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Greg Maddux. (Photo by: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Maddux Won’t Have A Team Logo On Hall Of Fame Plaque

Greg Maddux and Tony La Russa will not have logos on their Hall of Fame plaques.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2014

Frank Thomas. (Elsa/Getty Images)

For Thomas, Election To Hall Of Fame Is ‘Gigantic’

It was more than just a big day for The Big Hurt.

01/08/2014

Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa. (Credit: Getty Images)

Baffoe: How Not To Make A Baseball Hall Of Fame Voting Argument

Here is what so many voters like Simmons fail to understand. The Hall of Fame is a museum, and voters are being asked to choose what players get highlighted in that museum. Museums are supposed to represent—accurately—history.

670 The Score–12/27/2013

Frank Thomas

Maddux, Thomas Named To Baseball Hall Of Fame Ballot

Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Greg Maddux and White Sox slugger Frank Thomas were named to the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot on Tuesday.

11/26/2013

Bud Selig speaks at the 2012 Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Bernstein: I’m Done With The Hall Of Fame

There’s fatigue, and then there’s whatever it is that’s past that, where it’s all just gray and endless, stretching out forever and meaning nothing.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2013

Starlin Castro. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Bernstein: What’s Wrong With Starlin Castro?

It doesn’t take any kind of experienced scout to see outs being made, or any kind of analytical wizard to see month-by-month batting numbers sliding into frightening territory.

CBS Chicago–08/15/2012

Ron Santo Corn Maze

Ron Santo Honored In Indiana Corn Maze

Ron Santo’s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame this weekend is being celebrated at a farm in Northwest Indiana.

WBBM Newsradio–07/20/2012

Roger Clemens becomes emotional as he speaks to the media after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at US District Court in Washington, DC. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Wisch: Cooperstown Deserves Better Than Roger Clemens

As a kid, the guy was my favorite player, so I’m certainly biased. But when it comes to keeping score of the all-time greatest Hall of Fame induction speeches, I think Ryne Sandberg’s wins in a rout.

670 The Score–06/20/2012

Roger Clemens becomes emotional as he speaks to the media after he was found not guilty on all charges in his perjury trial at US District Court in Washington, DC. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/GettyImages)

Baffoe: Put Clemens In Your Tainted Hall Of Fame, Writers

Screw your pretend scruples, writers. Put in the best, no matter how bitter it tastes, and move on.

CBS Chicago–06/19/2012

Barry Larkin. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Barry Larkin Elected To Baseball Hall Of Fame

The former Cincinnati Reds shortstop received 495 votes (86 percent) in balloting announced Monday by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, well above the necessary 75 percent.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012