1. Why White Sox Legend Minnie Minoso Should Be in the Hall of Fame

    Just four years after World War II ended and two years after Jackie Robinson broke the color barrier in baseball, Minnie Minoso made his major league debut with the Cleveland Indians ...

    Jason S. Parini Written by Jason S. Parini about 5 months ago 572 reads 0 comments

  2. 7 Worthy Hall of Fame Candidates Who Will Clearly Never Get Elected

    Word is you should never say never, but you can make exceptions. For example, I'm certain Ben Revere will never win the Home Run Derby, and equally certain Bartolo Colon will never hit an infield single...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 24,843 reads 145 comments

  3. Early Induction Odds for the 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

    It's only been a day since the voting for the Hall of Fame class of 2015 was revealed, so I naturally have to tell you that it's not too soon to look forward to next year's voting...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 59,616 reads 130 comments

  4. Ranking the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame Class's Biggest Snubs

    The voting results for Major League Baseball's Hall of Fame are in and so are four new members—Randy Johnson (97.3 percent), Pedro Martinez (91.1), John Smoltz (82.9) and Craig Biggio (82...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 5 months ago 116,820 reads 263 comments

  5. After Being Unfairly Forced to Wait, Craig Biggio Finally Gets Earned HOF Nod

    The 2015 MLB Hall of Fame class has officially been announced, as it will be a four-player class of Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio earning enshrinement in the hallowed halls of Cooperstown this year...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 months ago 2,243 reads 7 comments

  6. What Is Holding Voters Back from Sending Mike Piazza to Hall of Fame?

    If you think Mike Piazza is worthy of Cooperstown, you're not alone. For the third year in a row, he drew votes from the majority of the Hall of Fame voters. …But not quite enough to actually get into the Hall of Fame...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 5 months ago 36,934 reads 91 comments

  7. Where the Star-Studded 2015 MLB Hall of Fame Class Ranks All-Time

    The 2015 MLB Hall of Fame class is historically impressive. The following four players are all be headed to Cooperstown this summer, per the MLB Twitter account : Craig Biggio ...

    Karl Buscheck Written by Karl Buscheck about 5 months ago 41,025 reads 91 comments

  8. Big Unit, Pedro, Smoltz and More: Scott Miller's 2015 Hall of Fame Ballot

    What once was a tremendous responsibility that brought joy and awe has degenerated into an exercise in frustration...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 5 months ago 87,902 reads 176 comments

  9. Final Predictions for the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

    The Baseball Writers' Association of America will announce the 2015 MLB Hall of Fame class Tuesday, Jan. 6, at 2 p.m. ET, as this year's crop of candidates will look to follow up what was an impressive 2014 class...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 5 months ago 45,997 reads 62 comments

  10. Making Sense of the John Smoltz, Mike Mussina, Curt Schilling HOF Debates

    John Smoltz, Mike Mussina, Curt Schilling ...or all of the above? It's a question Hall of Fame voters wrestled with this year (we'll find out what they concluded on Tuesday), and it's a damn tough one...

    Jacob Shafer Written by Jacob Shafer about 5 months ago 23,483 reads 70 comments

  11. Is John Smoltz Worthy of Being First-Ballot 2015 Hall of Famer?

    The chance for debate in Major League Baseball never ends. The individual awards were just handed out, and as if on cue, here comes the announcement for the 2015 Baseball Hall of ...

    Jason Catania Written by Jason Catania about 6 months ago 8,823 reads 48 comments

  12. Projecting the Biggest Superstar Snubs of the 2015 Baseball HOF Vote

    The 2015 MLB Hall of Fame ballot is set to officially be released Monday, and with it comes the start of this year's debate over who deserves to be immortalized in Cooperstown...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 6 months ago 7,950 reads 21 comments

  13. Legendary Athletes We Don't Hear Enough About

    For varying reasons, some sports legends just aren't discussed enough. Athletes like Sugar Ray Robinson, Roberto Clemente and Sam Jones were some of the best to ever play their sports, yet they regularly take backseats to more popular legends...

    Scott Janovitz Written by Scott Janovitz about 8 months ago 57,467 reads 46 comments

  14. Ron Darling: 'One of the Best Classes That'll Ever Go into Cooperstown'

    After years of only inducting a few players into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, the 2014 class welcomes six more-than-deserving players and managers...

    Behind The Mic Written by Behind The Mic about 10 months ago 3,650 reads 2 comments

  15. Thomas, La Russa, Torre and Braves Trio Bask in Timeless Magic of Cooperstown

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. — The timeless magic of this place is evident all around, from Frank Thomas’ sweet tears to cellphone coverage more spotty than a hitter’s plate coverage against Tom Glavine...

    Scott Miller Written by Scott Miller about 10 months ago 76,086 reads 66 comments

  16. Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2014: Speech Highlights and Recap

    Bobby Cox, Tom Glavine, Greg Maddux, Tony La Russa, Frank Thomas and Joe Torre all went from legends to immortals on Sunday. The sterling six were officially enshrined in the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 10 months ago 93,116 reads 30 comments

  17. Full Predictions for MLB's Next 5 Hall of Fame Induction Classes

    The 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame class will be inducted Sunday, with the ceremony beginning at 1:30 p.m. ET and airing live from Cooperstown on MLB Network and MLB.com...

    Mike Rosenbaum Written by Mike Rosenbaum about 10 months ago 44,111 reads 98 comments

  18. Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2014: Key Stats for Greg Maddux, More Inductees

    One of the great things baseball has brought to the world is information. As we prepare for the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, what better way to appreciate what Greg ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 2,806 reads 0 comments

  19. Baseball Hall of Fame Announces Changes to Balloting Process

    One of the hottest topics of debate in sports for the last few years, basically since players from the steroid era became eligible, has been the Baseball Hall of Fame...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 10 months ago 17,060 reads 63 comments

  20. Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2014: Date, Time and Key Inductees

    Once a year, tiny Cooperstown, New York becomes the most important sports town in America. The transformation occurs when baseball's year class of historic greats is ceremoniously ...

    Nate Loop Written by Nate Loop about 10 months ago 5,542 reads 1 comments

  21. In 1979, One Vote Capped the Careers of Keith Hernandez and Willie Stargell

    Well, I goofed—the previous 11 articles belong to a 12 -part series. (Hours upon hours of preparation, only to miscount…) Thus, this is the final part of my series examining the vagaries of awards voting...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 11 months ago 759 reads 0 comments

  22. Ted Williams' Lone MVP Vote in '53 Would've Come in Handy in '47

    Last in an 11-part series examining the vagaries of awards voting. My final entry in this series more concerns odd fact than dispute...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 11 months ago 184 reads 0 comments

  23. Carl Hubbell and Juan Marichal: Two Meal Tickets, One Pair of Giants

    No, they’re not doppelgangers—see my previous article for a fuller explanation—but Carl Hubbell and Juan Marichal —the New York/ San Francisco Giants ...

    Randy S. Robbins Written by Randy S. Robbins about 12 months ago 480 reads 0 comments