Tag Archives: National Baseball Hall of Fame

Reflections on a Parade…..

I am back in Florida, arriving Wednesday following two days of driving which included the wonder of the Shenandoah Valley. There is a serenity in weaving through mountain roads and for good measure I encountered a thunder storm or two, a rainbow, a double … Continue reading

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“There’s a Stink in the House.” Joe Toth

So Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio are bound for the Hall of Fame! Four very well deserved choices and I loved watching the four of them interviewed by Ron Darling and Greg Amsinger of the MLB … Continue reading

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Cooperstown is Calling…..

The phone will ring today in the homes of a few men and their lives will be transformed in an instant. Their fates are already sealed as the ballots are in and all that awaits is the announcement from that … Continue reading

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“The Great and Powerful Oz Has Spoken”…..

Well the writers spoke yesterday and their message was resounding! I must confess to being surprised, pleased and a little disappointed. For the first time since 1996 and only the eighth time in voting history, the BBWAA failed to find one … Continue reading

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Ten Predictions on the Hall of Fame Elections of 2013…..

Today at two pm the Hall of Fame class of 2013 will be announced. It is without question the most “controversial” ballot in the history of this hallowed institution and one would like to think that it will put an end to the … Continue reading

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Only the Hall Can Slay the Dragon…..

This month, the ballots for the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown New York are in the hands of the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA). The list of first timers on this ballot has resurrected that ugly STEROID dragon, who once again, … Continue reading

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“Well Here We Are Again, I Guess it Must be Fate”….. Chicago

How about that! It’s Hall of Fame election time for Major League Baseball and the air will ONCE AGAIN be filled with discussion of guess what? I’ll give you a hint, it starts with an “S” and it rhymes with hemorrhoids, … Continue reading

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