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HALL OF FAME: TOM GLAVINE

Tom Glavine

Tom Glavine was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown Sunday. Glavine played for the Atlanta Braves and New York Mets during his 22-year career. He won 305 career games.  The following is a transcript of his Hall of Fame speech:

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HALL OF FAME: FRANK THOMAS

Frank Thomas

Frank Thomas was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown Sunday. Thomas played for the Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics and Toronto Blue Jays during his 19-year career. He is a career .301 hitter with 521 home runs and 1,704 RBI.  The following is a transcript of his Hall of Fame speech:

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HALL OF FAME: GREG MADDUX

Greg Maddux

Greg Maddux was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown Sunday. Maddux played 23 seasons for the Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, San Diego Padres and Los Angeles Dodgers. He won 355 games. The following is a transcript of his Hall of Fame speech:

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HALL OF FAME: BOBBY COX

Bobby Cox

Bobby Cox was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown Sunday. Cox played two major leagues seasons (1968-69) for the New York Yankees. He managed the Atlanta Braves (twice, 1978-81 and 1990-2010) and the Toronto Blue Jays. Cox won 2,504 games as a manager (fifth all-time), including 14 consecutive division titles and a World Series(1995). He was voted the Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America four times (1985 with Toronto and 1991, 2004 and 2005 with Atlanta) and named Sporting News manager of the year eight times. The following is a transcript of his Hall of Fame speech:

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HALL OF FAME: JOE TORRE

Joe Torre

Joe Torre was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown Sunday. As a player, Torre collected 2,342 hits. He won National League MVP in 1971. He batted  .363 average, 97 runs, and 137 RBIs for the St. Louis Cardinals. He went on to manage the New York Mets, Atlanta Braves, St. Louis Cardinals and the New York Yankees, where he won 10 division titles in 12 seasons, six American League pennants and four World Series. The following is a transcript of his Hall of Fame speech:

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HALL OF FAME: TONY LARUSSA

Tony LaRussa

Tony La Russa was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame In Cooperstown today. La Russa won 2,728 times, third all-time in victories as a manager. He won Manager of the Year four times. LaRussa also won 12 division titles, six league titles and World Series titles in 1989, 2006, and 2011. The following is a transcript of LaRussa's Hall of Fame speech:

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STORY TIME

Ken Burns

As a journalist one of my favorite subjects to discuss with colleagues are stories.

What makes a great story?

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IT’S THAT TIME OF YEAR AGAIN

Tony LaRussa

The Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony is this Sunday. You know what that means, right? It's time to rehash the storylines on whether former MLB players who admittedly, or allegedly, used performance-enhancing drugs (PEDs), should receive Hall consideration.

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AN ANGELL IN THE HALL

Roger Angell

Writing is hard, Roger Angell told NPR in 2011. The irony in that statement is, Angell makes it look easy.

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UN-BIAS-ED

Len Bias

Len Bias is remembered for his athletic talent. He was a two-time all-American and the only Maryland basketball player to win the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year award twice. Bias scored 2,149 points for the Maryland Teripans (second most points in school history).

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