Category: MLB Hall of Fame

Dale Murphy on Bonds and Clemens in the HOF: “If they get in I think it’s going to be at least 10 years.”

Monday, January 14th, 2013

After this year's voting for the MLB Hall-Of-Fame, there were no players inducted to the 2013 class and that includes Dale Murphy once again. The Braves legend spent 18 years in the majors. He was a two-time NL MVP, seven-time All-Star and a five-time Gold Glove winner. However, he also ...

Curt Schilling on Hall Of Fame Shutout: “The Players that Didn’t Cheat got Dragged Down with the Players that Did”

Friday, January 11th, 2013

Curt Schilling didn't make it into the Hall of Fame on this ballot of voting, but the three-time World Series champion isn’t too upset about the whole situation. After receiving just 38.8 percent of the votes, the former Red Sox pitcher admitted that he was honored to even be in ...

Jeff Kent: “Barry [Bonds] Presented That Cloud Around Himself and Kind of Got Himself in Trouble.”

Thursday, September 20th, 2012

Jeff Kent made his debut this week on Survivor: Philippines. The former National League MVP winner in 2000 and five-time All-Star went on his sports radio interview tour recently to promote joining the 25th season of the program. Naturally, some questions came into play about Kent's controversial past with Barry ...

Victor Conte Believes As Much As 50 Percent of Baseball Players Are Doping

Monday, August 20th, 2012

Few people seemed to be real surprised when it came out last week that Melky Cabrera had tested positive for a banned substance. Victor Conte, the founder and president of BALCO and a name long associated with the steroid era, certainly wasn't shocked when he heard the news. Conte believes that ...

Roger Clemens’ Lawyer: The Fact is Roger Didn’t Use That Stuff

Monday, June 25th, 2012

To Rusty Hardin, lawyer for Roger Clemens, the jury's decision to acquit him of all of his charges last week came simply because his peers on that panel saw that Clemens not only didn't lie to Congress about using performance-enhancing drugs, he simply never used them. Period. Perhaps we'll never know ...

After a Hall of Fame Career Trevor Hoffman Has Decided to Hang Up His Cleats

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Last season was one of the low points in Trevor Hoffman’s career, so after 18 Major League seasons and 601 career saves, he has finally decided to hang up his spikes.  Hoffman didn’t want to make an emotional decision at the conclusion of last season and spent months pondering with ...

Bert Blyleven is Either Really Mad or Going Mad

Friday, January 8th, 2010

The process to get into the MLB Hall of Fame is amazing.  75% of the vote is needed to get in and this year only Andre Dawson made the cut. The amount ofvotes actually needed to make the percentage is 405, Bert Blyleven got 400. Ouch. That’s a shot in the ...

Andre Dawson Finally Gets The Call From Cooperstown

Thursday, January 7th, 2010

It took some patience on his part, but Andre Dawson is finally being rewarded for his stellar Major League Baseball career with the ultimate honor - induction in to the Professional Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Dawson, who played 21 seasons, received the necessary 75% of inclusion ...

Pete Rose in the Hall of Fame?

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

The only way Pete Rose was ever going to punch his ticket to Cooperstown was for a major outcry of players to go on record stating that he’s served his punishment. For some reason, that’s exactly what has happened during the Hall of Fame induction ceremony over this past weekend. Hank ...

Tommy “Lasagna” Bleeds Dodger Blue

Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Tommy Lasorda has been in the Dodgers organization for 60 years spending countless days on the road. He’s definitely eaten at every Italian restaurant along the way. Although Lasorda spent a bit of that time as a player in the organization, it was his managerial skills for which he will be ...