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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...

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Brady Farkas
Brady Farkas
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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...

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Craig Biggio will be inducted into the National Baseball and NYSPHSAA Hall's of Fame this summer (Getty Images).
Craig Biggio will be inducted into the National Baseball and NYSPHSAA Hall's of Fame this summer (Getty Images).
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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...

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Pudge Rodriguez throwing with Scott Hatteberg (Brady Farkas).
Pudge Rodriguez throwing with Scott Hatteberg (Brady Farkas).
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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...

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President Obama Delivers Statement On Veterans Affairs Scandal
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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...

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Pedro Martinez is scheduled to play in the Hall of Fame Classic, May 24th (Getty Images).
Pedro Martinez is scheduled to play in the Hall of Fame Classic, May 24th (Getty Images).
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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...

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Piazza Doesn’t Get In

Longtime New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza missed the Hall of Fame vote by less than 15%, it was announced on Wednesday afternoon.

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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...

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Ichiro Suzuki
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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...

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Greg Maddux
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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.

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Pete Rose
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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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Mariano Rivera
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Is Mariano Rivera A First Ballot Hall Of Famer [POLL]

There is no question that Mariano Rivera is a Hall of Fame closer.   But the question now is, Will Rivera get into Cooperstown on the first ballot like a Ty Cobb or Ted Williams or Hank Aaron or Ernie Banks or Willie Mays or Cal Ripken Jr...

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