Billy Wagner wanted to be a center fielder but couldn’t hit, so he relished the regular role pitching in relief provided.
Craig Biggio opens up about collecting, show signings and Jeff Bagwell belonging in the Hall of Fame in exclusive SCD interview.
Cooperstown hosted a Top 5 crowd in its history for the induction of John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and Craig Biggio, and the action was just as hot in the village, where 49 living Hall of Fame members were present for signings.
Tristar readies for 120 autograph guests for The National, its largest lineup to date, including 18 Miracle On Ice team members. Here’s a preview of things to come, and signers you won’t want to miss.
Despite flooding in Texas, Rockets and Astros stars draw fans to the autograph area, while collectors seek out Koufax, T205s
For the second consecutive year, three first-ballot candidates were added to Baseball’s Hall of Fame. Craig Biggio joins John Smoltz, Pedro Martinez and Randy Johnson for baseball’s most coveted honor.
Back-to-back years with multiple first-time inductees into the Baseball Hall of Fame hasn’t happened very often but will likely take place in 2015. Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz among the frontrunners.
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.
A fixture in the game of baseball, Louisville Slugger continues to churn out the bats and entertain players and fans at its factory and museum. Take a virtual tour thanks to Ross Forman and learn about about some of the quirks of the place.
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.