Jim Thome Takes Pride In Path To CooperstownThome will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in July after being selected on the first ballot.
Jim Thome Elected Into Baseball Hall Of FameAlso voted into the 2018 Hall of Fame class were Chipper Jones, Vladimir Guerrero and Trevor Hoffman.
Bernstein: Baseball Hall Of Fame Committee Ignoring 2 Deserving PlayersIf the ranks of the Hall are going to swell, as it seems they are, it can at least be done more fairly.
Andre Dawson: Floodgates Are Opening For PED Users To Gain Hall Of Fame Entry"The perception seems to be changing among the voters right now," Dawson says.
Baffoe: The Tragedy Of Sammy SosaSammy Sosa needed us to need him to be happy, and we all were for a time. Those days are long gone.
Baffoe: Bud Selig's Hall Of Fame Election Highlights A Double StandardYou can’t reward the kingpin and in good faith shut out the dutiful players who did the legwork of hitting all those dingers in the steroid era.
Bernstein: The Baseball Hall Of Fame’s ‘Jim Rice Problem’Examining a standard set by Baseball's Hall of Fame voting that isn't right.
Ken Griffey Jr. Elected To Hall With Highest Percentage Ever; Mike Piazza Joins TooGriffey garnered 99.3 percent of the vote.
Levine: Will Sammy Sosa's Hall Of Fame Candidacy Be Affected By Relaxed Stance On PED Era?Enshrinement for catching great Mike Piazza, suspected of PED use, could change the game for others.
Baffoe: Minnie Minoso’s Exclusion Another Sorry Mark On The Hall Of FameAdd up his entire baseball career, and Minoso is a Hall of Famer, writes Tim Baffoe.
Levine: Hall Of Fame Will Include PED Users At Some PointIt's not right to not acknowledge an era that forever changed the game.
Martinez, Johnson, Smoltz, Biggio Elected To Hall Of FameIt's the first time since 1955 that four players were in a single class.