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  1. New Hall of Fame voting rule is a mistake

    Buster Olney

    For Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Mark McGwire, the chances for Hall of Fame induction through the vote of the writers appears to be all but eliminated, given the implications of the rule change announced Saturday. Maybe you agree with that, maybe y...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  2. 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
  3. Craig Biggio, Blank Ballots, and the Deeply Flawed Hall of Fame V...

    Jonah Keri

    Three players will be inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame this summer, as voters elected Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, and Frank Thomas on Wednesday. But the first three-man class in 15 years was partly overshadowed by Craig Biggio's nearest of misses, wh...

    Blog | January 09, 2014
  4. The big, huge Hall of Fame post, Part 4

    David Schoenfield

    Let's finish up with the 14 players I consider strong Hall of Fame candidates. Of course, if I had a ballot, I could vote for only 10 ... well, that's another essay, my friends. Here is Part 1, Part 2 and Part 3. The Hall of Famers 14. Tim R...

    Blog | January 08, 2014
  5. 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
  6. First look: My Hall of Fame ballot

    Adam Rubin

    The Hall of Fame will announce the 2014 class of inductees on Jan. 8. Eligible voters who have been members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America for 10 years may select from zero to 10 candidates. Those candidates appearing on 75 per...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  7. 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
  8. The BestCoolest Players I've Ever Seen: Hitters

    Jonah Keri

    After writing about pitchers yesterday, a refresher on the rules: * "Best" remains the most important criterion here. We'll lean on objective metrics as we always do. But there'll be some subjectivity too. I'm not above giving bonus points fo...

    Blog | August 09, 2013
  9. Tim Raines enters Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

    Tim Raines and George Bell were inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday along with Rob Ducey, Tom Cheek and Nat Bailey.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2013
  10. We're in a golden age for leadoff hitters

    David Schoenfield

    "I don't think I ever got proper credit about being smart about the game." -- Rickey Henderson When was the golden age for leadoff hitters? Well, 1965 was pretty good. Joe Morgan was a rookie that year and hit his way into the leadoff spot, where...

    Blog | May 07, 2013
  11. Tim Hudson building Hall of Fame case

    David Schoenfield

    In Tim Hudson's major league debut, Tony Phillips was his second baseman, Olmedo Saenz played third base and Tim Raines played left field. Hudson doesn't seem like he's that old, but that was back in 1999 in a game at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, w...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  12. Jonah Keri on the art of stealing bases

    Jonah Keri

    Oakland's Coco Crisp brings us deep into the mind of a base stealer.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2013
  13. Billy Hamilton and other really fast guys

    David Schoenfield

    There's the old story about Cool Papa Bell being so fast that he once bunted the ball and was tagged out at third base. You get the idea that Cincinnati Reds prospect Billy Hamilton is even faster than that. After he set the all-time minor league ...

    Blog | February 19, 2013
  14. The Off Base State of the Game address on MLB

    Jim Caple

    The president spoke to the nation Tuesday night. Now it's Off Base's turn. And you know what? Compared to the state of the union, Major League Baseball looks marvelous.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2013
  15. Tim Raines, George Bell lead Canadian Hall class of 2013

    Still waiting for Cooperstown, Tim Raines can say he's a Hall of Famer.

    Story | Conversation | February 07, 2013
  16. Hall of Fame Ballot Breakdown

    Jonah Keri

    We got The Great Hall of Fame Shutout of 2013, a no-vote by the Baseball Writers Association of America that ensured induction weekend will be free of living beings for the first time in 50-plus years. Players accused (Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa) or k...

    Blog | January 10, 2013