Hall of Fame

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The nine worst players in the Baseball Hall of Fame

The election of Harold Baines to the Hall of Fame on December 9th has sparked a spirited discussion...

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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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Fred McGriff and Tony Perez both belong in the Hall of Fame

There’s not much difference between Tony Perez and Fred McGriff if you look at the issue closely.  Both...

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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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These World Series champions may never have a Hall of Fame player

Now that Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, the 1984...

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Remembering Bobby Doerr: The last link to Depression Era baseball

The oldest Hall of Famer passed away today, leaving behind a legion of fans despite having played his...

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The Hall of Fame case for Cecil Travis

Cecil Travis spent nearly four years serving in World War II and came back with injured feet after...

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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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What the Hall of Fame elections will look like through 2022

Today we learned that a trio of former big leaguers will get their plaques in Cooperstown during the...

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Selig and Schuerholz elected to Baseball Hall of Fame by veterans committee

After pondering a strange ballot that included five players (some of them unlikely), three executives, and two managers,...