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  1. Wednesday Roundup: Fame time, next year

    AJ Mass

    Three players were elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday, as Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine and Frank Thomas all made it to Cooperstown in their first year on the ballot. Jack Morris, in his 15th and final season of eligibility, fell short of the...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  2. Why I vote for PED users for the HOF

    Buster Olney

    On Monday afternoon, ESPN.com revealed the Hall of Fame ballots for the 17 folks here who cast votes, and this seemed to set Twitter on fire in the baseball corner of the world. A brief review of the voting process: Voters are allowed ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  3. 'Rule of 10' hurting Hall of Fame voting

    Buster Olney

    The worst thing about the Hall of Fame voting has become the career dissection that accompanies it annually. Jack Morris threw almost 4,000 innings in his career, including his 13 starts in the postseason, and along the way he finished in the top...

    Blog | November 28, 2013
  4. HOF logjam suggests new rules needed

    Buster Olney

    Very soon, the Hall of Fame ballot will arrive, with these players who I believe are Hall of Fame worthy: Jeff Bagwell, Craig Biggio, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Tom Glavine, Jeff Kent, Greg Maddux, Mark McGwire, Jack Morris, Mike Muss...

    Blog | November 11, 2013
  5. Using PitchFX to determine if Clay Buchholz is throwing a spitbal...

    Eno Sarris

    Eno Sarris uses PitchFX to examine the accusations that Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz is throwing spitballs.

    Story | Conversation | May 06, 2013
  6. Jack Morris the biggest loser in the Hall of Fame results and the...

    Buster Olney

    Jack Morris is an example of why the Hall of Fame voting rules need to change, writes Buster Olney.

    Blog | Conversation | January 10, 2013
  7. Curt Schilling has a much better Hall of Fame case than Jack Morr...

    Dan Szymborski

    Every Hall of Fame quality people ascribe to Jack Morris, Curt Schilling has in greater supply.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2013
  8. MLB - Bernie Williams deserves to be in the Hall of Fame

    Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski explains why Bernie Williams is a Hall of Famer.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2011
  9. MLB: Jack Morris not worthy of Hall of Fame - Dan Szymborski

    Dan Szymborski

    He may have defined a decade in MLB, but a look at the numbers shows Jack Morris just isn't worthy of a Cooperstown plaque.

    Story | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  10. Questions for the contenders

    Buster Olney

    The American League playoffs figure to be much more wide open than in recent memory, and as ex-Tigers and ex-Twins great Jack Morris would tell you, in the postseason it comes down to who is throwing well and who is healthy. With that in mind, some r...

    Blog | September 21, 2010
  11. Starting with the fact that each AL team has an ace but questions...

    Buster Olney

    As the playoff picture comes into focus, the American League offers an interesting situation. Essentially, each of the likely playoff contenders has an ace, and then a litany of question marks thereafter. And that's just one of the questions.

    Blog | Conversation | September 21, 2010
  12. NFL: Cortland Finnegan, Malcom Floyd and more under-the-radar key...

    KC Joyner

    KC Joyner looks at eight situations in which one player is perceived to be the key to that team -- say Andre Johnson in Houston -- but in reality, it's someone else -- like Glover Quin. Consider it your guide to under-the-radar keys to the 2010 season.

    Story | Conversation | August 26, 2010
  13. Lee's calm is the Yankees' storm

    Buster Olney

    We are accustomed to seeing October tension reflected in the eyes of the pitchers. Orel Hershiser's eyes in 1988 were intense -- the Bulldog locked in like a hyper border collie. In Game 7 of the 1991 World Series, Jack Morris had the eyes of a ...

    Blog | October 29, 2009
  14. MLB: Buster Olney blog -- Cliff Lee's almost flippant poise was t...

    Buster Olney

    Cliff Lee couldn't muster an intensity that would remind anybody of Jack Morris, boring a hole through his own catcher with his gaze. Instead, it was his almost flippant sense of calm and un-patterned approach to hitters that baffled the Yankees.

    Blog | Conversation | October 29, 2009
  15. Run support: Blyleven vs. Morris

    Over at Dugout Central, Steve Caimano delves into the run support for the best pitchers of the 1970s and '80s. He starts with Jack Morris and Bert Blyleven and finds about what you would (or should) expect: Morris got a great deal more support from h...

    Blog | Conversation | January 29, 2008
  16. Beckett all about reliability

    There is no true comparable, not Bob Gibson or Jack Morris or Curt Schilling. When Josh Beckett stands on the mound, he has the air of the ultimate teammate, one who exudes reliability and responsibility. And Thursday night he stared into the eyes of...

    Blog | Conversation | October 19, 2007