Tagged: ‘mike piazza’

MLB Hall of Fame: Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza Elected, Mike Mussina, Roger Clemens not Elected
January 6th, 2016 at 7:12 PM
On Wednesday night, the Baseball Hall of Fame welcomes two new members that will be enshrined over the summer in Cooperstown; Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza. ***PHOTO1*** Piazza waited a few years after falling short in the vote due to some writers suspecting without proof that he did PED's, but this...

Sports Media 101 Baseball Writers Hall of Fame Vote Conducted by Orioles 101: Biggio and Piazza In
January 10th, 2013 at 11:41 AM
While ESPN New York's Wallace Matthews "wasn't feeling" certain players for this year's hall of fame election (whatever that means), Orioles101 writer Josh Michael diligently conducted a Sports Media 101 baseball writers vote that saw two players get elected from our point of view.  After Josh tabulated the results, former Houston Astros...

For the First Time in 16 Years, No Players Voted into Hall of Fame
January 9th, 2013 at 2:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** For only the eighth time since its inception, the National Baseball Hall of Fame will not be voting in any new candidates.  On Wednesday, the Baseball Writers Association of America took its most glaring jab at the steroids era of baseball as no players received the minimum 75 percent of votes required to enter...

Should Jorge Posada End up in the Hall of Fame?
January 10th, 2012 at 2:52 PM
Since former New York Yankees catcher, Jorge Posada, recently decided that he will retire from baseball, the topic of discussion has been whether his career stats are good enough to get him into the Hall of Fame.  ***PHOTO1***  Posada was always known as one of the best hitting catchers in baseball, but was average defensively. He spent his entire 17 year career in pinstripes, winning four...

Rivalry Heats up for Yankees and Red Sox
November 30th, 2011 at 12:00 PM
Last season, the Boston Red Sox failed to make the playoffs. As soon as the season was over, the Red Sox organization went through a shocking purge of players and front office staff.  Terry Francona, who managed the team to their first World Series title in 86 years, was not...