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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 … [read more]

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 … [read more]

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 … [read more]

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 … [read more]

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 … [read more]

STORY TIME

Ken Burns

As a journalist one of my favorite subjects to discuss with colleagues are stories. What makes a great story? … [read more]

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 … [read more]

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. … [read more]