Pudge, Raines, Bagwell Elected to Join Bud Selig in Cooperstown
Former Padres relief pitcher Trevor Hoffman just missed the 75 percent threshold, falling five votes short of election.
How the MLB Draft Does and Doesn't Predict MLB Greatness
How does a person go from teenage ballplayer to all-time great? For players born in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, it starts with getting drafted.
Larry Walker Belongs in Cooperstown
The former MVP's numbers are Hall of Fame worthy, and playing at Coors Field shouldn't be held against him.
Dan Shaughnessy Won't Vote Curt Schilling into Hall of Fame Because of His Journalist Lynching Tweet
Boston Globe columnist Dan Shaughnessy is invoking the character clause against Curt Schilling because of his attack against journalists.
Put Vladimir Guerrero in the Hall of Fame, Dammit
Vladimir Guerrero was so much damn fun, he has to be in the Hall of Fame.
Pete Rose Writes Letter to Cooperstown in Effort to Circumvent MLB-Imposed Hall Ban
Pete Rose got a lawyer and wrote a letter to the Hall of Fame asking it to allow the BBWAA to vote on him for consideration for enshrinement.
The Baseball Hall of Fame Is Exclusive For Fans, Too
Unfortunately, the Baseball Hall of Fame isn't just for one percent of former players—it's for one percent of fans. For a game that is at its best when it's diverse and inclusive, that's a problem.
Mike Piazza Is a Legend the Mets Can Call Their Own
The New York Mets have always had uneasy relationships with their most iconic players, but Mike Piazza was an exception—a great player who left a great legacy.
Bob Elliott, Generous Friend and Hall of Fame Writer, Retires after Four Decades on Baseball Beat
Fans in Canada know Bob Elliott as the most important writer ever to cover baseball in this country.
The Cooperstown Case for David Ortiz and Designated Hitters
The Baseball Hall Of Fame is a fun place to visit, but pretty backwards in some important ways where history is concerned. David Ortiz could be a victim of that.
The Inimitable Superstardom of Ken Griffey, Jr.
Ken Griffey, Jr., always seemed like a Hall of Famer, and will be one soon. More impressive is how few Hall of Famers were ever as beloved and undeniably great as Junior.
Pedro Martinez Had a Blast During his Hall of Fame Induction
Pedro Martinez was last to speak, and he was the best. Funny, proud, inspiring, he touched all the bases.