Tag: Hall-of-Fame

Introducing: The MLB Hall Of Fame Class Of 1946

An article by posted on November 4, 2011 0 Comments
Introducing: The MLB Hall Of Fame Class Of 1946

As the class in 1945, the Hall of Fame class of 1946 is another loaded one, with a total of ten players getting enshrined. Obviously, Cooperstown made for the lost time during WWII. There are a couple of familiar names in this year’s class, but more unfamiliar ones. Let’s get into it. Jesse Burkett: Left […]

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Ya Gotta Believe # 45 Needs To Be Retired First

An article by posted on July 24, 2011 0 Comments
Ya Gotta Believe # 45 Needs To Be Retired First

Earlier this season we all heard the gut-wrenching news that our beloved Gary Carter was diagnosed with a brain tumor. As the tears dried and the reality began to settle in, a discussion ensued. The Mets need to retire #8 for Gary. Others countered that if #8 is retired, then #17 for Keith must be […]

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Mike Piazza Interview: “Coming To NY Was Meant To Be”

An article by posted on June 28, 2011 0 Comments
Mike Piazza Interview: “Coming To NY Was Meant To Be”

At a recent golf outing benefiting the Brooklyn/Queens CYO athletic program, I was lucky enough to meet and interview the legendary Mike Piazza. Not only was he a great baseball player, but he is an even nicer person. As Mets fans, we will always remember Piazza for his on-field achievements such as leading the team […]

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MLB Needs To Finally Solve The PED Issue

An article by posted on January 10, 2011 0 Comments

As all of us grow older, the players we grew up enjoying, emulating and idolizing, have since retired leaving us nostalgic for days gone by. I remember the first time I read the back of a baseball card and found a player born the year I entered high school. Age had finally caught up to […]

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Hall Of Fame Pitcher Bob Feller Dead at 92

An article by posted on December 15, 2010 0 Comments

Hall of Famer, former Cleveland Indian, Bob Feller passed away this evening from an acute form of Leukemia at the age of 92. “Rapid Robert” won 266 games in 18 seasons all with the Indians, was once “clocked” at 104 mph. At the time, it was difficult to gauge how fast pitchers threw since Radar […]

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D-Backs Pummel Mets 14-1, In Worst Home Loss Of Season

An article by posted on August 1, 2010 0 Comments

Mets still having trouble winning back-to-back games as they get killed by the Arizona Diamondbacks again, losing 14-1. The Mets were finally able to beat the D-Backs yesterday but the story was different today as the pitching, offense, and defense were all missing today. Once again the Mets make a pitcher they have never seen […]

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Andre Dawson Selected To The Hall Of Fame

An article by posted on January 6, 2010 0 Comments

Andre Dawson finally received the call he’s been waiting nine years for.  However, he won’t be celebrating by going to Disneyworld.  Instead, he’ll be going to Cooperstown as the newest member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame. In one of the closest votes in Hall of Fame history, Dawson was named on 77.9% of […]

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My Hall Of Fame Ballot – Sorry Big Mac!

An article by posted on November 27, 2009 0 Comments

On Friday, the new Hall of Fame Ballot was released for the 2010 class. The most notable newcomers include: 2B Roberto Alomar - An all-around threat in a 17-season career that included World Series championship years with the Toronto Blue Jays in 1992 and ’93. Alomar won 10 Gold Glove Awards for fielding and was a […]

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HOFers Henderson And Rice Key Figures In Mets History

An article by posted on July 26, 2009 0 Comments

Rickey Henderson and Jim Rice were inducted into the Hall of Fame today.  Henderson entered the Hall in his first year of eligibility.  He was the greatest leadoff hitter of all-time, setting the career record for stolen bases (1,406), leadoff home runs (81) and runs scored (2,295).  Rice waited until his fifteenth and final year […]

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