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Friday, October 24, 2014

Articles tagged: Baseball Hall of Fame

Many current members don’t want cheaters in Hall of Fame

Though the writers are taking most of the blame (rightfully so) for no players being elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2013, there is one aspect of the entire debacle that is being overlooked. In one sense, the Baseball Writers Association of America votes represented the feelings of many of the current inductees….Read More

Reggie Jackson: Hall of Fame has let in too many undeserving members

Reggie Jackson was always known as one of the more outspoken baseball players during his career, and little has changed since he retired. “Mr. October” was the self-proclaimed “straw that stirs the drink,” and he’s still unafraid to speak the truth. In an excellent interview for Sports Illustrated’s “Where Are They Now?” edition, Jackson opens…Read More

Curt Schilling: Definitely a Hall of Famer

We went through the same thing a few months ago when Mike Mussina announced his retirement. It’s times like these where we must recognize that the age old standards for induction into the Hall of Fame must change. 500 home runs doesn’t mean anything near what it used to considering two or three players eclipse…Read More

Mike Piazza to Hall as Dodger or Met?

Now that The Dude has officially called it quits, the discussion begins: will Piazza go into the Hall as a Dodger or a Met? First off, The Dude goes down as the best hitting catcher in the game. He was crappy behind the plate and couldn’t throw out a special olympics hurdler, but man, could…Read More

How Hall of Fame should deal with Steroid Era

As concerned with morality and integrity as I am when it comes to applying such principles to sports – and all life situations – I must say it bothers me that the greatest slugger of my generation appears to be a questionable (at best) selection to the Hall of Fame. In fact, at this point,…Read More

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