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  • Jim Palmer says HOF results are 'a shot across the bow of the whole Steroid Era'

    Jim Palmer says HOF results are 'a shot across the bow of the whole Steroid Era'
    One of the perks of covering the Orioles is that we have easy access to Jim Palmer, a Hall of Fame pitcher who, unlike some other great players, has no problem speaking his mind. I talked to Palmer on Wednesday after he deplaned in Southern California...
  • Did baseball HOF voting surprise you?

    Bonds, Clemens snubbed Dan Connolly Baltimore Sun It's not surprising that no one received the needed 75 percent of BBWAA ballots. It's also not surprising that Craig Biggio, he of the 3,060 career hits for the Astros, was the highest vote-getter...
  • Some Hall of Fame thoughts from ESPN commentators

    Some Hall of Fame thoughts from ESPN commentators
    ESPN's PR staff sent out snippets of their various reporters and commentators discussing Wednesday's Hall of Fame vote. More than anything, I believe it shows just how varied the thought processes are of voters and Hall of Fame (and potential) Hall of...
  • We're not perfect, but there is a way for writers to handle Hall of Fame controversy

    We're not perfect, but there is a way for writers to handle Hall of Fame controversy
    When it was announced that no candidate had received the 75 percent inclusion on ballots needed to be inducted into this year’s Baseball Hall of Fame class, I can’t say I was surprised. I honestly thought Houston’s Craig Biggio might...
  • Rafael Palmeiro discusses Baseball Hall of Fame voting

    Rafael Palmeiro discusses Baseball Hall of Fame voting
    I had a chance to talk to former Oriole Rafael Palmeiro about Wednesday’s Hall of Fame announcement that the Baseball Writers' Association of America did not vote in anyone for the 2013 induction class. That includes Palmeiro, who was on his third...
  • Pete Rose: Hall of Fame decision is 'kind of sad'

    No living players will be inducted into the Hall of Fame this year, a decision that baseball great Pete Rose said is "kind of sad." In an interview with Fox News, Rose lamented the first shutout since 1996. "There's a lot of great players that were on...
  • Steroid users don't deserve Hall of Fame

    I was overjoyed to learn that no one was nominated for entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year ("Voters shut out players," Jan. 10). A few nominees, including Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Barry Bonds, were shunned in their first year of...
  • Orioles laud expanded drug testing in baseball

    Orioles laud expanded drug testing in baseball
    Major League Baseball and the players association have agreed to take the next step toward eradicating performance-enhancing drugs from the game by expanding random blood testing for human growth hormone to during the season and conducting additional...
  • Hall of Fame ballot includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, ex-Orioles OF Sammy Sosa

    Hall of Fame ballot includes Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, ex-Orioles OF Sammy Sosa
    The Baseball Writers' Association of America released its Hall of Fame ballot today, and now the next six weeks will be filled with debate on whether some of the biggest names -- and most controversial characters -- will get into Cooperstown's hallowed...
  • An icon smashed

    An icon smashed
    The International Cycling Union's announcement today that it was stripping superstar athlete Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles over charges of illegal doping effectively ended one of the most celebrated sports careers in recent memory....
  • Popes and home runs

    Popes and home runs
    Baltimore is a rather Catholic town; if you ever lived here you know that. I was born and raised an Irish Catholic in Baltimore; if you frequent this blog you may have known that. Baseball is the ultimate sport for bizarre connections to history. No...