This year, baseball fans will get to see one of the most talent-laden ballots in many years. But which players should get in during this competitive year? For the purposes of this article, I will only be examining the pitchers who are up for induction.
Piazza's wait is of course primarily due to the era in which he played, as almost every home run hitter of the 1990s and early 2000s is under suspicion for steroid use.
Human error will always occur in the officiating of any athletic competition, but the most exciting plays are now followed by endless delays. It destroys the certainty and excitement.
Baseball is the mythic ideal. Football is the brutal reality. Both represent the two symbolic sides of the coin that is America.
Players wanted to work with sick and underprivileged children. Kings for Kids was born. After a month of winnowing charities, the Kings picked the Child Life Services of Children's Hospital Boston. Then the magic began.
Catchers wear a lot of protective gear -- some in delicate arenas, others just to cover their face from foul tips. I was injured many times in high school and college, and often in the most stupid of ways. In short, it is a miserable job.
It's Game Six of the 2013 World Series. St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Michael Wacha steps up to the mound and winds up. Convergent Science, a company based in Middleton, Wisc., examined the physics behind the pitcher's knee-buckling curveball.
One of these players, who only had two years of team control left, netted Wil Myers and Jake Odorizzi. The other one, who also currently has two years of team control left, only netted Steve Lombardozzi, Ian Krol and Robbie Ray.
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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.
From the ultimate Vegas getaway, to the home of the first golf course, to a room with a beer-filled tub, these distinctive dwellings from around the world have something to offer virtually every mo-bro.
We are here at Fenway with a great baseball player, a friend that has brought a lot of pride to the entire baseball community, particularly the Puerto Rican and Latino youth who watched him play, Iván "Pudge" Rodríguez.
Leasing a new car and getting the latest smartphone may make sense for some consumers, but what about when it comes to a baseball stadium?
The Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals in 6 games to win the 2013 World Series. This marks the first time that the Red Sox have clinched a World Series title at Fenway Park since 1918, and it is also the third world championship for the team in the past 10 years.
Doug Glanville is one of those real-life "triple threats" that you occasionally hear about. A gifted athlete, an intellectual, and -- in this age of in-your-face self-aggrandizement -- a genuinely thoughtful and modest man.
To any Bostonian who still claims that impending-doom-is-upon us personality, it's time to bequeath it to the poor people of Chicago and Cleveland. In the grand scheme, the Red Sox are a bona fide winner now, in the company of the Yankees and Cardinals of recent years.