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The Big Six and Leftovers: How the 2013 Hall of Fame ballot results will look

The Big Six and Leftovers: How the 2013 Hall of Fame ballot results will look
December 17, 2012 5 Comments »

Early in January, the results of the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame balloting will be announced, in what should prove to be the most anticipated and talked-about election results in the history of that institution. The reason the results will ... Read More »

Oops! My baseball card is wrong

Oops! My baseball card is wrong
November 9, 2012 No Comments »

How would you want to be associated with the phrase “Fuck Face” for much of your professional career? Billy Ripken had no choice in 1989 when baseball card company Fleer printed a card with him holding a bat that had ... Read More »

The nine greatest baseball families

The nine greatest baseball families
September 21, 2012 No Comments »

More than other sports, baseball has a long history of brothers and fathers and sons playing at the big league level. Some are legends, some are footnotes in history. Did you know Pete Rose had a son who played professional ... Read More »

San Francisco Giants All-Time Team

San Francisco Giants All-Time Team
July 24, 2012 No Comments »

Willie Mays, Willie McCovey, and Orlando Cepeda were the heart of the San Francisco Giants lineup in the late 1950s and 1960s. All three are in the Hall of Fame. The Giants All-Time Team consists of players from both the ... Read More »

Cloud hanging over McGwire now engulfs Palmeiro

Cloud hanging over McGwire now engulfs Palmeiro
January 5, 2011 No Comments »

The Baseball Writers corrected an injustice in 2011, finally electing Bery Blyleven to the Hall of Fame. They also continued to make a statement about steroid users on the ballot, refusing entry to Rafael Palmeiro, a member of the 3,000-hit ... Read More »