It is altogether fitting and proper that the great Roger Angell won the Spink Award this week for his baseball essays and books.
Owners in pinstriped suits. Umpires. General managers. But players? Not so much. Welcome to the Baseball Hall of Fame's future.
Baseball headlines we just might really see in the year to come, all the way from next week's Hall of Fame announcement to your 2013 World Series champion.
Think Congress is too polarized to accomplish anything meaningful these days? It's got nothin' on the writers organization trying to decide who to put in baseball's Hall of Fame.
Just because so many players are achieving career milestones doesn't mean they have any less value.