Originally posted on The On Deck Circle:
Honestly, I was not going to comment on yesterday’s Hall of Fame voting results. Too many keyboards have suffered enough over that topic the past couple of days. ┬áBut I read a comment by a member of the BBWAA today that I have to admit irked me a…

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The Big Hurt hangs up the spikes

[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=%22Frank+Thomas%22&iid=4838747″ src=”d/c/5/e/Frank_Thomas_35_b9e3.jpg?adImageId=10255067&imageId=4838747″ width=”234″ height=”359″ /] Frank Thomas announced his retirement Friday after an outstanding career with the Chicago White Sox. He split his last few seasons with the Toronto Blue Jays and Oakland Athletics, but in the public eye he was and always will be a member of the White Sox. The […]

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Mark McGwire comes clean

[picapp align=”left” wrap=”true” link=”term=Mark+McGwire&iid=7520370″ src=”2/e/7/0/FILE_PHOTO_Mark_0cd9.jpg?adImageId=8935258&imageId=7520370″ width=”234″ height=”350″ /] Mark McGwire finally admitted publicly today that he used steroids and human growth hormone during his brilliant yet tarnished Major League Baseball career. He’s a pitiable figure. I vividly recall the night he overtook Roger Maris for the single-season home run record, how he circled the bases […]

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Tres bien: Andre Dawson elected to the Hall of Fame

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=Andre+Dawson&iid=7473497″ src=”1/2/4/6/ANDRE_DAWSON_2172.JPG?adImageId=8829023&imageId=7473497″ width=”500″ height=”330″ /] Andre Dawson was elected to the Hall of Fame today, a rich reward for the speedy outfielder. He’s pictured above with Expos teammate Vance Law. Dawson only experienced the playoffs in two of his 21 years in the big leagues, so he didn’t get as much network […]

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