Tagged: ‘Hall of Fame’

Mike Piazza Falls Short of Hall of Fame Again Despite Largest Class in 60 Years
January 6th, 2015 at 2:49 PM
There's been a logjam on the Hall of Fame Ballot for years since voters refused to elect anyone in 2013 following the introduction of steroid era players to the ballot. This log jam started to clear last year, when baseball writers elected three players for the first time in decades....

Mike Piazza Finds Out Hall of Fame Fate Tomorrow
January 5th, 2015 at 12:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce its' 2015 Hall of Fame class tomorrow. The class could be a star studded one, as three first time pitchers (Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, and John Smoltz) are poised to enter the Hall thanks to a strong base of support. Holdover second...

Early Returns Look Good for Mike Piazza’s Hall of Fame Chances
December 22nd, 2014 at 10:26 AM
The results of voting for the 2015 Hall of Fame Class will be revealed on January 6th, and one of the most interesting cases to watch involves former New York Mets' catcher Mike Piazza. Piazza has failed to gain enough votes to reach the Hall of Fame in his first...

Mike Piazza Optimistic About Hall of Fame Chances
December 13th, 2014 at 1:28 PM
Former New York Mets catcher Mike Piazza has faced a long road to induction into Cooperstown. Despite being considered by some as the greatest offensive catcher of all time, Piazza has failed to gain entry to the Hall of Fame in his first two years of eligibility. After being included...

Mike Piazza Misses Out on Hall of Fame for Second Consecutive Year
January 8th, 2014 at 2:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** The National Baseball Hall of Fame announced their newest members today. For the second year in a row, former New York Mets' catcher Mike Piazza will not be invited to the party. Piazza was not elected to the Hall of Fame again, receiving 62.2% of the vote. The Hall of...