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  1. Bobby Cox, Tony La Russa and Joe Torre get the Cooperstown call

    Jerry Crasnick

    Legendary managers Bobby Cox, Joe Torre and Tony La Russa will be inducted into the Hall of Fame together, and rightfully so.

    Story | Conversation | December 09, 2013
  2. Ozzie Smith selling memorabilia at auction

    Jerry Crasnick

    Hall of Famer and former St. Louis Cardinals great Ozzie Smith is selling his 13 Gold Gloves, 11 of his All-Star Game rings and more than 100 pieces of memorabilia.

    Story | Conversation | October 16, 2012
  3. Sandberg's baffling managerial wait

    Jerry Crasnick

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. -- Ryne Sandberg takes a brief hiatus from his managerial duties each July and heads to Cooperstown, N.Y., for the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies. It's a nice opportunity to play some golf, relive old memories and enjoy the...

    Blog | September 02, 2012
  4. Ryne Sandberg still waits for elusive big league manager job

    Jerry Crasnick

    Ryne Sandberg has been in his minor league managing limbo for six seasons now. His shot at a major league job is overdue.

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2012
  5. Roberto Alomar, Bert Blyleven voted into Hall of Fame, but steroi...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Roberto Alomar and Bert Blyleven were voted into the Hall of Fame, and they deserve induction, but what was equally clear after the ballots were counted was that steroids cloud now firmly hovers over Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2011
  6. Hank Aaron says he thinks those linked with steroids should have ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Former home run king Hank Aaron said Saturday that he's willing to accept steroid users into the club, but with asterisks.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2009
  7. Unyielding, gruff Williams was an innovator

    Jerry Crasnick

    There's a lot more to Dick Williams than his legendarily cantankerous clubhouse presence might suggest.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2008
  8. Tanner backing Gossage, Blyleven

    Jerry Crasnick

    Former manager Chuck Tanner is happy to give Goose Gossage and Bert Blyleven both his blessing and his personal endorsement for the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | December 27, 2007
  9. Ripken Jr. endorses Rice, Gossage for HOF; Gwynn speaks up for Da...

    Jerry Crasnick

    One fringe benefit to making the Baseball Hall of Fame is the opportunity to lobby for former teammates and peers to join the club.

    Story | Conversation | July 28, 2007
  10. Frank Thomas says legends opposed to players with PED ties gainin...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Frank Thomas was ahead of the curve as a critic of baseball's steroid culture as a slugging first baseman with the Chicago White Sox in the 1990s. Now that he's on the verge of the Hall of Fame, that attitude hasn't changed.

    Story | Conversation | June 07, 2013
  11. Dmitri Young making a comeback

    Jerry Crasnick

    A couple of years later and many pounds lighter, Dmitri Young, at 38 years old, hopes to rewrite the ending to his major league career.

    Story | Conversation | January 11, 2012
  12. Scott Boras' unemployed free agents

    Jerry Crasnick

    It's early January and a bunch of Scott Boras clients, including Prince Fielder, remain unemployed.

    Story | Conversation | January 05, 2012
  13. Hall of Fame candidate and longtime Houston Astros first baseman ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Former Astros slugger Jeff Bagwell shares his thoughts on why he never used performance-enhancing drugs, the changes in his physical appearance and his Hall of Fame candidacy.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  14. Longtime Houston Astros slugger Jeff Bagwell deserves enshrinemen...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Jeff Bagwell probably won't be a first-ballot Hall of Famer, but the longtime Astros slugger certainly deserves a place in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  15. Jerry Crasnick: Alomar belongs in the Hall

    Jerry Crasnick

    Roberto Alomar was an artist at second base, and despite one major smudge on his Hall of Fame credentials, he deserves to be inducted into Cooperstown on the first ballot.

    Story | Conversation | December 30, 2009
  16. Former union chief Marvin Miller belongs in the Hall of Fame

    Jerry Crasnick

    Former union chief Marvin Miller's impact on Major League Baseball is unquestioned, but, inexplicably, he has yet to be inducted into the Hall of Fame. The Veterans Committee has another chance this week to right that wrong.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2009