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Baseball's Library: Inside the Hall of Fame Archives

Devra Maza | Posted 12.13.2014 | Sports
Devra Maza

Just beyond the Plaque Gallery of luminaries immortalized in bronze lies the Baseball Hall of Fame's library, where I couldn't resist getting an inside look from director Jim Gates, who is in his 20th year overseeing its vast collection.

WATCH: Class Of 2014 Gets Inducted Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

AP | By JOHN KEKIS | Posted 09.26.2014 | Sports

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Frank Thomas choked back tears, Joe Torre apologized for leaving people out of his speech and Tony La Russa said he felt un...

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.

Hall Of Fame Vote Revealed

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

The Baseball Writers' Association of America has reopened the doors to the Hall of Fame. One year after none of the 37 candidates on the ballot ga...

Good To Go?

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 03.10.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, while Craig Biggio fell two votes sh...

Fantasy Leaguers Can Save the Hall of Fame

Ron Shandler | Posted 03.09.2014 | Sports
Ron Shandler

From a fantasy perspective, it doesn't matter if a player was a steroids user or if he never merited serious consideration for Cooperstown. All that matters is whether his statistical performances helped his fantasy teams during his career.

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.

Five Questions for the 2013 Baseball Season

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.15.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

Baseball is, among other things, a game of questions. As each new year begins there are significant questions facing baseball that address deeper issues facing the game.

A New Voting System for the Hall of Fame

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 04.02.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

This year the Baseball Writer's Association of America failed to elect anybody to the Baseball Hall of Fame. This was partially because some all time greats were linked to steroid use. The steroid issue, however, only partially explains why nobody was elected to the Hall of Fame.

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.

Some Perspective on the Steroid Era

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

We have a Hall of Fame filled with many players who played in a segregated era and said nothing, who either took amphetamines or looked the way while others did and probably even players who said nothing about the gambling and betting on baseball they saw around them.

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 01.13.2013 | New York
Len Berman

The Kansas City Chiefs lead the league in one category, dancing. Last night they set some kind of record. They got penalized for celebrating a touchdown that wasn't.

Who's Feeling Young Now?: Chatting With Blues Traveler's John Popper, Punch Brothers' Chris Thile, and Anais Mitchell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

I'm in New York. We just finished some gigs and I saw my friend get married, and before that, we made a really cool album. We're starting our 25th year as a band and this record is the beginning of it.

Breaking News: Barack Obama Wins AL and NL MVP, Other Awards

David Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
David Parker

In a stunning turn of events, Obama has swept baseball's postseason honors in both leagues, a feat never before accomplished and long considered impossible.

Cubs Retiring Maddux And Jenkins' Number 31

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

MESA, Ariz. — The Chicago Cubs will retire the No. 31 worn by both Ferguson Jenkins and Greg Maddux. They two star right-handed pitchers will b...