Thanksgiving 2018 Hall of Fame Stuffing

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It has not been a fun past few months for me, with a big move, trying to find work, and the Chicago Cubs’ ever-growing championship drought (thank goodness for 2016, eh?) all bearing down on me. There are plenty of baseball items, of course, that don’t involve my own life Continue reading Thanksgiving 2018 Hall of Fame Stuffing

Dreamcast 32: The Spring Thaw

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Andy returns from helping save the world against evil as WSD talks about the latest in whatever baseball news is trickling in these days… It’s a sudden burst of news, actually, as the Brewers decided to get feisty and add to an already decent offense… We discuss the desire to Continue reading Dreamcast 32: The Spring Thaw

The 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

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I think it may be time to make that long-awaited visit back to Cooperstown this coming summer.  The Hall of Fame has just announced the results in voting, which you can check out at the BBWAA’s site: Player Votes (Percent) Years on ballot Chipper Jones 410 (92.2) 1 Vladimir Guerrero Continue reading The 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

The 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame Voting

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The holidays have been relatively boring in the baseball world, so we continue to wait to see what teams like our Chicago Cubs will do to prepare for 2018.  In the meantime, the indispensable Ryan Thibodaux has continued his holiday tradition of tallying public Baseball Hall of Fame ballots from Continue reading The 2018 Baseball Hall of Fame Voting

Hall of Famer Homer Simpson

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Even more important to me than the Chicago Cubs this weekend was the fact that an icon was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame: Saturday morning, on the steps in front of the Hall of Fame Library, the Baseball Hall of Fame celebrated the 25th anniversary of that baseball Continue reading Hall of Famer Homer Simpson

The 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

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Since the last time we talked about this, it’s been a few long weeks until Wednesday night’s announcement of the official 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame ballot results.  Ryan Thibodaux has the current publicly-released ballots organized on his awesome HOF tracker.  We expect the results to be on the BBWAA Continue reading The 2017 Baseball Hall of Fame Class

The 2017 Hall of Fame Ballot

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As we get closer to Thanksgiving, the National Baseball Hall of Fame has just announced the official 2017 BBWAA Hall of Fame ballot, with 34 players eligible for voting and potential enshrinement.  Similar to previous years, I think there are something like 12 players worthy of entry into the Hall Continue reading The 2017 Hall of Fame Ballot

The 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees

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Guess it’s just two guys after all the hubbub this winter with the Hall of Fame voting: Ken Griffey Junior y Mike Piazza, únicos electos este año al Salón de la Fama de Cooperstown. — Enrique Rojas/ESPN (@Enrique_Rojas1) January 6, 2016 I like Enrique Rojas because he helped me learn Continue reading The 2016 Baseball Hall of Fame Inductees

The Hall of Fame Voting Season

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As we count down the days to Christmas, the Baseball Writers Association of America also have their own countdown since they have to turn in their Hall of Fame ballots by December 21.  We won’t actually find out who gets in until January 6th, after school is back in session, Continue reading The Hall of Fame Voting Season

Hall of Fame 2014: Another Year Without Rose

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Here we are, another Hall of Fame weekend, and once again the all time hit king Pete Rose will once again be absent. Still serving a life time ban for gambling on the game of baseball, Rose will be on the outside looking in. Whether or not he should be Continue reading Hall of Fame 2014: Another Year Without Rose