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  1. Steve Garvey's career forgotten - ESPN The Magazine

    Steve Wulf

    Steve Garvey, a 10-time All-Star, deserved far better when it came to consideration for the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2012
  2. Buster Olney argues that steroid users should be allowed in Coope...

    Buster Olney

    In ESPN The Magazine, Buster Olney argues that it's pointless, and rather silly, to ban all PED users from the baseball Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  3. Hall of 100 uses new analysis to present the all-time best MLB pl...

    Steve Wulf

    Forget the most contentious Cooperstown vote ever. In ESPN The Magazine's Hall of Fame issue, Steve Wulf introduces the Hall of 100 -- a definitive Hall, ranking the best of all time 1 to 100.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  4. Former San Francisco Giants outfielder Barry Bonds went to extrem...

    Tim Keown

    In ESPN The Magazine, Tim Keown writes about Barry Bonds and how his chase for history destroyed his narrative.

    Story | Conversation | December 03, 2012
  5. Logo decision an easy one for Thomas

    Doug Padilla

    CHICAGO -- While two members of this year's Hall of Fame class will be inducted without a team logo on their cap, Frank Thomas had no such issue. Thomas' Hall plaque will have a Chicago White Sox logo on the cap, of course, unlike pitcher Greg Mad...

    Blog | January 23, 2014
  6. Mike Schmidt to miss spring training with health issue

    Jayson Stark

    For the first time since 2001, Hall of Fame third baseman Mike Schmidt won't be in uniform as a spring-training instructor for the Philadelphia Phillies because of what the club described as a "health issue."

    Story | Conversation | January 22, 2014
  7. MLB - What the Baseball Hall of Fame could learn from rock and ro...

    Jim Caple

    It's time to rock the vote at the Hall of Fame. And not just the one in Cooperstown. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has issues, too.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2014
  8. Five important issues for next commish

    David Schoenfield

    Bud Selig has officially announced that he'll step down as commissioner in January 2015. Jerry Crasnick will assess his legacy (hey, if Bowie Kuhn made the Hall of Fame I suspect Selig will eventually as well), but here are five key issues for the ne...

    Blog | September 26, 2013
  9. Hall of Fame day: What they're saying

    David Schoenfield

    There are really three issues surrounding the Hall of Fame voting results that will be announced at 2 p.m. ET: 1. What to do with the steroids guys. 2. Whether you (or, I should say, the voters from the Baseball Writers Association of America) be...

    Blog | January 09, 2013
  10. A Baseball Hall of Fame voter's blank ballot

    Howard Bryant

    The Hall of Fame process was hopeless this year thanks to the PED issue, so one voter sent his ballot back blank.

    Story | Conversation | January 09, 2013
  11. Future Hall of Famer Chipper Jones shares final season with 100,0...

    Chris Jones

    How does future Hall of Famer Chipper Jones learn to let go in his final season? By sharing his thoughts with his ever growing legion of Twitter follwers, writes Chris Jones in ESPN The Magazine's Franchise issue.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2012
  12. A spoof on the real reason for Roger Clemens' comeback

    Jim Caple

    That Roger Clemens comeback with the Sugar Land Skeeters this weekend? To Jim Caple, it's got the makings of a movie plot, hatched with some of the Rocket's friends who have their own Hall of Fame issues.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2012
  13. 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
  14. MLB: Alex Rodriguez belongs in the Hall of Fame, but could wait f...

    Buster Olney

    Like Bonds and McGwire, Alex Rodriguez has benefited from steroids in his career at a time when it's fair to assume a high percentage of his playing peers did as well. He is among the best of that group, but Hall of Fame candidacy could be an issue.

    Blog | Conversation | August 05, 2010
  15. Report: Andre Dawson to enter Hall as Expo, not Chicago Cub

    Andre Dawson will reportedly go into the Hall of Fame as an Expo.

    Story | Conversation | January 26, 2010
  16. Zev Chafets - Steroids shouldn't keep anyone out of the Hall of F...

    Zev Chafets

    Zev Chafets, author of Cooperstown Confidential, provides historic precedent on why steroid users shouldn't be exclusively kept out of the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | May 21, 2009