NL’s Cy Young Award has gone to a Phillies hurler seven times

NL's Cy Young Award has gone to a Philadelphia Phillies hurler seven times

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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

My 2018 IBWAA Hall of Fame Ballot

This past year marked a major change in direction as far as my baseball writing was concerned. For the previous three years, I wrote almost exclusively on the national pastime. As the Fall of 2017 arrived, I decided to return to writing across the broader spectrum of politics, religion, entertainment, and social issues. Baseball is … Continue reading My 2018 IBWAA Hall of Fame Ballot

My 2017 IBWAA Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

The Internet Baseball Writer’s Association of America (IBWAA) conducts voting in December of each year for its Baseball Hall of Fame.This process is conducted in much the same manner as the formal BBWAA voting, which results in players being inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame at Cooperstown.The IBWAA was born on the Fourth of July in 2009. … Continue reading My 2017 IBWAA Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot

Baseball Hall of Fame Announces Voting Rules Change

HOF reduces time for players on election ballotThe Baseball Hall of Fame this morning has announced a major rules change. Newly retiring players will remain on the BBWAA ballot and under consideration for enshrinement for just 10 years, down from the 15 years previously considered and voted upon.  This could impact chances of players like former … Continue reading Baseball Hall of Fame Announces Voting Rules Change