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  • If the phone doesn't ring, Sammy, it's the Cubs

    If the phone doesn't ring, Sammy, it's the Cubs
    Sammy Sosa said during a video website interview that he thinks the Cubs should retire his number. This comes after another year in which the Cubs retired Sosa from their annual fan convention. But still, the Sosa question persists like an infection...
  • No players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    No players elected to Baseball Hall of Fame
    The electorate of the Baseball Writers' Association of America sent a clear message to tainted superstars Wednesday: If you were suspected of taking performance enhancing drugs, you don’t belong in the Hall of Fame. At least not in 2013. No players...
  • Hall of Fame voters send clear message

    Hall of Fame voters send clear message
    The voting members of the Baseball Writers Association of America pitched a shutout in this year’s Hall of Fame election and delivered a not-so-surprising repudiation of baseball’s tawdry steroid era. Maybe that was the right message to send...
  • 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...