By Robert Kunz The Pro Football Hall of Fame (Canton, Ohio) has a deep tradition of honoring past greats of the Green Bay Packers. The first induction class in 1963 honored Curly Lambeau and Don Hutson, and between that first …
Bob Feller passed away in 2010. Now the museum bearing his name has reveled its doors won’t remain open for long if supporters don’t step forward financially. Membership has dwindled to 100 supporters.
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.
A 1929 N.Y. Yankees team-signed baseball is on the auction block, courtesy of a prep school in New Jersey. The ball, signed by Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig and other Hall of Famers, was acquired by a former monk at the school. Proceeds from the sale will benefit the more than 500 students enrolled at the school.
The debate will reach a roar in the next month regarding the 2013 Baseball Hall of Fame induction class. Among the first-timers are Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and Sammy Sosa. Their numbers are Hall-worthy, but the PED cloud surrounds all three (among others). Who should make it?