Category Archives: Hall of Fame

It Hurts So Good: Slugger Frank Thomas Set To Retire

Frank Thomas is officially hanging up the cleats. Thomas, 41, has scheduled a Friday press conference in Chicago—where he spent 16 of his 19 big league seasons—to announce his retirement. Thomas, one of the most feared sluggers of the past … Continue reading

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Bert Blyleven Makes Another Pitch at Cooperstown

Bert Blyleven belongs in the Hall of Fame. In fact, he’s belonged in the Hall of Fame for twelve years. Yet, for twelve years in a row, the Baseball Writers Association of American has erred by leaving him out in … Continue reading

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