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.
Are you ready for some good ol’ public flogging and moral superiority that results essentially in nothing but another baseball dry hump?
When the month of June drew to a close exactly 15 years ago, it was about to become the greatest individual home run month in the history of baseball. Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire electrified America, but we would soon learn that it had all happened during the heart of the steroid era.
By Dave Wischnowsky – (CBS) When it comes to Sammy Sosa’s future, AOL Fanhouse columnist Lisa Olson has a bold prediction. “Within a few years,” she wrote in a column published on Thursday, “the Cubs […]
Slammin’ Sammy also said the Chicago Cubs should retire his number.
I absolutely hate Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame voting.
I don’t think they want to see No. 21 tap his heart at home plate any time in the foreseeable future – and probably for much longer.
Back in 1998, I was naïve. But here in 2011? Well, I’m not. At least that’s certainly true when it comes to the issue of athletes using performance enhancing drugs to give themselves an edge on the field.
Major League Baseball has so many things working to its advantage including a century old resilience to overcome every challenge placed before it.
According to the testimony of his former mistress, Barry Bonds blamed his 1999 elbow injury on steroid use.