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Hall of Fame Analysis: 2018 Modern Baseball Era

Last week, the National Baseball Hall of Fame released the latest list of candidates who would be reviewed by the Hall’s era committees. A year ago, the Today’s Game Committee met to consider the cases of candidates who made their greatest contributions since 1988, and inducted Bud Selig and John Schuerholz. 2,594 more words


Coming to Terms

The verdict was tough for me. I was in disbelief. My world was turned upside down. Even though I knew exactly what was going to come from my appointment, I was still taken by surprise. 601 more words


Modern Era Ballot Released

The latest iteration of the Veteran’s Committee for the Hall of Fame just released the ballot for the “Modern Era” Committee (that’s the most recent retirees). 58 more words


The Modern Baseball Ballot, A Miller and Eric Conversation

Miller: Okay, so we’re off to the races in our 2018 Hall of Fame coverage with the Modern Era ballot that includes Steve Garvey, Tommy John, Don Mattingly, Marvin Miller, Jack Morris, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons, Luis Tiant, and Alan Trammel. 2,071 more words

Alan Trammell

The Verdict

After I felt that pop, my heart had sunk into my stomach. I felt numb with the exception of the burning coming from my elbow. Everything was dull; the sound of baseballs being hit was muffled, the colors in the grass seemed grey, my mouth felt dry. 632 more words


The Realization

It was around July of 2015; I was just coming off of a grade three ankle sprain following my junior year of high school. During the summer I was rushing to get my arm in tip top shape in order to play a couple of summer tournaments with  542 more words


Holland Declines $15 Million Option With Rockies

DENVER (AP) — All-Star closer Greg Holland has become a free agent after declining to exercise his $15 million player option with the Colorado Rockies. 140 more words