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  1. Rob Neyer: Who should the Baseball Hall of Fame's Veterans Commit...

    Rob Neyer

    Rob Neyer lists Billy Martin, Doug Harvey and Bob Howsam among seven who deserve election by the Hall of Fame's Veterans Committee.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2009
  2. Time is now to release Negro Leagues stats

    Rob Neyer

    The Hall of Fame developed a massive database of Negro Leagues statistics. But why hasn't it been released to the public? The time is now.

    Story | Conversation | April 15, 2008
  3. Some non-players deserve enshrinement as well

    Rob Neyer

    There remain a dozen baseball figures who should follow Goose Gossage into the hallowed halls of Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2008
  4. In 2008, there's Raines and nobody else

    Rob Neyer

    Looking at the new list of Hall of Fame candidates for 2008, only Tim Raines has the credentials to earn a spot in Cooperstown.

    Story | Conversation | July 30, 2007
  5. 500 HRs no longer an automatic Hall pass

    Rob Neyer

    When Frank Thomas hit his 500th home run, did he go from Cooperstown wannabe to Hall of Fame lock?

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2007
  6. Biggio belongs with the game's best second basemen

    Rob Neyer

    Craig Biggio is not only one of the 10 greatest second basemen in major league history, but one of the five or six greatest.

    Story | Conversation | June 28, 2007
  7. Aaron, others overshadowed power-hitting Mathews

    Rob Neyer

    Eddie Mathews was considered the all-time greatest third baseman when he retired, but now he's a forgotten member of the 500-HR club.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2007
  8. Hall of Fame must revamp voting process

    Rob Neyer

    The process in which the Veterans Committee votes on Hall of Fame candidates is a mess and it needs to be restructured.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2007
  9. He's still one of the best

    Rob Neyer

    Shortstop or third baseman? Maybe we should just call Alex Rodriguez the greatest American Leaguer since Mickey Mantle.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2007
  10. Fenway didn't help Rice? Preposterous

    Rob Neyer

    In trying to explain how Jim Rice was one of the American League's most dominant players, the numbers just don't add up.

    Story | Conversation | January 17, 2007
  11. Raines, Murphy rank above Rice

    Rob Neyer

    If Jim Rice is elected to the Hall of Fame, then Tim Raines, Dale Murphy and many others should gain entrance as well.

    Story | Conversation | January 10, 2007
  12. Gowdy typifies strange Hall voting habits

    Rob Neyer

    Strangely, players like Hank Gowdy have garnered more Hall of Fame support over the years than some players with far superior credentials.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2007
  13. McGwire's 'one dimension' was Hall-worthy

    Rob Neyer

    Mark McGwire was considered a one-dimensional player, but that dimension -- hitting -- was Hall of Fame-worthy.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2007
  14. Let museum, not Hall, tell the stories

    Rob Neyer

    The Hall of Fame should be used to define greatness, not to keep stories alive about baseball's rich history.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2006
  15. Last week's oversights ...

    Rob Neyer

    Reprimanded by his readers, Rob Neyer amends his columns on the best 3-4 combos and candidates for the Hall of Fame.

    Story | Conversation | August 28, 2006
  16. HOF should weigh 'overall contributions'

    Rob Neyer

    If the Hall of Fame takes the "overall contribution" clause seriously, there might be room for Billy Martin, Billy Southworth and many others.

    Story | Conversation | August 22, 2006