Baseball Hall of Famer Jim Palmer wears the "Autism Speaks" pin on his lapel whenever he is in public and especially when he broadcasts ball games for the Orioles on the MASN TV network. But Palmer and his wife Susan would rather talk about Spencer, their 19-year-old son, than they would baseball.
Tommy John won more games than 39 of the 59 pitchers enshrined in Cooperstown, including such greats as Bob Feller, Sandy Koufax, Whitey Ford, Bob Gibson, Catfish Hunter, Jim Palmer, Jim Bunning and Don Drysdale.
Forget steroids. Forget Frank McCourt's mismanagement of the Dodgers. The biggest scandal in baseball at the moment is the Baseball Hall of Fame's failure -- for the fourth time -- to induct Marvin Miller, who freed players from indentured servitude.