apology, But Why Include Carter?"God gives us many holes in our body," Bert Blyleven said Wednesday morning. "And he just spoke out of the wrong one. That's the way I look at it."
Keidel: Reggie Jackson Strikes OutReggie has a special talent with his venom. He couldn’t just go after Bert Blyleven and Phil Niekro. He had to attack The Kid, just as he had to attack Thurman Munson back in the day.
Kallas: Like Him Or Not, Reggie Jackson Is Totally Right About A-RodReggie 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.
Wally Backman: Reggie Jackson's Comments On Gary Carter 'A Disgrace' When you mess with late Mets great Gary Carter, you mess with fiery former teammate Wally Backman.
Hall Of Famer Bert Blyleven Tells Ex-Mets Star Gary Carter To 'Keep Battling'Bert Blyleven had a heartfelt message on Sunday for ex-1986 Mets star Gary Carter, who's currently battling brain cancer. "I know Gary is watching. Gary, keep battling the way that you always have and you'll fight this thing," said Blyleven.
Alomar, Blyleven, Gillick Inducted Into Baseball Hall of FameRoberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven and Pat Gillick were inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame today in Cooperstown, NY.
Hartnett: Slick-Fielding First Basemen Don Mattingly, Keith Hernandez Are Glaring Hall Of Fame OmissionsTwo of the dominant players of the 1980's and Big Apple baseball legends Don Mattingly and Keith Hernandez have been overlooked by Hall of Fame voters over the years and deserve reconsideration.
By The Numbers: Some Pioneers In SabermetricsFrom the humble beginnings of baseball in 1839, reporters and statisticians have tried to “tell the story of baseball”. What “happens” at a baseball game can be expressed in words, and yet must be explained in numbers.
B&C Show Blog & Audio: Leave 'Em Out Or Put 'Em InThe 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.
On WFAN: Blyleven Talks HOF, Pete Rose, Steroid EraBert Blyleven joined WFAN's Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton on Thursday to celebrate his long-awaited selection into baseball's Hall of Fame.
Hot Topic: January 6Do 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?
Blyleven: HOF Voters 'Made Their Point' On Steroid EraAll-Star sluggers Rafael Palmeiro, Jeff Bagwell, Mark McGwire and Juan Gonzalez didn't come close in Wednesday's election. No telling if they ever will, either, after Hall voters sent a clear message: The drug cloud isn't going to cover Cooperstown.
Alomar, Blyleven Elected To Hall Of FameRoberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven have been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame. Alomar and Blyleven were chosen Wednesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America after narrow misses last year.