BTF's Baseball Primer
Rob Parker: These Morally Superior MLB Voters Can Kick Rocks
Yes, it means more than anything I ever obtained in this world - even my Masters Degree from the Columbia School of Journalism.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Maddux, Glavine, Thomas on Hall of Fame ballot
Four-time Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux, two-time winner Tom Glavine and two-time AL MVP Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, joining steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
John Torres: I guess cheating does pay off in baseball
Only time will tell just how important the Major League Baseball Hall of Fame really is.
2014 Hall of Fame Ballot And Picks
The 2014 Hall of Fame Ballot is out. Let's look at who is on it and who should be elected.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Buckley: No dopers allowed on this Hall ballot
Used to be that voting for the Hall of Fame was the real-life equivalent of being in one of those old-time Miller Lite ads: Tastes great! Less filling! Plenty of arguments would take place, but like George Steinbrenner going at it with Billy Martin most of the arguments over who should be in the Hall, and who should not, were good, clean fun for ... (more)
Hall of Fame Poll: Mark McGwire
Mark McGwire's numbers are well known: 583 home runs, 1414 RBI, 1317 walks, a 263/.394/.588 line.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Rafael Palmeiro is probably going to fall off the Hall of Fame ballot this year
Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun asks whether Rafael Palmeiro is going to fall off the Hall of Fame ballot.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Last Hall Of Fame Ballot For Jack Morris
This is the 15th and final Hall of Fame ballot for Jack Morris . In many ways, it may be his toughest chance to get in yet.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
St Louis Cardinals: Has The "Cardinal Way" Taken A Detour?
The St. Louis Cardinals ' recent signing of confessed PED user Jhonny Peralta has created a fiery debate among the team's fans and local media.
Why the Chicago Cubs Should Reconcile with Sammy Sosa
Bill Clinton had just announced that the United States was experiencing their first budget surplus since 1969.
McGwire needing vote bump to progress on Hall path
Mark McGwire is a candidate on the National Baseball Hall of Fame ballot for the eighth year.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
The Cincinnati Enquirer
Fay: Reds right fit for Schumaker
Skip Schumaker's decision to sign with the Reds was an easy one. Schumaker knew Reds general manager Walt Jocketty, he knew the Reds had a chance to win, he knew the National League Central and he knew he liked the Midwest.
Hall of Fame ballot overflows with worthy players
GIANTS50-C-20OCT02-MT-MAC.jpg---Giants Jeff Kent rounds the bases after his third inning homerun.
Former Braves stars Maddux, Glavine on Hall of Fame ballot
A pair of former Atlanta Braves stars in four-time Cy Young Award winner Greg Maddux and two-time winner Tom Glavine along with two-time AL MVP Frank Thomas are among 19 newcomers on this year's Hall of Fame ballot, joining steroid-tainted holdovers Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.
Call to the Pen
Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot Revealed
A total of 36 players will be vying for election into the Baseball Hall of Fame for the Class of 2014.
Albany Times Union
Glavine, Thomas on Hall of Fame ballot
From left are Tom Glavine in 2008, Greg Maddux in 2008, and Frank Thomas in 1994 file photos.
The Wichita Eagle
My Jhonny Peralta dilemma
My love for the St. Louis Cardinals is rooted deeply. It passes through my father, Bob Gibson, Jack Buck and many others.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Collecting column: Baseball Hall of Fame voters have lots to do
As ballots go out to the writers for their annual picks for the Hall of Fame , it's worth noting Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and others of their ilk have not fared well and I predict they will fall short again based on A-Rod's current case and antics.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
The Cardboard Connection
Mark McGwire Signs Autograph Deal with Topps
For the first time since 2003, collectors can look forward to MLB-licensed Mark McGwire autographed baseball cards in 2014.