Hall of Fame

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The Best Calls of Vin Scully’s Dodgers Career

Can you remember the best calls by Vin Scully during his Hall of Fame career behind the microphone...

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Did David Ortiz Get Away With Cheating?

Did David Ortiz stop using performance-enhancing drugs in 2003 after he failed a test? Or did he use...

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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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Is The Baseball Hall of Fame Trying To Elect Fewer Players?

The Baseball Hall of Fame has announced changes to their special Eras Committees election process.

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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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Is Jon Lester a Hall of Famer?

Now that pitcher Jon Lester has announced his retirement from baseball, what are his chances of being elected...

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The Hall of Fame Case for Bobby Abreu

In his first appearance on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot, Bobby Abreu received just 22 votes. Last...

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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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Comparing Hodges, Cepeda, and Tony Pérez

Now that Gil Hodges has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, we compare him to Orlando...

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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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How will the writers treat Álex Rodríguez in his first appearance on Hall of Fame ballot?

There's no question that Álex Rodríguez put up the numbers to be a Hall of Famer. But he...

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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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Lefty O’Doul deserves Baseball Hall of Fame nod

Of the ten names on the Early Days Era ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame, Lefty O'Doul...

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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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Why Minnie Miñoso will soon join the Baseball Hall of Fame

This December, when a group of 16 baseball officials and historians meet for the Baseball Hall of Fame...

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One person didn’t vote for Derek Jeter for the Hall of Fame: and that’s OK

The Baseball Hall of Fame has never tinkered with the 75 percent voting standard for election. Since the...

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A Discussion about Bobby Grich and the Hall of Fame

Bobby Doerr wasn't elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame until he was an old man. Joe Gordon...

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Tim Raines and great players who arrive together

“I don’t see how Henderson could do anything more for a team than Tim does.” — teammate Tim...

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A discussion about Harold Baines and the Hall of Fame

No one ever feared Harold Baines the way they feared Jim Rice with a bat in their hands....

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Jon Lester doesn’t appear to care about his Hall of Fame chances

Jon Lester is beloved by two passionate armies of baseball fans due to his credentials as a big...

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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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Tommy Lasorda’s all-time Dodgers team

We pick an all-time team comprised of players who had the joy of playing for baseball's eternal optimist...