Last year no one was voted in by the writers for the Baseball Hall of Fame. In 2014, it could be a crowded stage. The ballot has been released, and the debates can begin.
Game-worn Negro league jerseys are a tough find in themselves. A jersey worn by a Negro league player in the Hall of Fame is even more difficult to uncover. SCP Auctions will feature a circa 1927 Willie Foster Chicago American Giants jersey in its Dec. 7 sale.
Jeff Figler has compiled another list of trivia questions, this time focusing on baseball. Three levels of questions, 16 questions in all.
Some of the greatest moments in baseball history are now captured in framed displays courtesy of the Baseball Hall of Fame and Photo File.
The 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame induction weekend lacked marquee names, rain prevailed and attendance was paltry as a result. However, a stable of Hall of Fame members and other baseball noteworthys still showed up, creating opportunities for autographs and some stories.
Ken Goldin said the earliest baseball rules document the Hall of Fame owns dates to 1866, so they were especially interested in the 1865 document featured in the current Goldin Auctions sale that ends July 19.
Newest Baseball Hall of Fame exhibit focuses on scouts and their legacy on the game and an amazing database of scouting reports that is accessible to anyone. Just another reason to head to Cooperstown.
A teenage connection through charitable efforts leads to a life-long friendship between a real estate developer and Phil Niekro. Plus, a great, true, story about the healing power of baseball involving the Niekro family.
SCD readers are intimately familiar with the artwork of Dick Perez. Now the East Coast’s socialites get to experience the same, as Perez’s work will be on display as a solo exhibit at the Agora Gallery in NYC. A public reception will be held April 4.
The writers have spoken with their votes and not one former player from the 2013 induction class will be on the stage in July. Craig Biggio was the closest for inclusion, getting 68 percent of the votes.