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  1. Randy Johnson opts for Arizona Diamondbacks logo on Hall of Fame ...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Randy Johnson became a major league star with the Seattle Mariners, but he'll enter the Baseball Hall of Fame representing the Arizona Diamondbacks.

    Story | Conversation | January 16, 2015
  2. Hall of Fame pitchers push for more to join them in Cooperstown

    Jerry Crasnick

    With five pitchers joining the Hall of Fame in the past two years, will more follow in the years ahead?

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2015
  3. Randy Johnson endorses former Seattle Mariners teammate Edgar Mar...

    Jerry Crasnick

    If high-profile celebrity endorsements can help sway the electorate, Edgar Martinez might have gained some traction this winter in his case for a spot in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | January 07, 2015
  4. Allen, Oliva fall short of Hall

    Jerry Crasnick

    SAN DIEGO -- A chatty and energetic former Philadelphia Phillies groundskeeper named Mark "Froggy" Carfagno spent months on a nonstop crusade to get Dick Allen elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. So it came as a gut punch Monday morning when Jane F...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  5. MLB - Pete Rose still a walking contradiction 25 years after ban

    Jerry Crasnick

    On Aug. 24, 1989, A. Bartlett Giamatti banished Pete Rose from baseball for life. A quarter-century later, an inside look at Rose's days, weeks and months leading up to that moment, and at Pete's life now.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2014
  6. MLB -- Six legends welcomed into Hall of Fame

    Jerry Crasnick

    Six legends joined the ranks of the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. Jerry Crasnick breaks down the 2014 induction ceremony.

    Story | Conversation | July 27, 2014
  7. Hall's rule changes alter, accelerate chances

    Jerry Crasnick

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- The Hall of Fame voting process can wear on the emotions of a candidate who lingers on the ballot for a number of years. But it's unseemly for that candidate to state his case too vigorously, lest he appear arrogant, or complain ...

    Blog | July 26, 2014
  8. Atlanta Braves' star power will be on display at Hall of Fame

    Jerry Crasnick

    Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Bobby Cox made their mark over a decade and a half with class and a penchant for winning baseball games.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2014
  9. Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt says Philadelphia Phillies shortstop J...

    Jerry Crasnick

    Hall of Famer Mike Schmidt says Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins is building a progressively stronger case for Hall of Fame consideration.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2014
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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