Halladay, at his peak, was one of the best pitchers in history. His case for the Hall of Fame is a bit more nuanced.
Through 33 games, the Detroit Tigers stalwart is having his worst season since he broke in as a 20-year-old in 2003. He just turned 34, but have physical issues caught up the likely Hall of Fame slugger?
And it’s not just about save totals.
Limitless ballots could make for Hall of Fame overkill, but maybe there’s a simple solution.
Which career totals are most likely to get a “compiler” into the Hall of Fame?
This year’s J.G. Taylor Spink Award honoree talks about Earl Weaver’s pre-game post-game quotes, how young writers can get his attention, his many clubhouse confrontations and more.
In April, Joe Mauer (and his sunglasses) looked as good as ever. In May, he fell back. Each month promises a very different legacy for the lifelong Twin.
On the persistent and insidious tough luck that Cole Hamels has pitched under.
Start the bandwagon: The next criminally underrated HOF candidate is today’s criminally underrated superstar.
How has the argument changed in the last 15 years? Let’s go back to the time of his retirement and find out.
Today, you will see many a bad ballot go viral. Focus instead on the hundreds of voters who make the HOF what it is.
Ken Griffey Jr. will get inducted. Edgar Martinez will not.
What one small decision might tell us about the people who make it.
David Ortiz announces this will be his final season. His accomplishments are plentiful.
The second in a four-part series honoring this year’s inductees.
The first in a four-part series honoring this year’s inductees.