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  • Cast your Cooperstown ballot on Newsday.com

     
    By HANK WINNICKI The Hall of Fame inductees will be announced Monday, and this is your chance to cast your ballot in the Newsday.com poll. I'm told that last year's online poll wound up being a pretty accurate portrayal......
  • Rickey says Rickey is going to be in the Hall of Fame

     
    As for who may join him this year, we'll have to wait until 2 p.m. this afternoon when the Hall of Fame announces its next round of inductees. Henderson is the only lock, with Jim Rice, in his last year......
  • Tuesday morning reading

     
    Totally ripped off that headline from Davidoff's blog, but I'm running late this morning as I hustle to get down to the Hall of Fame news conference at the Waldorf. So here goes: -- It took Jim Rice the maximum......
  • Jim Rice, Rickey Henderson fondly recall Madonna

     
    Newly elected Hall of Famers Rickey Henderson (odd numbers) and Jim Rice (even) join forces Tuesday night to present Letterman's "Late Show" Top 10. A sneak preview from your friends at WatchDog: Top 10 "Highlights of My Hall of Fame......
  • Did Billy Martin have a problem with Ken Holtzman?

     
    MSG will begin re-running ESPN's "Bronx is Burning" series at 9 p.m. Sunday night, with extensive supplementary interviews the network has dubbed the "Summer of '77." Not surprisingly, Reggie Jackson's sitdown with his old friend and teammate Fran Healy...
  • California sea lion surplus seen on Oregon coast

     
    The population of California sea lions along the Oregon coast appears higher than normal this year.Biologists say it happens every few years, and it may be due to El Nino, the Pacific Ocean warming cycle. The scientists say El Nino......
  • Bristol Faithful Toast An EL Title

    It is getting late on this September night in 1975 with the score tied at 2 and a local 11:30 curfew looming. The mayor of Bristol, Frank Longo, is at the game and lifts the curfew, extending it an hour. That allows the teams to play past the 15th...
  • Major Shift In Minor Leagues

    In 1975, the Bristol Red Sox drew just over 42,000 fans, fifth in an eight-team Eastern League. Charlie Eshbach was general manager or, as he says, "the No. 1 man in a one-man office." He remembers ticket prices being in the $2 range for adults and 99...
  • '83 crown wasn't only feather in Ripken cap

    The second of a series recounting Cal Ripken's 20 major-league seasons. The curtain to the 1983 season lowered on the careers of three future Hall of Famers: catcher Johnny Bench, pitcher Gaylord Perry and outfielder Carl Yastrzemski. It opened wide...
  • From 1995: Snub of Santo shows fickleness of Hall voters

    This is one time when the absence of a superstar is welcome. For each of the last three years, only one player has been elected to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Reggie Jackson walked alone to the hallowed ground in 1993,...
  • From 1998: Santo will get into Hall, but not just yet

    As has been said, justice delayed is justice denied, and it is unlikely Ron Santo, the All-Star Cubs third baseman, will get his due this week. Later, but not now. This is his 15th and final year on the Baseball writers' Hall of Fame ballot, and unless...