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A Step in the Right Direction for the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The voting for the Hall of Fame is still hamstrung by a flawed electoral system, a backlog of good candidates and myriad steroid related problems, but the election of these three candidates is possibly a step in the right direction.

Jack Morris, Mike Mussina and the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.02.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Because of the BBWAA's failure to vote many players into the Hall of Fame in recent years, including none last year, this year's Hall of Fame Ballot has well over ten candidates who have solid to excellent Hall of Fame credentials.

The Hall of Fame Expansion Era Ballot

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

As part of the increasingly complicated Hall of Fame selection process, there are five players on the expansion era ballot-Davey Concepcion, Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Dave Parker and Dan Quisenberry.

Steroids Aren't the Only Problem Facing the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.17.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Keeping people out of the Hall of Fame because of suspected or real connections to steroids may or may not be wise, but keeping people out because the voting rules have not changed to fully recognize expansion is not.

Andre Dawson: Expo, Not Cub, In Hall Of Fame

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Despite his own preference to represent the Cubs, Andre "The Hawk" Dawson will be wearing a Montreal Expos cap in the Hall of Fame. He reportedly tex...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Boxing promoter Bob Arum says the big fight in March between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather is off. Then again, boxing promoters say lots of things.

In Spitting Distance of Baseball's Hall of Fame

Billy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Billy Altman

Did Roberto Alomar disgrace himself and disrespect the game by spitting in the face of an umpire? Yes. Should that one (wet) blotch on his record keep him out of the Hall? No.

Tim Raines, Andre Dawson, and Being an Expos Fan

Jonah Keri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonah Keri

Tim Raines, the best pure base stealer of all-time, has been snubbed by Hall of Fame voters for the third time.

Abusing Statistics to Justify Dawson's Hall of Fame Induction

Eric Trager | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Eric Trager

In the aftermath of Andre Dawson's somewhat surprising induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, baseball writers are struggling to demonstrate the Hawk's greatness.

Jim Rice Elected Into Baseball Hall Of Fame | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Red Sox slugger Jim Rice has been elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame, something Tom Verducci calls a "well-deserved honor": Rice wasn't great j...