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  1. Will Barry Larkin save the Hall in 2012?

    Rob Neyer

    This will be a good year for the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Oh, it won't be a great year. Not a year like 1999, when first-ballot enshrinees Nolan Ryan, George Brett, and Robin Yount packed the house. Not a year like 2014, when Ups...

    Blog | January 05, 2011
  2. Change in Hall's 2011 program

    Rob Neyer

    A couple of changes in next summer's Hall of Fame program. From the Cooperstown Crier's Eric Ahlqvist: Ford C. Frick and J.G. Taylor Spink are moving up in the National Baseball Hall of Fame Weekend lineup, but the annual New York-Penn League game ...

    Blog | December 16, 2010
  3. If Marvin Miller can just hang on ...

    Rob Neyer

    From the Players Association's press release, obviously composed (or at least signed) by Marvin Miller well before the results were actually announced: The Baseball Hall of Fame's vote (or non-vote) of December 5, hardly qualifies as a news story. ...

    Blog | December 06, 2010
  4. Tommy John leads Vets Committee ballot

    Rob Neyer

    From the Hall of Fame on this winter's Veterans Committee ballot: Every candidate receiving votes on 75 percent of the 16 ballots cast will earn election to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and will be honored during Hall of Fame Weekend 2011, Ju...

    Blog | November 12, 2010
  5. Too soon to put Big Stein in the Coop?

    Rob Neyer

    George Vecsey on what's going to be the biggest story out of Cooperstown this winter: George Steinbrenner died on July 13. It's now November, and he is on a short list for the National Baseball Hall of Fame. We were just getting used to the ...

    Blog | November 11, 2010
  6. These Questions 3: Brad Horn

    Rob Neyer

    This news about Pete Hill piqued my interest, and Brad Horn -- senior director of communications and education at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum -- was kind enough to answer a few of my questions last week, via e-mail ... Rob Neyer:...

    Blog | October 04, 2010
  7. Hall revamps Vets Committee (again)

    Rob Neyer

    Big news, straight from Cooperstown: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum's Board of Directors has restructured the procedures to consider managers, umpires, executives and long-retired players for election to the Hall of Fame. The chan...

    Blog | July 27, 2010
  8. Podcast: Roundtable on HOF vote

    Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer and Joe Sheehan join Brian Kenny for a roundtable discussion on this year's Baseball Hall of Fame vote, including a disagreement over Edgar Martinez's credentials....

    Blog | January 07, 2010
  9. Determining 'success' in baseball

    Rob Neyer

    Below, the beginning, middle and end of Doug Glanville's essay about success: OK, you got me. I didn't get voted into the Baseball Hall of Fame the other week. A .277 batting average with 60 career home runs is cool, but it won't garner you any vot...

    Blog | Conversation | January 27, 2009
  10. A new and improved Veterans Committee?

    Rob Neyer

    Rob feels that despite there being new rules in place, not much is likely to change when Veterans Committee members voters cast their ballots for the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | December 16, 2002
  11. Podcast: Thome, Delmon and ... cats

    Rob Neyer

    A very tired Keith Law held off on his nap to bestow the baseball knowledge for Tuesday's Baseball Today podcast -- I was there, too! -- and here are some of the topics we discussed! 1. Future Hall of Fame slugger Jim Thome breaks a milestone and ...

    Blog | August 16, 2011
  12. Podcast: Bonds, Johnson, Braves

    Rob Neyer

    Well, Mr. Barry Bonds was in the news. Eric and Keith discuss that and things that happened on the field in Thursday's Baseball Today podcast. Bonds: How does this affect his Hall of Fame chances? Keith weighs on steroid outrage. Josh Johnson ...

    Blog | April 14, 2011
  13. Why isn't Ron Santo in the Hall of Fame?

    Rob Neyer

    Baseball players with Hall of Fame talent don't generally spend much time in the minor leagues, and Ron Santo, who died Thursday at the age of 70, was no exception. Signing with the Cubs out of high school in Seattle, Santo began his professional ...

    Blog | December 03, 2010
  14. The Boss isn't only deserving Hall candidate

    Rob Neyer

    Richard Sandomir on another deceased Yankees owner who belongs in Cooperstown: Since George Steinbrenner's death last week, the momentum for his Hall of Fame candidacy has accelerated. His case is strong: the Boss redefined baseball's economic lan...

    Blog | July 23, 2010
  15. Wednesday Wangdoodles

    Rob Neyer

    Today's links are still recovering from what might have been the nuttiest night of baseball this summer ... Hey, if Omar Vizquel keeps playing like this, I might have to reconsider my Hall of Fame stance. (I mean, if he keeps playing like this fo...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  16. Ranking Draft Picks, 1-30

    Rob Neyer

    With the draft right around the corner, here's a look at the greatest all-time picks for each of the first 30 slots.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2010