| Dec 5, 2014
| 2:02 PM
Twenty years following their historic Eastern League Championship season, former Reading Phillies standouts Scott Rolen and Dan Held will be inducted into the Reading Baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 2nd when the club hosts the Portland Sea Dogs...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:25 AM
For the second time in two years, a Hall of Fame voting body elected no one to the Hall of Fame.
In January 2013, the Baseball Writers Assn. of America declined to elect any of the 37 candidates on its ballot, an election most notably read as a...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Tony Oliva and Dick Allen each fell one vote short of election to the Baseball Hall of Fame as no candidates were elected Monday under the Golden Era balloting.
Nine players and one former executive whose careers were between 1947 and ’72...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:45 PM
When discussing his preference for baseball equipment over baseball cards, noted sports memorabilia collector Bill Riddell was fond of saying: "You can't swing a card."
Similarly, the late beloved teacher and coach at TeWinkle Middle School in Costa...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:48 PM
To better understand this column, readers should know I am a second-generation life-long journalist — my son is the third. All three of us were named Guillermo, and all of us religiously read the sports pages before we turned to the "important" news...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:08 PM
Mike Brito of the Dodgers will be recognized Wednesday afternoon as the international scout of the year. The reception will take place during Major League Baseball’s annual winter meetings. Brito, 80, is best known for signing a teenage Fernando...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:41 PM
On a garbage scow off New Jersey, an executive for a powerful organization was getting rid of a costly problem. He watched in silence as a lever was pulled and box after box plunged into the dark waters: Goodbye, Mickey Mantle. Goodbye, Jackie Robinson....
| Dec 20, 2014
| 4:19 PM
My 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot: Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, Craig Biggio, Jeff Bagwell, Mike Piazza, Curt Schilling, Tim Raines, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina.
That means no vote for Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Mark McGwire,...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 3:27 PM
A few questions to ponder as we depart 2014 for 2015:
Will the UConn men's basketball team take momentum and mojo into March, when the Huskies would be defending their title?
Have UConn women's basketball fans made hotel reservations in and around...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 8:07 PM
The Baseball Hall of Fame's Golden Era committee announced last month that it had elected no one to the Hall. Dick Allen, Ken Boyer, Gil Hodges, Bob Howsam, Jim Kaat, Minnie Minoso, Tony Oliva, Billy Pierce, Luis Tiant and Maury Wills were the candidates,...
| Jan 6, 2015
NEW YORK — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz appear to be shoo-ins for election to the Hall of Fame in what is shaping up as the baseball writers' biggest class of inductees in 60 years.
When the Hall of Fame reveals the results...