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  1. MLB - Craig Biggio Mike Piazza Jeff Bagwell in Hall of Fame limbo...

    Jerry Crasnick

    The numbers all but shout that Craig Biggio, Mike Piazza and Jeff Bagwell ought to be in the Hall of Fame. But the whispers tell a different story.

    Story | Conversation | January 01, 2014
  2. 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
  3. The Hall of Fame case for Carlos Beltran

    Jerry Crasnick

    Carlos Beltran has built up a career that is worthy of a spot in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2013
  4. 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
  5. The quiet confidence of Buster Posey

    Jerry Crasnick

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- When Buster Posey's hometown paper in Albany, Ga., took a poll in November asking readers if he's already a "lock" for the Hall of Fame, 89 percent of survey respondents said yes. That's no surprise given the depth of affection f...

    Blog | March 09, 2013
  6. Family pushing in Dale Murphy's bid for Hall of Fame

    Jerry Crasnick

    Dale Murphy's eight children have made a passionate plea for their father to be voted into the Hall of Fame in his final year on the ballot.

    Story | Conversation | January 03, 2013
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. MLB -- Cooperstown controversy in 2013

    Jerry Crasnick

    Next year's Hall of Fame voting will create tough choices for writers voting on PED-implicated players, but could also create tough calls for already elected Hall of Famers.

    Story | Conversation | July 22, 2012
  11. Barry Larkin of the Cincinnati Reds to be inducted into the Hall ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Barry Larkin's 19-year career with the Cincinnati Reds will land him in the Hall of Fame on Sunday. Our writer covered him through some of his most memorable accomplishments.

    Story | Conversation | July 19, 2012
  12. MLB -- Pujols ready to start his Angels career

    Jerry Crasnick

    Albert Pujols started his Angels career ready to get to work.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2012
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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