Cooperstown welcomes two new stars

It was only a matter of time for Bert Blyleven to get himself inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY. He is joined by second baseman Roberto Alomar. Blyleven worked his way up the charts, finally surpassing the 75% mark with 79.7% of the votes to get in on his 14th try. … Continue reading Cooperstown welcomes two new stars

Andre Dawson makes HOF

Andre Dawson stood alone in the 2010 class as he was the only player to be elected to the baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY today. Bert Blyleven and Roberto Alomar fell just short of earning baseball’s highest honor. Dawson, nicknamed “The Hawk,” received 420 of 539 votes in voting announced Wednesday by the … Continue reading Andre Dawson makes HOF

26 Candidates Up for Hall Election

Roberto Alomar, Edgar Martinez, Barry Larkin, and Fred McGriff lead the list of first-timers on the Hall of Fame ballot.  Mark McGwire, Don Mattingly, Dale Murphy, Andre Dawson, and Bert Blyleven are all making return trips to the ballot. Also on the ballot for the first time are Kevin Appier, Ellis Burks, Andres Galarraga, Pat Hentgen, Mike … Continue reading 26 Candidates Up for Hall Election