Open the door, let ’em in …

Before I hear Pete Rose do his usual “Hey, look at me!!!” squawking on the Baseball Hall of Fame inductee announcement day, I’ll take Biggio, Schilling, Raines and/or Morris for the Class of 2013, please. Don’t worry, Mssrs. Bagwell and Piazza, I like you guys for next year’s class. Here’s Joe Posnanski’s thoughts on […]

Hall Bound?

Love that “Whitey” Herzog’s finally in the Hall of Fame today, and nice to see another former Expo in Andre Dawson inducted as well. However, if the “Hawk” is in, would be nice to find a place for Bill Madlock — multiple NL batting champ, plus .305 lifetime average better than Jim Rice — as […]

All Hail Whitey!!!

With the list of this year’s list of first-time nominees to the Baseball Hall of Fame ranging from snooze-worthy to ridiculous (between the likes of David Segui, Eric Karros and Pat Hentgen, please fill in your own blanks, and I don’t think anyone from the list besides Roberto Alomar deserves to eventually wind up […]

“This day have came…”

So Rickey Henderson’s Baseball Hall of Fame induction speech earlier today didn’t live up to the hilarity Chez Porvaznik anticipated after hearing the above line in his press conference yesterday. What he did deliver meant much more than any of his malapropisms could have provided. On the flip-side to that incredibly selfish Wade Boggs’ […]