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CC making a convincing case for Cooperstown

CC Sabathia first pitched in the big leagues in 2001 — with a lot more fastball than he showed against the Red Sox on Friday night at Yankee Stadium, when he made a team showing the kind of stick the Red Sox have shown this season look as if they were swinging at butterflies. CC, closing in on his 38th ...

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MLB Hall of Fame: Three ways to improve the voting process for Cooperstown

On Wednesday, the BBWAA will announce the results of its Baseball Hall of Fame vote for 2018. They have a process, you see, and the process does not work especially well. Let us now fix the process in three easy steps: Step 1: Lose the stupid character clause So here are the ballot instructions given to each BBWAA voter:  Voting ...

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Keep steroid users out of Cooperstown: Hall of Famer Joe Morgan

Hall of Fame second baseman Joe Morgan is urging voters to keep “known steroid users” out of Cooperstown. A day after the Hall revealed its 33-man ballot for the 2018 class, the 74-year-old Morgan argued against the inclusion of players implicated during baseball’s steroid era in a letter to voters with the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. The letter from ...

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Why Max Scherzer's now a lock for Cooperstown

If Max Scherzer hadn’t begun writing his future Hall of Fame induction speech before now, he may as well get started. Scherzer ran away with his third career Cy Young Award on Wednesday night – his second consecutive win – officially cementing his legacy as an all-time great. Yes, with C… MLB | theScore

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A father-son pilgrimage to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. Related News/Archive Poet Donald Hall wrote in his essay Fathers Playing Catch With Sons that “baseball is continuous, like nothing else among American things, an endless game of repeated summers, joining the long generations of all the fathers and all the sons.” In 1984, around the time Hall wrote those words, my parents took me to the Baseball ...

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A father-son pilgrimage to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. Related News/Archive Poet Donald Hall wrote in his essay Fathers Playing Catch With Sons that “baseball is continuous, like nothing else among American things, an endless game of repeated summers, joining the long generations of all the fathers and all the sons.” In 1984, around the time Hall wrote those words, my parents took me to the Baseball ...

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A father-son pilgrimage to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. Related News/Archive Poet Donald Hall wrote in his essay Fathers Playing Catch With Sons that “baseball is continuous, like nothing else among American things, an endless game of repeated summers, joining the long generations of all the fathers and all the sons.” In 1984, around the time Hall wrote those words, my parents took me to the Baseball ...

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A father-son pilgrimage to the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. Related News/Archive Poet Donald Hall wrote in his essay Fathers Playing Catch With Sons that “baseball is continuous, like nothing else among American things, an endless game of repeated summers, joining the long generations of all the fathers and all the sons.” In 1984, around the time Hall wrote those words, my parents took me to the Baseball ...

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