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John Smoltz

John Smoltz Issues Warning To Parents Of Young Baseball Players

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.27.2015 | Sports

Former MLB pitcher John Smoltz used some time during his Hall of Fame acceptance speech at Cooperstown on Sunday to warn of the "epidemic" of Tommy J...

Sport and Society for Arete -- Ballbase's Hall of Fame

Richard Crepeau | Posted 07.25.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

If in fact PEDs do enhance performance what is the sum total of that impact when both pitcher and batter are using PEDs? Do they cancel each other out? Do PEDs contribute to foot speed making fielders more effective or causing an increase in infield hits and stolen bases?

Why John Smoltz May Be The Best Baseball Hall Of Fame Story

John A. Tures | Posted 07.24.2015 | Sports
John A. Tures

Smoltz battled past those who would cite biased statistics with an injury comeback story and selflessness that can inspire any athlete.

Curt Schilling Falsely Claims Anti-Republican Bias In Hall of Fame Snub

John A. Tures | Posted 03.10.2015 | Sports
John A. Tures

Schilling has some good statistics and should eventually get in. But claiming an anti-Republican bias is just nothing more than a wild pitch, that won't help his case for Cooperstown.

Meet The Baseball Hall Of Fame Class Of 2015

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 01.06.2015 | Sports

The Hall calls have been made. Former Major League Baseball stars Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio have been elected to...

Which MLB Legends Will Get The Hall Call?

AP | HOWIE RUMBERG | Posted 01.06.2015 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election to the Hall of Fame in what is shaping up as the ba...

Biased WAR and JAWS Stats Can't Keep John Smoltz From the Hall of Fame

John A. Tures | Posted 03.07.2015 | Sports
John A. Tures

Major League Baseball seems poised to admit its largest class into the Baseball Hall of Fame since 1936. Of those candidates for Cooperstown, fewer are generating as much debate as John Smoltz of the Atlanta Braves.

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.

10 Traded MLB Prospects Who Became Stars

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.31.2013 | Sports

As Major League Baseball's annual non-waiver trade deadline approaches, teams need to recall not only the axiom caveat emptor but also caveat venditor...

Ex-Braves Pitching Coach: John Smoltz Cheated

Posted 11.21.2011 | Sports

"If you're not cheating, you're not trying hard enough." For several years now, "cheating" in sports has become synonymous with performance-enhan...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Happy Thursday everyone, here's my Top 5 for August 20, 2009 from www.LenBermanSports.com