Hall of Fame Classic Lineup Announced
The Cooperstown Hall of Fame Classic is just months away (May 28th). The event features one former player from every major league team coming back to Doubleday Field to participate in the game (1 p.m.). Select players will also compete in the HR Derby at Noon...
Ozzie Smith, Phil Niekro and the HOF Classic
It started with Pudge Rodriguez and Tony Perez shaking my hand. It moved to playing catch with Phil Niekro and Jacque Jones, and it ended with a nice talk with former Marlins catcher Charles Johnson.
For the second straight year, I had the opportunity and the honor to be on the field at the Coopersto…
Biggio Highlights NYSPHSAA HOF Class
Major League Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Craig Biggio has been elected to another Hall of Fame this summer: The New York State Public High School Athletic Association.
Biggio's bio from the NYSPHSAA press release:
"A graduate of Kings Park High School (Section XI) and attendee of Seton Hall Un…
My Experience at the Hall of Fame Classic
My day started by talking to Jim Thome. It ended by sitting next to Hideki Matsui on a bus.
The in-point and out-points of the experience were awesome, but so was every point in between.
Those of you who read my work consistently know that I'm passionate about baseball...
President Visiting Cooperstown
A day after visiting with the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, President Barack Obama is continuing his sports week today in Cooperstown.
Obama is visiting the Baseball Hall of Fame as part of a plan to promote international tourism...
Cooperstown Classic is May 24th
With the warm weather finally upon us, it finally feels like baseball season.
And that nostalgic baseball feel at that. The smell and look of the fresh cut grass, the sun on your face, the crack of the bat.
And with that – it’s time for some of you (like me) to start planning you…
Torre to the Hall
On Monday morning, it became official that long-time New York Yankees manager Joe Torre had been unanimously elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame.
It's a well deserving honor as Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox will join Torre in this summer's class...
Is Ichiro A First Ballot Hall Of Famer [POLL]
Ichiro Suzuki is the #1 Japanese pioneer in Major League Baseball history.  And yes, those 2,700-plus hits and .320 batting average and over 1,200 runs scored look pretty darn good too.  Almost 500 steals.  2001 MVP and Rookie of the Year...
Cooperstown Wasn’t The Same In 2013
I have been going to Cooperstown every year since 2002 for Hall of Fame Weekend, one year as a fan and the other 10 as a media member.  Not this year. No living members were inducted (first time since 1965) so I bagged it.  And even from afar, it had the feel of a very different weekend.
Baseball Great Pete Rose Talks With The Team
Pete Rose was banned from baseball on August 24, 1989 by then-commissioner Bart Giamatti for placing high stakes bets within the game, and even for and against his own team he managed, the Cincinnati Reds.  Rose is still banned from baseball and Hall of Fame induction.

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