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Morris and Trammell elected to the Hall of Fame

The Modern Era committee has spoken. Fittingly, Jack Morris reached the Hall of Fame in extra innings. Morris was elected to the Hall by its Modern Era committee on Sunday along with former Detroit Tigers teammate Alan Trammell, completing a joint journey from Motown to Cooperstown. The big-game pitcher and star shortstop were picked by […]

The Modern Era Hall of Fame ballot

A little bonus baseball content as we head into the long, dark off-season. Nine former big league players and one executive comprise the 10-name Modern Baseball Era ballot to be reviewed and voted upon Dec. 10 at the Baseball Winter Meetings. Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Marvin Miller, Jack Morris, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, […]

Hall calls for Torre, Cox, and LaRussa

Congratulations to the newest members of the Hall of Fame. The first wave of inductees for the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame class have been announced. The Veteran’s Committee has decided to induct managers Joe Torre, Bobby Cox, and Tony La Russa: The newest members of the @BaseballHall of Fame: pic.twitter.com/BUaGGvtBGl — MLB Public Relations […]

RIP, Marvin Miller

Marvin Miller, whom Red Barber said was “one of the two or three most important men in baseball history, along with Babe Ruth and Jackie Robinson”, has died at the age of 95. It is impossible to overstate Miller’s impact on Major League Baseball. While some — including Hall of Fame voters — have long […]

Herzog and Harvey to the Hall

Meet your newest members of the Hall of Fame. Manager Whitey Herzog and umpire Doug Harvey got the call Monday, elected to the baseball Hall of Fame by the Veterans Committee. Herzog and Harvey missed by one vote in their previous tries. This time, they easily drew enough support to reach Cooperstown. “I don’t think […]