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  1. Tiant falls short again in Hall bid

    Gordon Edes

    SAN DIEGO -- Luis Tiant, who has been down this road before, was an also-ran for Hall of Fame election in voting by the so-called Golden Era Committee, a 16-member panel that considered the candidacies of nine players and one executive from the perio...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  2. A look at the Golden Era Hall of Fame ballot

    David Schoenfield

    Last week, with little fanfare and virtually no attention, the Hall of Fame announced the 10 candidates placed on its Golden Era ballot, where the 16-member committee will consider candidates from the 1947-1972 period (whether this was actually baseb...

    Blog | November 03, 2014
  3. Gil Hodges, Luis Tiant, Maury Wills on Hall committee ballot

    Gil Hodges, Luis Tiant and Maury Wills are among 10 candidates on the Hall of Fame ballot for its Golden Era committee.

    Story | Conversation | October 30, 2014
  4. Boston Red Sox can't just hit re-set button

    Gordon Edes

    There's still much to do this season before the Red Sox turn to 2015.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2014
  5. Hall of Very Good: Tiant, Oliva elected

    David Schoenfield

    Shawn Anderson runs a fun site called The Hall of Very Good -- a great way of honoring those who fall just short of Cooperstown status. This year's inductees are Luis Tiant, Tony Oliva and ... The San Diego Chicken. Here's Shawn's post introducing th...

    Blog | July 23, 2014
  6. Johnny Cueto flourishing with funky delivery

    Jerry Crasnick

    Johnny Cueto's delivery evokes memories of Luis Tiant in his heyday.

    Story | Conversation | May 23, 2014
  7. MLB - Cuban baseball is in state of flux

    Jorge Morejon

    Cuba's fortunes as an international baseball power have fallen for a variety of reasons, one of which is the renewed migration of top talent to MLB.

    Story | Conversation | February 05, 2014
  8. Ten from '70s, '80s for the Hall of Fame

    David Schoenfield

    A follow-up to yesterday's post titled "One thing Hall of Fame voters get wrong." The premise of that piece was that voters haven't properly adjusted for the increasing number of teams since expansion first began in 1961 -- from 16 teams to the 30 we...

    Blog | December 05, 2013
  9. Tiant, Fisk set to throw out first pitch

    ESPNBoston.com

    Former Red Sox greats and battery mates Luis Tiant and Carlton Fisk will be on hand Wednesday night at Fenway Park, where they'll take part in the ceremonial first pitch before Game 6 of the World Series. It's an appropriate choice, as Tiant and F...

    Blog | October 30, 2013
  10. 2013 World Series -- Boston Red Sox piece together Game 4 win on ...

    Gordon Edes

    Starting with Clay Buchholz, John Farrell pieced things together in Game 4.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2013
  11. World Series: Pressure is on Boston Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz...

    Gordon Edes

    Game 4 could be a defining moment for Red Sox pitcher Clay Buchholz.

    Story | Conversation | October 27, 2013
  12. Yearbook, July 19: Two greats make debuts

    Patrick Dorsey

    July 19, 1960 and 1964: The former date saw the debut of eventual Hall of Famer Juan Marichal (top, seen in the 1960s), who allowed just one hit in the San Francisco Giants' 2-0 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies. The latter brought the first gam...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  13. Oakland no bargain on Papi's hunt for 400

    Gordon Edes

    These things can take time. Carl Yastrzemski's 399th home run came in the ninth inning off Luis Tiant in Yankee Stadium and beat the Bombers, 3-2. That was June 30, 1979. Yaz went 17 games and 57 at-bats, batting .190 in that stretch, before hitti...

    Blog | July 03, 2012
  14. Sox hospitality beats OKC for Lil Wayne?

    Matt Porter

    MIAMI -- Rapper Lil Wayne found the Boston Red Sox's clubhouse more friendly than the Oklahoma City Thunder's home arena. Wayne, who was upset at the Thunder after he claimed he was denied access to their May 31 game against the San Antonio Spurs,...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  15. Series preview: Mets at Rockies

    Adam Rubin

    Getty Images/Associated Press The Mets face (l to r) Drew Pomeranz, ageless Jamie Moyer and Jeremy Guthrie this weekend at Coors Field. METS (11-8, third place/NL East) vs. COLORADO ROCKIES (9-9, third place/NL West) Friday: RHP Chris Schwinden ...

    Blog | April 27, 2012
  16. El Tiante gets another shot at Hall

    Gordon Edes

    DALLAS -- Luis Tiant will be held up to history's judgment again Monday, when the Hall of Fame's "Golden Era" Committee will consider anew whether his career is worthy of inclusion in Cooperstown. Tiant's career was found wanting in the 15 years ...

    Blog | December 04, 2011