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New York Daily News
Early returns indicate Cooperstown may get five new memberscame in the first year of the Hall’s existence in 1936, when a quintet of early
New York Daily News / Posted 17 hours ago
came in the first year of the Hall’s existence in 1936, when a quintet of early 20th century legends of the game — Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner, Walter Johnson and Christy Mathewson — formed the inaugural class. (Even then, wins... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Hall of Fame ballot's an annual conundrum for electorsin their own way, changing the way Hall of Fame voting is conducted in the mode
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
in their own way, changing the way Hall of Fame voting is conducted in the modern era. Keri and Le Batard are journalists — the former is a respected baseball writer for cbssports.com, the latter a successful columnist/talking head hybrid for the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
2018 MLB Hall of Fame ballot from Mark Gonzales and Paul SullivanHoffman, Orlando Hudson, Aubrey Huff, Jason Isringhausen, Andruw Jones, Chipper
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Hoffman, Orlando Hudson, Aubrey Huff, Jason Isringhausen, Andruw Jones, Chipper Jones, Jeff Kent, Carlos Lee, Brad Lidge, Edgar Martinez, Hideki Matsui, Fred McGriff, Kevin Millwood, Jamie Moyer, Mike Mussina, Manny Ramirez, Scott Rolen, Johan... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Friday monster mailbag on singing actors and music in movies, Best snow scenes ever, Hall of fame ballots, Andruw Jones and moreand keep up the good work. (And tell Wells that I only go to concerts if I get
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
and keep up the good work. (And tell Wells that I only go to concerts if I get VIP tickets too.) Lunch Bunch — First, thanks for listening. Second, thanks for reading the 5-at-10. Third, feel free to comment; the regulars are kind and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Baseball sets an exampleWould ballot-box behavior change if people knew more precisely how their fellow
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Would ballot-box behavior change if people knew more precisely how their fellow citizens planned to vote? It's a question that still haunts Democrats as they continue staring daggers at their friends who went third party in November 2016. But it's... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Why I broke my own Baseball Hall of Fame voting ruleTORONTO – Baseball’s Hall of Fame ballot shouldn’t be an exercise in strategic
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 4 days ago
TORONTO – Baseball’s Hall of Fame ballot shouldn’t be an exercise in strategic voting. A player either belongs in Cooperstown or he doesn’t and, all the other nonsense, particularly whether someone is a first-ballot guy or not, needs to be eliminated... Read more
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Philboxing
Arizona Boxing News & Notes with Don Smith: Jerwin Ancajas Defends Title, Valdivia Loss & MoreStylistically the legend and the rising star differ when in the ring. Jerwin is
Philboxing / Posted 7 days ago
Stylistically the legend and the rising star differ when in the ring. Jerwin is more of a punishing body puncher while the fighting senator aims more to the top from revolving angles. Ancajas isn�t Pacquiao but his sudden emergence as a rising star... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Edgar Martinez appears on verge of Hall of Fame electionWith two weeks left until the National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 is a
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 10 days ago
With two weeks left until the National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 is announced, Seattle Mariners legend Edgar Martinez is on pace to finally be elected. Martinez, in his ninth year on the ballot, needs to have his name chosen on 75 percent... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Edgar Martinez appears on verge of Hall of Fame electionWith two weeks left until the National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 is a
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 10 days ago
With two weeks left until the National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2018 is announced, Seattle Mariners legend Edgar Martinez is on pace to finally be elected. Martinez, in his ninth year on the ballot, needs to have his name chosen on 75 percent... Read more
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TribLIVE
Gianni Versace’s family slams new ‘American Crime Story’ season about his murdernew 'American Crime Story' season about his murder Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
new 'American Crime Story' season about his murder Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP From left, Darren Criss, Penelope Cruz, Edgar Ramirez and Ricky Martin, cast members in 'The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,' pose together at... Read more
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New York Daily News
Versace family slams new ‘American Crime Story’ as 'fiction'nor has it taken part in the writing of the screenplay, this TV series should o
New York Daily News / Posted 12 days ago
nor has it taken part in the writing of the screenplay, this TV series should only be considered as a work of fiction." Edgar Ramirez (on couch) plays Gianni Versace in the FX show’s latest installment, while Ricky Martin portrays Antonio... Read more
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New York Daily News
Evaluating which splash move would be best for Metsyears from free agency. So the Mets might be able to get McCutchen on their te
New York Daily News / Posted 14 days ago
years from free agency. So the Mets might be able to get McCutchen on their terms, especially if the Pirates do trade Cole — perhaps to the Yankees. In that case, is one year of going for it with McCutchen for $14.5 million more appealing than... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Projections say Peoria's Jim Thome in fast lane for Hall of Fame electionDennis Manoloff of the Cleveland Plain Dealer (TNS) CLEVELAND, Ohio — Thanks t
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
Dennis Manoloff of the Cleveland Plain Dealer (TNS) CLEVELAND, Ohio — Thanks to the fantastic work of Ryan Thibodaux, we have a good idea of who will be part of the BBWAA's National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2018. And among that list is Jim... Read more
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SportingNews
Here are 18 thoughts and predictions for the 2018 MLB seasonsure I don’t have the time to write that many. 1.At some point, Eric Hosmer wi
SportingNews / Posted 18 days ago
sure I don’t have the time to write that many. 1.At some point, Eric Hosmer will sign a contract. Same thing for J.D. Martinez. And Yu Darvish. And Jake Arrieta. And so on and so forth. Only one of the 10 players in SN’s original ranking of... Read more
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The Middletown Press
Sunday Gravy: Jimmy Garoppolo everything the 49ers could have hoped forHammered 612 home runs without steroids (as far as we know.) Like Chipper, he’s
The Middletown Press / Posted 20 days ago
Hammered 612 home runs without steroids (as far as we know.) Like Chipper, he’s a shoo-in to be elected on his first try. — Edgar Martinez: Immediately after his retirement, Major League Baseball renamed the award for top designated hitter in his... Read more
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The Register Citizen
Sunday Gravy: Jimmy Garoppolo everything the 49ers could have hoped forHammered 612 home runs without steroids (as far as we know.) Like Chipper, he’s
The Register Citizen / Posted 20 days ago
Hammered 612 home runs without steroids (as far as we know.) Like Chipper, he’s a shoo-in to be elected on his first try. — Edgar Martinez: Immediately after his retirement, Major League Baseball renamed the award for top designated hitter in his... Read more
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Boston Herald
Stupid Baseball Hall of Fame rule makes for high voting ten-sionhelp me winnow my ballot. If that sounds as if I’m both gaming the system and m
Boston Herald / Posted 21 days ago
help me winnow my ballot. If that sounds as if I’m both gaming the system and my ballot, that’s exactly what it feels like — sad, but true. The first nine picks on my ballot were relatively easy, with seven holdovers from last year. Barry Bonds... Read more
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New York Daily News
Daily News’ Soothsayer is back to build up hopes and smash dreamsone year ago, hitting (if barely) on the Patriots winning the Super Bowl, yet l
New York Daily News / Posted 21 days ago
one year ago, hitting (if barely) on the Patriots winning the Super Bowl, yet largely misfiring everywhere else — including the Knicks and the Mets making the playoffs, the Yankees missing out entirely, the Cubs repeating as World Series... Read more
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Marin Independent Journal
Baseball Hall of Fame: Dave Albee’s picks for Cooperstownwhat am I to make of this? I have never voted for Bonds – by far the greatest,
Marin Independent Journal / Posted 22 days ago
what am I to make of this? I have never voted for Bonds – by far the greatest, most amazing player I have ever watched — and Clemens, though I am inching closer to it. The email did more to turn me off than tune me in. It stopped me dead in my... Read more
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SportingNews
Baseball Hall of Fame 2018: SN's Ryan Fagan explains his ballotaround. To me, it’s more important for (spoiler alert!) Scott Rolen or Johan S
SportingNews / Posted 22 days ago
around. To me, it’s more important for (spoiler alert!) Scott Rolen or Johan Santana to get from 4 percent to 5 percent — remember, players have to reach the 5-percent threshold to stay on the ballot each year — than it is for Schilling to get... Read more
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Boston Herald
Hall of Fame ballots should always go publicincludes filled-in squares for 10 players: Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Vladimir
Boston Herald / Posted 23 days ago
includes filled-in squares for 10 players: Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Vladimir Guerrero, Trevor Hoffman, Chipper Jones, Edgar Martinez, Mike Mussina, Curt Schilling, Jim Thome and Omar Vizquel. I didn’t have to tell you that, either. Again, it... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Commentary: Edgar on the brink of Hall of Fame induction, and needs our support #EdgarHOFWe start tonight with my holiday wish for equality: A concept the Baseball Writ
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 27 days ago
We start tonight with my holiday wish for equality: A concept the Baseball Writers of America apparently have a hard time understanding. Because designated hitters are people too – and they belong in the Hall of Fame. One month from today, we learn... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Six takeaways from early public Baseball Hall of Fame ballotsAs you may or may not know, Ryan Thibodaux — @NotMrTibbs on Twitter — has been
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 30 days ago
As you may or may not know, Ryan Thibodaux — @NotMrTibbs on Twitter — has been providing an invaluable service for a number of years now, tracking publicly known ballots as the BBWAA conducts its annual Hall of Fame voting. Thibodaux posts... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Bowl contest at the first poll, Early signing early reflections, Hall ballots, Rushmore of worst Christmas presentsthat power consistently, picking losers is every bit as entertaining as picking
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted a month ago
that power consistently, picking losers is every bit as entertaining as picking winners, right? Here you go: Brian E. — 9 AuburnTideFan — 9 Mike R. — 9 scole023 — 8 Spy — 8 Ted T. — 8 Dawg747 — 8 Andrew O. — 7 Zack F. — 7 Richard J. —... Read more

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