Baseball Hall of Fame ready to welcome Roy Halladay

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'ldORPey9R4NjUKCxrcFyQw',sig:'maoYT6lk7Jq12311iX6HHeYPm5minI2qDIJSmeDlzdE=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'453352394',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsHalladay appears to be cruising towards baseball immortalityAt some point just after 6:00PM EST on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 the world will learn the names of any individuals elected for enshrinement in the Baseball Hall of Fame.The MLB Network will broadcast the announcement “live” with a simulcast at MLB.com also available.Based on the latest … Continue reading Baseball Hall of Fame ready to welcome Roy Halladay

My 2019 IBWAA Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'31PqUBGfSIVsaeCdbaiE1g',sig:'FRGiD69OoJCv2tA-ET1qwc1An7rkJDYnIKFRkNVznc4=',w:'594px',h:'445px',items:'1007392298',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsFormer Phillies star Jim Thome was among those voted into the HOF last yearAs a lifetime member of the IBWAA (Internet Baseball Writers Association), I have the honor of being involved in the organization’s annual Hall of Fame voting process. This is my fifth year with a ballot, and my … Continue reading My 2019 IBWAA Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

11 with connections to the Phillies have a 2019 shot at the Baseball Hall of Fame

Embed from Getty Imageswindow.gie=window.gie||function(c){(gie.q=gie.q||[]).push(c)};gie(function(){gie.widgets.load({id:'4sHJ0gwRRO9fSQTm12aaUA',sig:'rJhB3KuOCdPM1CyoHP62745RyVVuyVZT3n3J8QRyoUg=',w:'594px',h:'396px',items:'460556957',caption: true ,tld:'com',is360: false })});//embed-cdn.gettyimages.com/widgets.jsSchilling (R) has already joined Schmidt (L) and Carlton (C) in the Phillies Wall of FameBallots for nominees to the 2019 Baseball Hall of Fame class were received this past week by eligible voters with the Baseball Writers Association of America.There are 35 players on the ballot this year. That total includes 15 … Continue reading 11 with connections to the Phillies have a 2019 shot at the Baseball Hall of Fame

Just one sure-fire first ballot Hall of Famer each of next three years

There is a great deal of discussion taking place right now in regards to voting on Baseball Hall of Fame ballots.A number of truly worthy candidates are on this year’s ballot, players who should absolutely find themselves enshrined one day. These include the greatest player who I ever saw in person, Barry Bonds. He still may fall … Continue reading Just one sure-fire first ballot Hall of Famer each of next three years

Time for Closers to get their Hall of Fame due

For far too long, the Baseball Hall of Fame voters of the BBWAA have not given the position of closer the appropriate respect that it deserves.There are 312 individuals: players, managers, executives and umpires currently enshrined as baseball’s immortals.Only five pitchers who were primarily relievers during their careers are currently inducted into the Baseball Hall of … Continue reading Time for Closers to get their Hall of Fame due