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Billy Williams

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  • Bobby Abreu: Hall of Fame candidate?

     
    I hadn't really thought of Bobby Abreu as a Hall of Fame candidate. Check out his career statistics: He appears to be a classic case of a player who is very good for a very long time, but never dominant.......
  • And now pitching for the Chicago Cubs... Robert Redford!

     
    Most of the mainstream media has been treating the news that Robert Redford will be at Wrigley Field, throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the Cubs March 31 home opener, as a feel-good story. After all, it was Redford......
  • F. Robinson tells Cubs thanks, but no thanks

    Frank Robinson has decided not to join new manager Don Baylor's Chicago Cubs coaching staff. Robinson, 64, would have joined Billy Williams as the second Hall of Fame player on the staff. Williams, who will handle first base and outfield defense duties...
  • F. Robinson ponders Cubs post

    Hall of Famer Frank Robinson is considering whether to join the Chicago Cubs as a bench coach under new manager Don Baylor. Baylor said yesterday from his California home that "it's not a done deal yet," which Robinson confirmed, saying he's not sure...
  • Maddux gets cold shoulder

    Maddux gets cold shoulder
    The Cubs may have tempted fate at Wrigley Field this year by replacing the old brick wall behind home plate, adding advertisements to the center-field scoreboard, moving the flag bearing left fielder Billy Williams' retired number to the right-field...
  • Year-by-year inductees

    (BBWAA: Elected by the Baseball Writers Association of America; VC: Elected by the Veterans Committee; NL: Elected by the Veterans Committee based on Negro league career): 1936 -- BBWAA: Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, Honus...
  • From 2007: The bummer of 69(%)

    Ron Santo's heart was broken again Tuesday when he was denied entrance into the Baseball Hall of Fame, leaving the former Cubs icon to wonder whether his day ever will come. The nine-time All-Star learned Tuesday morning the Veterans Committee again...