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The Hall of Fame case for 19th century shortstop Bill Dahlen

This is the third in a ten-part series looking at the Baseball Hall of Fame’s Pre-Integration Era Ballot....

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The Hall of Fame Case for Thurman Munson

Thurman Munson's career, though abbreviated by his tragic death, deserves to be honored with induction to the Baseball...

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Lou Boudreau Proved Bill Veeck Wrong

Lou Boudreau may have had the greatest season a shortstop ever had. He's the man who perfected the...

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5 Players On the 2022 Hall of Fame Ballot Who Will Eventually Be Elected

These five players who failed to get into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2022, will be elected...

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David Ortiz Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

The Baseball Hall of Fame has elected David Ortiz, former designated hitter for the Boston Red Sox.

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Curt Schilling gets his wish: he’s off the Hall of Fame ballot

Curt Schilling has failed to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in his final appearance on...

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Bonds, Clemens fail to earn election in final appearance on Hall of Fame ballot

Roger Clemens and Barry Bonds have both been swept off the Hall of Fame ballot after failing to...

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Evaluating the Results of the Baseball Hall of Fame Special Committees Elections

Yesterday we got the news that six former players had been elected to the National Baseball Hall of...

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Hodges and Miñoso among several new Hall of Fame members

Gil Hodges and Minnie Miñoso are among the new members of the Baseball Hall of Fame, after results...

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The Hall of Fame Case for Roger Maris

It's a blessing and a curse to have a signature accomplishment as an athlete or an artist. On...

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Evaluating the Early Baseball Era Ballot for the Hall of Fame

We evaluate the 10-person ballot for the Early Days Baseball Hall of Fame election.

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The Hall of Fame Case for Tony Oliva

In the history of baseball, since they began tossing a ball to a plate and someone with a...

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The Hall of Fame Case for Dick Allen

Allen was a tremendous baseball player who had the misfortune of coming up through an organization that was...

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The Hall of Fame Case for Danny Murtaugh

Danny Murtaugh was a humble Irishman with a bad ticker who led the Pirates to two World Series...

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Golden Days Era Hall of Fame Ballot Revealed

The Baseball Hall of Fame has released the 10 names that comprise the Golden Days Era Ballot. Voting...

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Is Buster Posey a Hall of Famer?

The 2021 season will be the last of Buster Posey's career. The Giants' catcher, after a resurgent year,...

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Remembering Bill Freehan

The Detroit Tigers gave Bill Freehan a $100,000 bonus off the campus of the University of Michigan. That...

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No player elected to Baseball Hall of Fame in 2021 election

Curt Schilling fell 16 votes shy of election in his 9th year on the ballot. Barry Bonds and...

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Oldest Living Members of the Baseball Hall of Fame

A list of the living members (elected as players) of the Baseball Hall of Fame.

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Frank Robinson’s high school days set stage for a Hall of Fame career

What's the likelihood that one high school will produce the first black man to manage in Major League...

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Rivera, Halladay, Martinez, Mussina elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Mariano Rivera wasn't perfect at converting save opportunities during his career as baseball's greatest closer (though it often...

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Lee Smith belongs among Hall of Fame relievers

There are now seven relief pitchers in the Baseball Hall of Fame, with the addition of Lee Smith...

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The nine worst players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

UPDATE: In 2021, the Golden Days Era committee elected four former players to the Baseball Hall of Fame....

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Election of Baines lowers the bar for the Baseball Hall of Fame

Did the baseball writers think they were getting another chance to vote for RAINES? The election of Harold...

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Davey Johnson is the most deserving manager on Hall of Fame ballot

Earlier this month, the Baseball Hall of Fame announced the ten names on the Today's Game Ballot. A...

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Seven reasons Joe Mauer will be a first ballot Hall of Famer

Ever the team player, Joe Mauer announced his retirement last week, just in time for the Minnesota Twins...

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Did labor strife cost Harold Baines the Hall of Fame?

Harold Baines was on the Hall of Fame ballot for five years, never receiving as many as 50...

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Joe Mauer, Buster Posey, and the Hall of Fame

Joe Mauer hasn't squatted behind the plate since 2013. But he'll still be a Hall of Fame catcher someday....

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Why did Pudge Rodriguez waltz right into the Baseball Hall of Fame?

Earlier this month, Ivan Rodriguez was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. It's not surprising that Rodriguez...

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Baker and Francona are strengthening their Hall of Fame credentials

Let's play a facts game about baseball managers. FACT: Every man elected to the Hall of Fame as...