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  • Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez among four elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

    For the first time in 60 years, the Baseball Writers Assn. of America has voted four players into the Hall of Fame. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz and Craig Biggio were elected to the Hall of Fame on Tuesday, two years after the BBWAA...
  • Four players picked for Baseball Hall of Fame; Mike Mussina up to 24.6 percent

    Four players picked for Baseball Hall of Fame; Mike Mussina up to 24.6 percent
    For the first time since 1955, the Baseball Writers' Association of America has voted in four players into the National Baseball Hall of Fame -- three of which were first-time eligible and made their marks on the mound. Five-time Cy Young Award winner...
  • Mike Mussina's Hall of Fame vote total could surge in 2016

    Mike Mussina's Hall of Fame vote total could surge in 2016
    All four of the men elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday -- pitchers Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz and second baseman Craig Biggio -- are unquestionably deserving of the honor. I would have voted for them without a second...
  • Reading Phils to honor Rolen, announce 2015 promotions

    Reading Phils to honor Rolen, announce 2015 promotions
    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...
  • Maury Wills, Gil Hodges denied election to Baseball Hall of Fame

    Maury Wills, Gil Hodges denied election to Baseball Hall of Fame
    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...
  • Golden Era players shut out in Hall of Fame vote

    Golden Era players shut out in Hall of Fame vote
    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...
  • Riddell's diamond gems sold

    Riddell's diamond gems sold
    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...
  • Trainer Rick Smith, Angels fixer-upper, is in the house — for 37 years

    Trainer Rick Smith, Angels fixer-upper, is in the house — for 37 years
    Rick Smith gulps black coffee from a travel mug as he bounces past the empty training room's treatment tables and wall-sized photos of former players deep under Angel Stadium. A slender man with gray whiskers and a quick smile, Smith is wrapped in a 5-...
  • First black player in major leagues? Hint: It wasn't Jackie Robinson

    First black player in major leagues? Hint: It wasn't Jackie Robinson
    Mark Palmer wanders through a cemetery in a southeastern Ohio steel town looking for a man most of the world has forgotten. Years ago, Palmer's grandmother told him the story of the man buried here. That's my uncle, she said, your great-grand uncle. His...
  • Jameis Winston autographs' authenticity reportedly in question

    The authenticity of a slew of Jameis Winston autographs reported to the NCAA for potential rule violations is under question. During an interview with FSU NCAA rule compliance officials, Winston denied signing items James Spence Authentication certified...
  • Day Trips from the Lehigh Valley

    DAY TRIPPIN' ¬† •Broadway, Nov. 16 choice of "The Book of Mormon," orchestra seats, $205; or "The Lion King," $157. Lehigh Valley Active Life, Diane, 610-437-3700. •Together Again, Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers tribute, Mount Airy, Oct. 16....