Yanks’ Managerial Mastermind Joe Torre Inducted Into Hall Of FameJoe Torre, the managerial mastermind of the resurgence of the New York Yankees, has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame.
Keidel: No Holy War For HolyfieldMike Tyson has been chosen to present Evander Holyfield for his induction into Nevada's Boxing Hall of Fame on August 9, in, of course, Las Vegas, the scene of many crimes, factual and fictional.
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.
6 Newest Members Of The National Baseball Hall Of FameTaking 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.
By The Numbers: Tales Of Gwynn's Goodness Are Endless, And So Are His StatsTony, enjoy the Big Ball Orchard in the Sky. Give my best to the Babe and Lou.
Baseball Hall Of Famer Tony Gwynn Dies At 54Gwynn had been on a medical leave from his job as baseball coach at San Diego State since late March. Agent John Boggs said Gwynn died Monday at a hospital in suburban Poway.
WFAN’s Mike Francesa To Be Inducted Into New York State Broadcasters Association’s Hall Of Fame “I’m humbled and excited to be recognized by the New York State Broadcasters Association,” said Francesa. “It is a great honor, and anything with New York attached to it means all the more to me."
Palladino: Frank Jobe, Tommy John Surgery Pioneer, Should Have Place In HallThe recent activities of Matt Harvey and Manny Banuelos would have seemed inconceivable back in 1974, the year a brilliant surgeon named Dr. Frank Jobe started piecing torn-apart pitching elbows back together.
Hall Acknowledges Calls For Reform, Says Proposal Up To BBWAAThe BBWAA has voted on Hall of Fame candidates since 1936, and elections have become more controversial in recent years as stars tainted by accusations of steroids use have fallen well short of the 75 percent needed for entry to Cooperstown.
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.
Dan Le Batard Under Fire For Giving Hall Vote To Deadspin The ESPN host and longtime Miami Herald columnist acknowledged Wednesday he gave his baseball Hall of Fame ballot to Deadspin because he detests the "hypocrisy" in the voting process. And the reaction was largely negative.
Boomer & Carton: Opening Up A Thursday ExtravaganzaIt was announced on Wednesday that Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas will be inducted with the rest of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame class. Not on the list? Mike Piazza.
0 For 2: Mike Piazza Snubbed By Hall Voters AgainPiazza was named on 62.2 percent of the ballots (355 of 571), well shy of the 75 percent needed for induction. The Mets great received 57.8 percent in his first year of eligibility in 2013.
Who Gets In? Maddux, Glavine, Thomas, Biggio, Piazza Hope For Hall CallGreg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas appeared to be on track to gain election from the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Wednesday, and Craig Biggio could join them.
Where's Maddux? Baseball Fans Get Riled Up Over Stingy Hall VoterHall of Fame hunting season has started a day early. Baseball fans got a jump on the yearly tradition when Ken Gurnick, the Dodgers' beat reporter for MLB.com, revealed his ballot Tuesday.